Acer releases details of its new Chromebook

POSTED BY David Allen IN Laptops ON 18 Mar 2013

The Chromebook range of laptops appear to be reaching out into laptop territory these days, once these machine where a reasonably priced at around $200, but the release of the latest Chromebook designs, means more specs and therefore an increase in price, which might not be a good thing for Chromebooks in the future. The new Acer C710-2055 Chromebook has an 11.6 inch screen, Intel Celeron processor and a 320 GB HDD, so apart from being powered by the Chrome operating system there is now little to choose from now, laptop or Chromebook you make your choice.

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So we have discussed the Chromebook and now it’s time to take a closer look at what it has to offer, such as the 11.6 inch display with an HD widescreen Cine Crystal LED backlit display and a 1366 x 768 pixel resolutions. It is running on the Google Chrome Operating System and will be powered by the Intel Celeron processor 847 with a 1.1 GHz and a 2 MB L3 cache. The video is provided by the highly capable Intel HD Graphics card with 128 MB of dedicated system memory support. There is 4 GB of DDR3 RAM internal memory, there is a handy 320 GB hard disk drive (HDD) for storage purposes and for communications, there is the 802.11 a/b/g/n wireless LAN.

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Other features include the built in HD web camera, two built in stereo speakers, three standard style USB 2.0 ports, an HDMI display port, full size Acer Fine Tip keyboard and a multi gesture touchpad. As for the size this Chromebook measures up at 11.22 inches (W) x 1.09 inches (H) x 7.95 inches (W) and weighs in at 3.2 pounds with the 6 cell Li-ion Battery installed that Acer say will be good for up to six hours. This C710-2055 Chromebook from Acer will be priced at around $280 pre order on available on Amazon, which is getting closer to the price of entry level laptops.

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