Acer America today debuts its new Acer C7 Chromebook, its next-generation mobile computer that runs Google’s Chrome operating system and is priced at a low $199. The Acer C7 Chromebook is powered by an Intel Celeron 847 dual-core processor (2MB L3 cache, 1.10GHz, DDR3 1333 MHz) and 2GB of DDR3 memory. Acer C7 boots up in less than 18 seconds and resumes nearly instantly from sleep mode thanks to the 320GB hard drive. The C7’s 11.6-inch HD Widescreen CineCrystal LED-backlit LCD keeps the images coming and the entire Chromebook weighs 3.05 pounds and measures one inch thick. The Acer C7 Chromebook comes with 12 free passes for Gogo in-air internet (estimated at $150 value) that can be used over two years on domestic U.S. flights!

Acer C7 Chromebook

“Today’s computer users are doing more online heightening the need for enhanced security, quicker online access and an easy-to-use interface,” Jim Wong, corporate president, Acer Inc. “The Acer C7 Chromebook provides all this at an affordable price, making it the right choice for families and students on a budget as well as anyone who wants a new or second mobile PC for web-based computing.”