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Acer Chromebook 315

HP did it with the Chromebook 14 we reviewed in May 2019, and now Acer’s done it with its Chromebook 315 ($ 299.99 as tested): snub Intel silicon for the AMD A4-9120C, a dual-core, 1.6GHz processor with Radeon R4 integrated graphics. The AMD chip’s performance is unexciting, but it helps bring the 15.6-inch system to […]

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Acer Chromebook 714

Can Chromebooks shed their low-cost, plastic-cased, K-12 classroom stigma and make it in the corporate world? HP thinks so; the Chromebook x360 14 G1 we reviewed in May 2019 combines an aluminum lid and keyboard deck with a choice of Core i3, Core i5, or Core i7 power. Dell thinks so, too; its recently announced […]

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Lenovo Yoga Chromebook C630

A 4K Chromebook? Yes, the $ 899.99 model of Lenovo’s 15.6-inch Yoga Chromebook C630 flaunts a 3,840-by-2,160-pixel IPS touch screen, as well as a Core i5-8250U processor and 128GB of eMMC storage. That makes the C630 a rival to the $ 999 Google Pixelbook as the ritziest Chrome OS laptop, though unfortunately the $ 599.99 […]

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Acer Chromebook 514

Acer’s Chromebook 514 (starts at $ 349; $ 499 as tested) is an upscale Chromebook with a 14-inch screen. Priced higher than a fan-fave and PCMag Editors’ Choice winner from Acer, the Acer Chromebook 14, it brings to the table improved portability, a sleek aluminum design, and the option for touch-input tech. Once you add […]