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    Confused Between Chromebook Or A Laptop

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    by judywatsonn ·

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    Hello to all of you!

    Hey, how are you?

    I’m looking for a gadget that will make my daily life easier. I typically browse the internet, watch Netflix, and play games.

    Therefore, I’m a little uncertain about choosing a Chromebook or a laptop. What should I buy?

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    • #4011479
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      Re: Chromebook or laptop

      by kees_b ·

      In reply to Confused Between Chromebook Or A Laptop

      That depends on the games you play.

      But if all you use in Windows is a browser (Chrome or Edge or Firefox) a Chromebook will be fine, because it runs Chrome also.

      • #4011504

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        by millismithh ·

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        Hello Judy!!!

        Being a Chromebook user, I would suggest you to choose a Chromebook laptop because Chromebooks have several benefits over laptops, such as:

        Compared to laptops, chromebooks are more portable, lighter, and more reasonably priced.

        The cost of Chromebooks is lower than that of laptops. They are preferable for people who travel frequently because they are lighter and more portable than laptops. They are also ideal for folks who use their laptop for extended periods of time because they have longer battery lives.

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        • #4011508

          Confused Between Chromebook Or A Laptop

          by judywatsonn ·

          In reply to Reply To: Confused Between Chromebook Or A Laptop

          Hy @kees_b

          Thank you for replying.

          Thanks for this suggestion. Now I decided to buy a new Chromebook for my work.

        • #4011519
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          Re: Chromebook

          by kees_b ·

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          What a nice job do you have, that you can watch Netflix and play games during work! I’m not allowed to do that.

        • #4011514

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          by judywatsonn ·

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          Hy @millismithh

          Thank you for replying.

          I’ve just looked at the Chromebooks, but I don’t know anything about their specifications, so I’m asking you to please recommend the best Chromebook from your perspective.

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    • #4011540
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      by birdmantd ·

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      Chromebooks are laptops like Windows or Mac OS systems are. The major difference is the operating system. They are not fully compatible with MS Windows or Apple iOS programs and applications. Chromebooks tend to have lesser hardware specifications (processor, RAM and storage memory and tend to use more bargain hardware in general). If all you want to play is Google games, go right ahead but if you want a whole, capable computer don’t waste your time and money. Their biggest appeal is the price, but many users figure that out very quickly. I am only expressing my opinion on the matter.

    • #4013946

      Confused Between Chromebook Or A Laptop

      by shajidsojib22 ·

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      I think Chromebook is best.

    • #4044097

      Confused Between Chromebook Or A Laptop

      by chrisleygio31 ·

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      Laptops can run all sorts of programs, so if you want to do more than just browse the web or use documents stored in Google Drive, you might want to consider getting a laptop instead of a Chromebook.

    • #4047114

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      by JosephMack26 ·

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      I’ll suggest to choose the Chromebook.

    • #4077400

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      by alirazamakki12 ·

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      Both Chromebooks and laptops can be great options depending on your specific needs and preferences. Here are some factors to consider when making your decision:

      Operating System: Chromebooks run on Chrome OS, which is a lightweight, web-based operating system that is optimized for browsing the internet and using Google apps. Laptops, on the other hand, typically run on Windows or macOS, which offer more flexibility and a wider range of software options.

      Cost: Chromebooks are generally less expensive than laptops, making them a great option if you’re on a budget.

      Performance: Laptops generally offer more powerful hardware than Chromebooks, which means they can handle more demanding applications and multitasking. However, if you’re primarily using your device for browsing the internet and streaming media, a Chromebook should be sufficient.

      Design and portability: Chromebooks are often smaller and lighter than laptops, which makes them more portable and easier to carry around. Laptops, on the other hand, may offer more advanced features like touch screens and higher-resolution displays.

      Based on your needs of browsing the internet, streaming media, and playing games, either a Chromebook or laptop could work for you. If you’re looking for a budget-friendly option that is easy to carry around, a Chromebook might be the way to go. If you need more powerful hardware for gaming or other demanding applications, a laptop might be a better choice.

    • #4084362
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      The amount of th drive they both have.

      by vanvikki3 ·

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      One is network, and the other works offline.

    • #4105321
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      by minyang743 ·

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      It really depends on what you need to accomplish with your laptop.

      If you want to do simple web browsing, emails, or editing documents/presentations/etc. (And you don’t use the Microsoft suite) I strongly recommend a Chromebook.

      ChromeOS is very lightweight, therefore it can run on lower hardware. And this means a cheaper price, so Chromebooks are really good for the budget-oriented.

      If you want to do anything else, (programming, gaming, etc.) then get a Windows laptop.

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    • #4109701

      Go-to Chromebooks

      by praaveenkumar32 ·

      In reply to Confused Between Chromebook Or A Laptop

      My top picks for Chromebooks would be –
      Google Pixelbook Go
      Acer Chromebook Spin 713
      Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5
      HP Chromebook x360 14c
      Do note that Chromebooks are not meant for intense gaming but they can handle minimalistic games. A list of games you would play would give an idea whether a chromebook or a gaming laptop would be the right choice.

    • #4141005

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      by alexhales4543 ·

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      hi, i am good wby?
      In my oppinion laptop is a best option then chrome book because i have used chrome book once or twice it seems kids type machine.

    • #4146344

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      by dzwonkiazcom ·

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      Based on how often you browse the web, watch Netflix, and play basic games, a Chromebook could be a good choice with its simplicity, reasonable price, and compatibility with Google services.

      However, if you need more powerful performance at times, use software not available on Chrome OS, or want a traditional PC environment, a laptop might be a better fit.

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