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Acer Chromebook C740-C3DY

Specifications

Acer Chromebook C740-C3DY
Acer Chromebook C740-C3DY (Chromebook 11 Series)
Processor
Intel Celeron 3205U 2 x 1.5 GHz, Broadwell
Display
11.60 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, glossy: no
Weight
1.3 kg ( = 45.86 oz / 2.87 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
300 Euro

 

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Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Acer Chromebook C740-C3DY

60% Acer Chromebook C740 review
Source: Techradar English
I wanted to love the Acer Chromebook C740. It's solidly built, with just a bit of style and flash, but its low-end specs are reminiscent of a laptop you would have purchased five years ago. That was par for the course for Chromebooks even just a year ago, but the category has advanced far since then. Although it may seem unfair to compare the C740 to the Google Chromebook Pixel, which is more than $700 (£450, AU$950) pricier than the Acer model, it's important for you to see the full spectrum of what the Chromebook line is capable of accomplishing. Yes, the C740 is a Chromebook, as is the Pixel.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/20/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

Intel HD Graphics (Broadwell): Integrated low-end graphics card (GT1) in some processors of the Broadwell-series. 

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.


3205U: Broadwell-based ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for entry-level notebooks and subnotebooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


11.60":

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.


1.3 kg:

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


Acer: The company was founded under the name of Multitech in Taiwan in 1976 and renamed to Acer or Acer Group in 1987. The product range includes, for example, laptops, tablets, smartphones, desktops, monitors and televisions. Gateway Inc. and Packard Bell also belong to the Group and sell their own laptops.

While Acer still had the third largest global market share in the notebook segment in 2008, it ranked 6th in 2016 with a market share of 6% after they had continuously lost market shares.

There are dozens of Acer laptop reviews per month, the ratings are average (as of 2016). Gateway, which has an own laptop line-up, has also belonged to the Acer Group since 2007.


60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2015-09- 2 (Update: 2015-09- 2)