The Lenovo N21 80MG0001US is a bestselling 2015 11.6-inch Chromebook that received positive reviews for its durable construction, high fidelity display, fast dual-core Intel Celeron processor, long battery life and plenty of connectivity options. On the downside, like other cheap Chromebooks, it has limited on-board storage which needs to be upgraded via SD card and it runs on Chrome OS which doesn’t support regular Windows applications. If you need a lightweight laptop for online research, YouTube and document editing, the N21 80MG0001US is one of the top Chromebooks in its price bracket.
The Lenovo N21 80MG0001US Chromebook brings lots of design and hardware upgrades over its predecessor the N20P. Featuring a non-slip texture, anti-peel keys, a water resistant keyboard, a sealed touchpad,and drop resistance with reinforced hinges, the N21 is clearly designed with long-term use in mind.
If that wasn’t enough features on a $200 notebook, it includes a retractable handle which makes it easier to carry around. Another unique feature is it’s rotatable webcam with mic, giving you the flexibility to capture videos and images in different angles.A touchscreen and dual-mode design are some of the features missing in this laptop. However, it’s LED screen, though non-touch, is good quality and doesn’t catch any excess glare.
Housing an Intel Celeron N2840 processor, 4GB of RAM and 500GB Hard Drive, it easily outperforms the N20P featuring the slower N2830 processor and much smaller 2GB RAM and 32GB storage. Overall, with its hardware you’ll be able to handle normal school and office activities like a pro.
With up to 9.5 hours of battery life you can also do a full day of work without needing a charge. Small in size but big on connectivity, it also includes all current ports and wireless technology including Bluetooth 4.0, a USB 3.0 port, an HDMI out and a memory card reader. If you want a Chromebook that’s highly durable, portable and sufficiently powerful for school and work with a world class battery life, the N21 is another great catch.
- Thin and Light
- 4GB of RAM
- Matte display
- Sturdy build quality
- Small keyboard
- Limited storage space
- Pointless swivel camera
The Lenovo N21 Chromebook 80MG0001US offers good build quality and decent performance for its sub $200 price tag. The light weight design and excellent battery life make it great for travelling.
- Weight: 2.8 lbs
- Processor: Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz
- Display Size: 11.6 inch
- RAM: 4GB DDR3
- Operating System: Chrome OS
- Graphics: Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail)
|Processor||Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz [View Benchmarks]|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail) [View Benchmarks]|
|Operating System||Google Chrome OS Chrome OS|
|Battery Life||9.5 hours|
|Hard Drive 1||16 SSD|
|Display Size||11.6 inch|
|Display Resolution||1366 x 768|
|Display Technology||LED backlit display|
|Connectivity||USB 3.0 | USB 2.0 | HDMI | WiFi | Bluetooth 4.0|
|Additional Features||keyboard, touchpad, 2 in 1 ( SD Card, MultiMediaCard )|
|Dimension (LxWxH)||11 x 8.5 x 0.9|