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This 2-in-1 laptop and tablet is a whopping 42% off at Amazon

Save $180 on this 'superb' Chromebook at Amazon Canada.

Save 42% on the Acer Convertible Chromebook, 11.6
Save 42% on the Acer Convertible Chromebook, 11.6" at Amazon Canada.

Laptops have become an everyday essential for many of us, whether they're used for work, school or entertainment.

And while we love the latest high-tech devices, nothing beats a top-rated laptop on a major sale.

Take the Acer Convertible Chromebook for example. The versatile device is 42 per cent off right now, thanks to Amazon Canada's latest selection of New Year deals.

This Chromebook laptop has earned hundreds of five-star reviews from shoppers who love its convenient two-in-one design. Laptop? Tablet? This device does both.

Save $180: Acer Convertible Chromebook, 11.6"

Acer Convertible Chromebook, 11.6
Acer Convertible Chromebook, 11.6". Image via Amazon.

$250 $430 at Amazon

With an innovative folding design that’s ideal for creatives on the go, this convertible laptop has a hinged design that lets you switch between standard laptop and tablet modes, letting you create, collaborate, and present with ease.

Superior colour accuracy lets you create vivid images and video while a 15-hour battery life gives you the freedom for all day use. It also comes with a built-in Chrome operating system, which gives you immediate access to your Google accounts, getting you up and running in minutes.

Superb alternative to a PC

Hailed by reviewers as the “best little machine ever” the Acer Convertible Chromebook has earned a 4.4-star rating from more than 500 customer reviews.

One shopper called it a “superb alternative to a PC” thanks to its "hybrid" design that does the job of both a laptop and a tablet. Reviewers also rave about its "exceptional" value, since it's an especially affordable option when you can score it on sale.

Many reviewers have been impressed with the laptop's "fast start up" and "insanely good battery life," making it ideal for daily tasks.

Acer Convertible Chromebook, 11.6
Acer Convertible Chromebook, 11.6". Image via Amazon.

$250 $430 at Amazon

'Very light and easy to use'

Users of all ages have been enjoying this laptop, with everyone from kindergarten students to "retirees." It's been called "easy to use" by many reviewers, especially those who are already familiar with ChromeOS.

However, if you're used to the Mac or Windows operating systems, it may take some getting used to. Reviewers note that there are also some "limited capabilities," as certain programs or apps may not be compatible with this device.

Final verdict

If you’re looking for a device that’s able to suit a wide array of creative projects, the Acer Convertible Chromebook is a top contender. Shoppers have been impressed by its versatility and durability, especially when presenting and working.

While it "gets the basic jobs done," just know before you buy that the ChromeOS may not work with all of the apps you'd want.

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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