No matter how long we've been out of school, fall triggers the start of a new, productive year and all of the supplies that go with it. For those of us who haven't updated our computer in a few years, it feels like using our old lunch box and Trapper Keeper. Well, it's time to graduate to a new computer that's almost as affordable as a new backpack and a few spiral-bound notebooks. One of our favorite laptops, the top-rated Samsung Chromebook 4, is on sale at Amazon for a ridiculously low price of $119, (down from $230) — that's almost 50% off.
So how's your laptop holding up? If it's slow and sluggish, not quite up to the tasks at hand these days, your solution is right here.
The sleek, incredibly thin Samsung Chromebook 4 has an HD camera for Google Chat video calls, a USB-A and USB-C port and an impressive battery life of up to 13 hours.
"This little thing is great if you need something that will access the web in a snappy fashion," raved a five-star reviewer. "I was even surprised it had Bluetooth so I paired my speaker and use it as a music streamer. Really strong battery life even while using."
Powerful and fully loaded
A true workhorse with a brilliant 11.6-inch HD display, 4GB of memory and 32GB of on-board storage (plus 200GB of Google One storage included), this Samsung Chromebook has the strength of Intel's mighty Dual-Core Celeron N4000 Processor behind it.
It runs the latest version of ChromeOS, so you know you'll get speedy results. And unlike Windows 10 or macOS laptops, with long loading times and complicated app downloads, this Samsung Chromebook is easy to use. You just log in to your Gmail account via Google Chrome and you’re good to go. This Chromebook can even access and download ChromeOS and Android apps if you like.
"I have been using this Chromebook for a few weeks now, and, so far, it is more than living up to expectations.," wrote another five-star fan. "I am online all the time and this laptop is performing like a champ! Google Workspace is awesome. Video streaming is flawless. I purchased this Chromebook refurbished but it looks and performs like new! And Google will continue to update the browser until 2026! Five years of support, awesome hardware, portability, plus very good battery life? It was a no-brainer! If the hardware holds up, this will probably be one of the best purchases I have ever made."
If you need a simple, reliable, easy-to-use laptop, it has arrived — at a price that can't be beat. The Samsung Chromebook 4 is a steal. Grab it before word gets out.
If you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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