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November 13, 2012

Google announces Acer Chromebook for $199

Just when we thought that Chromebooks are in a decline and that the Samsung Chromebook priced at $249 is cheap, here comes the new Acer C7 Chromebook with a $199 price tag.

The Acer C7 Chromebook features a full-size keyboard, fully clickable trackpad, an extra bright 11.6-inch display and over 3.5 hours of battery life. It is powered by an Intel Core processor, boots up in 18 seconds and can play videos in 1080p. For storage, the C7 has a 320GB hard drive and 100GB of free storage on Google Drive for 2 years.

The Acer C7 Chromebook will be available for $199 in the U.S. on Google Play starting on November 13.

Acer C7 Chromebook specs:
11.6″ (1366×768) display
1 inch thin – 3 lbs / 1.4 kg
3.5 hours of battery
Intel® Core™ processor
320 GB Hard Disk Drive w/ 100 GB Google Drive Cloud Storage
Dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and Ethernet
HD Camera
3x USB 2.0
1x HDMI Port, 1x VGA port

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9 Responses to “Google announces Acer Chromebook for $199”

  1. jgalela says:

    google needs to incorporate android apps and games to this thing. What will you do offline?!?

  2. Rem says:

    Chromebooks are designed to operate in the cloud just in case you did not know. There are offline apps available but don’t expect more to come.

  3. X3 says:

    “What will you do offline? ”

    Come on… Do you ever use your laptops or tablets offline? If you do then wake up.

  4. Ernie
    Twitter: erniepac
    says:

    I bet it will only be available in US and UK as always.

  5. Wabisuke says:

    install linux on this after getting it. problem solved.

  6. mdm says:

    ok lang offline kung watch movies pero other than that wala na siguro…oh mag typing din siguro.

  7. Iyan Sommerset
    Twitter: iyansommerset
    says:

    All the time. You must be incredibly fortunate to have unlimited access to an internet connection 24/7 wherever you go.

  8. Jes says:

    Okay ito ah. Pag nasa US ka. :)

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