Among the latest 11th-gen Intel Core i3 Chromebooks, most use a dual-core CPU. The HP Chromebook X360 14c has a quad-core i3 and is currently less than the competition at $539.99.
Lenovo Flex 5 Chromebook
The Lenovo Flex 5i Chromebook was recently announced but the company hasn’t abandoned last year’s Flex 5 model. Costco has an updated Lenovo Flex 5 Chromebook for $549.99 with 11th-gen Core i3 and 8 GB of RAM.
Aside from one common complaint about the plastic hinges, the Lenovo Flex 5 Chromebook is a great mid-range convertible. For the next few weeks, the 8 GB, Core i3 model is discounted to $399.
At $409, the Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 with 10th-gen Core i3 is a super mid-range choice. Amazon is currently discounting it to $350 as a daily deal making this mid-ranger available near an entry-level price.
As schools have turned to virtual learning, finding a good Chromebook in stock is hard to come by. Amazon has the Lenovo Flex 5 Chromebook available though and I think it’s one of the best values out there.
Is it worth getting an upgraded Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 Chromebook for $80 when all you’re adding is double the storage? Yes because the storage is much faster NVMe. Here’s how much faster it can be.
What does the Lenovo Flex 5 Chromebook give for your $409.99? A lot! With 10-gen Core i3, 1080p IPS touchscreen and backlit keyboard, this 2-in-1 blends a mid-range experience near an entry-level price. Here are my first impressions.