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There’s no denying that a good laptop has become a daily essential, whether it’s needed for work, school, or play. While they can easily set you back thousands of dollars, sometimes all you really need is one that covers the basics.
Chromebooks have become extremely popular thanks to their affordable price tag and simple interface, especially if you're looking for a no-frills option this back to school season. In case you’re in need of an upgrade or a secondary laptop for the family that doesn’t break the bank, you might want to consider the Asus Chromebook 14" HD NanoEdge laptop.
SHOP IT: Amazon, $269 (originally $399)
Normally retailing for $399, you can now shop this versatile Chromebook for just $269 — that's 33% off. As with all Chromebooks, a simple setup connects your device to your Google account, providing easy access to email, Google Drive, Google Chrome browser and more.
The lightweight laptop features a crisp NanoEdge display, with an ultra-narrow bezel that delivers stunning visuals. It also has a flexible 180 degree hinge that can be laid flat to share content easily.
What shoppers are saying
Backed by a 4.1-star rating from more than 1,300 customer reviews, this laptop has been praised for its battery life, screen quality and lightweight design.
One reviewer called this Chromebook "excellent," as the battery often lasts for "one full day" of continuous use. They added that it's also a "good quality" laptop for the price, especially when it's on sale.
As one reviewer admitted, this laptop is "simple and easy to use," and comes with a full suite of Google apps like Docs, Sheets, Drive, and Meet to stay connected and keep you on task. Its "value for money simply cannot be beat," they added.
Another reviewer noted that they were looking for "a simple laptop" for daily browsing and streaming, and the Asus NanoEdge Chromebook was a top choice with "no extra bells and whistles."
Some reviewers weren't a fan that they keyboard on this laptop doesn't come with a backlight, which may be an important consideration if you often use your laptop at night.
While this Chromebook may not work for everyone's lifestyle, but if basic computing is all you plan on using a laptop for, the Asus Chromebook 14" HD NanoEdge is worth considering. At just $269 for its current sale price, it's a total steal at 33 per cent off regular price.
Ideal for streaming, surfing the web, and creating simple documents, if a simple no frills laptop is all you need, this is a great one to consider — especially at its sale price.
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.