Asus Chromebook CX1 falls to just $169 during Amazon's October Prime event

Asus Chromebook CX1 laptop
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The Asus Chromebook CX1 is one of the best budget laptops to buy during Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale. It boots in seconds, has a long-lasting battery, and features built-in virus protection.

Right now, the Asus Chromebook CX1 for just $199 (opens in new tab) at Amazon. That's $80 cheaper than its normal price of $279 and one of the best Prime Early Access Chromebook deals you can get.

Asus Chromebook CX1: $279 (opens in new tab)

Asus Chromebook CX1: $279 $169 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $110 on the Asus Chromebook CX1 is one of the best 14-inch laptops for everyday use. It features an impressive 14-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 1.1-GHz Intel Celeron N3350 CPU, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of microSD-expandable storage. It's a budget-friendly option if you want a big screen laptop for creating docs, web browsing and streaming movies. 

The Asus Chromebook CX1 (CX1400) is one of the best Chrome OS laptops around. It packs an impressive 14-inch (1920 x 1080) display, a size and resolution you don't often see on Chromebooks. 

Powering the machine is a 1.1-GHz Intel Celeron N3350 dual-core CPU paired with 4GB of RAM. For safekeeping your important files, it affords you 64GB of microSD-expandable storage. While these specs may seem meager, on Google's lightweight and efficient Chrome OS, it's plenty oomph for creating docs, browsing the web and streaming. 

For your connectivity needs, the Chromebook CX1 packs plenty of ports. You get two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C with display and power delivery support and a built-in 3.5mm headphone/mic combo jack. There's also a built-in microSD card reader on board for storage expansion and file transfers. 

If you're looking for an affordable big screen laptop for home, school and basic tasks, the Asus Chromebook CX1 is a solid choice. 

Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale (opens in new tab) is in full swing until Oct.12. For more Black Friday deals in October, visit our Prime Early Access Sale roundup. 

Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.