Acer has introduced its first touchscreen Chromebook, the Acer C720P which is priced at a budget-friendly $299.99. This lightweight Chromebook has n 11.6-inch "ComfyView" HD LED back-lit multi-touch display with a 1366x768 resolution, and it offers up to 7.5 hours of battery life. The Acer C720P is powered by an Intel Celeron 2955U processor based on the Intel Haswell micro-architecture, delivering fast performance for multi-tasking, and it packs a 32GB SSD that boots up in less than 7 seconds along with 2GB of DDR3 memory.
more C720P Touchscreen Chromebook details from Acer:
Thin and Lightweight Design Includes all the Extras
The Acer C720P Chromebook measures only 0.78-inches and weighs only 2.98 pounds, making it easy to carry to meetings, classes, and anywhere life takes today's busy consumers. The C720P's compact chassis houses everything needed to stay productive, connected and entertained on the go. It features an integrated HD webcam for video chats as well as capturing video and photos to share online. The new Chromebook features a dual speaker design that delivers crisp and clear stereo audio during online chats as well as for enjoying music and movies. Connecting to popular external storage, including digital cameras and smartphones, is easy and convenient with the Chromebook's USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports. Its HDMI port can be used to provide video and content to external displays and HDTVs.
Security for Multiple Users, Collaboration
Customers will appreciate that the Chrome OS is updated automatically, so it always has the latest features. Multiple layers of security features including data encryption and verified boot defend the Acer C720P Chromebook against online threats, malware and viruses. The Acer C720P Chromebook keeps data safe when the device is used by multiple users, such as for collaboration in the classroom and for projects for home, school or work. Users can have separate accounts to ensure their project, Gmail and other information is kept safe if the Chromebook is lost, stolen, or lent to a friend.
Chromebooks Are Ready to Work and Play
Acer Chromebook customers are provided several extras to make use of their new C720P touchscreen Chromebook right out of the box. They can access up to 100GB of free Google Drive storage for the first two years after purchase, so files, documents, photos and more are stored safely in the cloud. Also, the new Acer C720P model comes with 12 free Gogo Inflight passes to allow customers to stay online even while on a flight. Acer Chromebooks are easy to start enjoying, as they come with popular Google products built in including Search, Gmail, YouTube, and Hangouts.