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Acer C720P-29552G03aii Chromebook

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Acer C720P-29552G03aii ChromebookNotebook: Acer C720P-29552G03aii Chromebook (Chromebook C7 Series)
Processor: Intel Celeron 2955U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail)
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.3kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 50% - poor
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Acer C720P-29552G03aii Chromebook

40% Acer Chromebook C720P, un portable pas cher mais décevant
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/29/2014
Rating: Total score: 40%
60% Acer Chromebook C720P
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/22/2014
Rating: Total score: 60%

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Model:

The Acer C720P-29552G03aii Chromebook is one of the many underdogs in today’s world of gadgets and devices. Chrome OS is probably the main contributor to this. Chrome OS is still very new when compared to the big dogs of gadget OS. However, it provides decent usage for those who only use it for checking emails and browsing the net. The Acer Chromebook comes with an Intel Celeron processor with 1.4 GHz processing speed. With 2GB of RAM and an integrated Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail), do not expect this machine to be a powerhouse.

The touchscreen display is a neat feature which enables it to be a substitute for tablets, but that depends on the user. The 11.6 inch display comes with a 1366 by 768 pixel dimension, which is pretty decent for its class. It provides clear displays for pictures and streaming HD videos. The light weight of the Acer Chromebook, 1.3 kg, is also a plus point.

It comes with the basic connectivity capabilities such as the dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 and is Bluetooth 4.0 compatible. It does not support data connectivity such as 3G and 4G LTE, however. Due to its thin size, it comes with only two USB ports; one USB 3.0 on one side, and one USB 2.0 on the other side. In short, the Acer Chromebook is not a flashy laptop with over the edge technology or stunningly beautiful display. Its processing abilities are nevertheless surprising.

Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail):

Integrated GPU for tablet and notebook Bay Trail SoCs. Based on the Ivy Bridge GPU with four Execution Units and support for DirectX 11.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these 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": » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.3 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist only few sub-notebooks, which weight less. 10 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


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 %

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50%: This average evaluation is exceptionally bad. There exist hardly any laptops, which are rated so negative.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-05- 1 (Update: 2014-05- 1)