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Acer unveils C7 Chromebook, portable cloud computing for just $199

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Acer unveils C7 Chromebook, portable cloud computing for just $199

We found ourselves quite enamored with Samsung’s latest entry into the Chromebook line, mostly thanks to its incredibly low price of $250. Now Acer’s done gone even lower: $199 for its new C7 Chromebook. It’s an 11.6-inch (1,366 x 768) machine with a 320GB HDD and an Intel processor, rated for 3.5 hours of battery life — just about half that of Samsung’s ARM-powered entry. It still manages to be under an inch thick and packs a full-size Ethernet port, plus 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi, three USB 2.0 ports and both HDMI and VGA output. (Cellular connectivity does not appear to be an option.) The C7 is available starting tomorrow at the link below, and while we know many of you still aren’t sold on the Chromebook idea, at a buck less than $200 maybe it’s time to start pondering more seriously.

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