Lenovo's E series of Chromebooks are designed to be used and abused in schools, but the company has decided to sell them to consumers as well, just because they're pretty awesome. With reinforced hinges, ports, and keyboard, and a resistance to drops of up to 30 inches, they're pretty tough to break. One of them lets you take notes with a regular pencil directly on the screen, while the top model has a lag-free stylus that's great to just doodle with. And they're all under $300. Subscribe: https://goo.gl/G5RXGs
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I actively avoid touchscreen computers with a folding design. It's used as a way to justify asking for extra cash, but it brings me personally zero benefit and some drawbacks. How about a 13" 1080p IPS display and an m3?
Chromebooks are definitely underrated, at least in the last year or so, as chrome os has matured. With NO android apps, ChromeOS is extremely limited and junk, but with them it takes on another life. Chromebooks that were designed pre android apps are lacking in many areas, but the ones that did have the apps in mind are much more refined and have the proper hardware to keep up.
Definitely not for the majority of people that are used to using window or Mac, but surprisingly are more than enough for people who actually use them day to day. There's just nothing like windows or Mac and their library of programs that will be able to compete with the limitations of chromeOS, at least at this time..
Seriously these idiot companies need to INVEST MORE IN THE DAMN SCREENS! It’s literally the number one used and most important part of any damn device! THere should NEVER be any screens in 2018 less than 1080 p and ips!!!!!
Having a screen that can utilize a regular graphite pencil as a writing/drawing stylus for note taking is pretty genius. 300a @ $279 Price Point with Pen Input and fairly rugged design is a great price point especially for students. What's that sensor above the keyboard? Is that a webcam for when the laptop goes into tent mode?
dont buy lenovo! i bought their most expensive laptop a few years back and it was defective. broken screen by shitty plastic parts.
then i went online i saw everyone had that problem! a 1600$ broke for thusands of people and no fix or a word from lenovo.
NEVER AGAIN (IT WAS THE Y50 TOUCH.. LOOK IT UP)
The pencil thing is amazing. I wonder if it really does leave no marks though, or if there are micro-scratches that form over time. It could be from something as simple as hard bits of dust stuck to the pencil lead.