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

techzine.nl Bronze Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product PC Mag Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended
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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27 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

The editors of Digitaltrends.com and Techradar both thought that concluded that they would endorse this Chromebook and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Two additional expert review sites thought that this Acer notebook PC was good. The editor of PC Mag gave this Chromebook an "Editor's Choice" award and said it was superb and it received a "Bronze" award from Techzine.nl.

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Average Expert Reviews

Based on twenty-two expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Techradar, PC Mag and Digitaltrends.com this notebook PC has an average expert rating of 72 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Good

Owners have rated this Acer laptop on average 86%.

Easy to Use

Several Acer Chromebook C720P reviewers reckoned that the Acer Chromebook C720P was easy to use. Two years ago Laptopmag.com wrote in their review of the Acer Chromebook C720P “The $300 Acer Chromebook C720P features a 10-point multitouch display, which can come in handy for scrolling Web pages, playing casual games”. Techradar.com wrote in their review on Techradar “One key criterion we like to use in evaluating a product is whether we'd actually want to use it day-to-day”. Two years ago expert website Ubergizmo.com wrote in their review of the Acer Chromebook C720P “The touchscreen display is a joy to watch and to use”.

One Acer Chromebook C720P reviewer who reviewed the Acer Chromebook C720P concluded that it had a good interface. Expert review site Techradar.com rated the Acer Chromebook C720P 5 stars and mentioned “Easy internet access for those who prefer a PC-style interface t” in their review of the Acer Chromebook C720P.

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Robust

Four Acer Chromebook C720P owners mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Digitaltrends.com said in their Acer Chromebook C720P review “The Acer C720P Chromebook is a solid laptop”. Expert review site Slashgear.com mentioned “The laptop is very solid when held” in their Acer Chromebook C720P review. Two years ago Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned on Good Gear Guide.com.au “The C720P is still a solid”.

Good Battery Life

Four Acer Chromebook C720P reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good battery life. Expert website Digitaltrends.com scored the product 4 stars and said in their Acer Chromebook C720P review two years ago “The battery offers plenty of life for a system of this size”. Expert review site Laptopmag.com wrote “The Acer C720P Chromebook combines a touch screen and good battery life in a stylish, white design” in their review of this laptop. Two years ago Slashgear.com said in their review “A Haswell-harboring notebook with excellent battery life and performance to match”.

Nice Design

Some people who purchased this laptop mentioned that it was good looking. Expert website Theverge.com said “Keeping tabs on your email, you don’t need to spend a fortune to get a good-looking, fast computer with all-day battery life” in their review of the Acer Chromebook C720P.

One Acer Chromebook C720P reviewer who reviewed this laptop reckoned that it was a good design. Two years ago expert website Ubergizmo.com wrote “I appreciate the minimal design” in their Acer Chromebook C720P review. One Acer Chromebook C720P reviewer who purchased the Acer Chromebook C720P thought it was smooth. Ubergizmo.com said in their review two years ago “The smooth surface without any fussy patterns” .

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Good Connectivity

One Acer Chromebook C720P reviewer concluded that this laptop was able to connect to the internet.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person considered that the Acer Chromebook C720P was quiet. Expert website Gadgetshow.channel5.com wrote “Until Samsung’s super quiet, mobile-powered Chromebook 2 hits, Acer’s effort is definitely our favourite low priced Chromebook - just remember, the”.

Three Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Chromebook C720P is a portable PC that uses three displays supported by on-board grap.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Acer Laptops Have Good Reviews

We checked 2,666 expert and user reviews for Acer laptops and found that on average Acer has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Acer has good ratings specifically for its Chromebooks.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 8GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 16 gigabytes, the Acer Chromebook C720P has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst Chromebooks of this age.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,000 megahertz, the Chromebook C720P has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Chromebook C720P have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,000MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Chromebook C720P has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Chromebook C720P has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that came out more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Chromebook C720P supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most Chromebooks that came out around the same time as it. Most laptops of this type and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of this spec and age.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most laptops that were released more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Acer Chromebook C720P which has ten PCI Express lanes (max).

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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 were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Chromebook C720P has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Acer Chromebook C720P has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than most portable PCs of this type and age. Most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an 802.11g WiFi standard. In addition, this portable PC have an 802.11a and 802.11b WiFi standard.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all Chromebooks that have been available for a similar time to the Chromebook C720P.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC 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 processor caches of portable PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 1.7MB. At 2 megabytes, the Chromebook C720P has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other Chromebooks that are a similar age to the Chromebook C720P.

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32 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Chromebook C720P is a 32 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The Chromebook C720P has one of the bigger total storage capacity (32 gigabytes) amongst Chromebooks of this age. Across all the Chromebooks that have been available for a similar time to the Chromebook C720P the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 320GB, and the average total storage capacity is 23GB.

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Narrow

The widths of similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Chromebook C720P range from 200mm to 390mm. At only 288 millimeters, the Chromebook C720P is fairly narrow compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One Acer Chromebook C720P reviewer said in their reviews that it was not heavy and bulky. Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their Acer Chromebook C720P review “Touchpad hold up under heavy use” but even so they still gave it a score of 4 stars.

One Acer Chromebook C720P reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Acer Chromebook C720P was not lightweight. Expert review site Digit.in wrote “What wouldn't we give for a lightweight, decent laptop to carry to classes instead of what laptops resembled ba” in their review of this laptop.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Acer Chromebook C720P has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other Chromebooks that came out around the same time as the Chromebook C720P. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Chromebook C720P is 260MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 350MHz.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 2 gigabytes, the Chromebook C720P has one of the smaller internal memory amongst portable PCs of this age. The internal memory of laptops of this age and spec range from 2GB to 16GB.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The average screen size of Chromebooks that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebook C720P is 13". The Chromebook C720P has a fairly small screen size (only 11.6 inches) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebook C720P.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Chromebook C720P has a fairly slow processor clock speed (only 1.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook C720P. The average processor clock speed of laptops of this age and spec is 1.7GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1.1GHz to 2.4GHz.

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Quite Short Battery Life

The Chromebook C720P has a fairly short battery life (only 7.5 hours) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago. The shortest battery life of Chromebooks that are a similar age to the Chromebook C720P is 3.5h and the longest is 14h.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Chromebook C720P have between two and five battery cells, including the Chromebook C720P which has three battery cells.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook C720P

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this laptop was released.

SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to 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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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is typical of many Chromebooks that were released around the same time as it.

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Average Weight

The Chromebook C720P has a fairly typical weight (1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Chromebook C720P.

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
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Compatible Memory Cards
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Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touch Technology
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
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Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Camera
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Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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3G
Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
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Keyboard
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Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Battery
Battery Life (max)
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Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
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AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included

4 Awards

techzine.nl Bronze Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product PC Mag Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended

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

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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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