Acer and Google has team up to added new family in the Acer C710 laptop series with Acer C710-2833 Chromebook. This is new thin and light 11.6 inch laptop that preinstalled with Google Chrome operating system and powered by an Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) Intel Celeron 847 dual core processor that designed for entry-level users, delivers enough power for day to day mobile computing tasks, such as browse the web, play light games or streaming video from YouTube or movies from Netflix.
Basically, Acer C710-2833 Chromebook is has a similar design and configurations with the previous Acer C710-2847 Chromebook, excepting the memory space. Powered by 1.1GHZ Intel Celeron 847 processor with dual cores and features a 2MB L3 Cache, as well as 2GB of DDR3 RAM (expandable to 4GB DDR3 SDRAM) and Mobile Intel NM70 for chipset, the Acer’s Chromebook laptop delivers enough performance for light multimedia tasks.
The newest Acer Chromebook also runs on the Google’s operating system for Laptop, Chrome OS that based on Chrome web browser. Of course, it also preinstalled with few Google’s applications, such as Google Mail, Google Calender, YouTube for streaming video, Google Plus and more free or paid applications that you can download directly in Chrome Web Store.
Similar to previous version, this model also integrated with Intel HD Graphics and boasts a 11.6 inch High Definition LCD display with a 1366 x 768 native resolution. It uses LED backlight to conserve power and CineCrystal Technology, deliver clear, crisp and bright 720p video playback. Built into bezel, you will find a High Definition web camera for capture photo or face to face video communications.
The Chrome OS Keyboard with Clickable touchpad also fast, secure and comfortable for typing. Weighing only at 3.1 lbs with a plastic design and bundled with a 4-Cell Lithium-Ion 2500 mAh battery, Acer C710-2833 Chromebook inexpensive laptop feel light and comfortable for travel companion. Measures 11.22 x 7.95 x 0.82-1.09 inches, this machine can fit perfectly in your bag. Below the machine, the stereo speakers offer decent audio reproduction.
There is also few port that located on the side, includes three USB 2.0 port, 3.5mm audio jack, VGA port, RJ port for Ethernet LAN and HDMI port as HDTV connector. For connectivity, you will find 10/100Mbps Ethernet LAN and 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN to connect into wireless network. Sadly, it only shipped with a 16GB SSD (Solid State Drive) as internal storage and backed by 2-in-1 media reader slot for memory expansion (supports Secure Digital and MultiMediaCard formats), instead of 320GB Serial ATA disk drive on its sibling.
So, what do you think? If you interested, Acer C710-2833 Chromebook 11.6 inch laptop will be available in next few days for price around at $199 with 1 year limited warranty. Looking for another 11.6 inch laptop with Chrome OS? Check Samsung XE303C12-A01US Chromebook with Samsung Exynos 5 Dual Core Processor and priced only at $249.00 with 1 year warranty.