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Acer to showcase new Chromebook, tablet at CES 2014


Acer introduced Friday that it’s going to be exhibiting two new products at CES 2014. The primary is the Acer C720P-2600, the most recent within the firm’s touchscreen Chromebook line. The 2d is the Iconia A1-830, a trendy 7.9-inch Android tablet.

The C720P-2600 Chromebook includes a new configuration and a brand new coloration: Moonstone White. These aware of the C720 shall be chuffed to understand that this model nonetheless has the eleven.6-inch HD LED again-lit reveal, 32GB SSD, and the Intel Celeron 2955U (Haswell) processor. Apart from the colour makeover, the C720P-2600 additionally comes with 2GB of DDR3 reminiscence.

Chromebooks fall someplace between tablets and laptops. The C720P-2600 weighs just a bit below three kilos, and is provided with a touchscreen, WiFi, and a constructed-in webcam. Whereas it lacks the sheer processing energy of a real laptop, its Chrome OS and integration with different Google products—together with Google Doctors—targets to provide the informal consumer a extra intuitive and private expertise.

The C720P-2600 can be on hand within the U.S. at an MSRP of $299.ninety nine.

Additionally debuting at CES 2014 is Acer’s new Iconia A1-830, a swish, 7.9-inch Android tablet with an aluminum metallic end. The Iconia measures zero.32 inches skinny, weighs simply zero.eighty four kilos, and runs on the Android four.2.1 Jelly Bean working device. It includes a 7.9-inch monitor, 16GB of constructed-in storage, 1GB of RAM, and a claimed 7.5 hours of battery existence.

The Iconia appears to be surroundings itself up as a cheaper different to the Samsung Galaxy and Nexus tablets. It bargains a few of the similar creature comforts, together with WiFi, entrance- and rear-dealing with cameras, and microSD exterior storage fortify.

The Iconia A1-830 can be on hand in North The us and has an MSRP of $179.ninety nine USD and $199.ninety nine CAD.

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