Have you ever read a Chromebook review that complains about the lack of touchscreen capability?
Up until now, if you wanted a touchscreen notebook PC, one running Microsoft (MSFT) Windows 8 was about the only game in town. Apple’s (AAPL) MacBooks have never sported a touchscreen. The new kids on the block, those inexpensive and wildly popular Chromebooks that run on Google’s (GOOG) Chrome operating system haven’t been touch-enabled either.
Well, Google’s own Pixel Chromebooks have a touchscreen, but those $1299 showcase machines aren’t in the same class as the cheap Chromebooks that have been selling in mass numbers.
Acer, the Taiwanese computer maker, decided Chromebooks needed touchscreen functionality, and the result is the Acer C720P. After spending a week trying out this new model, I’ve put together an Acer Chromebook review. Read on to find out if multi-touch capability is worth a small premium over other Chromebooks.