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Acer upgrades C720 Chromebook with Intel Core i3 processor

updated 06:57 am EDT, Fri July 11, 2014

C720 Chromebook has 1.7GHz processor, 32GB storage

Acer has unveiled its first Chromebook running on a fourth-generation Intel Core i3 processor, in the form of an upgraded C720. Two models of the Chromebook have been launched, with both using the Haswell-based Core i3-40005U processor clocked at 1.7GHz, with the C720-3404 model having 4GB of RAM and the C720-3871 using 2GB and enjoying a lower price point.

The two Chrome OS devices appear to be similar to the original Chromebook C720, using an 11.6-inch ComfyView display with a resolution of 1366x768, a 720p webcam, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 3.0 and 2.0 slots, memory card reader, and an HDMI output. Unlike the earlier models, both will upgrade the 16GB of onboard storage for a larger 32GB, though the same 3,950 mAh battery is said to last for an identical 8.5 hours.

Acer Chromebook C720
Acer Chromebook C720


Shipping to retailers in the US this month, Acer is pricing the updated Chromebook C720 at $350 and $380 for the 2GB and 4GB RAM models respectively.



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