Well, it’s that time again of the year. Back to school! Over the next few weeks, children across the country will descend into classrooms large and small to begin the 2022-2023 school year. As many schools move to a 1:1 format for ChromeOS devices, you may find yourself in the market for a new Chromebook for your students or, perhaps even for yourself. Luckily for you, there are quite a few quality hardware on sale right now and you can save up to $300 on a new laptop to get you or your students on the cutting edge of ChromeOS.
I’ve rounded up some of the best Chromebook deals I could find to help you get a great device while saving some of your hard-earned money. Back-to-school shopping is stressful enough, so why not give up the benefit of keeping some of your cash in your pocket? right? So, in no particular order, here are some recommended Chrome Unboxed Chromebooks that you can find that are currently on sale and ready to ship.
HP Chromebook x360 14c
If you’re looking for something that’s quite powerful with some of the latest features you can find in ChromeOS, HP’s consumer-focused Chromebook x360 14c is one of the best on the market. Powered by an 11th generation Intel Core i3 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of NVMe storage, the HP Chromebook Convertible 14-inch is powerful, versatile, and very easy on the eyes. The touchscreen isn’t the brightest on the market, but it’s honestly the only thing we had to pick with our HP flagship.
In addition to the powerful internal components, the HP Chromebook x360 14c offers a premium aluminum chassis, a massive trackpad, loudspeakers, and a well-placed fingerprint sensor for fast, password-free login. Normally $699, you can get the HP Chromebook x360 14c at Best Buy for a crazy low price of just $399. Pound for pound, this is probably the best overall value of any ChromeOS deal I’ve seen this week.
ASUS Chromebook CX1700
If you need something with the largest screen ChromeOS has to offer, both Acer and ASUS have the 17.3 that gives you all the basics you need to be productive. You can get these with options like a Pentium CPU and 8GB of RAM if you need more power but those looking for a big screen on a budget can buy the 17.3-inch ASUS Chromebook CX1700 for as little as $200 at present.
This Chromebook isn’t a powerful core but the Intel N4500 does well enough for students who just need access to the web. It would also be a great device for those who simply want a Chromebook at home for basics like banking, social media browsing, and even some streaming. You’ll get a 17.3-inch FullHD display and a built-in numeric keypad for those who love crunching numbers. For a regular $389, Best Buy is offering the ASUS PC for only $189 for a limited time.
Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5
The Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5 is one of the most versatile Chromebooks out there, and arguably the best ChromeOS tablet on the market. The 13.3-inch Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5 features a crisp OLED display, 8GB of RAM, and a Snapdragon Gen 2 7c computing chip. Paired with a solid, detachable keyboard, the Duet 5 is the complete package for content consumption and productivity on the go.
The Duet 5 retails for $499, which might be a lot for those looking for a secondary device. However, you can pick one up for only $379 at the moment, and that makes this 2-in-1 a great value for what it offers. If you’re part of the Snapdragon Insider community, you may have an email giving you an exclusive $100 discount on the Duet 3 or its younger brother Duet 3. This discount works with the already discounted sale price on the Duet 5 This means you can get the premium ChromeOS tablet for $279. It’s such a good deal that I had to buy one for my wife. Get one from Best Buy before this deal ends.
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