This 'excellent' Chromebook is $200 off, just in time for back to school

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Acer Chromebook Spin 311 is on sale at Amazon Canada.
Acer Chromebook Spin 311 is on sale at Amazon Canada.

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It may only be August, but for many parents (and students!) back to school season is already top of mind.

If you're looking to pick up a new laptop but don't have thousands to spend, Amazon Canada's latest sale might be up your alley.

As a part of this early back to school deal, you'll find up to 44 per cent off on Acer laptops and Chromebooks. Prices start at $250 for the Acer Chromebook Spin 311, so if you're on the hunt for a new laptop, it's a great time to shop.

Save $200: Acer Chromebook Spin 311

Acer Chromebook Spin 311. Image via Amazon.
Acer Chromebook Spin 311. Image via Amazon.

$250 $450 at Amazon

Tech specs:

  • 360° hinge converts from laptop to tablet

  • 11.6" IPS touch screen

  • 10 hour battery life

  • 4GB of Onboard LPDDR4 Memory and 64GB eMMC

  • 2.62 lbs

This affordable Chromebook boasts a versatile design that converts from a laptop to a tablet in seconds thanks to its 360° hinge.

It comes with built-in Google software that lets you access a library of apps, games, music, movies, TV, books, magazines and more. Plus, the laptop has a battery life of up to 10 hours on a single charge and features a wide-angle view webcam that enhances video chats and conference experiences.

Acer Chromebook Spin 311. Image via Amazon.
Acer Chromebook Spin 311. Image via Amazon.

$250 $450 at Amazon

Shoppers say that this laptop is "better than expected for a Chromebook this price," as it's racked up a 4.4-star average rating. However, like all Chromebooks, it does have "limited capabilities" and may not be the best for things like photo or video editing or heavy gaming.

Promising reviews:

  • "Excellent little laptop for the value."

  • "Great way to get into Chromebooks without investing too much."

  • "Lightweight, easy to carry and convenient."

  • "Perfect for my kids' online schooling."

If this Chromebook doesn't suit your needs, you can shop more Acer devices on sale below.

Save 28%: Acer 22" TN Monitor

Acer 22
Acer 22" TN Monitor. Image via Amazon.

$120 $166 at Amazon

Save 26%: Acer Chromebook 315, 15.6"

Acer Chromebook 315, 15.6
Acer Chromebook 315, 15.6". Image via Amazon.

$280 $377 at Amazon

Save 21%: Acer Aspire 1, 15.6"

Acer Aspire 1, 15.6
Acer Aspire 1, 15.6" Laptop. Image via Amazon.

$300 $380 at Amazon

Save 17%: Acer KB2 Series, 27" FHD Monitor

Acer KB2 Series, 27
Acer KB2 Series, 27" FHD Monitor. Image via Amazon.

$190 $230 at Amazon

Save 15%: Acer Swift 3 Thin and Light, 14"

Acer Swift 3 Thin and Light, 14
Acer Swift 3 Thin and Light, 14". Image via Amazon.

$800 $945 at Amazon

Save 17%: Acer Nitro 5 AN515-55-53E5 Gaming Laptop

Acer Nitro 5 AN515-55-53E5 Gaming Laptop. Image via Amazon.
Acer Nitro 5 AN515-55-53E5 Gaming Laptop. Image via Amazon.

$950 $1,150 at Amazon

Save 11%: Acer Aspire 5, 17.3"

Acer Aspire 5, 17.3
Acer Aspire 5, 17.3". Image via Amazon.

$760 $850 at Amazon

Save 10%: Acer Aspire Vero, 15.6"

Acer Aspire Vero, 15.6
Acer Aspire Vero, 15.6". Image via Amazon.

$799 $889 at Amazon

 

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