Acer C7 Chromebook Alternatives Based on weight, screen-size and form-factor.
|Acer Aspire V3-111P (43BC), 11.6 inch, 1390 grams (3.06 lbs)|
The Acer Aspire V 11 Touch features the smart new FlowCurve design - somewhat different from traditional notebooks, in profile at least. No fans so its whisper-quiet and runs cool. Claimed 7 hours of battery life.
|ASUS X200MA (X200MA-US01T-BL), 11.6 inch, 1300 grams (2.87 lbs)|
The ASUS X200MA is a budget touchscreen notebook running on Intels BayTrail-M Celeron N2815 processor. It sports 4GB of RAM and 500GB of HDD Storage. In terms of connectivity you are limited to the WiFi b/g/n and Ethernet port, Bluetooth is not included in this package. Port wise it offers a USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, HDMI, VGA, and an SDXC card slot. We miss Bluetooth and would have loved to see WiFi a or ac being included. The touch enabled screen has a resolution of 1366x768.
|ASUS K200MA (K200MA-DS01T), 11.6 inch, 1360 grams (3 lbs)|
The ASUS K200MA is a budget touchscreen notebook running on Intels BayTrail-M Celeron N2830 processor. It sports 4GB of RAM and 500GB of HDD Storage. In terms of connectivity you are limited to the WiFi b/g/n and Ethernet port, Bluetooth is not included in this package. Port wise it offers a USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, HDMI, VGA, and an SDXC card slot. We miss Bluetooth and would have loved to see WiFi a or ac being included. The touch enabled screen has a resolution of 1366x768.
|Acer C740, 11.6 inch, 1300 grams (2.87 lbs)|
The Acer C740 Chromebook is the 2015 version of the C720 with Broadwell-generation CPU. Acer have hardened the casing and hinge to make it more rugged for education markets but it still only weighs 1.3 KG.
|HP EliteBook Folio 1020 G1, 12.5 inch, 1210 grams (2.67 lbs)|
The HP EliteBook Folio 1020 G1 is a fanless laptop based on Intel's Core-M Broadwell platform. It packs 8GB of RAM and up to 512GB of SSD Storage. The processor clocks at 1.1GHz and has a Turbo-Boost of up to 2.6GHz. At 1.21kg it is very lightweight for a 12.5" laptop. In terms of ports it offers a microSDXC port, 2 USB 3.0 ports, HDMI and a headphone jack.
|HP Stream 11, 11.6 inch, 1270 grams (2.8 lbs)|
The HP Stream 11 is another sub 200$ Laptop based around the Intel Celeron N2840 dual core Baytrail platform. It has a minimal hardware footprint like 2GB of RAM and 32GB of flash storage. The 11.6" displays features a 1366x768 pixels resolution. At 1.27kg it is quite lightweight for a 11.6" laptop. In regard to connectivity it features Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi b/g/n.
|Acer Aspire E11 ES1, 11.6 inch, 1290 grams (2.84 lbs)|
The Acer Aspire E11 S1 is a low cost Laptop running Windows 8.1 powered by Intels N2840 Bay Trail platform. It has 32GB of emmc storage soldered onto the mainboard and can't be replaced or upgraded. It comes with 2GB of RAM and its 11.6" display features a 1366x768 pixels resolution. This device is a really interesting one because from its pricepoint it enters a competion with sub 200$ chromebooks. Connections are rather standard Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi b/g/n.
|Samsung Chromebook 2 (XE500C12), 11.6 inch, 1179 grams (2.6 lbs)|
Samsung adds an Intel Celeron N2840 version to their Chromebook 2 lineup. With WiFi 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.0 this chromebook should be equipped for future usage. Proclaimed battery runtime is at 8hrs. Rest of hardware is standard chromebook specs, 16GB SSD storage and 2GB of RAM.
|HP Chromebook 11 G3, 11.6 inch, 1280 grams (2.82 lbs)|
The HP Chromebook 11 G3 comes in some different variations. There is an 4G option available. All models feature a USB 3.0 port and a standard 2.0 port. A fullsize HDMI port and SD card reader are also included. The HP Chromebook 11 G3 is powered by an Intel Celeron N2830 processor with a 7. gen Intel HD Graphics.
|ASUS Chromebook C200 (200MA-DS01), 11.6 inch, 1133 grams (2.5 lbs)|
An incredibly good value Chromebook with style and battery life on its side. It's silent too. The Baytrail-M procesing platform has it's limits so if you're into serious web-application usage you might want to look at the Acer C720 running on the Haswell-architechture platform but for casual use it's quick and easy-going. Chromebooks have their limits but the list of issues get shorter as time goes by.
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