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Samsung Chromebook 4 now just $179 is jaw-dropping cheap laptop deal

Samsung Chromebook 4 deal
Samsung Chromebook 4 Laptop (Image credit: Laptop Mag)

The Samsung Chromebook 4 is one of the best laptops for students. If you're looking for a cheap but good laptop under $200, here's an excellent deal for you. 

Right now, the Samsung Chromebook 4 (opens in new tab) is on sale for just $179 at Walmart. Normally, this laptop retails for $230, so that's $51 in savings. Not only is this an all-time low price for this ChromeOS laptop, but it's also one of the best Chromebook deals we've ever seen. 

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Samsung Chromebook 4: was $230 now $179 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Currently $51 cheaper, the Samsung Chromebook 4 is one of the best budget laptops to buy. It packs an 11.6-inch (1366 x 768-pixel) display, Intel Celeron N4000 CPU, 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. 

The Samsung Chromebook 4 is one of the best budget laptops money can buy. It packs an 11.6-inch (1366 x 768) display, Intel Celeron N4000 CPU, 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. 

As we note in our Samsung Chromebook 4 review, its long battery life and performance are impressive. It's also thinner and lighter than its competitors and sports a pretty good keyboard. 

During real-world testing, the Intel Celeron 3000N processor and 4GB of RAM delivered decent power for multitasking. On our Laptop Mag battery test (web-surfing at 150 nits), the Chromebook 4 lasted 10 hours and 36 minutes. That's an hour longer than the Chromebook average of (9:36) and over 30 minutes longer than the Lenovo Chromebook C330 (9:51). 

When it comes to design, the Samsung Chromebook 4's curved edges and a silver hue is MacBook-ish. It has a plastic build and aluminum top that feels nicer than you'd expect. Connectivity-wise, the Chromebook 4 has a USB-C port, a USB 3.0 port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There's also a built-in microSD slot for storage expansion and transferring files. 

At 2.6 pounds and 0.7 inches thick, the Samsung Chromebook 4 is slightly heavier than the Samsung Chromebook 3 (2.5 pounds, 0.7 inches) and a bit lighter and thinner than the Lenovo Chromebook C330 (2.8 pounds, 11.4 x 8.5 x 0.8 inches). It's thinner and lighter than the Dell Chromebook 3189 (3.2 pounds, 0.8 inches) is heavier and a little thicker.

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.