The solid and sturdy design of Chromebook 11 makes it superior to other Chromebooks. Dell claims that its latest Chromebook has passed US Military Standard testing which means it can efficiently work in every sort of environment. Its body is made up of matte-black plastic which hides all the marks and scratches we get on our laptop by using it on the move. It may not be one of the most elegant and stylish looking laptops but the design speaks for practicality and durability. The reinforced hinges enable lid to move back to 180 degrees and prevents it from getting damaged.
DISPLAY AND SOUND
The screen of 2015 version is poor in comparison to the previous version. It comes loaded with a TN panel which is dull and fails to show every detail. With a maximum brightness of 239cd/m2 and poor vertical viewing angles it does not let you enjoy media and games at their best, plus working in sunlight becomes extremely difficult. As far as sound is concerned, Dell Chromebook 11 gave a satisfying performance in that field. The audio is loud and clear so you can enjoy sound tracks, if not movies because of the low level visuals.
Dell Chromebook 11 powered by the dual-core Celeron Bay Trail-M processor. In some of the laptops this processor failed to give satisfactory performance but in Dell’s Chromebook, it has worked well. One of the reason for its smooth performance is that most of the work in this Chromebook is done using the cloud so it does not burden the device itself. With a complete package of 4GB RAM and 16GB storage along with powerful processor it gives you an improved performance. In addition, a plethora of connectivity options including USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports, SD card reader and HDMI also adds perfection in the overall performance.
Though Dell claims that Chromebook 11 can work for 10 hours on a single charge but in real world use when we used it for web browsing and watched you tube videos with 60% brightness it gave around 8 hours, which is not bad as well. If you are taking it to school and after classes you also want to use it for home work or extracurricular activities then you might need to carry a charger with you.
Keeping in mind the fact that Chromebook 11 is basically designed for students, it can easily impress us. It can efficiently perform all the tasks students want to do, in fact Dell has packed in the specs of a high performing laptops in a budget friendly cheap laptop.