Most people need a functional computer or laptop these days, including students who need to attend online classes or employees who are working from home. For those looking for cheap laptop deals, you may be looking ahead to Black Friday, but you don’t need to wait until November 27 if you need one now. The 11-inch Lenovo Chromebook 3 is currently offered on Walmart for $169, for a $31 discount from its original price of $200 — one of the best Chromebook deals we’ve seen in recent times.
The Lenovo Chromebook 3 is powered by the Intel Celeron N4020 dual-core processor and 4GB of RAM, with internal storage of 32GB and a battery life of up to 10 hours. It is also equipped with a 720p webcam and an integrated microphone for online meetings, with an 11.6-inch anti-glare display that is sufficient for both teleconferencing and working on documents. Your favorite TV shows and movies also look great on the laptop’s screen with its narrow bezels, for whenever you need to take a break.
The laptop’s name comes from its operating system, which is Google’s Chrome OS. While traditional Windows-based laptops need to install software, Chromebooks are focused on utilizing web-based apps on the Chrome browser. This means that they need to be connected to the internet to function, but the trade-off for that is better security and the ability to download and use Android apps from the Google Play Store.
Another advantage of Chromebooks that manifests in the Lenovo Chromebook 3 is that they are lightweight compared to their Windows counterparts. The Lenovo Chromebook 3 weighs only about 2.5 lbs. and is smaller than a sheet of A4 paper, so for students and workers who are always on the move, the laptop is easy to bring along as it’s the opposite of bulky and heavy.
The Lenovo Chromebook 3 isn’t fancy and isn’t packed with features, but if you just need a laptop for simple tasks, it will get the job done. Walmart has slashed the selling price of the Lenovo Chromebook 3 by $31, bringing it down to $169 from $200, so if you need a cheap laptop, you should take advantage of the offer right away as there’s no assurance that there will be a better deal on Black Friday.
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