Lenovo’s new Duet Chromebook starts at just $279

Lenovo has released the Duet Chromebook, a 10-inch 2-in-1 that runs Chrome OS. The base model, which has 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and a MediaTek processor, costs $279, but only the $299 model, which has 128GB of storage, appears to be listed at Best Buy right now.

That’s an attractive price, especially when other highly anticipated Chromebook releases this year have asked over $700. We have the Duet’s size (10 inches is pretty small) and underpowered processor to thank for that. But Chrome OS doesn’t require as much horse power as Windows — and it’s possible we’ll see a battery-life benefit from the weaker chip as well.

I’ve spent a few days with the new Chromebook, and it’s been fun to use so far. The device is easy to flip between…

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