HP Stream 11-R010NR
The HP Stream laptop deftly balances fashion and function at a rock-bottom price.
Acer Chromebook R11
Acer's Chromebook R 11 has a neat hybrid design and the price is right, but simpler, non-touch devices offer better value.
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.
HP Star Wars Special Edition Notebook
HP has created a fun piece of fan service with the Star Wars Special Edition Notebook, marrying Star Wars content to a reasonably priced mainstream 15-inch laptop.
Lenovo IdeaPad 100S
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Hisense Chromebook offers just enough power and comfort for far less money than the competition.