The holidays are on us once again. For many of us, the spirit of giving is a chance to make someone's Christmas or Hanukkah a little more special by finding just the right gift. It's awesome that there is something that's easy to find and is something that anyone would love — a new Chromebook!

Simple and easy

Acer Chromebook 11

Acer's Chromebook 11 is an affordable, durable, and simple computer that's great to use at home or on the go. There is no touch support and it doesn't try to be a tablet — it's just a great dependable Chromebook.

$250 at Amazon

For the student

Lenovo Chromebook 500e

The Lenovo Chromebook 500e is built tough and ready for the education market. But it still has all the options we want to see in a great Chromebook with a great touch display, Wacom EMR Pen support, 64GB of storage and a quad-core Intel CPU.

$319 at Lenovo

Great all around

Samsung Chromebook Plus

Samsung's refresh of its popular Chromebook Plus brought a more powerful Intel processor that offers the performance a Chromebook in 2018 needs. You'll still love the FHD 12-inch display, excellent Pen support and long battery life, too!

$499 at Best Buy

For the Enterprise

Acer Chromebook Spin 13

The Acer Chromebook Spin 13 is the first (of undoubtedly many) Chromebooks with Intel's eighth-generation Core i5 processor and that makes it the most powerful Chromebook you can buy right now. It oozes premuim from every pore and has a price to match. but it's an ideal laptop for an Enterprise application.

$900 at Acer

For the Mac expat

Google Pixelbook

Google's Pixelbook is the company's Chromebook halo device. It's built for the person who wants to use a Chromebook the way Google intended it to be and is an excellent take on the next generation of mobile. It's fast, secure, and reliable. It also looks great and anyone used to computing on a Mac would love it.

$999 at Best Buy

For the Windows expat

Google Pixel Slate

Everyone loves the design of Microsoft's Surface line. Google included. The Pixel Slate and its Pixel Keyboard folio case and Pixelbook Pen can offer a complete experience for anyone switching over from the Windows world, and that includes powerful specs and an amazing display.

$799 at Best Buy

For the traveler

Lenovo Chromebook C330

The 2.5 pound 11-inch Lenovo Chromebook C330 has everything you would want in a travelling companion — 360-degree hinges, a 10-finger multitouch display, and 10 hous of uptime from its 45 Whr battery. Looking good and being affordble are nice qualities, too.

$280 at Lenovo

For entertainment

ASUS Chromebook 15

Your shows and movies are going to look great on the edge-to-edge 1080p display the ASUS Chromebook 15 sports. You'll also find plenty of memory and storage for apps from Google Play and everything the web has to offer. This is your desktop replacement when you're away from your desktop.

$270 at Amazon

As you can see, there is a Chromebook for just about everyone in your life. I've been using the Google Pixelbook every day since its launch and find it to be perfect for work and play. With over a million apps via the Chrome Store and Google Play, a Chromebook can meet the needs of anyone, no matter how ambitious they may be; with support for Linux applications even the most hardcore user has software to do everything they might need.

With 6 years of full support and updates from Google, security like no other, and many different styles and prices to choose from, a Chromebook makes the perfect gift this holiday season.

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