Nowadays, a laptop or tablet is an essential tool for studying or working. And while it’s easy to splurge on current technology, there are also plenty of options that won’t break the bank.
If you’re looking to add a new, affordable laptop to your (or your child’s) arsenal, Amazon Canada’s current sale on the popular Acer Chromebook is one you’ll want to check out.
The Acer Chromebook 311 is currently 33 percent off, and consumers say it’s a “great little laptop for the value.”
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Normally retailing for $269, this compact and portable Chromebook is a budget-friendly choice, especially with the $180 retail price. Simple setup connects your device to your Google account, providing easy access to email, Google Drive, Google Chrome browser, and more. The laptop comes with an amazing HDR camera to make you look your best on video calls.
A 10-hour battery life means you won’t have to worry about charging during the day, and the lightweight design (it weighs just under a kilogram) lets you take this laptop with you wherever you go.
For those who want more information on the nitty gritty of this Chromebook, it has an Intel Celeron N4000 Dual-Core Processor, an 11.6-inch HD widescreen ComfyView LED-backlit IPS display, and 4GB of memory.
It also comes with two USB-C ports and two USB 3.1 ports to connect to all your devices. Two built-in stereo speakers provide audio, along with a headphone jack, if you want to keep things quiet for those around you.
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What consumers are saying.
Backed by a 4.4-star rating from over 1,200 customer reviews, the Acer Chromebook 311 is a “great Chromebook at a great price!”
One reviewer said it’s “great for school work” because it’s “compact for a small desk” and its small size can be easily carried around all day. It’s also been hailed as “easy to set up” and “perfect for distance learning.”
“Absolutely love my first Chromebook!” A reviewer has failed.
“It does the job without a problem,” added another.
Because this laptop runs on the Chrome operating system, some reviewers noted that it’s better suited for “basic” tasks, including online browsing, watching videos, streaming, social media, and some school work.
This Chromebook is an affordable choice, especially at its current retail price of $180. It has a smaller screen size and limited capacity, but the result is a light and lightweight laptop that is perfect for light computing and everyday use.
The above reviews reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.