Here are a few netbooks I'd buy myself

Most Recommended Netbooks

As much as I like algorithms, nothing replaces the human touch. That is why I send my personal picks in the newsletter every Friday, and below, you will find which systems caught my eye the most.

Guillaume's top Picks US$520 - US$520

The following stood up to me repeatedly as gadgets I'd buy myself.

  • #5, Laptops (under $550)
    Asus C523NA 15.6" Chromebook (Touch) Guillaume's pick; 3 times!

    Asus C523NA 15.6" Chromebook (Touch) from US$400;
    ~$520 with accessories

    Device Ratings

    by Laptops standards

    Bang for the Buck0.5/5
    Versatility for the Price3/5
    Power0.5/5
    Storage1/5
    Portability3.5/5
    Autonomy3/5

    by Netbooks standards

    Bang for the Buck2/5
    Versatility for the Price2/5
    Power3.5/5
    Storage4.5/5
    Portability1/5
    Autonomy0.5/5

    by All Smart Devices standards

    Bang for the Buck0.5/5
    Versatility for the Price3/5
    Power0.5/5
    Storage1/5
    Portability3.5/5
    Autonomy2.5/5
    Specs
    Processor: Intel Pentium N4200
    Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 505
    Memory: 4.00 GB
    Storage: 64.00 GB
    Screen Size: 15.6"
    Screen Resolution: 1920×1080
    Dimensions: 35.81 x 24.89 x 1.52 cm
    Weight: 1.692 kg

    Pricing Accuracy

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