[Official] Chromebook SG

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Hopefully the price of new Chromebook will be lowered when AMD Ryzen CPU are used instead of Intel i3/i5 CPU. The Celeron CPU just can't make it.

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Is it? Some say n4100 faster than 10 year old i5
 

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Looking to get my next chromebook. Maybe will wait for AMD chipped ones.

My ideal specs will be:
15" FHD IPS touchscreen
i3/i5
8gb
128gb SSD

Due to covid, Amazon seems like not selling, those listed are from resellers. Strong preference to get from Amazon

Also chromebooks are getting expensive, in reference to prices from the past. Hopefully prices will come down with AMD chips.
 

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Is it? Some say n4100 faster than 10 year old i5

n4100 is faster than i3 7100

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looking for chromebook but the price/specs ratio feels wrong

best i can find is this for around S$600, but 4GB ram and 64GB emmc storage, worse than moden phones..
ipad 10.2 2020 like better .. :o

https://www.amazon.sg/Lenovo-Chrome...d=1&keywords=chromebook&qid=1600513465&sr=8-2

chromebook too expensive now. it used to be cheaper than equivalent windows laptop.

eg acer chromebook 15 and toshiba chromebook 2 used to cost less than $300 with their fhd ips screen and ability to run windows 10
 

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lenovo already announced new models with amd chips. hopefully it will be cheaper as windows laptops with amd chips are cheaper than those with intel chips.
 

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digging up old post on Chromebook in Singapore. is it dead? or really not popular in Singapore?
 

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digging up old post on Chromebook in Singapore. is it dead? or really not popular in Singapore?
My current and previous laptop are chromebooks. Both bought from US. Guess they are not popular here
 

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digging up old post on Chromebook in Singapore. is it dead? or really not popular in Singapore?

Chromebooks are issued to many school students for their laptop this year.
It good enough for zoom calls and can run Android apps too. If u intend to use for more than web browsing, try to get a Intel i5 CPU.


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Chromebooks are issued to many school students for their laptop this year.
It good enough for zoom calls and can run Android apps too. If u intend to use for more than web browsing, try to get a Intel i5 CPU.


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Speaking of Chromebooks issued to students, to those who have experience with or even better received such devices , please advise if these devices can use Zoom for non school related work eg. CDAC Zoom tuition sessions ? Or is the device locked to ONLY directly school related work? Thanks all
 

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Speaking of Chromebooks issued to students, to those who have experience with or even better received such devices , please advise if these devices can use Zoom for non school related work eg. CDAC Zoom tuition sessions ? Or is the device locked to ONLY directly school related work? Thanks all
If the school has installed zoom apps, then you can use it for anything. Else you can request for parental control of the Chromebook so you can install the apps yourself.



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Hi to those who have gotten the Lenovo 500e 2 gen Chromebook under the school program what are your opinions and observations of the device? Thanks
 

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Haven't got it from school, but from the spec, seem reasonable. It got 8GB of RAM. Screen resolution is HD, but should ok since it's a 11-in. I think should be able to get it by Sept.
 

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using a chromebook myself and treating like a ipad with keyboard on steriods with ultra long battery life and fast boot.

if the new chromebooks cost almost the price of a low end laptop, might as well get the laptop with full windows functions.
 

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using a chromebook myself and treating like a ipad with keyboard on steriods with ultra long battery life and fast boot.

if the new chromebooks cost almost the price of a low end laptop, might as well get the laptop with full windows functions.
True. But at least there’s Playstore and Android app support on chrome os :)

how is Playstore apps in newer Chromebooks though? I was previously playing around with a Hp 11ee Chromebook, it was subpar.
 

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True. But at least there’s Playstore and Android app support on chrome os :)

how is Playstore apps in newer Chromebooks though? I was previously playing around with a Hp 11ee Chromebook, it was subpar.
Mine is 2020 edition. The store still suck. Alot of games and apps not supported
 

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It seems to me Raspberry Pi 400 is good enough for normal home use and it is pretty cheap if you do not need the portability.

I am using it along with my Mac Mini M1 which is of course much faster but the price difference is huge. Main drawback is that YouTube video is only 720p 30fps but usable.
 
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