Acer’s AC700 Chromebook Coming This Month
Acer’s AC700 Chromebook is finally hitting the shelves this month for only $349.99, over at Amazon. The a 3G enabled version will arrive later in the summer. At first, it was scheduled to be released on June 15th, but for an unknown reason it has been delayed, which is fine, since Acer has sent out a notification of its immediate launch today.
Acer’s AC700 Chromebook features an 11.6 inch display and is powered by Intel’s Atom 1.66 GHz N570 dual core processor. It comes with by 2GB of DDR3 RAM out of the box and 16 GB SSD with most of your documents residing in the cloud, which eliminates the need for a higher capacity HDD and also protects your data against loss. It wields a 6 cell battery and weighs just about 2.95 lbs. It also has 2 USB ports, 4-in-1card reader for that extra storage and for users to easily transfer files locally if required, and WiFi capalities (802.11b/g/n).
Acer’s AC700 Chromebook has the same similar set of ideals as the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook, except for the fact that Samsung’s Series 5 Chromebook is slightly cheaper, as the Samsung’s Series 5 costs $429.99, a slightly smaller screen compared to 12.1 inch display of the Samsung Series 5, and a battery life of 6 hours compared to the 6.5 hours of the Samsung Series 5.
Performance wise, there is no stopping any average user from enjoying the thrill of both Chromebooks.