ACER LAUNCHES THE ACER C720, THE COMPACT YET POWERFUL 11” CHROMEBOOK
Acer India today announced the availability of its sleek yet powerful 11” Chromebook, the Acer C720 on Snapdeal.com. While the Acer C720 is small enough to slip easily into a bag or a purse, it packs the power of the latest Intel® processor based on the Haswell micro-architecture to provide up to 8.5 hours of battery life for smooth sailing all day. This exceptional Chromebook boots up in 7 seconds and comes with built-in virus protection software, making it one of the fastest and safest systems to work with. As part of the promotion, the Acer Chromebook will be available to its customers with free 1TB Google Drive space for 2 years worth up to Rs.14,800, a buyback offer and a free Skullcandy head phone worth Rs.2999.
Acer C720 is ideal for education, businesses, organizations, budget-conscious users, and those who have heavily invested in Google’s ecosystem. Users can access photos, videos, music and documents anywhere, and create a back-up for all their precious data. The device is easy to use for multiple users/accounts.
The Acer C720 Chromebook is hugely popular all over the world and they led the way in the US consumer market in 2014 with a leading market share. Acer Chromebooks have received wide acclaim from consumers and media alike. Most recently, the Acer C720 Chromebook was named a winner by Tech and Learning at its annual ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Best of Show Awards.
Acer C720 comes with a great set of web apps pre-installed. In addition, Chrome Web Store has more than 30,000 of free, paid web apps, themes and extensions. These free educational and fun apps are great educational tools for students and young children. Chromebook automatically updates itself every six weeks. It has an auto update mechanism to ensure the user always gets the latest software and security features. This auto update mechanism is designed to stop the users from opting themselves out of security. With the Acer C720, users can view, edit, create and collaborate on-line and off-line on office documents, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings on Google Drive and, collaborating these files with others in real time.
Nitin Bawankule, Industry Director eCommerce, Google India said, “ We are delighted to have Acer join the Great Online shopping festival with a great offer on Acer C720 Chromebook. We hope the buyers in India will find great value on this offer.”
Mr. S. Rajendran, Chief Marketing Officer, Acer India said, “Acer Chromebooks are No 1 in the United States and faring extremely well all over the world. Acer C720 is the most powerful Chromebook allowing its users to stay connected for longer hours with optimised internet usage and instant access to more than 3,000 applications. We are extremely happy to bring this powerful product to the Indian consumer through our strategic partnership with Snapdeal.com.”
“Intel has a long history of developing compelling products for client computing while enabling new and innovating operating systems. We would like to congratulate Acer on the launch of their Intel® Processor powered Chromebook. The launch of the Intel processor based Chromebook demonstrates our ongoing work to ensure Intel architecture is the platform of choice for customers and we continue to provide a spectrum of experiences to the end-user” said Anand Ramamoorthy, Director Consumption Sales, Intel South Asia.
Tony Navin, Senior Vice President, Snapdeal.com said “This product promises to offer great value for consumers and is the perfect fit for Snapdeal customers looking for innovative products at lucrative price points. We’re very excited to launch the Acer C720 Chromebook on Snapdeal.com and are positive of a tremendous response from our customers”
Pricing and availability
As a part of the Great Online Shopping Festival and to make it easier for consumers to own a Chromebook, Acer, Google and Snapdeal.com have put in extra efforts to make the Chromebook available at just Rs 15999. It also comes with one year International Travellers Warranty.