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This 'powerful' Chromebook is 43% off on Amazon — shop it for $229

This ASUS Chromebook is "great" for students — and its sale price is even better.

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Investing in a new laptop can cost you hundreds (or even thousands) if you're looking for all the bells and whistles. However, if you're willing to part with a few features for a great deal, you can take home a device for far less than you think. Right now, Amazon shoppers can score select ASUS Chromebooks and laptops for up to 43 per cent off, with several deals ringing in at less than $250. One bargain worth noting is the ASUS Chromebook CX1. On sale for nearly half-off, shoppers call the "Amazon's Choice" device "excellent bang for the buck." To shop the deal, scroll below.

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Save 43%: ASUS Chromebook CX1

ASUS Chromebook CX1 with 14" FHD NanoEdge Display and an Intel Celeron N5100 Processor.

$229 at Amazon

The details

This compact and portable Chromebook is a budget-friendly laptop for students or those seeking an affordable device. With a simple setup that gets you online in minutes, you can connect your device to your Google account, providing easy access to email, Google Drive, Google Chrome browser and more.

The laptop is powered by the Intel Celeron N5100 Processor 1.1 GHz for fast and snappy performance and comes equipped with 64GB eMMC and 4GB LPDDR4X RAM to store your valuable data, photos and learning materials. Its Chrome OS operating system boasts built-in virus protection, boots up in seconds and won't lag.

Whether you're toting the Chromebook to class or watching your favourite TV show in your spare time, the device offers a 180-degree lay-flat hinge that allows it to be opened fully and lay completely flat. The power-efficient ASUS Chromebook CX1400 is designed to last up to 12 hours on a single charge and is solidly built, meeting industry-leading US military standards for panel pressure, shock and drop tests.

Is this laptop deal worth it?

⭐️ 4.2 stars

💬 >50 reviews

🏆 "Excellent bang for the buck."

According to reviewers, the "Amazon's Choice" ASUS Chromebook is a "great little [laptop] for the price."

It is "study yet lightweight, runs video easily," and overall, is "excellent bang for the buck," writes one shopper.

What a "fantastic deal," says another. The Chromebook offers a "long battery life" and is "as fast" as competing laptops.

ASUS Chromebook CX1 (Photo via Amazon)
ASUS Chromebook CX1 (Photo via Amazon)

$229 $399 at Amazon

Despite limited reviews, shoppers call the lightweight Chromebook "powerful" and "great laptop" for students or those looking to surf the web.

While the ASUS Chromebook CX1400 is "excellent" for light usage, shoppers note you may require a different laptop for more complex needs. "I wouldn't recommend" it for heavy-duty, work-related functions, writes one shopper.

Save on ASUS Laptops, Desktops and Chromebooks

A ton of ASUS devices are on sale on Amazon Canada. To shop the best deals, click here or scroll below.

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$199 at Amazon

ASUS VivoBook 15X OLED Laptop with an 15.6” OLED FHD Display and Intel Core i5-12500H CPU.

$699 at Amazon

ASUS VivoBook 15 X515 Thin and Light Laptop with a 15.6” HD Display.

$369 at Amazon

ASUS VivoBook Go 2-in-1 Laptop with 14” HD Touch, Intel Celeron, 4GB RAM and 128GB eMMC.

$399 at Amazon

ASUS VivoBook Flip 2-in-1 Laptop with 14” FHD Touch, Intel Core i7-1165G7, Iris X Graphics, 8GB RAM and 512GB SSD.

$899 at Amazon

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

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