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The Acer Chromebook Spin 713, one of the latest Chrome OS favorites, is on sale at Best Buy. The retailer has lowered the laptop by $ 80, which is one of the first times we’ve seen it on sale since it came out . With a discount, Spin 713 is currently $ 619 instead of $ 699. The model that Best Buy sells has an 11th generation Intel Core i5 processor with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal memory. It also comes with a lot of ports, including two USB-C Thunderbolt 4 ports, a microSD slot, as well as HDMI and headphone jacks.
Engadget gave Spin 713 a when we reviewed it last month. Part of what makes Chrome OS stand out in the crowded market is that it has a 3: 2 screen. Most Chromebooks have 16: 9 screens, which makes them suitable for watching video content, but less than ideal if you need them. to work. The screen on the Spin 713 is also bright and sharp with a pixel density of 200 pixels per inch. A higher screen also means you’ll get a more generous trackpad than you’ll find on your average Chromebook. Combine that with a solid keyboard, a capable processor and just the right amount of RAM for Chrome OS and you’ll get a solid device. Aside from the average battery life, one of the few complaints about the Spin 713 was the asking price. With $ 619 that’s better value.
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