Acer has decided to sell their latest Chromebook ‘C720 (NX.EESSJ.001)’ to general consumer. First released back in July for educational and business markets, this compact notebook comes with an 11.6-inch 1366 x 768 HD LED-backlight display, a 1.40GHz Intel Celeron 2955U processor, an Intel HD Graphics, a 4GB DDR3 RAM and a 16GB SSD. Powered by a built-in 3950mAh battery, the C720 (NX.EESSJ.001) is equipped with a built-in webcam, an SD card slot, a USB 3.0 port and an HDMI port. In terms of connectivity, it provides WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n. Running on Google Chrome operating system, the C720 (NX.EESSJ.001) will start shipping from November 13th for unannounced price yet. [Acer]
Acer is about to release their latest 13.3-inch notebook ‘Aspire V3-371-F34D/W’ that comes with a free data recovery service (1 year from the date of purchase). Measuring only 19.65mm thick and weighing just 1.5kg, this thin and light notebook is equipped with a 13.3-inch 1366 x 768 LED-backlight display, a 1.70GHz Intel Core i3-4005U processor, a 4GB DDR3 RAM and a 500GB 5400rpm hard drive. Apart from that, the system also packs an HD webcam, an SD card slot, a USB 3.0 port and an HDMI port. For connectivity, it provides WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0. Running on Windows 8.1 Update 64-bit OS with KINGSOFT Office 2013 pre-installed, the Aspire V3-371-F34D/W will go on sale from November 7th for unannounced price yet. [Acer]
Experience HD visuals and utilize multi-touch gestures with this budget-friendly 14-Inch touchscreen laptop ‘Aspire V3-472P-324J’ from Acer. Specs-wise, the system is equipped with a 14-inch 1366 x 768 LED-backlit 10-finger multi-touch display, a 1.8GHz Intel Core i3-4030U processor, an Intel HD Graphics 4400, a 4GB DDR3 RAM and a 500GB 5400rpm hard drive. Furthermore, the system comes with an HD webcam, a media card reader, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (dual band 2.4GHz & 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 and a 6-cell lithium-ion battery. Running on Windows 8.1 64-bit operating system, the Acer Aspire V3-472P-324J is available now via BestBuy for just $379.99 in platinum silver color. [Product Page]
Acer is about to release their newest 11.6-inch notebook ‘Aspire E3-112-F14C/S’ that comes with a free data recovery service (1 year from the date of purchase). Specs-wise, this thin and light notebook is equipped with an 11.6-inch non-glossy LED-backlight display with 1366 x 768 native resolution, a 2.16GHz Intel Celeron N2840 processor, a 4GB DR3 RAM and a 320GB hard drive. Powered by a 5-hour battery, the system has an HD web camera, an SD card slot, a USB 3.0 port and an HDMI output port. For connectivity, it offers WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0. Finally, it runs on Windows 8.1 with Bing 64 OS with KINGSOFT Office 2013 pre-installed. The Aspire E3-112-F14C/S will go on sale from October 17th for around 40,000 Yen (about $376). [Acer]
Here we have another affordable 11.6-inch Chromebook ‘CB3-111-C8UB’ from Acer. Priced at just $199 over at BestBuy, the system is built with an 11.6-inch 1366 x 768 LED-backlit antiglare display, a 2.16GHz Intel Celeron N2830 processor and an Intel HD Graphics. It also has a 2GB DDR3 RAM which allows you to run multiple programs at the same time and a 16GB eMMC flash memory for storing all your photos, music and data. Additional storage is made possible by the inclusion of a digital media reader and social media is made more fun with the inclusion of an integrated high-definition webcam with mic. You can access the internet via 802.11ac WiFi (dual-band 2.4GHz & 5GHz) and connect wirelessly to Bluetooth-enabled devices via Bluetooth 4.0 technology. Powered by a 3-cell lithium-polymer battery, the system runs on Google Chrome 64-bit OS. [Product Page]
Our good friends at Laptop Mag just did a nice write up on Acer’s latest Chromebook, the C720 Core i3. Not exactly a MacBook Air, but at $349 ($329 on Amazon) and 2.8 pounds, we think this 11.6-inch Chromebook is an exciting little fella worth looking at, especially if you are new to the Chromebook bandwagon. Dark-gray, with brushed aluminum finish, it’s quite a beauty amongst its competitions. Read the full review here.