The C720 is a low cost Acer ChromeOS based Chromebook. Released 2014 successor to the C710.

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Upgrade screen to the i3 version of the C720?

I love this cheap (albeit plasticky) computer. It's zippy, lightweight and has a killer keyboard. The only thing I absolutely abhor is the crappy screen. Does anyone know how I can upgrade the display on this cheap fireball of an ultrabook?

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EDIT 5 June 2017: apparently this laptop uses the eDP display interface meaning it IS possible to put a different display into the laptop. Here is a reddit post with what display to buy:

all credits to joe who answered this but i thought I'd edit my answer because it is the accepted one.

Typically screens for laptops are made for that specific model, and unless your screen is somehow defective you cannot get a better quality one for your laptop. A antireflective screen protector may help though.

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Bugger. Absolutely not what I wanted to hear. Though, I'm interested in the antireflective protector you mentioned. What are reasons one should buy one?


Excellent! I was actually just looking some up. Thank you!


No problem! These should help a bit with the glare and be much cheaper and easier to install than a new screen.


Look for a LP116WH7(SP)(B1). This LCD is IPS and is compatible with the Acer C720(P)


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As referenced here on Reddit:

The panel actually can be replaced with a higher quality LED display from Alibabba. Follow the guide posted above.

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