2022 Acer Chromebook 17.3″ FHD Light Laptop with Intel Celeron N4500 Review

2022 Acer Chromebook 17.3″ FHD Laptop w/ Celeron N4500

2022 Newest Acer Chromebook 17.3 FHD 1080p

2022 model latest release 17.3” Acer Chromebook is a light, budget priced laptop with a very large Full HD IPS display, entry level Intel Celeron N4500 processor, 64GB eMMC flash storage 4GB memory, Chrome operating system, Intel UHD 5000 graphics, modern connectivity options including the latest WiFi 6, HD webcam on the top bezel and more than 10 hours of battery life. 

June 10, 2022 is the date the 17.3-inch Chromebook was first available and is currently listed in the top 100 best selling traditional laptop computers. It has an average user rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 33 customers on the day of this post release and is listed as Amazon’s Choice among the traditional laptop computers. You’ll find the Marxol Cable accessories of a mouse pad, a USB extension cord, and an HDMI cable included in the package.  

The quarter one of 2021 release Celeron N4500 is a mobile/embedded class entry level dual core processor (4M cache, 2 threads without hyper threading) works at a base speed of 1.1GHz that moves up to 2.8GHz with the turbo boost function. The average CPU Passmark benchmark score is 1920 at the moment and is adequate for your daily Chrome use, like web browsing, video streaming, other Chrome apps and simple multitasking. Celeron N4500 is a bit faster than the older dual core N402U you may be familiar with. 

High bandwidth 4GB LPDDR4 SDRAM is a sufficient amount of memory for a Chromebook’s multitasking needs to have different browser tabs and a couple of apps running smoothly at the same time. 64GB eMMC flash storage is not a large amount but most Chromebook come with only 16GB to 64GB and it takes up less space than Windows. Chrome OS offers a simple, fast and safe2022 Newest Acer Chromebook 17.3 FHD platform with automatic updates in the background for the latest software and protection. You can use it with Zoom, Google Meeting, Webex and Online Class.

17.3-inch Full HD anti-glare LED-backlit display has the 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, narrow bezels for more screen space and IPS panel with the large 178-degree viewing angles. ‎Integrated Intel UHD 5000 graphics card shares the memory with the Celeron processor and offers basic performance that is adequate for the handling of day to day multimedia needs with a video card benchmark score of just 565. You shouldn’t have problems surfing the internet, video watching and streaming and playing the Chrome games. 

Natural silver 17.3” Acer Chromebook weighs 5.18 pounds and measures 15.8 x 10.5 x 0.89 inches. As a very large screen laptop it is not very lightweight and portable, but is still lighter and slimmer than a standard 17.3-inch machine and good for moving around in the house or office. The typical TDP- Thermal Design Power is only 6 watts for achieving more than 10 hours of battery life at the reduced light settings while watching videos. Connectivity options include the 802.11ax WiFi 6 wireless, Bluetooth 5, 2 x USB Type-C ports for super quick transfer of data, battery charge and video streaming, 2 x USB 3.0 ports, a headphone/microphone combo, a Media Card Reader and an HDMI output. Overall it appears to be quite a decent machine for daily use. 

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