Well, it’s that time of year once again. back to school! Over the next few weeks, children across the country will head to classes large and small to advance the 2022-2023 school year. While many schools are moving to the 1:1 format for ChromeOS devices, you may still find yourself in the market for a new Chromebook for your student or perhaps yourself. Lucky for you, there are some quality devices currently on sale and you can save up to $300 on a new laptop to get you or your student on the cutting edge of ChromeOS.
I’ve rounded up some of the best Chromebook deals to help you get your hands on a great device while still saving some of your hard earned money. Back-to-school shopping is stressful enough, so why not take some of that edge off by keeping some of your own money in your pocket? Correct? So, in no particular order, here are some recommended Chromebooks for unboxed Chromebooks that you can find currently on sale and ready to ship.
hp chromebook x360 14c
If you’re looking for ample power with some of the latest features in ChromeOS, HP’s consumer-focused Chromebook x360 14c is one of the best devices on the market. Powered by 11th generation Intel Core i3, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of NVMe storage, this 14″ convertible HP Chromebook is powerful, versatile, and quite easy on the eyes. The touchscreen isn’t the brightest on the market, but it’s honestly the only nit we’ve had to pick up with HP’s flagship device.
In addition to powerful internals, the HP Chromebook x360 14c offers a premium aluminum build, a spacious trackpad, upward-firing speakers, and a well-placed fingerprint sensor for fast, password-free logins. Normally $699, you can score an HP Chromebook x360 14c from Best Buy for the insanely low price of just $399. Pound for pound, this is probably the best overall price of any ChromeOS deal I’ve seen this week.
ASUS Chromebook CX1700
If you need something with the biggest screen ChromeOS has to offer, both Acer and ASUS have 17.3″ models that give you all the basics you need to be productive. If you need a little more power, you can pick up these devices with options like a Pentium CPU and 8GB of RAM, but those looking for a bigger screen on a smaller budget can go for less than $200 at the moment. 17.3″ ASUS Chromebook CX1700 Can Take.
This Chromebook isn’t a powerhouse, but the Intel N4500 is good enough for students who just need access to the web. It would also be a great device for those who want a Chromebook to have around the house for basics like banking, social media browsing, and even some streaming. You’ll find a FullHD 17.3″ display and an integrated numeric keypad for those who like to jot down numbers. Regularly $389, ASUS is on offer for only $189 for a limited time at Best Buy.
Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5
One of the most versatile Chromebooks around, the Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5 is arguably the best ChromeOS tablet on the market. The 13.3-inch Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5 sports a crisp OLED display, 8GB of RAM, and Snapdragon’s Gen 2 7c compute chip. Paired with a solid detachable keyboard, the Duet 5 is the total package for content consumption and productivity on the go.
The Duet 5 costs $499, which may be a bit high for those looking for a secondary device. However, you can pick one up right now for just $379 and that makes the 2-in-1 a great value for what it offers. If you’re part of the Snapdragon Insider community, you might have an email offering you a special $100 off on the Duet 3 or its smaller sibling the Duet 3.
This discount works with the already discounted selling price on Duet 5. That means you can get this premium ChromeOS tablet for as little as $279. This is a deal that is so good I had to buy one for my wife. Get one from Best Buy before this deal ends.