They're the final form of gentoo.
If you get one with a core-i processor, ssd, and 8gb ram, then it will be as fast and snappy as something triple its price.
Assuming you don't care about the GOOGpanopticon and choose to use a limited anonymous throw away google account to use it, then it shouldn't be much of an issue. You can make a google account without a phone number and without starting a gmail account, so you can do this if you wish.
I needed a shitposting laptop for use in the comfy zone while lazing about in bed, and on bestbuy there was a flash sale for the Acer spin 713.
Enabling linux developer mode allowed me to get libre office and gimp.
overall good, they fixed their bluetooth stack in the past couple months the major complaint has been resolved.
three-finger horizontal swiping to swap between tabs is brilliant