Whether you're looking to get some work done and reply to some emails or just browse the web, a Chromebook may be the best bet for you. They are rather inexpensive, but it can be hard to know what you're getting for the money. Here are the best deals we've found.
How to get the Best Chromebook Deals
Amazon Prime Day will be here before you know it. Centered around the longstanding tradition of buying lots of cool stuff while saving lots of money, it's become a sort of holiday for many a gadgeteer like yourself. Or myself. Everyone expects this year to be just as awesome as the past years have been when it comes to products we just have to get.
There will be Chromebooks on sale for Prime Day this year. There are Chromebooks on sale every year and every year they sell out. It's understandable — reliable, secure, and inexpensive, Chromebooks make for a great laptop for a lot of people. But not all Chromebooks are created equal, and if I had my druthers, there are a few specific models I'd like to see on sale. Any Chromebook purchased on Prime Day will probably be a crazy-good bargain, but don't begrudge a man his wishes!
Top choice: Lenovo Chromebook C330
This zippy little Chromebook can last over 10 hours, won't weigh down your backpack during an all-day excursion, and with 64 GB of storage, you won't run out of local space anytime soon.
Like most Chromebooks, the Lenovo Chromebook C330 is already really affordable at $250 and it only drops from that price infrequently. However, we did see it go below $200 for Black Friday so we're not ruling out Prime Day price drops.
Convertible: ASUS Chromebook Flip C302CA-DHM4
If you want something a little more powerful and a little more refined than the C330, you want to take a look at the ASUS Chromebook Flip C302. It's an all-metal 2-in-1 touchscreen Chromebook with a larger screen and a more powerful processor.
This premium ASUS offering regularly sells for as much as $500 which is approaching the higher-end for Chromebooks. However, we have seen it go below $400 for Black Friday so it could be primed (get it?) for a Just price drop.
Budget Pick: HP Chromebook 14
With its AMD A4 processor, you'll get all-day battery life (and more) and plenty of power to chew through all your favorite apps and web pages. And the price is awesome.
An excellent value
The Chromebook 14 from HP will work all day and play all night thanks to its battery-sipping AMD A4 processor. It's one of the best budget deals on a Chromebook we've ever seen.
Best tablet: HP Chromebook X2
This powerful Chromebook doubles up as a tablet thanks to its removable display. It also comes with a precision stylus making it a great choice for creators and consumers alike.
HP's Chromebook X2 was still pretty new last Prime Day so we didn't see any notable movement on price. However, it's now been on the market for over a year so Prime Day 2019 could well be its time to shine.
Value Pick: Acer Chromebook R13
The Acer Chromebook R13 Convertible looks and feels like a product that should cost a lot more and is an excellent choice for anyone who wants a premium product without a premium price.
Premium look and feel
The Acer Chromebook R13 hasn't dropped far below its current price for months, but we have seen it fall to $290 during previous Black Friday shopping events. It's possible that the already inexpensive Chromebook will get even more affordable in a few weeks' time.
All Chromebook Deals
Lenovo 100e Chromebook
The 100e is an education-focused Chromebook with an 11.6-inch HD display, durable enclosure, 4GB RAM, 16GB storage, and up to 10-hours of battery life. Today's sale price matches the best we've ever seen for it.
Acer Chromebook 14 Bundle
Released earlier this year, this Chromebook is equipped with an Intel Atom x5-E8000 quad-core processor, 14-inch HD display, 4GB RAM, 32GB storage capacity, and it even comes with a protective sleeve to keep it safe during travel.
Acer Chromebook Spin 13 convertible laptop
This versatile Acer Chromebook lets you flip between laptop and tablet mode in a flash. It offers access to the Google Play Store so you can download and run all your favorite apps powered by an 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8250U processor.
Lenovo 14-inch Chromebook S330
The Lenovo 14-inch Chromebook S330 notebook comes equipped with 4GB RAM, a MediaTek processor, and 32GB storage with the ability to expand its capacity with a microSD card. You'll also score 100GB of Google Drive cloud storage.
ASUS Chromebook Flip
This Chromebook features 16GB of storage, 4GB RAM, and comes with 100GB of Google Drive space. It can also download apps direct from the Google Play store.
Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 2-in-1
Samsung's Chromebook Plus V2 is a 2-in-1 model that can flip between laptop and tablet mode with ease. You'll just need to log in with a free account at B&H to score it at this price.
HP Chromebook 14 (14-db0090nr)
Now at $70 off its regular price, this Chromebook is a stellar pick for someone looking to snag a dependable model for less than $250.
Lenovo N22 Chromebook
Chromebooks are already super affordable, but this one-day sale makes this particular model even more appealing.
Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 2-in-1
Samsung's Chromebook Plus V2 is a 2-in-1 model that can flip between laptop and tablet mode with ease. You'll just need to sign up for Best Buy's Student Deals and then clip its on-page coupon to snag this low price.
Acer Chromebook 514
This Chromebook features the Google Play Store and can download most of the apps that a phone or tablet with the Play Store can download. It also features important Google apps for your workflow like Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides.
ASUS C223 11.6-inch Chromebook
The ASUS C223 11.6-inch Chromebook weighs just over two pounds so you can easily bring it anywhere.
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Most laptop sleeves are available in 13-15 inch sizes, but MOSISO has us Chromebook users covered — literally! — with the option for 11.6-12.3-inch sleeves for these duo packs! It's also available in patterns, but you can't go wrong with classic solids, right?
You get a lot of bang for your buck with the EVO Select, which comes in sizes from 32GB all the way up to 512GB. If your Chromebook doesn't have enough space, or you want to store everything you own, this microSD card has you covered.
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