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Amazon is having a huge laptop sale ahead of Labour Day: Best deals from $300

Shoppers say this affordable laptop is "worth every penny."

Save $119 on the Acer Chromebook 315, 15.6
Save $70 on the Acer Chromebook 315, 15.6" HD Widescreen qt Amazon Canada.

Summer is quickly coming to a close, and with it comes a slew of Labour Day sales and deals. For anyone looking to upgrade their tech ahead of the coming school year, Amazon Canada's latest deal on Acer devices is worth checking out.

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The online retailer is currently offering up to 50 per cent off on select Acer laptops and monitors, with prices starting at $150. The Acer Chromebook 315, 15.6" is included in the sale — and now rings in at $300.

To find out why shoppers are raving about this kid-friendly Chromebook, keep scrolling below.

Save 19 per cent on this Acer Chromebook, just in time for the new school year.

$300 at Amazon

The details

This versatile laptop has a 15.6-inch HD screen, and weighs in at just over two pounds (1.2 kg). It comes with efficient Intel Celeron N4020 Dual-Core Processor, along with with 4GB of Onboard LPDDR4 Memory and 64GB eMMC.

To help keep you stay powered up all day, it boasts up to 12.5 hours of battery life on a single charge. Simple setup connects your device to your Google account, providing easy access to email, Google Drive, Google Chrome browser and more.

The laptop also comes with an impressive HD webcam to have you looking your best on video calls.

'Worth every penny'

According to Amazon reviewers, this Chromebook has earned a 4.3-star average rating, with customers raving that it's "worth every penny."

One reviewer shared that its "set-up was super fast," while others were also impressed by its "amazing" battery life.

"Does exactly what I want it do at an amazing price," another added.

Save 19 per cent on this Acer Chromebook laptop.

$300 at Amazon

It "has a nice big screen" and works well "for the purpose of school work," added a third.

If you're someone who needs a more powerful device that can handle photo or video editing software, or more intense gaming, you may find this laptop to be a little lacking. However, reviewers agree it's ideal "for everyday use."

If you're unfamiliar with the Chrome operating system, reviewers note that it can be "difficult to get used to from Windows."

Final verdict

While this portable Chromebook may not be the most powerful computer around, it’s an ideal choice for basic tasks like paying bills, working with text documents, or staying in touch with loved ones online. It's been called a great choice for kids, despite being slightly on the heavy side.

Since this sale won’t stick around forever, be sure to shop this Chromebook while it’s only $300. You can also shop more devices on sale below!

Take 18% off the Acer Aspire Vero, 15.6". 

$700 at Amazon

Save 20% on an Acer Swift 1 14'' FHD Laptop.

$300 at Amazon

Save 46% on a SGIN Laptop with 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD. 

$380 at Amazon

Save 18% on an ASUS VivoBook S15 S533 Thin and Light Laptop.

$899 at Amazon

Save 25% on an ASUS VivoBook 15X OLED Laptop.

$749 at Amazon

Save 31% on a Galaxy Book2 15.6'' AMOLED i5 Laptop. 

$721 at Amazon

Save 10% on an Apple 2022 MacBook Air Laptop.

$1,300 at Amazon

Save 11% on a Lenovo Chromebook S330 Laptop, 14-Inch.

$400 at Amazon

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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