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Acer Chromebook C720P
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Acer Chromebook C720P 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB 16GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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The C720 is the most powerful 11" Chromebook you can get, thanks to the latest Intel processor based on the Haswell micro-architecture. You can zip through your tasks and have fun too, without... More
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Fast Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

With a maximum processor memory bandwidth of 25.6 gigabytes per second, the Chromebook C720P has one of the faster maximum processor memory bandwidths amongst laptops of this age. The average maximum processor memory bandwidth of Chromebooks that have been available for more than two years is 24GB/s, and the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 21GB/s to 26GB/s.

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Acer Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Acer is one of the better rated laptop brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Acer also has good ratings for its Chromebooks.

Very 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 fastest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Across all the Chromebooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Chromebook C720P the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,000MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Chromebook C720P has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Chromebook C720P has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Chromebook C720P also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Chromebook C720P supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. This notebook PC 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. This Acer notebook PC also 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 amongst all notebook PCs of this age and type.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Chromebook C720P range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 3.1GB. With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Acer Chromebook C720P has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Acer Chromebook C720P has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook C720P which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Acer Chromebook C720P has a better Wi-Fi standard than most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it. This laptop has an 802.11n WiFi standard, whereas most Chromebooks that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an 802.11g WiFi standard. This portable PC also 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 on the market for around the same time as the Chromebook C720P.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is the worst Wi-Fi standard across similar types of laptop.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many Chromebooks that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 2 megabytes, the Chromebook C720P has one of the bigger processor caches amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest processor cache of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Chromebook C720P is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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Narrow

The widths of similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years range from 200mm to 390mm. The Acer Chromebook C720P is fairly narrow (only 288 millimeters) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that are a similar age to the Chromebook C720P.

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4 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the Chromebook C720P of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest amongst Chromebooks that came out more than two years ago. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook C720P range from 200MHz to 350MHz.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago is 1.7GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1.1GHz to 2.4GHz. At only 1.4 gigahertz, the Acer Chromebook C720P has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Chromebook C720P.

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Quite Short Battery Life

At only 7.5 hours, the Acer Chromebook C720P has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The shortest battery life of Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook C720P is 3.5h, the longest is 14h, and the average battery life is 8.5h.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most portable PCs of a similar type 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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6 Other reasons to consider the Acer Chromebook C720P

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many Chromebooks that have been around for a comparable time 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 the most frequently found processor family on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.4 kilograms, the Acer Chromebook C720P has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Chromebook C720P.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 11.6 inches, the Chromebook C720P has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Chromebook C720P.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the Chromebook C720P has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

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Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touch Technology
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
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
Supported Instruction Sets
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
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

4 Awards

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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

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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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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers acer c720, c720p2664, acer c720p, c720p29554g01, c720p29554g01a, c720p29554g01aw, c720p29554g01aww
Barcodes 04713147139965, 04713147272662
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