Questions & Answers
Your price for this item is $260.99
The regular price is $289.00
- Answer The auto update expiration date on this chromebook is June 2026.
QuestionI purchased this laptop today. I’m sure I understand the difference Chromebooks use the Chrome OS instead of Windows, can you explain further please?
- Answer A Chromebook is a different type of laptop. Instead of Windows 10, Chromebooks run Google's Chrome OS--which is significantly less demanding of computer resources, as it is driven entirely by Google Play Store apps and online applications. This is why they often have little storage, and are so affordable--they don't need the same hefty configuration of a comparable Windows device! Modern Chromebooks can also run Android apps (also available from the Google Play Store. With a modern HP printer, you can print from your Chromebook or smartphone to your home and work printers, from anywhere. Here's a great help article that walks through the process step by step: bit.ly/33QJLfI
- Answer You can use Google Classroom and Zoom. I don't know yet about Adobe Creative Cloud.
- Answer Yes, you can print from the Chromebook. If you have a HP printer, here are some instructions on how to set up the printer on the Chromebook: https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04122530
- Answer The Citrix Workspace is available in the Chrome web store and the Google Play Store for this Chromebook.
QuestionWhat about Virus Protection? I see it comes with a "free" 6 month subscription to Trend Micro Internet Security (which I never heard of). BUT- I was under the impression that the Google Chrome OS includes a built-in Virus Protection. Is that adequate?
- Answer Yes that is adequate. Here is some information about Chromebook security: Chromebooks have security features that help prevent and protect against viruses and malware built into Chrome OS. Here is a link that will explain a little more about the security features implemented in Google's Chrome OS: https://bit.ly/361zqAm
- Answer Best Buy doesn't carry that specific charger. However, one of the universal ones will work with this Chromebook.
QuestionHow well can you stream videos? Looking at its capacity. Also, is this system good for producing videos for production?
- Answer You can stream videos well. You can record and save videos on a Chromebook with the built-in Camera app. Your best choices are probably the Android versions of Kinemaster or Power Director. There are also apps like WeVideo that has a monthly fee ($4.99), there are video editing browser extensions, apps like Adobe Spark also are available.
- Answer You can play games from the Google Play App Store. Most that you can play on your phone can be played on the computer. Just note this does not have a touch screen and interaction with the game will be different than the phone. I believe some Linux games on steam will also work on this.
- Answer No, It's a Chromebook, you would use the comparable Google apps which are free.
- Answer A Chromebook is a different type of laptop. Instead of Windows 10, Chromebooks run Google's Chrome OS--which is significantly less demanding of computer resources, as it is driven entirely by Google Play Store apps and online applications. This is why they often have little storage and are so affordable--they don't need the same hefty configuration of a comparable Windows device!
- Answer Yes, a Chromebook can connect to any WiFi network.
Questionis it easy and comfortable to type on the keyboard? Does the keyboard feel cheap or uncomfortable?
- Answer you will feel keyboard and tough pad are cheap...little uncomfortable initially if you have worked earlier on bulky high end laptop
- Answer Not at all... its a really nice laptop n looks like it cost more then what you spend