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Acer C720P-2666 Chromebook

Specifications

Acer C720P-2666 ChromebookNotebook: Acer C720P-2666 Chromebook (Chromebook C7 Series)
Processor: Intel Celeron 2955U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Haswell)
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.2kg
Price: 300 euro
Average Score: 75% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 70%, features: 70%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Acer C720P-2666 Chromebook

70% Acer C720 review: the £199 Chromebook that's a great all-rounder
Source: PC Advisor English
The C720 doesn’t excel in any particular department, but it scores highly enough in most of them to make it a good all-rounder. Lightweight, fast, cheap, and actually quite a cool looking device. The keyboard is a little underwhelming, but for the money it’s a very easy machine to recommend.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/09/2014
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 90% performance: 70% features: 70% workmanship: 80%
Acer C720P Touch Chromebook Review
Source: Slashgear English
As with the previous model, the C720P has excellent battery life. When using it for near-constant browsing and occasional music, we pulled in over 6 hours, and when used carefully (reduced display brightness and such), you can get it over the 7 hour mark. In summary, it is small, light, and inexpensive, three markers that make it appeal to many varieties of users. Those who have been holding out for an inexpensive Chromebook with a touch display will find the Acer C720P to be an excellent choice, doing all the things a Chromebook does best.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/06/2014
80% Acer C720P-2666 Chromebook
Source: Comp Reviews English
Acer's C720P is essentially the same C720 Chromebook but with a touchscreen based display. Thanks to their low pricing, this puts it only slightly more expensive than competing Chromebooks but with more local storage on it and touch. It would have been nice to see a design update but that would have likely increased the overall cost which is critical to many consumers.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/05/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

Intel HD Graphics (Haswell): In the mobile Haswell Celeron and Pentium integrated processor graphics card. The HD Graphics is the slower, GT1 called, part with less execution units (EUs).

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


2955U: Entry level ULV dual core processor with integrated graphics card called Intel HD Graphics and reduced features of the Haswell core (no Turbo Boost, AES, ...).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


11.6":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.2 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


Acer: Acer Incorporated is a Taiwanese multinational electronics manufacturer. Its product lineup includes desktops and laptops, as well as personal digital assistants (PDAs), servers and storage, displays, peripherals, and e-business services for business, government, education, and home users. Acer is the third largest computer manufacturer in the world (by sales) after HP and Dell Inc (2007). The company owns the largest franchised computer retail chain in Taipei, Taiwan. Originally named Multitech, it was founded in 1976. Gateway and Packard Bell are economically connected with Acer. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Acer reviews


75%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Acer C720-29552G01Aii
HD Graphics (Haswell), Celeron 2955U, 1.3 kg
Acer C720P-29552G01aww Chromebook
HD Graphics (Haswell), Celeron 2955U, 1.4 kg
Acer C720P-29554G01aww Chromebook
HD Graphics (Haswell), Celeron 2955U, 1.2 kg
Dell Chromebook 11
HD Graphics (Haswell), Celeron 2955U, 1.3 kg
Acer C720-2802 Chromebook
HD Graphics (Haswell), Celeron 2955U, 1.2 kg
Acer C720P-2600 Chromebook
HD Graphics (Haswell), Celeron 2955U, 1.2 kg
Acer Aspire C720 Chromebook
HD Graphics (Haswell), Celeron 2955U, 1.198 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Acer Aspire V3-331-P982
HD Graphics (Haswell), Pentium 3556U, 13.3", 1.46 kg
HP Spectre 13-H200EF
HD Graphics (Haswell), Core i7 4500U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Toshiba CB30-A3120
HD Graphics (Haswell), Celeron 2955U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Toshiba CB30-102
HD Graphics (Haswell), Celeron 2955U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Toshiba CB30-A3120
HD Graphics (Haswell), Celeron 2955U, 13.3", 1.5 kg

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HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.27 kg
Acer Travelmate B116-M-C0YQ
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Acer Aspire V3-371-55EH
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Acer Aspire V3-112P-P5B3
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Acer Chromebook C740-C3DY
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Acer Aspire S7-393-7451
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Acer Aspire V3-371-33LX
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Acer Aspire ES1-111-C138
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Stefan Hinum, 2014-02- 4 (Update: 2014-02- 4)