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Acer Chromebook C730

Acer Chromebook C730 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 11.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB Aug 2014
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6 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Chromebooks manufactured by Acer have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just Chromebooks) and found that Acer also has good reviews across its entire range.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other Chromebooks that were released around the same time as the Chromebook C730, the Acer Chromebook C730 has a front camera.

Other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available that you might want to consider include the Samsung XE303C12[plb_1570733_price] which has better reviews.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of this age and type.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Chromebook C730 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This Acer laptop has an 802.11n WiFi standard, whereas most laptops of this spec and age have an 802.11g WiFi standard. In addition, this notebook PC have 802.11a and 802.11ac and 802.11b WiFi standards.

This notebook PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook C730.

The worst Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of notebook PC is 802.11a.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Chromebook C730 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (2.58 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago have maximum turbo frequencies of between 2.1GHz and 2.6GHz.

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4 Reasons Against

Very Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

At only 21.32 gigabytes per second, the Chromebook C730 has a quite slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Chromebook C730 the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 21GB/s to 26GB/s.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Chromebook C730 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook C730 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Chromebook C730 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen and we think the Acer Chromebook C720[plb_2422801_price] is also worth considering.

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Thick

The average height of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Chromebook C730 is 28mm. The Acer Chromebook C730 is one of the thicker notebook PCs of this age and spec (21.8 millimeters) amongst Chromebooks of this age.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook C730

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.16 gigahertz, the Acer Chromebook C730 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Chromebook C730.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Google Chromebook Pixel[plb_2964645_price] (2.4GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Battery Life

The Chromebook C730 has a fairly typical battery life (8 hours) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that are a similar age to the Chromebook C730.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 8h battery life laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo N20 Chromebook[plb_2572829_price].

If this Acer laptop battery life is too short for you then you might also want to consider the Acer Chromebook CB5[plb_2964438_price] (9h).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Acer Chromebook C730 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer Chromebook C720[plb_2422801_price].

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Google Chromebook Pixel[plb_2964645_price] (16GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on Chromebooks that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Weight

The Chromebook C730 has a relatively typical weight (1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook C730.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 11.6 inches, the Acer Chromebook C730 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other Chromebooks that came out around the same time as the Chromebook C730.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Google Chromebook Pixel[plb_2964645_price] (12.85") which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Expert Reviews

27 October 2014

I Chromebook, dopo qualche anno di attesa, sono arrivati finalmente in Italia . Da tempo si sente parlare del fenomeno Chromebook e di come questi portatili a basso costo stiano facendo benissimo... Read more…

User Reviews

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Reviewed 10 October 2015 by Davey.
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Arrived as informed, would use again...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer c730, acer c730e, acer c730ec9, acer c730ec9r, acer c730ec9rn, acer nxmrcek003, acer nxgc1ek002
Barcodes 04713147554195, 04713392462504

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Chromebook 14 vs Chromebook C730

HP Chromebook 14 vs Acer Chromebook C730
HP Chromebook 14
NVIDIA Tegra 2.3GHz 2GB 16GB SSD 14"
Acer Chromebook C730
2 core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 11.6"
£ 276.49 £197.98
Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)
54% Bigger Battery Capacity
50% Bigger Processor Cache
Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
56% Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
55% Slower Processor Clock Speed

Chromebook 14 vs Chromebook C730

HP Chromebook 14 vs Acer Chromebook C730
HP Chromebook 14
2 core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB 32GB SSD 14"
Acer Chromebook C730
2 core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 11.6"
£ 295.20 £197.98
Six More PCI Express Lanes (max)
1MB Bigger Processor Cache
One More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Two USB 3.0 Ports
111MHz Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
0.76GHz Slower Processor Clock Speed

Chromebook C720P vs Chromebook C730

Acer Chromebook C720P vs Acer Chromebook C730
Acer Chromebook C720P
2 core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB 32GB SSD 11.6"
Acer Chromebook C730
2 core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 11.6"
£ 368.91 £197.98
Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)
50% Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Bigger Processor Cache
One More Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Slower Processor Clock Speed
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