Lenovo IdeaPad 100S Chromebook
The Lenovo 100S Chromebook delivers on the promise of adequate performance at a low price, but dirt-cheap Windows 10 machines have it beat there.
Acer Chromebook 11 ( 2016)
A low price and a tougher shell could make this laptop ideal for students -- or klutzes. Acer also unveiled the Chromebase 24, a Chome-powered all-in-one desktop PC.
Lenovo IdeaPad 100S ( silver)
The Lenovo Ideapad 100S has the best keyboard we've seen on a low-budget laptop, and more than enough battery life to get through day, but a dated touchpad holds it back.
HP Chromebook 14 ( 2015)
For the same price as other Chrome OS laptops, HP's new Chromebook includes a high-res display.
HP Stream 11 ( 2015)
A new screen and slimmer body make this an even better bargain.
Acer Switch 10 E ( 64GB SSD, Gray)
Despite extra storage space and a pleasing design, the Acer Switch 10 E suffers from a low-budget feel.
Dell Chromebook 13 ( Celeron, 2GB)
This high-design Chrome OS system can cost as much as a premium laptop, and takes aim at small businesses and big IT departments.
Asus Chromebook Flip
A Chromebook that manages to add hybrid features without driving up the price, the Asus Flip C100 trades speed for long battery life.
Nextbook Ares 11
Although affordable, the Nextbook Ares 11 isn't fit to be your next workstation or tablet. You'd be better off investing in an inexpensive Chromebook.
Acer Switch 10 SW5-015
Full HD displays, new colors and screen sizes, plus a smaller version of the R-series hybrid for back-to-school.