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If you’re on a budget and looking for the best Chromebook you can buy, click over to Walmart right now and check out this Samsung 11.6-inch Chromebook 3. With 2GB of RAM and 11 hours of battery life, it’s an excellent and reliable laptop and great for students. And for just $149—that’s $70 off—you won’t find a better deal.
Walmart is not advertising this special price; you have to put this Chromebook 3 in your cart to see the discount. But we’ve done that for you: It’s marked down to $149 from $219, a 32 percent savings. And if you live in certain areas (like the metro NYC region) you can get free delivery. After taxes, that’s a brand-new laptop for about 150 bucks. How can you beat that?
Obviously, this 2GB memory/16GB storage laptop is designed for the most basic computing: watching videos, monitoring home security systems, web surfing and chatting, social media, etc. You won’t be gaming on it. But if you’re looking for an inexpensive laptop that’s reliable and takes care of business, grab this Chromebook 3 now.
Built-in security features ensure you’re protected from viruses and malware. And it fires right up out of the box! No setup or load times. You just log in with a Google account, and you’re ready to begin.
It’s great for letting young kids watch movies and for pre-teens to surf around and explore the internet, without risking a higher-priced unit. And the water-resistant keyboard means it’s great for the kitchen counter or even in the backyard.
And having shaken off the bugs that are bound to come with any tech launch, these days Chrome OS is recognized as top-notch operating system. Gmail, Maps, Docs, Pics—the entire Google suite works seamlessly with the Chromebook 3, and everything backs up safely in the Google cloud. And since it gets free updates automatically, it will only improve with time.
If you use an Android smartphone, then you know having a PC laptop is essential, even if it’s not your main workhorse. This Chromebook 3 sure qualifies. Weighing only 2.5 pounds, the lightweight and slim design makes carrying it from room to room a breeze. Even better, you can use as a traditional notebook or lie the screen back flat to share your view.
The battery gets up to 11 hours on a single charge, which means you can view the news over coffee in the morning, check emails at lunch, let the kids play with it after school, then surf social media after dinner—all without having to recharge. Samsung tests say the battery continues to retain most of its capacity even after three years of steady use.
Pick up this Samsung Chromebook 3 from Walmart. It’s nearly a third off its regular price. You’ve really got nothing to lose.
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