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Chip Shot: New for Holiday Wish List – Acer Chromebook C720, Only $199

Newly available on Amazon and Best Buy, the new Intel-based Acer Chromebook C720-2848 goes for only $199, a great holiday gift option for budget minded consumers. The Acer C720-2848 runs on an Intel processor based on the Haswell micro-architecture delivering fast performance and up to 8.5 hours of battery life. Weighing in at only 2.76 lbs and measuring only .75-inches, the Acer C720-2848 is an affordable option for families and students who want an effective way to be productive, share Google Docs with study groups, access apps for school, pay bills and stay in touch via social networks.