My Review of the Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431-C5FM

Over the last few years, chromebooks have undergone quite an evolution. A majority of Chromebook laptops found in the market come in a rather cheap build. Considering the price that accompanies them, this is quite normal. The Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431-C5FM wants to be different. This is why the company has given this model a chassis made completely of aluminum. The chassis offers a firm and sturdy grip while also assisting in preventing the device from overheating.

Style and Design 

What make the Acer Chromebook 14 different from other Chromebook products is its stylish design, remarkable battery life and immersive display. Its aluminum chassis has perfectly-rounded symmetric corners as well as a traditional hairline-brush finish gives it a friendly impression. The laptop’s ultra-thin frame makes it easier for the owner to slip into a brief case or backpack during travel. Also, its long lasting battery capable of holding 12 hours of charge enables the user to use it the whole day after charging.

Immersive Experience

The Acer laptop has a 14-inch Full HD IPS display with 41% additional pixels than an ordinary HD display. This feature makes videos, pictures, presentations and games vivid while text messages are clear and legible. It also has anti-glare panel that reduces reflections, allowing people to use it outside in the sun with no eye strain. The Acer Chromebook 14 has a HD wide-viewing angle webcam that enhances video conferencing and chatting experience. It is also equipped with High Dynamic Range imaging that makes photographs much clearer.

Quick Productivity 

The laptop is equipped with Bluetooth 4.2 technology and the latest dual-band 802.11ac wireless connection. This enables the user to remain connected to the internet and wireless devices even when unplugged. The new dual-band 802.11ac wireless assists in boasting internet speeds to about three times quicker than other models. The Chromebook 14 has an Intel Celeron Quad-Core processor that provides the user with the required performance while accessing the internet. It rapidly loads pages, offers excellent video playback and has long lasting battery life.


  • 14 inch Full HD display
  • 32GB internal storage
  • 4GB of RAM
  • Twelve hour battery life
  • 100% Aluminum Chassis
  • HD webcam
  • Quad core processor
  • Lightweight design


  • Lacks information on 4G support


Whether someone is new to Chromebooks or has ever used one, the Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431-C5FM has the apps a user needs to be connected and productive. Also, it boosts within a few seconds, meaning that users can go straight to working or playing.