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These are the best cheap Chromebook deals for September 2020

If you haven’t shopped around for a laptop in awhile, you might assume that your choice of operating system falls between Windows or MacOS — but in 2020, that’s no longer the case. Google has shaken up the laptop market with its unique cloud-based Chrome OS, and today, there is a huge selection of fantastic (not to mention very affordable) Chromebooks that stand out as an alternative to traditional Windows laptops and MacBooks.

The best Chromebooks give you a lot of computer for your money, making them very attractive to students, professionals, and anybody else shopping for a computer on a budget. We can help you save even more: The back-to-school rush has exhausted Chromebook stock everywhere, but we’ve nonetheless scoured the internet to bring you the best cheap Chromebook deals that are still available online right now. These things are in huge demand right now, however, so if a particular deal catches your eye, grab it before it’s gone.

Today’s best Chromebook deals

  • Lenovo Chromebook Duet 2-in-1$309, was $340
  • HP Chromebook 14$328, was $349
  • Dell Chromebook 11 3100 2-in-1$332 with code STAND4SMALL, was $518
  • HP Chromebook 15 (Refurbished)$410, was $500
  • Acer Touchscreen Chromebook 715$419, was $550
  • HP Pro c640 Chromebook$556, was $794
  • Samsung Galaxy 4K 2-in-1 Chromebook$945, was $1,000

Google Pixelbook Go (Intel Core m3, 8GB RAM, 64GB SSD)

$649
Expires soon
The 13-inch Google Pixelbook Go is our favorite Chromebook and the one we recommend for most people. Being a new release, it's hard to find on sale, but it's a solid value even at its normal price.

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

$419 $550
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 Galaxy 13-Inch 4K Chromebook

$941 $1,000
Expires soon
Not all Chromebooks are created equal, and unlike many others, this 2-in-1 Samsung Chromebook with 4K display is far from a budget option -- but it's one of the best Chromebooks money can buy.

Asus Chromebook (Intel Pentium N4200, 4GB RAM, 64GB eMMC)

$523 $999
Expires soon
When it comes to work reliability, this ASUS Chromebook is as reliable as any, powered by an Intel Pentium N4200 processor with 4GB of RAM and a 64GB eMMC.

Acer Touchscreen Chromebook 715 (Intel Core i3, 4GB RAM, 128GB eMMC)

$419 $550
Expires soon
Take your productivity to the next level (while sticking to your budget) with the 15-inch Acer Chromebook 715, built with an Intel Core i3 processor, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, and a 1080p touch display.

HP Chromebook 14 (Intel Celeron N4000, 4GB RAM, 64GB)

$320 $399
Expires soon
Among HP's arsenal of versatile products is the HP Chromebook 14, capable of dishing out hours of endless productivity thanks to its Intel Celeron processor in unison with 4GB of RAM.

Acer Chromebook Spin 13 (Intel i3-8130U, 8GB RAM, 64GB eMMC)

$769 $800
Expires soon
If you don't need the space and prefer a more powerful approach to your work, this Acer Chromebook Spin 13 has an Intel i3 processor with an above-average 8GB of RAM.

Lenovo C340 Touchscreen Chromebook (Amazon Renewed)

$300 $377
Expires soon
Whether in the classroom or the office, the Lenovo C430 is equipped to handle every task you would ever need without a hitch. Its 11.6-inch display is also a touchscreen for some added versatility.

HP Pro c640 Chromebook (Intel Pentium CPU, 8GB RAM, 32GB)

$556 $794
Expires soon
HP rarely disappoints when it comes to laptops and the HP Pro c640 Chromebook is among its most well-rounded, equipped with an Intel Pentium processor with 8GB of RAM for great utility and power.

Lenovo Chromebook Duet 2-in-1 (4GB RAM, 64GB SSD)

$316 $340
Expires soon
With a 10.1-inch 1200p touch display that you can remove entirely from the keyboard for tablet use, the sleek Lenovo 2-in-1 Chromebook Duet gives you a ton of versatility for little money.
MUST-HAVE

HP Chromebook 14

$260 $338
Expires soon
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.

Asus Chromebook C523 (Intel Celeron N3350, 4GB RAM, 32GB eMMC)

$280 $289
Expires soon
If you want a reliable companion in your private workspace, you can't go wrong with the Asus Chromebook C523. It's sized at 15.6 inches, making it one of the bigger Chromebooks on the market.

HP Touchscreen Chromebook 14 (AMD A4-9120C, 4GB RAM, 32GB eMMC)

$300 $378
Expires soon
Unlike its standard version, this HP Chromebook 14 comes with a touch-screen to provide you with the extra convenience of finger-accurate navigation no matter the task.

Lenovo Chromebook C330 11.6" 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop

$436 $459
Expires soon
Use this versatile compact laptop in tent, tablet, or laptop mode. At just over 2.5 pounds, you can easily take this machine on the go for collaborative work on your Google apps.

Asus Chromebook Flip C434 (Intel m3, 4GB RAM, 64GB eMMC)

$562 $570
Expires soon
Built for speed and stamina, the Asus Chromebook Flip C434 is definitely one to beat, especially with its Intel m3-8100Y processor, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB eMMC flash storage.

Samsung Chromebook 3 11.6" with Intel Celeron CPU, 4GB RAM, 32GB Flash Storage

$335 $349
Expires soon
It's decidedly basic in 2020, but this cheap Samsung Chromebook would be a great backup/travel work machine or a first laptop for a young techie you know.

HP Chromebook 11 (Intel Celeron, 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD)

$289 $349
Expires soon
Take this HP Chromebook 11 out for a spin and watch your workflow fly. It's not as powerful as others, but it's still a great go-to, powered by Intel Celeron with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of space.

HP Chromebook 14 (AMD A4 CPU, 4GB RAM, 32GB eMMC)

$314 $349
Expires soon
With an AMD A4 processor, 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage, the HP Chromebook 14 is a fantastic budget offering, with over 13 hours of battery life.

Dell Inspiron 14-inch 2-in-1 Chromebook (Intel i3, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD)

$590 $599
Expires soon
With PC-like specs and a fold-flat 14-inch touchscreen, the Dell Inspiron 2-in-1 Chromebook offers a lot of versatility for work, browsing, and entertainment. Perfect for any home office.

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

$519 $550
Expires soon
This ultra-portable Chromebook would make for an excellent device for a student to bring to college.

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

Acer Chromebook 15 Spin Review
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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+

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 category. 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 2-in-1 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

Google Pixelbook running Adobe Lightroom CC
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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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