Pros

  • Very inexpensive
  • Ethernet and wireless connectivity

Cons

  • Cheap plasticky feel
  • Display has limited viewing angles

At A Glance

The Acer C710-2457 is a bargain among Chromebooks, but there's little else about it that makes it worth buying—or that will convince a smartphone or tablet user to convert.

Manufacturer’s Description

Start in seconds and have that new computer feeling--every time. Chromebook's cloud-based Chrome OS and built-in virus protection refresh on reboot. No updates to track, no discs to insert, and backups are automatic, too. Unlike other computers, Chromebooks get better with age. Plus, Chrome OS's intuitive interface makes it all so simple.

Manufacturer’s Website

Acer C7 Chromebook

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Celeron 847
Processor speed 1100.0 MHz
Number of Cores 2.0
Display
Display size 11.6 inches
Display type Active Matrix LCD (TFT)
Touchscreen No
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel
Video Memory Type DDR3
Storage
Drive 1 size 16.0 GB
Drive 1 type Solid-State Drive
General Information
UPC Code 887899129650
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • HDMI
  • Line Out 1/8
  • USB 2.0
  • VGA
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Wireless connection
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Dimensions
Width 11.2 inches
Depth 8.0 inches
Height 1.1 inches
Weight 2.8 pounds
Weight with Accessories 3.2 pounds
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Other Features
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam

Performance

Battery
Battery Life 5:00   (hh:mm)