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Asus C523NA 15.6" Chromebook (Touch) (C523NA-DH02)

Asus C523NA 15.6" Chromebook (Touch) (C523NA-DH02)

ranked #9 among Laptops priced under $325

With an unusually large screen for a Chromebook, this model trades some of its portability to give the user a larger picture to work with (but not nec

Who it's For

  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck11th percentile
Versatility90th percentile
Power2th percentile
Storage Space12th percentile
Portability73th percentile
Battery Autonomy42th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Chrome OS, Android (Chrome OS)

Screen

15", 1366×768(1366 × 768, 1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Celeron N3350

GPU

Intel HD Graphics 500

Memory

4 GB

Storage

32 GB total, Media Card Reader, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$348. You could save 28% right now.
HP 14in Chromebook (14a-NA0010ca)

HP 14in Chromebook (14a-NA0010ca)

ranked #5 among Laptops priced under $325

This Chromebook offers a pretty compelling solution if you're looking to handle everyday communication and connectivity away from your main rig.

Who it's For

  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck23th percentile
Versatility85th percentile
Power12th percentile
Storage Space26th percentile
Portability44th percentile
Battery Autonomy51th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Chrome OS, Android (Chrome OS)

Screen

14", 1366×768(1366 × 768, 1MP), Multiple Monitor Support, VA or SVA Display

CPU

Intel Celeron N4000

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 600

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total, eMMC Storage (slow), Micro SD Storage Expansion

Pricing

Typically sells for C$399. You could save 30% right now.
Asus Flip C234MA 2-in-1 Chromebook (C234MA-BB01T-CB)

Asus Flip C234MA 2-in-1 Chromebook (C234MA-BB01T-CB)

ranked #4 among Laptops priced under $325

This Chromebook is a compelling solution for anyone looking for affordable connectivity around the house, school, the office, the coffee shop, or anyw

Who it's For

  • Casual Nomad
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck24th percentile
Versatility98th percentile
Power7th percentile
Storage Space26th percentile
Portability84th percentile
Battery Autonomy91th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Chrome OS, Android (Chrome OS)

Screen

12", 1366×768(1366 × 768, 1MP)

CPU

Intel Celeron N4020

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 600

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total, Media Card Reader, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$409. You could save 34% right now.
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15-inch Touchscreen Laptop (81WR000ECF)

Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15-inch Touchscreen Laptop (81WR000ECF)

This laptop makes a pretty good impression for a budget model. The monitor is relatively low-rez, making it better-suited for single-tasking and anyon

Who it's For

  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck26th percentile
Versatility45th percentile
Power35th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability42th percentile
Battery Autonomy24th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

Screen

15", 1366×768(1366 × 768, 1MP), Multiple Monitor Support, Touch Screen

CPU

Intel Core i3-10110U

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

8 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

256 GB total, Solid State (very fast), Micro SD Storage Expansion

Pricing

Typically sells for C$699. You could save 100% right now.
Acer Aspire 5 (A515-55-55R6)

Acer Aspire 5 (A515-55-55R6)

This cost-effective laptop bundles quite a few attractive features such as a fast drive, a full HD screen and a processor capable of handling most pro

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck41th percentile
Versatility87th percentile
Power41th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability58th percentile
Battery Autonomy40th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i5-1035G1

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

256 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$669. You could save 100% right now.
HP ProBook 450 G8 15-inch FHD Notebook (28K93UT)

HP ProBook 450 G8 15-inch FHD Notebook (28K93UT)

ranked #7 among Laptops priced over $875

This professional-grade laptop features everything I look for in a productivity-focused system, including fast storage, a 1080p screen and encryption

Who it's For

  • Road Warrior
  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck50th percentile
Versatility46th percentile
Power59th percentile
Storage Space42th percentile
Portability55th percentile
Battery Autonomy62th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i5-1135G7

GPU

Intel Iris Xe Graphics

Memory

8 GB

Storage

256 GB total, Media Card Reader, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,354. You could save 19% right now.
Acer Aspire XC Desktop PC (XC-875-EB11)

Acer Aspire XC Desktop PC (XC-875-EB11)

ranked #6 among Stationary Computers priced under $1300

This desktop PC is a compelling choice for homework, web search and more.

There are definitely a few upgrade options available down the road. Still

Who it's For

  • Aspiring Creative
  • Multitasker
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck56th percentile
Versatility43th percentile
Power42th percentile
Storage Space92th percentile
Portability37th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

CPU

Intel Core i3-10100

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics 630

Memory

8 GB

Storage

1 TB total, DVD, 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$699. You could save 28% right now.
Lenovo Flex 5 13-in Touchscreen Chromebook (82B80012CF)

Lenovo Flex 5 13-in Touchscreen Chromebook (82B80012CF)

This versatile Chromebook can serve both as a netbook or tablet, and it could be a great fit if you're looking to remain connected, and maybe even pro

Who it's For

  • Multitasker
  • Casual Worker

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck58th percentile
Versatility88th percentile
Power20th percentile
Storage Space26th percentile
Portability85th percentile
Battery Autonomy15th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Chrome OS, Android (Chrome OS)

Screen

13", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support, Touch Screen

CPU

Intel Celeron 5205U

GPU

Intel UHD Graphics

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total, Media Card Reader, eMMC Storage (slow)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$429. You could save 100% right now.
Asus Alienware m15 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AWm15-7149WHT-PCA)

Asus Alienware m15 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AWm15-7149WHT-PCA)

If you're looking for a laptop capable of handling the most demanding games out there right now, this one could well be worth looking into. If you lik

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Graphic Designer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck70th percentile
Versatility65th percentile
Power85th percentile
Storage Space73th percentile
Portability53th percentile
Battery Autonomy7th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i7-10750H

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060, 6 GB

Memory

16 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

512 GB total, Media Card Reader

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,999. You could save 100% right now.
Lenovo Yoga 7i 14-inch Touchscreen Laptop (82BH00DQUS)

Lenovo Yoga 7i 14-inch Touchscreen Laptop (82BH00DQUS)

ranked #4 among Laptops priced over $875

Laptops tend to excel on the versatility front already, but this one can adapt even a bit further by folding into a tablet for those times where a key

Who it's For

  • Road Warrior
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Graphic Designer

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck81th percentile
Versatility84th percentile
Power63th percentile
Storage Space73th percentile
Portability81th percentile
Battery Autonomy96th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

Screen

14", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support, Touch Screen

CPU

Intel Core i5-1135G7

GPU

Intel Iris Xe Graphics

Memory

12 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,349. You could save 26% right now.
Acer Nitro 5 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AN515-55-5917)

Acer Nitro 5 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AN515-55-5917)

Suppose you're craving your favourite PC game or need to get some graphical work done in places where a desktop PC would be impractical. In that case,

Who it's For

  • Serious Gamer
  • Video Editor
  • Graphic Designer
  • Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck90th percentile
Versatility82th percentile
Power67th percentile
Storage Space73th percentile
Portability4th percentile
Battery Autonomy31th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i5-10300H

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$899. You could save 100% right now.