If you are in the market for a super affordable laptop for education or regular home use, the new CTL Chromebook PX14EXT may be worthy of your consideration. For US$499, it is fairly well spec-ed and a not bad-looking laptop, IMHO.
As denoted by its model PX14EXT is a touchscreen model of the 14 Series. It is powered by the same quad-core N5100 Intel Jasper Lake CPU with 8 GB LPDDR4 RAM and 64 GB eMMC storage. Intel Jasper Lake offers up to 35% performance and up to 78% better graphics over the last-gen processor.
Other key specs include a 14-inch FHD touchscreen, WiFi 6 with MU-MIMO technology, and it comes equipped with a USB 3.1 port, two USB-C ports, a microSD card slot, an audio jack, and a digital microphone.
The laptop measures 12.9 x 9.0 x 0.74 inches (32.8 x 22.9 x 1.88 cm) and weighs in at just 3.64 lbs (1.65 kilograms).
The CTL Chromebook PX14EXT was announced at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 2022. If anyone’s interested, the CTL Chromebook PX14EXT is available to order at a special pre-order discount of US$399. Delivery will start sometime in September 2022.