Acer launches C7 Chromebook for $199
New Delhi: Acer has launched the latest version of Chromebook laptops- Acer C7 at USD 199.
The laptop that runs on Chrome OS operating system will sport a 11.6-inch 1366x768 display and is powered by 1.1 GHz Intel Celeron 847 processor with 2GB RAM.
Acer C7 comes with 320GB hard disk and an additional 100GB Google Drive cloud storage, free for two years. It is 1-inch thick and weighs 1.4kgs.
It comes with dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and Ethernet connectivity, HDMI and VGA ports, HD camera and 3 USB 2.0 ports. It will give 3.5 hours of battery backup with normal usage.
The laptop is being promoted by Google and there is no mention of the Chromebook on Acer’s website. This is the sixth laptop to be launched in the market with a Google Chrome OS.
Acer C7 is cheaper than the new Samsung Chromebook which starts at USD 249 and was launched three weeks before.
Acer C7 Chromebook has not been released in India but will be soon available in India with an affordable price of around Rs. 18,000.