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Acer Chromebook C720P
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Acer Chromebook C720P 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 2GB 32GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 2GB Dec 2013
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The Acer C720P-2600 Touchscreen Chromebook let's you enjoy the benefits of a Chromebook (fast boot times, automatically updates and multiple layers of security) with high performance, great... More
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on Chromebooks that are a comparable age to it.

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Acer Has Good Laptop Reviews

On average Acer Chromebooks have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all portable PCs produced by Acer.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Chromebook C720P has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other Chromebooks that are a similar age to the Chromebook C720P, the Acer Chromebook C720P has a front camera.

There are a number of other portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might also want to consider including the Samsung XE303C12[plb_1570733_price] which has better reviews.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on Chromebooks that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Acer Chromebook C720P has a touchscreen. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years do not have a touchscreen.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other notebook PCs with a touchscreen currently available including the Lenovo N20 Chromebook[plb_2572829_price] which has better reviews.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Acer Chromebook C720P has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This portable PC has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, whereas most Chromebooks that came out around the same time as it have an 802.11g wi-Fi standards. In addition, this notebook PC have an 802.11a and 802.11b wi-Fi standards.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all Chromebooks that have been around for a similar time to the Chromebook C720P.

The worst Wi-Fi standard across similar types of laptop is 802.11a.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0+HS bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the processor caches range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 1.7MB. With a processor cache of 2 megabytes, the Chromebook C720P has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 32 gigabytes, the Chromebook C720P has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other Chromebooks that came out more than two years ago. Comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have total storage capacitys of between 16GB and 320GB.

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32 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Acer Chromebook C720P is a 32 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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5 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of Chromebooks that have been around for a similar time to the Chromebook C720P is 200MHz, the fastest is 350MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 260MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Chromebook C720P has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Chromebook C720P.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of this type and age have internal memorys of between 2GB and 16GB. At only 2 gigabytes, the Chromebook C720P has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago.

Alternative 2GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Toshiba CB35[plb_2275441_price].

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Very Slow Processor Frequency

The Chromebook C720P has a quite slow processor frequency (only 1.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook C720P. Across all the portable PCs that are a similar age to the Chromebook C720P the processor frequencys range from 1.1GHz to 2.4GHz.

We compared all the other 1.4GHz processor clock speed portable PCs to this laptop and we think the Toshiba CB35[plb_2275441_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The Chromebook C720P has a quite short battery life (max) (only 7.5 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The battery life (max)s of Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook C720P range from 3.5h to 4,000h.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to consider the Lenovo N20 Chromebook[plb_2572829_price] (8h) which is also higher rated.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Acer Chromebook C720P is a three number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebook C720P have between two and five number of battery cellss.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook C720P

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Acer released the Chromebook C720P.

SSD Storage Media

This portable PC has an SSD storage media, which is typical of many Chromebooks that have been available for more than two years. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is typical of many Chromebooks that came out around the same time as it.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 11.6 inches, the Chromebook C720P has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Chromebook C720P.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 11.6" notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung XE303C12[plb_1570733_price] is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a bigger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Google Chromebook Pixel[plb_2964645_price] (12.85") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

At 1.3 kilograms, the Chromebook C720P has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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Intel® Smart Response Technology
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Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
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4 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(41)
12 January 2015

There's a Chromebook for virtually every need and budget. And while we've been looking at some of the newer form factors (like the all-in-one desktop ), it's time to go back to basics. Smooth... Read more…

Good looks
Comfortable keyboard
Fullsized HDMI
First Chromebook in Australia with a touchscreen
Decent battery life
SD card sticks halfway out
Not much you can do with the touchscreen at the moment
Screen has weak viewing angles
Display is glossy and garners easy reflections
Touch doesnt really have a point on Chromebook yet
24 December 2014

The Acer C720P is a really nice little device?it has a small footprint and a small price tag, but performs very well and the touchscreen display is a joy to watch and to use. I appreciate the...

Now I say I've been getting on well with it. And yes, on several occasions when I've been running around London, I've taken just the Chromebook and not been paranoid about leaving it in taxis... Read more…

11 July 2014

So a good amount of my review concentrated on what Touch gives you that is harder to get without Touch.The first thing that springs to mind is the enlargement ? or reduction ? of web pages by... Read more…

18 June 2014

For some things, you need an expensive computer. But most people don?t do those things. If you?re not trying to play games or run Photoshop, if all you want is a computer that?s great for watching... Read more…

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User Reviews

(130)
Reviewed 30 October 2014 by Jeg3698
Jeg3698 would recommend the Acer Chromebook C7 Gen2 C720P (Verified Purchase)

Was searching the internet to find the 4gb ram 32 gb HD version of the 720P, not only was it hard to find but the ones I found were WAY over priced or not in stock. Decided what the heck and gave... Read more…

Reviewed 7 August 2014 by Jnllbll

If I could rate Acer and the Chrome OS separately, I would give Acer 5 stars and Chrome 3 stars. I bought this chromebook because of the price. I understood that it was web-based, but I expected... Read more…

Reviewed 9 November 2014 by Vjschromebookreview
Vjschromebookreview would recommend the Acer Chromebook C7 Gen2 C720P

Among all the chromebooks, this is the best! Has touch screen, ample SSD 32GB space, lightweight and runs just like a normal laptop would. Highly recommended!

Reviewed 26 August 2013 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

Corsair has been in the SSD business since the start. Like most companies they have a diverse portfolio of SSD offerings. The Neutron series is the newest and they set themselves apart by... Read more…

Reviewed 24 May 2013 by Clifton S.
(Verified Purchase)

After receiving dead pixels on my first 2 AOC monitors, I was skeptical on my 3rd replacement (no dead pixels). Just a massive head ache to RMA 3 times. All in all, a banging deal for 200 bucks... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c720p2600, acer c720, acer ram32, nxmkeed003, acer c720p, acer ram32g, acer 2955u4, acer 2955u4g, acer ram32gb, c720p29552g03, acer 2955u4gb, c720p29552g03a, c720p29552g03aw, c720p29552g03aww
Barcodes 00887899420177, 04713147272679, 04713147372317, 08878994201770

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