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Lenovo N20 Chromebook 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB 16GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 2GB Nov 2014
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One Industry Award

The expert at Hothardware.com recommend this Lenovo laptop and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on twenty-five expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Expert Reviews, PC Mag and PC Advisor.co.uk this notebook PC has an average expert rating of 71%.

Robust

Five Lenovo N20 Chromebook reviewers who reviewed the Lenovo N20 Chromebook thought it was well made. About.com wrote “It is a solid and well designed Chromebook” . Notebookcheck.net said “It also features good input devices, reasonable construction quality and stability, quality wireless” in their review. Wired.com said in their review of the Lenovo N20 Chromebook “Solid, well-built chassis” .

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Cnet.com gave it a score of 4 stars and wrote on CNET.com “The recently reviewed Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e Chromebook received high marks from us for its sturdy hybrid design and for pairing a touchscreen with Google's Chrome OS” in their review.

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Nice Design

Three Lenovo N20 Chromebook owners mentioned that it was a good design. Expert review site Slashgear.com mentioned in their Lenovo N20 Chromebook review “The design is appeal”. Theregister.co.uk mentioned two years ago “Add to those technical merits the smart, compact design, lightweight packaging”.

A number of Lenovo N20 Chromebook owners who bought the product concluded that it was good looking. Techworld.com said in their Lenovo N20 Chromebook review “Visually it's a very attractive, compact” . Techradar.com/au/ wrote “The Lenovo N20p Chromebook is one of the most gorgeous Google-stamped laptops I've seen yet” in their Lenovo N20 Chromebook review.

One Lenovo N20 Chromebook reviewer wrote in their reviews that this laptop was well designed.

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Good Size

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was compact. One Lenovo N20 Chromebook owner who purchased this laptop reckoned that it was good structurally.

One person wrote in their reviews that it was thin. Two years ago Slashgear.com said “It feels solid under use, has a pleasantly thin body” in their review of the Lenovo N20 Chromebook. One Lenovo N20 Chromebook owner concluded that the product was lightweight.

One Lenovo N20 Chromebook owner who reviewed this laptop thought it was a good body shape. Two years ago expert website Androidguys.com mentioned in their Lenovo N20 Chromebook review “The Chromebook offers the best that Google has to offer in a sleek body and allows you to use just touch if that's”.

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Good Battery Life

A few customers said in their reviews that it had a good battery life. Computershopper.com wrote “Intel's "Bay Trail" Celeron gives it great battery life at the expense of benchmark-busting performance”.

Good Product Quality

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality.

Good Technical Features

One person who reviewed it said that it had good features.

Reasonably Priced

Several people said that the product was cheap. Expert website Pcmag.com wrote “As the Chromebook category expands with inexpensive Chrome OS-based laptops” in their Lenovo N20 Chromebook review and gave it a score of 70 out of 100. Expert review site Hothardware.com wrote in their review of the Lenovo N20 Chromebook “Chromebooks are gaining in popularity, particularly among users who want an inexpensive device simply for browsing the web or handling basic computing tasks”.

A few customers who purchased the product concluded that it was good value for money. Zdnet.com wrote in their review of the Lenovo N20 Chromebook “The N20p is a reasonably priced laptop with an 11.6-inch touchscreen” . Expert website Notebooks.com wrote “It's an affordable and interesting Chromebook that functions as a laptop.”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Expertreviews.co.uk said “The Lenovo N20p is a cheap and flexible Chromebook with great battery life.” but despite that they only rated the product 60 out of 100.

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Easy to Use

One person who reviewed it considered that it had a good experience. Expert review site Techworld.com said “The specs make for a decent experience”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on Chromebooks that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We checked 4,358 expert and user reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Lenovo has good ratings specifically for its Chromebooks.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The N20 Chromebook has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (313 megahertz) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been around for around the same time as the N20 Chromebook. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago is 260MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 350MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The N20 Chromebook has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other Chromebooks that are a similar age to the N20 Chromebook do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2.16 gigahertz, the Lenovo N20 Chromebook has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the N20 Chromebook. The slowest processor clock speed of Chromebooks that have been around for a similar time to the N20 Chromebook is 1.1GHz, the fastest is 2.4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.7GHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The N20 Chromebook has a front camera. Most of the other Chromebooks that came out more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on Chromebooks that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo N20 Chromebook has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the N20 Chromebook which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Lenovo N20 Chromebook has a better Wi-Fi standard than most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This portable PC has an 802.11n WiFi standard, whereas most laptops of this spec and age have an 802.11g WiFi standard. This Lenovo notebook PC also have 802.11a and 802.11ac and 802.11b WiFi standards.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all laptops that are a similar age to the N20 Chromebook.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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Six Battery Cells

Most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the N20 Chromebook only have between two and five battery cells, however the Lenovo N20 Chromebook has six battery cells.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Thin

The average height of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the N20 Chromebook is 28mm. With a height of only 17.9 millimeters, the N20 Chromebook is quite thin compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago.

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12 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the N20 Chromebook range from 750MHz to 1,000MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 900MHz. At only 750 megahertz, the N20 Chromebook has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been available for around the same time as the N20 Chromebook.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The N20 Chromebook has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the N20 Chromebook. Across all the laptops that were released more than two years ago the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 14GB.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The N20 Chromebook is a portable PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the N20 Chromebook which has four PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The Lenovo N20 Chromebook is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 2 gigabytes, the N20 Chromebook has a very small internal memory compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were launched more than two years ago. Laptops of a similar age and spec to the N20 Chromebook have internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of laptops of a comparable age and type to the N20 Chromebook is 11", the biggest is 16", and the average screen size is 13". When compared to other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the N20 Chromebook that we have checked the screen size of, the N20 Chromebook's screen size of only 11.6 inches is one of the smallest.

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Quite Short Battery Life

The shortest battery life of Chromebooks that have been available for a comparable time to the N20 Chromebook is 3.5h, the longest is 14h, and the average battery life is 8.5h. The N20 Chromebook has one of the shorter battery lifes (only 8 hours) amongst Chromebooks of this age.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The N20 Chromebook has a fairly small processor cache (only 1 megabyte) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been around for a similar time to the N20 Chromebook. The smallest processor cache of comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The N20 Chromebook has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,333 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. The memory clock speeds of laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the N20 Chromebook range from 800MHz to 1,600MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,500MHz.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the N20 Chromebook range from 30Wh to 52Wh, and the average battery capacity is 42Wh. With a battery capacity of only 34.8 watt-hours, the N20 Chromebook has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst laptops of this age.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The N20 Chromebook is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec have one USB 3.0 port.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo N20 Chromebook

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the N20 Chromebook.

SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs of this type and age. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is typical of many Chromebooks that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Average Weight

At 1.3 kilograms, the Lenovo N20 Chromebook has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the N20 Chromebook.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 16 gigabytes, the N20 Chromebook has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

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2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(44)
24 June 2015

It has its fair share of issues, but the N20 is still stonkingly good value for money...

Smooth, flexible hinge
Chrome OS is slick
Good value
Matte panel
Barely heats up
Frustrating keyboard
Poor speakers and screen
Only 12 months warranty
Display cover should have been sturdier
Subpar display
28 January 2015

The Lenovo N20 Chromebook is a simple laptop, suited for surfing and typing , thanks to its long battery life . It offers good input devices and decent workmanship. The matte display has good...

19 December 2014

In all fairness to the N20p, there aren't many Chromebooks with genuinely good displays ? the only model we've tested with a quality IPS display is the HP Chromebook 11, and that isn't as fast as...

4 December 2014

Chromebooks have quite a bit of appeal, even if they do have a somewhat specific intended audience. If all you're looking to do is browse the web, watch some Netflix, or maybe finish some very... Read more…

19 November 2014

Chromebooks are gaining in popularity, particularly among users who want an inexpensive device simply for browsing the web or handling basic computing tasks. The education sector is a prime target...

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User Reviews

(6)
Reviewed 5 January 2015 by Tawana

I was amazed to see that it was in such great condition,not REFURBISHED...YES I WILL BE doing BUSINESS WITH B&H very soon,my g/f loves her gift. Thank you...

Reviewed 2 November 2015 by J
J would recommend the Lenovo Chromebook N20p Series (Verified Purchase)

Good product great price...

Reviewed 27 October 2015 by Grandma
Grandma would recommend the Lenovo Chromebook N20p Series (Verified Purchase)

We purchased a chrome book for my granddaughter's birthday. She is 10 years old and has no difficulty using it...

Reviewed 16 September 2015 by First Time User
First Time User would recommend the Lenovo Chromebook N20p Series (Verified Purchase)

I use the N20p 59418460 11.6" Multi-Touch Chromebook Computer (Gray) by Lenovo for email and web surfing.It's good for basic things like email, Google, Google docs.It does not require anti-virus... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Powerful
Reviewed 16 September 2015 by Otto Fokus
(Verified Purchase)

For $ who can go wrong?

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