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Acer Chromebook C720
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Acer Chromebook C720 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB 16GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB Dec 2013
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The Acer C720 is small but powerful. It's easy to pop in your bag, yet packs the latest Intel processor based on the Haswell micro-architecture, plus up to 8.5 hours1 of battery life for smooth... More
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15 Reasons For

Acer Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Acer Chromebooks have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs Acer is one of the superior manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many Chromebooks that came out more than two years ago.

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Very Fast Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The average maximum processor memory bandwidth of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 24GB/s, and the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 21GB/s to 26GB/s. The Acer Chromebook C720 has one of the fastest maximum processor memory bandwidths (25.6 gigabytes per second) amongst Chromebooks of this age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Laptops that were launched more than two years ago have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 8GB and 32GB. The Chromebook C720 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (16 gigabytes) amongst Chromebooks of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Chromebook C720 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook C720 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other Chromebooks that came out more than two years ago, the Chromebook C720 has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Chromebook C720 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it. This Acer laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all Chromebooks that have been around for a comparable time to the Chromebook C720.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Acer Chromebook C720 which has ten PCI Express lanes (max).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Chromebook C720 is 3.1GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB. The Acer Chromebook C720 has one of the bigger internal memory (4 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Chromebook C720 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. This laptop has an 802.11n WiFi standard, whereas most Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11g WiFi standard. In addition, this notebook PC have an 802.11a and 802.11b WiFi standard.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all Chromebooks that have been around for a similar time to the Chromebook C720.

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

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4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0+HS Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on Chromebooks that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 1.3 kilograms, the Chromebook C720 is one of the lighter laptops that have been around for more than two years amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The lightest portable PC that has been around for a similar time to the Chromebook C720 is 1kg heavy and the heaviest is 2.2kg.

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3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB Version

This laptop has a 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) USB version, which is the most commonly found USB version on Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as it.

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Narrow

At only 287 millimeters, the Acer Chromebook C720 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook C720. The widths of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 220mm to 390mm, and the average width is 320mm.

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5 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 260MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 350MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Chromebook C720 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst Chromebooks of this age.

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Very Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of Chromebooks that have been available for more than two years is 11", the biggest is 16", and the average screen size is 13". The Chromebook C720 has a fairly small screen size (only 11.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Chromebook C720.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Chromebook C720 has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 1.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Chromebooks that were released around the same time as the Chromebook C720 have processor clock speeds of between 1.1GHz and 2.4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.8GHz.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops of this spec and age, the Acer Chromebook C720 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Thick

When compared to other Chromebooks that came out around the same time as the Chromebook C720 that we have checked, the height of the Chromebook C720 of 203 millimeters is one of the thickest. Notebook PCs of this age and spec have heights of between 16mm and 230mm, and the average height is 29mm.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook C720

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. 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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Average Battery Life

At 8.5 hours, the Chromebook C720 has a fairly average battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Chromebook C720.

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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is typical of many Chromebooks that have been available for a similar time to it.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many Chromebooks that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the Chromebook C720 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Specification

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Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
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Storage
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Memory Card
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
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3D Compatible
Full HD
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Optical Drive
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Audio
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
TV Out Port
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer c720, c720p2625, acer c720p, nxmjaaa004, NX.MJAAA.004, nxmjaaa004ob, acer c720p29554g01, acer c720p29554g01a, acer c720p29554g01ai, acer c720p29554g01aii
Barcodes 00013803007817, 00024294125515, 00887899297403, 00887899441127, 08878992974034, 08878994411278
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