Google, Acer launch C7 Chromebook
Google and Acer have launched the Acer C7 Chromebook price of $199.
It features a full-size keyboard, fully clickable trackpad, a 11.6-inch display, and over 3.5 hours of battery life.
The devie is powered by an Intel Core processor, comes with a 320 GB hard drive, and 100 GB of free storage on Google Drive.
The Chromebook will retail for USD 199 in the US on Google Play, BestBuy.com and in select Best Buy stores. In the UK, it’s available on Google Play, Amazon UK, PC World and Currys. Google and Acer will also bring the Chromebook to more countries soon.
Boot time takes 18 seconds, with users being able to resume instantly. The notebook delivers a hi-def video viewing experience with 1080p on the C7’s 1366 x 768 resolution screen, as well as 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi support.
“The core of Google’s Chromebook vision is creating a better, more simple computing experience and making it available to everyone,” said Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Chrome and Apps at Google. “We’re excited about the Acer C7 Chromebook, the newest addition to the Chromebook family. The Acer C7 delivers a hassle-free computing experience with the speed, security and simplicity that users expect of Chromebooks built in.”