Faster Acer C7 Chromebook at Walmart for $199
Acer C7 Chromebook Line Expands to Popular Retailer Just in Time for
Summer Travel and Back-to-College Preparation
SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/13 -- Acer America today
announced that a new model in its Acer C7 Chromebook line, the Acer
C710-2856, is now available at 2,800 Walmart stores for the low price
of only $199.
The new Acer C710-2856 Chromebook has a 16GB Solid State Drive
(SSD)(1) that provides fast boot times and quick access to apps and
media for speedier all-around performance.
The affordable price and wide range of capabilities make the new Acer
C7 Chromebook the ideal additional laptop for families, students and
professionals who need a fast, easy and secure way to get online to
do their computing in the cloud, such as using Gmail, keeping up on
social networks, shopping and paying bills. The new model is
available at an ideal time, since many consumers are looking for a
portable computer for summer travel, or are already planning ahead
"The expansion of our Acer C7 Chromebook line to Walmart is a clear
indication of its growing popularity for anyone who wants a new or
second mobile PC for web-based computing," said Sumit Agnihotry, vice
president of product marketing, Acer America. "The new configuration
with a speedy and responsive SSD at only $199 is an especially
Acer C710-2856 Ideal for On-the-Go Computer Users
The Acer C710-2856
boots up in just 8 seconds and resumes nearly instantly from sleep
mode. Easy to use and navigate, Acer C7 Chromebooks give customers
access to their favorite apps with a single click through the app
launcher, and allows them to conveniently find new favorites from the
thousands of Chrome apps and games featured in the Chrome Web Store
Families and professionals will appreciate that the Acer C7
Chromebook has security features built in to defend against malware
and viruses. Plus, since the Acer C7 is automatically updated with
the Chrome OS, customers can be assured that they have the latest
software version and protection against online threats. It comes with
integrated 802.11b/g/n WiFi, so customers can quickly connect to
hotspots and wireless networks.
The Acer C7 Chromebook line is great for travel and taking to classes
thanks to its slim size, 3.05-pound design and up to four hours of
battery life(2). The 11.6-inch HD Widescreen CineCrystal(TM)
LED-backlit LCD vibrantly highlights websites, movies, apps and more.
The Acer C710-2856 is powered by an Intel Celeron 847 processor (2MB
L3 cache, 1.10GHz, DDR3 1333 MHz) and 2GB of DDR3 memory. It has an
HD 1.3MP webcam with a microphone for video chatting, as well as
capturing video and photos.
Pricing, Availability and Warranty
The Acer C710-2856 is available
now at 2,800 Walmart stores and on Walmart.com for the price of $199.
Acer C7 Chromebooks come with a standard one-year parts and labor
About Acer America Corp.
Established in 1976, Acer is an information
and communication technology company dedicated to the research,
design, marketing, sale and support of innovative products that
enhance people's lives. Acer's green supply chain delivers
environmentally friendly PCs, displays, projectors, servers, tablets
and smartphones -- tools our customers need to explore beyond limits
and experience more. Ranked No. 3 for notebooks globally(4), Acer
employs 8,000 people, and 2012 revenues reached US$14.7 billion.
Please visit www.acer.com for more information.
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are used solely to describe or identify the products.
(1) Accessible capacity varies: (MB = 1 million bytes; GB = 1 billion
(2) Actual battery life varies depending on product
specifications, computer settings and applications or features
launched. All batteries' maximum capacity diminishes with time and
(3) For the warranty footnote, add "Limited warranty agreement
applies. For a copy, write to Acer Customer Service, P.O. Box 6137,
Temple, TX 76503."
(4) IDC 2012
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