The best Chromebook deals available in January 2020

Over the years, Chromebooks have grown up to be faster, better, and more attractive than ever. The unfortunate flip side of that success is that it also means they’ve increased in price. Options like the HP Chromebook x2 can easily break the $500 mark, while premium models like Google’s excellent Pixelbook will push you closer to a grand.

Fortunately, plenty of cheaper models are still out there, although you’ll need to be careful not to end up buying something that’s completely outdated in 2020. If you know what to look for, however, then you can pick up a Chromebook that meets your needs for just a few hundred dollars or even less — especially in the wake of Google’s October 2019 Pixel event where we got to spend some quality hands-on time with the Google Pixelbook Go.

If you’re after one of these unique Chrome OS machines, then we’ve rounded up all the best Chromebook deals available right now in one handy up-to-date list, along with a quick run-down of a few of our own favorite models to look out for.

Today’s best Chromebook deals

  • Acer Chromebook 14 w/Carrying Sleeve$190
  • HP Chromebook 14$210 (was $280)
  • Lenovo Chromebook S330 2-in-1$246 (was $300)
  • Acer Chromebook 715$349 (was $399)
  • Asus Chromebook Flip C434$465 (was $570)
  • Google Pixelbook$899 (was $999)

Lenovo Chromebook C330 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop

$246 $300
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Use this versatile laptop in tent, tablet, stand, or laptop mode. At just over 2.5 pounds with 10 hours of battery life, take this machine on the go for collaborative work on your Google apps.

Google Pixelbook (i5 CPU, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD)

$899 $999
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Not all Chromebooks are created equal, and unlike many others, this all-in Google Pixelbook is far from a budget option. It's one of the absolute best Chromebooks you can buy.

Lenovo Chromebook S330 (Mediatek CPU, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD)

$169 $299
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Lenovo as a brand needs no introduction, and along with its great (but often pricey) ThinkPad laptops, it offers some very solid -- and super affordable -- Chromebooks like the S330.

ASUS Chromebook C425

$369 $449
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When on sale, the Asus Chromebook C425 is a steal if you’re in search of a traditional notebook but are attracted to the cloud-based simplicity of Chrome OS.

HP Chromebook 14-inch Laptop 14-db0060nr

$225 $280
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A solid, no-frills 14-inch Chromebook to meet your basic needs. Ideal for light daily use, as a kid's first laptop, for a student, or just as a cheap "backup" computer.

Samsung Chromebook Plus V2, 12-inch 2-in-1 with 4GB RAM, 64GB storage

$370 $550
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This ultra-portable Chromebook would make for an excellent device for a student to bring to college.

Acer Chromebook 315, AMD A4-9120C Processor, 15.6" HD, AMD Radeon R4 Graphics

$215
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If a cheap, dependable Chromebook is what you're looking for, the Acer Chromebook 315 is worth a look.

Acer Chromebook 715 (Intel Core i3-8130U, 4GB RAM, 128GB)

$349 $399
Expires soon
Many Chromebooks are on the small side, but the Acer Chromebook 715 is a full-sized 15.6-inch laptop with respectable PC hardware -- and a price tag that's hard to beat.

Samsung Chromebook 4+, Chrome OS 15.6-inch

$299
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If you want to get a new laptop without paying an arm and a leg, the recently released Samsung Chromebook 4+ is a great option. You can even get this already-affordable notebook for less on Amazon.

Samsung 11.6" Chromebook with Intel N3060 up to 2.48GHz, 4GB Memory

$153 $499
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Don't miss this chance to score a brand-name Chromebook at a massive $300 discount.

ASUS Chromebook C425 (Intel Core M3-8100Y CPU, 8GB RAM, 64GB eMMC Storage)

$370
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With PC-like specs and a 14-inch Full HD NanoEdge display, the Asus Chromebook C425 punches well above its weight in both size and performance.

Asus Chromebook C202 (Intel Celeron CPU, 4GB RAM, 16GB flash storage)

$177 $229
Expires soon
It's a little long in the tooth in 2020, but with its rugged rubberized housing, this cheap 11.6-inch Asus Chromebook would be a good "beater" laptop or a first computer for a young techie.

Acer Chromebook 14 (Intel Atom Quad-Core CPU, 4GB RAM, 32GB) + Protective Sleeve

$159 $299
Expires soon
Acer remains one of the top brands when it comes to cheap laptops, and its Chromebooks carry that pedigree proudly. Score this one on sale and get a free carrying case as a nice bonus.

HP Chromebook 14-inch Laptop with AMD A4-9120 Processor, 4GB RAM, 32GB eMMC

$226 $280
Expires soon
If you need an affordable Chromebook for light work, this AMD-powered HP Chromebook will do the trick.

Asus Chromebook Flip C434 2-in-1 (Intel Core M3, 4GB RAM, 64GB)

$463 $570
Expires soon
The 14-inch Asus Chromebook Flip C434 is a solid and affordable 2-in-1 that offers a bit more juice than the most basic Chromebooks.

Acer Spin 11 2-in-1 Chromebook

$279
Expires soon
With a 360-degree hinge, you can easily flip this laptop's screen in any way you want to suit your current needs. It's powered by the Intel Celeron N3350 processor for smooth basic everyday computing.

Lenovo 100e 11.6-inch Chromebook

$119 $159
Expires soon
If you're looking for the cheapest name-brand Chromebook you can buy, then the 11.6-inch Lenovo 100e fits the bill for just 120 bucks.

Lenovo Chromebook S330

best cheap Chromebook deals - Lenovo Chromebook S330

Lenovo is putting out some of the best Chromebooks on the market today, but its high-end offerings naturally don’t come cheap. For a super-affordable alternative to laptops like the Yoga, consider Lenovo’s Chromebook S330. This 14-inch computer runs on a quad-core CPU and 4GB of RAM – snappy enough for work tasks like web browsing and word processing. It also comes with 32GB of flash storage for files and apps. Since Chrome OS is largely cloud-based, you don’t need too much space to handle your basic needs.

It may not replace your full-featured Windows, Mac, or Chrome OS laptops, but for such little money, it’s hard to find this much laptop.

Acer Chromebook 15

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Compact laptops are handy for travel, but for hours of regular use and work, a full-sized computer like Acer’s excellent Chromebook 15 might be a better option. This Chrome OS laptop features a quad-core Intel Pentium N4200 CPU, 4GB of DDR4 RAM, and 32GB of storage for handling basic tasks. But the highlight of this model is its 15.6-inch HD touch display, which gives you a lot more screen real estate to work with.

It’s still fairly sleek and lightweight, though, and its internal battery provides up to 12 hours of juice, giving you more than enough for a day’s worth of work and entertainment.

Samsung Chromebook 4+

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The Samsung Chromebook 4+ is another 15-inch Chromebook, but it’s one of our favorites. It sports a sleek look, featuring a silver chassis and thin bezels, despite being just 3.75 pounds. Like many Chromebooks, it comes with just 4GB of RAM and an Intel Celeron processor, but if your computing tasks are relatively simple, you’ll find plenty of performance here under the hood. The Samsung Chromebook 4+ also comes with two USB-C ports, a full-size keyboard, and up to 10.5 hours of battery life.

Lenovo Yoga Chromebook

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If you’re looking for a standard clamshell Chromebook, look no further than the Lenovo Yoga Chromebook. For an affordable price, the Yoga Chromebook includes great with its 8th-gen Core i3 processor, a crisp 1080p screen, and excellent battery life. It currently sits stop our list of the best Chromebooks in the 15-inch size catregory. And, unlike some of the cheaper Chromebooks, the Yoga features fantastic build quality and refreshingly simple design. The thin bezels around the edge of the display mimic the look of laptops that cost twice as much. There’s even an option with a 4K screen, which is pretty rare to see on a Chromebook.

Deals are scarce right now for this new high-end Chromebook, so if you see one on our list, then jump on it before it’s gone.

HP Chromebook x2

HP Chromebook x2 Review
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The HP Chromebook x2 currently ranks as the best Chromebook you can buy (by our measuring, anyway). The cheaper model, which currently starts at $530, comes with an Intel Core M processor, 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. That might not sound like a lot, but for a 12-inch Chromebook, it’s plenty of muscle to get you by.

Like the Surface Book 2, the HP Chromebook x2 is a 12.3-inch tablet that can magnetically pop out from the keyboard case. It functions as well as a tablet as it does a clamshell notebook. This design makes it a great option for college students or workers on the go. It’s a little bit more on the expensive side for a Chromebook, but with some impressive features, you definitely get your money’s worth.

Google Pixelbook

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Given that Google pioneered the Chrome operating system, it’s only fitting that the company’s own Chromebook is one of the best that money can buy, so we’ve saved it for last. The Google Pixelbook has the look and feel of a high-end Chrome OS laptop with a super-slim and attractive design, great build quality, a beautiful high-resolution touch display, and fast performance under daily workloads. In a word: It’s the most high-end Chromebook laptop you can buy.

The touchscreen can fold flat for tablet-like use (or can stand up in tent mode if you just want to watch some entertainment), and the Pixelbook has better specs than most Chromebooks with its PC-level hardware which includes newer Intel Core i-series CPUs. All of these features would normally run you $999, but you’ll find it at discount from time to time.

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