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80 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
80

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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As the first Chrome OS device with an NVIDIA Tegra chip, the Acer Chromebook 13 isn't as powerful as promised. Still, it manages to redeem itself with long battery life, a sharp screen, a comfortable keyboard and, most importantly, a fair price.

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Pros
  • One of the few Chromebooks with a 1080p screen
  • Long battery life
  • Runs quietly, stays cool
  • Comfortable keyboard and trackpad
  • Competitive price
Cons
  • Performance not as strong as promised
  • Limited viewing angles
  • Build quality feels cheap next to some rival devices
  • Heavy compared to some competing models

Reviews

73
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 8

67
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 3
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Ultraportable
Screen size
13.322
Screen resolution
1366 x 768
Bundled OS
Linux
System RAM
21
Pointing device
Trackpad
Video outputs
HDMI
Maximum battery life
Up to 1320
Type
Screen size
Screen resolution
Bundled OS
System RAM
Pointing device
Video outputs
Maximum battery life
Ultraportable
13.322
1366 x 768
Linux
21
Trackpad
HDMI
Up to 1320

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80 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
80

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

80
 

User Reviews

90
pklijzing
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
80
azw409
This is the 2nd Chromebook that I've owned, the first being the HP Chromebook...read more
30
creiij
Do not buy!
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