Buying the right thing can sometimes be such an unbearable pain. Just going car shopping will give you a clear understanding of what I mean. However, as you slowly evolve into the most magical and clever of all animals, the sloth. You will start realizing that your most precious asset is time. Not money, time.

Taking a more scientific approach it means that the more time you spend shopping for a particular item the more expensive that item is going to be. Usually the more expensive the item is, the more time we will spend shopping for the item as a way of ensuring we make a right decision. If your hourly rate is $25, every additional hour you spend researching and thinking about it is costing you this amount. Which

Buy Me! Just click on the image. Computer by Dorian Danielsen in Society6

Buy Me! Just click on the image. Computer
by Dorian Danielsen in Society6

means that you could end up spending $1,000 on an Apple compute plus the $250 that took you to make the decision. Which is what compelled me to write this article, if you are just looking for a laptop, with no fruit logo behind the cover, or crazy specs to do 4k video editing you only need a Chromebook. Don´t install any applications locally on the computer, and it will give you great performance, with usually a 10 hour battery life for an unbeatable price ranging from $130 – $265 at the present time, in the recommendations below. Since the investment is much lower and the amazon reviews are almost five starts you can make your purchase with confidence and avoid spending all that time and energy unnecessarily. Any doubts you can always refer to the Amazon reviews or comments or also feel free to comment below!



Here are the computers in order of price along with some key notes to see if it is the perfect fit for you.


Hisense 11.6″ Chromebook

Perfect For: Just need a new laptop to use the internet.

Price: $129.95

Key Features: To browse internet and use all of your online tools this is all you need. Up to 8.5 hours of battery life. Only 16 GB of local storage (just use Google Drive). This is a refurbished item, by the time you read this it might be gone.



HP Chromebook 11 G4 11.6 Inch Laptop

Perfect For: High School and College students

Price: $159.00

Key Features: HD camera, bluetooth, 16 GB SSD for $160? Everything you need for a college environment is packed on this baby.





ASUS C200MA Chromebook 11.6 Inch

Perfect For: Those who want something slim and light, but with decent power at an unbeatable price.

Price: $178.00

Key Features: This packs a little more memory power than the previous HP 4 GB DDR3 vs 2 GB DDR3L SDRAM and also weights almost 2 pounds less for a total weight of 2.5 pounds.




ASUS Chromebook Flip 10.1-Inch Convertible 2 in 1 Touchscreen

Price: $265.99

Perfect For: Those who also want the flexibility of a tablet, amazing for meetings and travel.

Key Features: Amazon #1 Bestseller and as of today 749 customer reviews averaging 4.5 stars. It probably reminds you of the Microsoft Surface which both are very similar, however the Surface latest model goes for around $100 more and does not have a traditional keyboard.


Let us know in the comments: Can you really buy a laptop in 5 minutes? Or is this post mostly fiction?

Written by The Magic Sloth