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Topic # 228851 25-Jan-2018 15:38
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I am seriously considering going for a Chromebook (after buying one for my daughter) and wanted to check if there's interest for my existing laptop...

 

HP EliteBook 1020 G1, 8GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, HDMI, USB 3.0, Bluetooth, WiFi, touchscreen, 12.5" QHD scren with touch support, Intel Core M, Intel HD5300 graphics, fingerprint scanner with Windows 10 Hello support. Windows 10 Pro digital license. The screen and laptop body are well preserved (used mostly with external keyboard and mouse all these years). The top is covered with stickers.

 

Depending of interest here I might buy the Chromebook and then ship this when the replacement arrives.

 

Thinking of $ 650 or near, shipping included.





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  Reply # 1948250 29-Jan-2018 18:02
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freitasm:

 

Oh, no takers?

 

 

You must know by now we are a bunch of stingy buggers!

 

Give ya $150 with free shipping :-)

 

 

 

 








 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1948253 29-Jan-2018 18:07
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I'm also thinking of replacing my Android tablet with a Chromebook - what one are you thinking of purchasing?

 

Also keen to see if any ChromeOS tablets turn up at MC




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  Reply # 1948258 29-Jan-2018 18:30
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  Reply # 1948265 29-Jan-2018 18:47
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Why dont you just dual boot it w10 / chome OS?

 

Saves having to buy a chromebook.

 

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  Reply # 1948268 29-Jan-2018 18:58
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Interesting idea. I could - it's a touchscreen, plenty of memory and storage. I could boot from USB and if it works do a full install.

 

Just that Windows 10 is so full of crap for dual-booting...







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  Reply # 1948269 29-Jan-2018 19:00
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Actually, @SATTV it seems Neverware would be ideal but it doesn't have the ability to run Android apps like the latest Chrome OS offers.





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  Reply # 1948433 30-Jan-2018 09:55
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freitasm:

 

Got a Samsung Chromebook Plus for my daughter and thinking of getting a Samsung Chromebook Pro for myself.

 

 

Just seen the price dropped by USD$50 over night - now USD$499 - or NZ $886.89 delivered including import fees. That's a pretty good deal if you stack it up against a locally purchased Tab S3 for more money.




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  Reply # 1948459 30-Jan-2018 09:59
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It's a great deal against any Chromebook in retail here. I saw the Acer and ASUS machines - underpowered, lower memory and no touchscreen. Got the Samsung Plus for daughter and really liked it so looking at the Samsung Pro for myself. But really want to sell my HP EliteBook first.







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  Reply # 1949567 31-Jan-2018 18:52
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Ok, looked through eBay and found out a second hand one, including shipping (and GST) would be around $ 780, so I am dropping the asked price on this one to $650 (incl shipping).

 

 

 

 







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  Reply # 1951898 5-Feb-2018 11:43
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Just ran a battery test and it came back with no wear - five hours battery life.

 

 





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