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Acer Spin 11-inch Convertible Chromebook (CP311-3H-K9K9)

Acer Spin 11-inch Convertible Chromebook (CP311-3H-K9K9)

This model ranked #3 among Tablets priced over $ in terms of bang-for-the-buck.

This versatile Chromebook offers a great experience for the price and is a compelling option if you can`t quite decide between getting a netbook or a tablet and have limited funds.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this Tablet which could come as a surprise. For each point, you will find how to fix it (if it's an issue) and how much to budget for it. Not every point below will be a concern, but hopefully, we can keep your surprises to a minimum.

Slow storage. Once started, this Tablet should perform ok, however, expect it to take some time to start up, launch programs and open large documents. This could potentially be fixed by replacing the hard drive with a faster component but I couldn't confirm that it is indeed an option in this case.$60+

Limited Workspace. The included screen has a lower resolution than the typical TV or computer monitor. This could hinder your ability to multi-task, especially if you work with multiple windows at once. On the plus side, things will tend to be displayed larger on screen if your eyesight is challenging.
This is easy to fix on a desk by connecting to an external monitor, but hard to address anywhere else.

Set Expiration Date. This Tablet will cease to receive updates from Google after June 1st, 2028, making it more vulnerable to new threats past this date. If you're adventurous, some users have been able to turn their Chromebooks into Linux machines before, but it does require a bit of extra know-how, and most people will likely want to look for a replacement past this point.
Every tech company declares its products obsolete and stop supporting them eventually; Google mostly differs by setting this date long in advance instead of notifying us after the fact. Still, this information should play a role in your decision, especially if you're considering buying an older model.

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $18 on accessories, for a total cost of $320.

Who it's For

  • Casual Nomad
  • Casual Worker

Compared to other Tablets

Bang for the Buck98th percentile
Versatility98th percentile
Power (General Purpose)60th percentile
Power (Graphical)76th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)80th percentile
Storage Space60th percentile
Portability40th percentile
Battery Autonomy100th percentile
Ease of Maintenance97th percentile
Longevity99th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck74th percentile
Versatility99th percentile
Power (General Purpose)18th percentile
Power (Graphical)31th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)19th percentile
Storage Space13th percentile
Portability84th percentile
Battery Autonomy100th percentile
Ease of Maintenance44th percentile
Longevity94th percentile

Specs

Screen

11.6", 1366×768(1366 × 768 (1 MP)), 135.09 PPI, IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support, Touch Screen

Operating System

Chrome OS, Android (Chrome OS)

CPU

MediaTek MT8183, 8 cores clocked from 1.4 to 2 GHz

GPU

ARM Mali-G72

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total

Forseeable Obsolescence

in 6 years

Battery

35.9Wh, 4670mAh

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (cm): w29 × d20.6 × h1.88

Dimensions (in): w11.42 × d52.32 × h4.78

Weight (kg): 1.2

Weight (lbs.): 2.65

Features

  • Fast-Charging
  • External Power Brick
  • Webcam / Front-Facing Camera / Selfie Cam
  • IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.)
  • Multiple Monitor Support
  • Touch Screen
  • USB 2
  • USB Type-C
  • USB 3.1
  • USB Type-A
  • TPM & other Encryption Hardware
  • Built-In Keyboard
  • 3.5mm Headphone+Microphone combo jack
  • Built-in Microphone
  • Built-in Speakers
  • Bluetooth 4
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • Wi-Fi ac

Maintenance and Upgrades

Commonly Replaced Components

Battery: A technician can help you with that

Local Storage: Can't be repaired or updated

Memory: Can't be repaired or updated

GPU: Can't be repaired or updated

Additional Ressources

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Acer Spin 11-inch Convertible Chromebook (CP311-3H-K9K9)

Acer Spin 11-inch Convertible Chromebook (CP311-3H-K9K9)

ranked #3 among Tablets priced over $

This versatile Chromebook offers a great experience for the price and is a compelling option if you can`t quite decide between getting a netbook or a

Who it's For

  • Casual Nomad
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck74th percentile
Versatility99th percentile
Power14th percentile
Storage Space13th percentile
Portability84th percentile
Battery Autonomy100th percentile

Specs

Screen

12", 1366×768(1366 × 768 (1 MP)), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support, Touch Screen

CPU

MediaTek MT8183

GPU

ARM Mali-G72

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total

Pricing

Typically sells for C$449. You could save 33% right now.
Nintendo Switch Lite (HDH-001)

Nintendo Switch Lite (HDH-001)

ranked #8 among Tablets priced over $

This smaller version of the Nintendo Switch is dedicated to mobile gaming. So you do lose the option to connect this version of the console to the TV

Who it's For

  • Gamer

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck9th percentile
Versatility91th percentile
Power14th percentile
Storage Space9th percentile
Portability94th percentile
Battery Autonomy38th percentile

Specs

Screen

6", 1280×720(WXGA, 720p (0.9 MP)), Touch Screen

CPU

Nvidia Tegra X1

GPU

Nvidia Maxwell 256

Memory

4 GB

Storage

32 GB total, Media Card Reader

Pricing

Typically sells for C$259.
Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 10.1" Touchscreen 2-in-1 Chromebook (ZA6F0008CA)

Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 10.1" Touchscreen 2-in-1 Chromebook (ZA6F0008CA)

ranked #2 among Tablets priced over $

This affordable tablet has a lot to offer, with a full-featured web browser, access to the Android App Store. Thanks to the bundled cover, it's also s

Who it's For

  • Casual Nomad
  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck76th percentile
Versatility100th percentile
Power14th percentile
Storage Space18th percentile
Portability93th percentile
Battery Autonomy98th percentile

Specs

Screen

10", 1920×1200(1920 × 1200 (2.3 MP)), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Touch Screen

CPU

MediaTek Helio P60T

GPU

ARM Mali-G72

Memory

4 GB

Storage

128 GB total, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$349.
Asus Chromebook Flip C434 (C434TA-DSM4T)

Asus Chromebook Flip C434 (C434TA-DSM4T)

ranked #5 among Tablets priced over $

Chromebooks can be quite versatile, but the most affordable models can come a little short for more advanced users. By investing more in a model like

Who it's For

  • Casual Nomad
  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck55th percentile
Versatility94th percentile
Power19th percentile
Storage Space13th percentile
Portability80th percentile
Battery Autonomy80th percentile

Specs

Screen

14", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p (2.1 MP)), Multiple Monitor Support, Touch Screen

CPU

Intel Core m3-8100Y

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 615

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total, Media Card Reader

Pricing

Typically sells for C$549. You could save 9% right now.
Asus Flip C234MA 2-in-1 Chromebook (C234MA-BB01T-CB)

Asus Flip C234MA 2-in-1 Chromebook (C234MA-BB01T-CB)

ranked #6 among Tablets priced over $

This Chromebook is a compelling solution for anyone looking for affordable connectivity around the house, school, the office, the coffee shop, or anyw

Who it's For

  • Casual Nomad
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck39th percentile
Versatility93th percentile
Power9th percentile
Storage Space13th percentile
Portability83th percentile
Battery Autonomy94th percentile

Specs

Screen

12", 1366×768(1366 × 768 (1 MP))

CPU

Intel Celeron N4020

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 600

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total, Media Card Reader, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$409.
Lenovo Flex 5 13-in Touchscreen Chromebook (82B80012CF)

Lenovo Flex 5 13-in Touchscreen Chromebook (82B80012CF)

ranked #4 among Tablets priced over $

This versatile Chromebook can serve both as a netbook or tablet, and it could be a great fit if you're looking to remain connected, and maybe even pro

Who it's For

  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck64th percentile
Versatility85th percentile
Power15th percentile
Storage Space13th percentile
Portability83th percentile
Battery Autonomy38th percentile

Specs

Screen

13", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p (2.1 MP)), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support, Touch Screen

CPU

Intel Celeron 5205U

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total, Media Card Reader, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$399.