The much-awaited Haswell-based Acer C720 Chromebook, which was launched last week by Acer, is now available exclusively at select Croma and Reliance Digital outlets in Mumbai and Delhi. This would also be available on Flipkart online e-store. Chromebooks are laptops powered by Google’s Chrome OS operating system.
The new Acer C720 is slim and sleek, and features a 29.5 cms (11.6 inches) ComfyView HD display with a 1366×768 resolution, and includes a full-sized keyboard. The device weighs only 1.25 kg, making it easily portable and can be easily fit in a backpack or bag. This device has over 8.5 hours of battery life.
The Acer C720 connects to popular consumer electronics devices such as camcorders, digital cameras and smart phones via its fast USB 3.0 port as well as a USB 2.0 port. It also has an HDMI port for pushing video and content to external displays and HDTVs.The Acer C720’s integrated HD webcam delivers sharp and detailed images and rich color saturation.
In addition, consumers can easily access their content at home or on the go – with 100 GB of free storage on Google Drive for two years. By visiting the Chrome Web Store users can customize their Acer C720 Chromebook with applications for work or play. Other media and files can also be accessed through the SD card reader.
The Acer C720 has been launched with 2GB of memory and a 16GB SSD at a retail price of only Rs. 22,999 in India.
Acer has introduced some unique offerings for the benefit of consumers. This device is available with easy financing schemes from Bajaj Finance at nominal processing fee. Users can also enjoy high speed wireless connectivity on their Acer C720 through exciting data bundle plans by Airtel and Tikona, the service is only available in selected locations depending on the service provider. At just Rs. 2499, consumers can opt for a free Airtel 4G dongle worth Rs 1500 with monthly 10 GB data for 2 months, or choose a free Airtel 3G dongle worth Rs. 1299 along with monthly 6 GB data for 3 months. Consumers desiring broadband connectivity at home can get a free 4 mbps speed Tikona home broadband connection of 8GB data with a validity of 45 days or 100 GB data with a validity of 20 months at just Rs. 3499. Consumers can also receive a free Wi-Fi router along with 100 GB data with a validity of 20 months at just Rs. 4999.