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70
Engadget
Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
70

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Acer's $199 system certainly wins on price, but it looks and feels extremely cheap. It offers a fast processor at the expense of a poor keyboard layout and lackluster battery life.

Pros
  • Most affordable Chromebook yetDecent performanceHacker friendly
Cons
  • Cheap materials and build qualityPoor keyboard layoutLackluster battery life
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Scores

Engadget

70
 

User Reviews

70
marc
The C7 is pretty much exactly what I expected it to be: A basic, no frills,...read more
70
xxbbooxx3600
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
70
robertpatterson
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
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65
Average Critic Score

Durability

73
 

Speed and features

73
 

Expandability

80
 

Display

71
 

Noise

55
 

Battery life

60
 

Portability (size / weight)

66
 

Design and form factor

64
 

How It Stacks Up

84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

73
 

User

78
 
81

Engadget

81
 

Critic

78
 

User

90
 
89

Engadget

89
 

Critic

86
 

User

80
 
84

Engadget

Not yet scored
 

Critic

88
 

User

93
 
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How It Stacks Up

84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

73
 

User

78
 
81

Engadget

81
 

Critic

78
 

User

90
 
89

Engadget

89
 

Critic

86
 

User

80
 
84

Engadget

Not yet scored
 

Critic

88
 

User

93
 
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