Fast! Amazon has this blazing-fast, shape-shifting Acer Chromebook on sale for almost half off!

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You can't spell Acer without Ace.  Really, what else do you need to know?  (Photo: Amazon)

You can’t spell acer without Ace. Really, what else do you need to know? (Photo: Amazon)

Working from home was… an experience to say the least. It’s also a beating on your go-to computer. So, how about an upgrade? How about sending the family’s students back to school with a versatile, highly affordable laptop? How about an incredible deal? What about this one from Amazon?

At this time, the Acer Chromebook Spin 311 Convertible Laptop retails for just $240 – that’s more than half of this super popular model. In fact, it’s so popular that it’s received a five-star rating from more than 6,200 reviewers.

$240.00 $499.00 at Amazon

And if you have Amazon Prime, of course you get free shipping. not a member yet? Relaxed; you can sign up for a free 30 day trial here. (And by the way, the ones without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)

It’s a patch! It’s a tab!

Confession: We Lied: The Sleek, Incredibly Thin Acer Chromebook Spin 311 is actually more than just a laptop. It has a flexible 360-degree hinge (hence the name ‘Spin’), so it can rotate to any angle for use as a tablet.

You know what else it has? A brilliant 11.6-inch HD touchscreen (with a resolution of 1366 x 768). “The screen quality is excellent for this price”, raved about a delighted five star reviewer. “Love that you can use this as a tablet or laptop or even use it for viewing. Perfectly versatile… We liked it so much we ordered a second one.”

Here's the 411 on the Spin 311: it's only $240. (Photo: Amazon)Here's the 411 on the Spin 311: it's only $240. (Photo: Amazon)

Here’s the 411 on the Spin 311: It’s only $240. (Photo: Amazon)

$240.00 $499.00 at Amazon

A ton of Google goodness

This Acer Chromebook Spin 311 is a real workhorse, with a Dual-Core Intel Celeron N4020, 4 GB of memory and 32 GB of internal storage. It even features some USB-C and some USB-A ports and a solid 10 hours of battery life.

Chromebook uses the latest version of ChromeOS, so you know you’re getting fast results. And unlike Windows 10 or macOS laptops, which have long loading times and complicated app downloads, just log into your Gmail account via Google Chrome and you’re good to go. This Chromebook can even open and download ChromeOS, Linux, and Android apps for more versatility.

“…This is an excellent laptop for the price and I have enjoyed using it,” a happy Amazon shopper shared. “ChromeOS has made a lot of improvements and I use not only Chrome, but also Android apps and Linux applications. Good power, good battery, USB-C ports and power, micro-SD port, great touchscreen…”

Set the Chromebook Spin 311 upright on your counter so you can zoom in on that phone conversation while you're eating.  (Photo: Amazon)Set the Chromebook Spin 311 upright on your counter so you can zoom in on that phone conversation while you're eating.  (Photo: Amazon)

Set the Chromebook Spin 311 upright on your counter so you can zoom in on that phone conversation while you’re cooking. (Photo: Amazon)

The Acer Chromebook Spin 311 hybrid is ideal for anyone who wants the power and usability of ChromeOS at an affordable price. If you need a simple, yet reliable and easy-to-use laptop-tablet combo, this is it!

“I wasn’t sure what to expect. I’ve never owned a Chromebook before, but I really needed something I could take with me on the road to work on my store updates, work supplies, and school when it boots up,” added another five star reviewer. “It takes some getting used to, but I love it so far! The battery life is as expected, I left it on overnight and the next morning I still had a full battery. The touchscreen responds…”

For $240 (was $499), the Acer Chromebook Spin 311 is a bargain and a fantastic work-or-study upgrade!

$240.00 $499.00 at Amazon

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

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