The computer is 30pc thinner than the previous model, weighs just 1.3kg, and comes with a fitted anti-glare display.
It can also resume from sleep mode instantly thanks to its 16 GB Solid State Drive, significantly reducing the amount of time .people wait for their laptops to re-boot.
Acer’s device debuts just days after HP unveiled there own new Chromebook which claims to be “one of the lightest laptops on the market”.
Both computers carry small pricetags of roughly 200-250 euro. Acer have claimed their new Chromebook is aimed at both the family and the
The Acer C720 has an 11.6-inch high definition screen, an Intel Celeron 2955U processor and eight and a half-hours of battery life.
HP Chromebook 11 has a similar-sized screen, an Samsung Exynos 5250 processor and a battery that will last six hours.
John Miedema, director of product marketing for Acer Europe, called the new model a “significant step forward” and said the light-weight design meant it was “portable enough for anywhere use”.
Acer’s Chromebook will go on sale in November, while HP’s version is already in UK stores. Both run on a Google operating system
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