The Acer Chromebook R13 is a capable Chromebook that won't break the bank, but if your needs are simple there are many other, more affordable laptops worth scoping out.
Lenovo's slim Yoga Book two-in-one is great with a pen, but its faux keyboard keeps it from being a practical laptop.
The HP Chromebook 13 satisfyingly combines the cloud-based simplicity of the Chrome OS with a stylish modern design, even if it's expensive for a Chromebook.
The Acer Switch Alpha offers a surprisingly great design and feature set in a 2-in-1 for the money without sacrificing power.
The Acer Chromebook 14 stands out for its stylish design and big screen at an affordable price. If you're looking for a classier Chromebook, this is it.
Dell brings back its cheap convertible laptop: the Inspiron 11 3000 2-in-1.
Acer's Chromebook R 11 has a neat hybrid design and the price is right, but simpler, non-touch devices offer better value.
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.
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.
A Chromebook that manages to add hybrid features without driving up the price, the Asus Flip C100 trades speed for long battery life.
From an fanless 11-inch hybrid to a budget 17-inch laptop, HP offers a wide variety of processors, screen types and colors.
If your one gripe about Chromebooks is the small screen sizes, the Acer Chromebook 15 is the solution and it's a very nice solution at that.
The HP Stream 11 aims to be a cloud-focused laptop, much like a Chromebook, but with the added utility of Windows 8. It's a rock-bottom budget laptop, so don't get your hopes up, but the battery life is impressive.