Regularly priced at $599.99, the 0.8-inch thin laptop is on sale for $399.99. By comparison, Amazon has it for $489.
If you're not familiar with AMD's Ryzen 5 2500U, the chip offers similar performance to Intel's Core i5-8250U CPU going from a base 2GHz to a turbo speed of 3.6GHz. In our performance tests, the two CPUs were neck-and-neck, but the Ryzen CPU pulled ahead when it comes to video transcoding. Thanks to its Radeon Vega GPU, the Ryzen 5 2500U also fared better in our graphics tests, though Intel won other benchmarks if only by a small margin.
For daily tasks like Web browsing, watching videos on YouTube, and binging on Netflix — the Notebook 5 doesn't disappoint. And currently priced at $399.99, it's a solid buy. This deal ends Jan. 27.
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