DO NOT BUY
Updates ended in 2019
True. Google doesn’t directly support this model anymore but Neverware, a google partner, unofficially does provide regular updates.
Installing Linux is also a great option.
Maybe, but how many people are now coming here trying to get Chromebooks for their kids for school? I’d say a fair to large amount.
Imagine the disappointment when they find out that updates ended a year ago. That segment of the population is NOT going to know how to load a different OS on the device (especially if you have to remove the “security screw” after dissembling the laptop)
Woot should be putting the End of Life date at the TOP of the listing and not buried at the bottom.