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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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Acer Laptops Have Good Reviews

Acer has good average ratings for its Chromebooks as well as across its entire laptop range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

Notebook PCs of this type and age have on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies of between 750MHz and 800MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 760MHz. The Acer Chromebook C730 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter burst frequency (792 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other Chromebooks that have been around for a similar time to the Chromebook C730, the Chromebook C730 has a front camera.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think cheaper laptops such as the Asus Chromebook C300MA[plb_2329602_price] is also worth considering.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the Chromebook C730[pl_2569143_price], or the Chromebook 13[pl_2578801_price] both from Acer is also worth considering.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Acer Chromebook C730 has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and type. Most similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it 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 Chromebooks that came out around the same time as the Chromebook C730.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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Very Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of 2.58 gigahertz, the Chromebook C730 has a very fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The maximum turbo frequencies of Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook C730 range from 2.2GHz to 2.6GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.4GHz.

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7 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Chromebook C730 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,000MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 792 megahertz, the Chromebook C730 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebook C730.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years is 8GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 14GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Chromebook C730 has a very small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Acer Chromebook C730 is a four PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Acer Chromebook C730 does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Chromebook C730 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the Lenovo N20 Chromebook[plb_2572829_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and type, the Chromebook C730 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen which you might also want to look at including the Lenovo N20 Chromebook[plb_2572829_price] which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The Acer Chromebook C730 has a fairly small processor cache (only 1 megabyte) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that came out more than two years ago. Across all the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Chromebook C730 the processor caches range from 1MB to 4MB.

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Thick

The thinnest Chromebook that has been around for a similar time to the Chromebook C730 is 16mm thick, the thickest is 230mm, and the average height is 29mm. The Acer Chromebook C730 is one of the thicker Chromebooks that were launched more than two years ago (21.8 millimeters) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook C730

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Chromebook C730 has a fairly average processor clock speed (2.16 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebook C730.

Other 2.16GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available which you might want to look at include the Asus Chromebook C300MA[plb_2329602_price] which is cheaper; or the Lenovo N20 Chromebook[plb_2572829_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 8 hours, the Chromebook C730 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Chromebook C730.

We compared all the other 8h battery life notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo N20 Chromebook[plb_2572829_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Chromebook C730 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook C730.

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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

The Acer Chromebook C730 has a pretty standard weight (1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebook C730.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Asus Chromebook C300MA[plb_2329602_price] (1.4kg and cheaper); or the Lenovo N20 Chromebook[plb_2572829_price] (1.3kg and higher rated).

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Average Screen Size

The Chromebook C730 has a fairly standard screen size (11.6 inches) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook C730.

There are a number of other 11.6" portable PCs currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo N20 Chromebook[plb_2572829_price].

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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

(1)
Reviewed 10 October 2015 by Davey.
(Verified Purchase)

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
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