The current generation of Chromebooks may shift a little in terms of price and features, but they're largely cut from the same cloth. Our current favorite is actually the 11-inch Acer C720p, which includes a reasonably priced touchscreen.
Briefly shown off by Acer is a new model that may reset Chromebook expectations. Instead of the Intel Celeron processor found in most models, this upcoming version will have an Intel Core i3 CPU. The only other model to offer a Core i-series CPU is the Google Chromebook Pixel, which costs $1,299.
There's no availability date or potential price for the Core i3 Chromebook yet, but we'd expect it to be priced in line with other Chromebooks and entry level laptops, with a reasonable premium for the more powerful CPU.