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Acer Chromebook C720P
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Acer Chromebook C720P 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB 32GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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The Acer C720 boots up in less than 7 seconds and never slows down. Continually updated, the Acer C720 Chromebook gets better over time. From the first login, you'll be immersed in the Google... More
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13 Reasons For

Three Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Chromebook C720P only use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s, however the Acer Chromebook C720P uses three number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Acer Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We checked 1,714 owner and expert reviews for Acer portable PCs and found that on average Acer has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Acer has good reviews specifically for its Chromebooks.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of portable PCs of this age and type is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,000MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 890MHz. At 1,000 megahertz, the Chromebook C720P has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook C720P.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other Chromebooks that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebook C720P, the Acer Chromebook C720P has a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including the Samsung XE303C12 which has better reviews.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Acer Chromebook C720P has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst Chromebooks of this age. The average internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Chromebook C720P is 3.2GB.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Google Chromebook Pixel (16GB) which also has a higher rating.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Acer Chromebook C720P has a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook C720P do not have a touchscreen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs with a touchscreen currently available including the Lenovo N20 Chromebook which has better reviews.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Chromebook C720P has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11g wi-Fi standards found on most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This portable PC also have an 802.11a and 802.11b wi-Fi standards.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is the worst Wi-Fi standard across similar types of portable PC.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Chromebook C720P is 1.7MB. The Chromebook C720P has one of the bigger processor caches (2 megabytes) amongst Chromebooks of this age.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook C720P range from 16GB to 320GB, and the average total storage capacity is 23GB. When compared to other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook C720P that we have assessed the total storage capacity of, the Acer Chromebook C720P's total storage capacity of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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32 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Acer Chromebook C720P has bigger solid-state drive capacitys than most of the Chromebooks that were released around the same time as the Chromebook C720P. This portable PC is a 32 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop compared to most of the portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Chromebook C720P which only have between 16 and 31 solid-state drive capacitys.

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4 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebook C720P is 260MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 350MHz. The Chromebook C720P has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Chromebook C720P does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of laptops of this type and age is 1.8GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 1.1GHz to 2.4GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.4 gigahertz, the Chromebook C720P has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook C720P.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

At only 7.5 hours, the Acer Chromebook C720P has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were released around the same time as the Chromebook C720P. The shortest battery life (max) of Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook C720P is 3.5h and the longest is 4,000h.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook C720P

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over three years.

SSD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on 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.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including the Toshiba CB35 which has better reviews.

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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Chromebook C720P has a relatively typical display diagonal (11.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebook C720P.

We compared all the other 11.6" laptops to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung XE303C12 is also worth considering.

Laptops with a bigger display diagonal that might also be worth looking at include the Google Chromebook Pixel (12.85" and higher rated).

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Average Weight

At 1.3 kilograms, the Chromebook C720P has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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4 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(40)
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…

15 April 2014

Education ain't cheap and being a student isn't exactly a cakewalk ? we get that. We were students too, not long ago, and understand your pain. What wouldn't we give for a lightweight, decent... Read more…

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User Reviews

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 29554g03, 29554g03a, 29554g03aw, 29554g03aww, acer c720p29554g03, acer c720p29554g03a, acer c720p29554g03aw, acer c720p29554g03aww
Barcodes 00887899648601, 04713147056705, 04713147140022, 08878996486014

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