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Acer C720-2848
 
Approximate retail price:
$200
Summary: An 11.6-inch Chromebook tested with Chrome OS 31.0.1650.67, an Intel Celeron 2955U 1.4GHz processor, 2GB of memory, Intel HD Graphics and a 16GB solid-state drive.
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About - Acer C720-2848

The Acer C720-2848 is an 11.6-inch Chromebook with an LCD resolution of 1366 x 768. It has 2GB of memory and a 16GB solid state drive. It has an Intel Celeron 2955U 1.4GHz processor and Intel HD Graphics video adapter but no dedicated video memory. It lacks an optical drive for burning CDs or DVDs. It comes with Chrome OS 31.0.1650.67 pre-installed.

The Acer C720-2848 has a built-in memory card reader for digital photography, a multitouch touchpad, and 2 USB ports. It supports Wi-Fi 802.11n, so it's compatible with the most common high-speed routers.

The Acer C720-2848 measures 11.3 inches wide by 0.9 inches high by 8.1 inches deep and it weighs 2.7lbs. It's backed by a 12 month warranty, with 12 months of tech support.

About This Brand

Acer Aspire laptops and desktops run the gamut of computers from budget to high end, including a full line of ultrabooks.  Acer also produces Chromebooks that run Google's Chrome operating system. Gateway is also owned by Acer. The companies do not sell their products direct to consumers, unlike most other computer makers. 

Features & Specs - Acer C720-2848
info Display size (in.) 11.6
info Processor Celeron 2955U
info Memory (GB) 2
info Storage (GB) 16
info Blu-ray or DVD None
info Memory-card reader Yes
info Built-in webcam Yes
info Multitouch touchpad Yes
info Wi-Fi Yes
info Digital video out Yes
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User Reviews - Acer C720-2848
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Great 2nd computer
8/8/2014
Pros
Fast
HDMI output
Small
Cons
none
Best Uses
Comment:
Perfect 2nd machine for me. Have a desktop for bill paying and such but missed my laptop for general browsing and this is perfect. Even streams hdmi beautifully to tv.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Just what I need for second computer
6/9/2014
Pros
Cloud Based Features
fast browsing
Fast startup
Free 100gb Google Drive
hundreds of apps
Nice display
Nice Mousepad
Nice size keyboard
No Need To Touch Screen
Screen Protected
Very easy to use
Virus Proof Os
Cons
Bulky Power Supply
Can't Run Windows Softwar
No Caps Lock Or Delete Ke
Quirky Browser
Best Uses
2nd Browsing Computer
Not For Serious Users
Quick Lookup Source
Comment:
I needed a replacement for a dying eepc for travelling. This fills the bill. If I need serious Photoshop computing power, I use my desktop. Incredible browsing speed. Boots in 5 seconds, wakes up in 2 seconds, no anti-virus to slow things down. Long battery life. Wish PS was USB-based, not like clunky in-line unit. Chrome is continually updated. Awesome machine for the price!
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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