For performance Acer Aspire 1 Blue 15″ has a bit better processor.
The laptops have different operating systems, Aspire 1 Blue has Windows 11 Home and ASUS Chromebook C403 Rugged Spill Resistant 14″ has Chrome OS.
Aspire 1 Blue features a higher resolution screen (Full HD).
Chromebook C403 Rugged Spill Resistant is cheaper.
Aspire 1 Blue has a bigger screen. For portability Aspire 1 Blue is lighter. It's also slimmer and smaller in size.
Aspire 1 Blue has more SSD storage.
|Acer Aspire 1 Blue 15″ (AS1)||ASUS Chromebook C403 Rugged Spill Resistant 14″ (C403NA-WS42-BL)|
|Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.|
|Intel Celeron Series||Intel Celeron N3350|
|Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.|
|Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.|
|Intel UHD Graphics||-|
|Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)||HD (1366 x 768 pixels)|
|2 lbs (0.91 kg)||3.2 lbs (1.45 kg)|
|Size (length x width x height)|
|15 x 14 x 1 inches||13.5 x 10.8 x 2.6 inches|
|(38.1 x 35.56 x 2.54 cm)||(34.29 x 27.43 x 6.6 cm)|
|Operating system (OS)|
|Windows 11 Home||Chrome OS|
|120gb SSD||32gb SSD|
|October 30, 2022||March 14, 2022|
|Amazon.com List Price|
|Amazon.com Lowest New Price|
|Buy on Amazon.com||Buy on Amazon.com|
Portable and Ultra-thin design; Windows 11 Home; Intel Dual Core Celeron N4500 (1. 1 GHz, up to 2. 8 GHz, 4 MB cache) + Intel UHD Graphics
15.6in FHD (1920x1080) IPS ComfyView, Wide Viewing Angle, anti-glare Display with BlueLightShield technology to reduce eye strain; Narrow-bezel design; Two built-in stereo speakers and built-in digital microphone
4GB DDR4 memory (Expansion Slot Available); 128GB High Speed eMMc; Precision Touchpad; HD Webcam; Intel HD Graphics; Long Lasting battery
Gigabit Ethernet; Powerful WiFi IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac + Bluetooth 5; HDMI; 1-USB 2.0 Ports; 2- USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A Ports; 1- Network (RJ-45); Long Battery Life
Rugged body meets MIL-STD 810G durability and has spill-resistant keyboard for the perfect Chromebook for the classroom or any accident-prone environment.
14 inch HD 1366 x 768 screen with anti-glare for larger screen size and a better viewing experience.
The HD screen has a durable 180-degree hinge that can be used to move the screen flat which is better for collaborative settings.
Has a rubber safety grip to help drops from happening, and a durable 3D-textured finish to help with scratches and fingerprints.
Powered by the Intel Dual-Core Celeron N3350 Processor (2M Cache, up to 2.4 GHz) for fast and snappy performance. Perfect for running lots of tabs and apps.
4GB LPDDR4 RAM; 32GB eMMC storage and 1x audio jack, 2x USB Type-C (Gen 1), 2 x USB Type-A (Gen 1) ports, micro SD card reader and a Kensington lock.
Chromebook runs on Chrome OS - an operating system by Google that is built for the way we live today. It comes with built-in virus protection, updates automatically*, boots up in seconds and continues to stay fast over time.
Google apps you know and love come standard on every Chromebook, which means you can edit, download, and convert Microsoft Office files in Google Docs, Sheets and Slides. With the Google Play Store, you can access a rich library of apps, games, music, movies, TV, books, magazines, and more, from your Chromebook. Google Play and the Google Play logo are trademarks of Google LLC.
Chromebooks come with built-in storage for offline access to your most important files and a 12-month Google One trial that gives you additional storage across Gmail, Google Drive and Google Photos. This offer from Google will expire by 1/31/2023. Google features’ availability varies according to country. Please check with your local ASUS retailer for details.