Acer C7

Acer's C7 Chromebook has some surprising specs for a $199 laptop. The Chromebook is set apart from Samsung's similar offering by a 320GB HDD in place of Samsung's 16GB SSD. It has a number of connectivity offerings, including 3 USB 2.0 ports, as well as VGA and HDMI out. It also includes Ethernet support, an uncommon trait for Chromebooks. The higher-spec $299 version features a larger battery, 500GB HDD, and twice the RAM.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Nov. 13, 2012
  • Price at launch: $199.00

What You Need To Know

  • Includes 100GB of Google Drive storage for 2 years

Verge Review

Chrome OS is in the midst of a sort of existential crisis. Google's web-based OS was originally used on full-fledged, full-powered and full-priced laptops, but its niche now seems to be cheaper, smaller computers. But even in that world, there's plenty of variation. Samsung's new Series 5 Chromebook costs $249, and looks and feels like a regular laptop, but it's powered by an ARM processor that you're more likely to find in a tablet or a cellphone. Acer has gone the opposite direction with...

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Basic Specs

Laptop type Budget, Ultraportable
Thickness 1 inches
Weight 3.05 pounds
Operating system Chrome OS
Screen size (diagonal) 11.6 inches
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...
Alias C710-2605
Hardware
Laptop type Budget, Ultraportable
Thickness 1 inches
Weight 3.05 pounds
Color Gray / Black
Software
Operating system Chrome OS
Display (base)
Screen size (diagonal) 11.6 inches
Technology LCD
Backlight LED
Resolution (X) 1366 px
Resolution (Y) 768 px
PPI 135.09
Keyboard
Type Chiclet
Mouse
Type(s) Trackpad
Processor (base)
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Model Celeron 847
Cores 2
Clockspeed 1.1 GHz
GPU (base)
Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU brand Intel
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics
Memory
Base RAM size 2 GB
Max. config RAM size 4 GB
RAM type DDR3
Storage
Options HDD (5400RPM), HDD (Unspecified RPM)
Base drive capacity 320 GB
Max. config HDD 500 GB
Card reader Yes
Card reader support SD, MMC
Webcam
Effective pixels 1.3 megapixels
Video resolution 720p
Port options
USB 3
Ethernet 1
Ethernet type 10/100
VGA 1
HDMI 1
3.5mm mic / headphone combo 1
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
802.11n frequencies 5GHz, 2.4GHz
Battery
Quoted time 3.5 hr
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