Acer introduces $299 touchscreen Chromebook

Acer logoAcer is bringing in the U.S. the first touchscreen Chromebook, the new Acer C720P.

The new C720P provides the many benefits of touch on the device's 11.6-inch HD LED back-lit display (1366x768) to take advantage of the Chrome interface.

Like the rest of the new C720 line, the new C720P touchscreen model is powered by an Intel Celeron 2955U processor based on the Intel Haswell micro-architecture. Acers says the Chromebook as an up to 7.5 hours battery life.

Acer C720P

Other fatures include a 32 GB SSD that provides a boot time of less than 7 seconds and quick resuming from sleep. In addition, the touchscreen C720P features 2 GB of DDR3 memory. Plus, the Acer C720 connects to hotspots and wireless networks via 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi.

The Acer C720P Chromebook measures 0.78-inches and weighs 2.98 pounds. It has an integrated HD webcam, a dual speaker design, USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports along with an HDMI.

Of course, the Chrome OS is updated automatically, so it always has the latest features. Multiple layers of security features including data encryption and verified boot defend the Acer C720P Chromebook against online threats, malware and viruses. Users can also have separate accounts to ensure their project, Gmail and other information is kept safe if the Chromebook is lost, stolen, or lent to a friend.

Acer is also offering Chromebook customers access up to 100 GB of free Google Drive storage for the first two years after purchase. Also, the new Acer C720P model comes with 12 free Gogo Inflight passes to allow users to stay online even while on a flight.

The Acer C720P will be available for in several configurations in early December at Amazon.com, Best Buy and the Acer Store for a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price of $299.99 in the United States. It comes with a standard one-year parts and labor warranty, which can be extended to three years with the Acer Advantage service.

Source: CDRinfo

Tags: Acer, Chrome OS, notebooks

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
Google’s voice assistant platform has been known as Google Now
 
The SanDisk 1TB SD card prototype represents another significant achievement as growth of high-resolution content
 
Microsoft is developing a new “Skype for Life” client
 
Siri on the Mac is new, and is similar to that on the iOS
 
The latency in this test was supposedly no more than 2 milliseconds
 
Apple has made to the iPhone 7/7 Plus is by making the home button a solid state button
 
Android Nougat should eventually extend back to the Galaxy S6 generation
 
You’re not supposed to expose the iPhone to water anyway
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
HP Slate 7 is a 7-inch Android 4 Tablet PC with good sound
A cost-effective, 7-inch tablet PC from a renowned manufacturer
October 25, 2013 / 4
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 




Poll

Do you like Windows 10?
or leave your own version in comments (32)