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Killer Chromebook deal: Lenovo 100e just dropped to $99

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Some folks just need a laptop that can load websites, open apps and play videos. In those cases, there's no need to spend a fortune on a premium machine. That said, if you're looking for a cheap laptop for basic tasks, then we've got a deal for you. 

Walmart is selling the Lenovo 100e Chromebook for $99, or $60 off its retail price. This affordable model has an 11.6-inch display, a Mediatek MT8173C CPU, 4GB of RAM and a 16GB eMMC storage drive. 

Lenovo 100e Chromebook: was $159 now $99

Lenovo 100e Chromebook: was $159 now $99
Good luck finding a cheaper laptop than this Lenovo 100e Chromebook, which is just $99 at Walmart. This is a great deal if you need a laptop for your kid or to run basic tasks. 

We haven't reviewed the Lenovo 100e Chromebook but it seems like a decent machine. After 70 user reviews the laptop holds a very good 4.1-star rating on Walmart.

Based on its specs --- a Mediatek MT8173C CPU and 4GB of RAM --- the 100e Chromebook should be fine for running simple tasks, like checking social media or watching YouTube videos. Just don't expect it to carry heavy workloads. 

The Chromebook has an 11.6-inch, 1366 x 768-pixel display and its battery life is rated at 10 hours. 

This laptop was designed for students and includes access to Google Classroom, G Suite for Education and other learning apps for students and teachers. 

You'd be hard pressed to find a cheaper laptop than the 100e Chromebook, so why not snag this $99 laptop?

Phillip Tracy

Phillip Tracy is the assistant managing editor at Laptop Mag where he reviews laptops, phones and other gadgets while covering the latest industry news. After graduating with a journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin, Phillip became a tech reporter at the Daily Dot. There, he wrote reviews for a range of gadgets and covered everything from social media trends to cybersecurity. Prior to that, he wrote for RCR Wireless News covering 5G and IoT. When he's not tinkering with devices, you can find Phillip playing video games, reading, traveling or watching soccer.