Acer Chromebook 14 Laptops

4/5 $565 - $675
  • Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080 Pixels
  • Display Size: 14-inches IPS Display
  • Processor: Intel Celeron Quad-core Processor with 2MB Cache
  • RAM: 2GB and 4GB Version
  • Storage: 32GB eMMC Storage
  • 1.6GHz with a Turbo Boost 2.24GHz
  • Ports: 2 x USB 3.0 Ports, 1 x HDMI Port
  • Bluetooth

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Acer Chromebook 514, CB514-1HT-C6EV, Intel Celeron N3450, 14\" Full HD Touch Display, 4GB LPDDR4, 64GB eMMC, Backlit Keyboard, Google Chrome

$674.76

Acer Chromebook 314, Intel Celeron N4000, 14\" Full HD Display, 4GB LPDDR4, 64GB eMMC, Gigabit WiFi, Google Chrome, CB314-1H-C884

$622.22

Acer Chromebook 514, CB514-1H-C47X, Intel Celeron N3350, 14\" Full HD, 4GB LPDDR4, 32GB eMMC, Backlit Keyboard, Google Chrome

$565.24

Acer Chromebook 14 Price Australia starts from AU$450, depending on its configuration. The 14-inch Acer Chromebook Australia comes with 2GB/4GB, Intel Celeron/ Quad-core/Dual-Core, with HD (1366 x 768) or HD (1920 x 1080). It is one of the best Chromebooks in the market for various reasons such as better battery life, nice and stylish design, Mate finishing, HD display, and budget-friendly price.

Acer has been known for years as a builder of cheap laptops, and in 2011 the company was one of the first to embrace Google's Chromebook concept. The idea behind Chromebooks may now be assumed to be familiar; Google's ChromeOS runs on the laptops, which is a light Linux distribution and uses the Chrome browser to run applications. Because the software requires little of the hardware, the components do not have to cost a lot, and therefore, Chromebooks are generally not expensive.

Acer's first Chromebook, the AC700, was by today's standards provided with somewhat limited hardware and a moderate screen with a low resolution, but there was also a low price. Over the years the specifications have improved considerably, while the rate has remained flat.

Acer Chromebook 14: Appearance

The Chromebook 14, as the name suggests, it has a screen diagonal of 14, which is a new size for Acer. Earlier, the Acer already built Chromebooks with 11.6, 13.3, and 15.6 inches screens, and apparently, it was now the turn of a system with a 14-inch screen. The screen is more significant than that of a 13.3 laptop, while the dimensions are still such that the laptop easily fits in a bag.

Acer states that the Acer Chromebook 14 Australia has a thickness of 16.95 millimetres and is equipped with an all-metal chassis. The housing is, apart from the black strip near the hinge, indeed made of metal. It makes the laptop look sturdy.

The connections for peripheral devices are on the sides of the housing and Acer falls short as far as we are concerned. The most important things, twice USB 3.0 and an HDMI connection, are just present, but we would also have liked a card reader.

Imagine taking your Chromebook with you on holiday, and you want to view your photos or upload them to cloud storage, then you will also have to bring a separate card reader with this Acer. Almost all Chromebooks from other brands and also the other Acer models themselves have a built-in (Micro) SD card reader, who chooses to omit it on this Chromebook 14 even more unclear.

Chromebook 14: Keyboard and Touchpad

Chromebooks have a somewhat different keyboard layout than Windows and OS X systems. The F-keys are missing, and the home button is in the place where you would typically expect “Caps lock”. The top row of keys consists of function keys to control ChromeOS, which makes the keyboard look tidy.  Anyone who has ever had a cheaper Acer laptop will be familiar with the somewhat soft touch of the keys.

Chromebook 14: Screen

The first Chromebooks still had screens with a low resolution of 1366x768 pixels and used TN panels, but as IPS panels with high resolutions became cheaper, they also ended up in Chromebooks more often. In the most expensive version of the Chromebook 14, Acer has therefore opted for an IPS panel with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. The cheaper versions also have an IPS panel but have to make do with a resolution of 1366x768 pixels.

Chromebook 14: Battery

Acer promises a battery life of 'up to 12 hours'. The battery drainage depends on the workload as it can withstand for almost 12 hours; for continuous browsing and scrolling through websites, and for watching a movie at 1080p resolution.

Summary

Acer Chromebook 14 Australia is characterised by a metal housing that feels sturdy and a full-HD screen. That screen has a matte finish, right viewing angles and high contrast. Unfortunately, the maximum brightness is a bit disappointing, as the typing is a comfort. Acer Chromebook lacks an SD card reader. The battery life is long-lasting and almost stays alive for nine hours while browsing and seven and a half hours when watching videos.

Are you looking for a Chromebook, the Acer Chromebook 14-inch Australia is a great choice, thanks to the sturdy housing, the top screen and the long battery life. With the Chromebook 14" 32GB Price in Australia starting from AU 450$, it surely is the best option to buy in low budget.