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Lenovo Chromebook Duet hits incredibly low deal price of $199

Lenovo Chromebook Duet
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Update September 27 at 10:01 a.m. ET: Best Buy dropped the price of the Lenovo Chromebook Duet to $199

Lenovo's Chromebook Duet is one of the best budget 2-in-1 laptops around. Ahead of the Chromebook Duet 5's release, the existing Chromebook Duet is getting a steep discount. 

Right now, you can get the 128GB model Lenovo Chromebook Duet for just $199 from Best Buy. Traditionally, it retails for $299, so that's $100 in savings. This is the Chromebook Duet's lowest price to date and one of today's best laptop deals

Lenovo Chromebook Duet deal

Lenovo Chromebook Duet: was $299 now $199 @ Best Buy
At $100 off, the Lenovo Chromebook Duet is at its lowest price yet. For just $229, you get a capable tablet with a detachable keyboard for use as a laptop. The Chromebook Duet flaunts a sleek, portable design, good performance and 13-hour battery life. As for specs, it has a 10.1-inch (1920 x 1200) touch screen, a MediaTek Helio P60T 8-core CPU, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Like all Chromebooks, it comes with an extra 15GB of Google Drive storage and Google PerksView Deal

Lenovo's beloved Chromebook Duet is one of the best convertible laptops to buy. The laptop in this deal packs a 10.1-inch (1920 x 1200) touch display, MediaTek Helio P60T 8-core CPU, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It also comes with 15GB of Google Drive storage and tons of useful Google Perks

In our Lenovo Chromebook Duet review, we liked its ultraportable design, color-rich display, and overall performance. We were also impressed by its long lasting battery which endured 13 hours on our Laptop Mag battery test. We gave the Lenovo Chromebook Duet an overall rating of 4 out of 5 stars. 

In one test, we opened 24 Google Chrome tabs, an additional tab playing a 1080p YouTube video, and opened up Google Docs. Paragraph after paragraph, there was no system slowdown or lag.  In our lab, the Chromebook Duet scored 5,526 on the Geekbench 4 overall performance benchmark. It scored higher than the average Chromebook, which has an overall-performance score of 5,293.

At a weight of 2 pounds and 9.6 x 6.7 x 0.7 inches, the Chromebook Duet is more portable than its competitors. It's lighter and smaller than the Samsung Chromebook 3 (2.5 pounds, 11 x 8 x 0.7 inches) and HP Chromebook x360 12b (2.9 pounds, 10.7 x 8.5 x 0.7 inches). As for connectivity, the Chromebook Duet has a single USB Type-C port for power charging, data transfer, DisplayPort and USB on-the-go. 

If you're in the market for a portable, versatile PC, the Lenovo Chromebook Duet is an exceptional value — especially at this price!

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.