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The best cheap Chromebook deals in October 2021

The best cheap Chromebook deals
Acer Chromebook Spin 713 (Image credit: Laptop Mag)

October is here and the best Chromebook deals of the season are up for grabs. We're currently seeing a plethora of Black Friday-worthy discounts on today's best Chromebooks. 

So if you're looking for the best student laptop or a Chromebook for business use — it's a great time to snag one on the cheap. 

Generally speaking, Chromebooks are among the best budget laptops to buy if you're looking for an affordable notebook PC with a long lasting battery and built-in security. Programmers and developers can benefit from the Linux and Android app support Chromebooks offer.

Whether you have your eye on the budget-friendly HP Chromebook 11, versatile Acer Chromebook 713 or premium Samsung Galaxy Chromebook, we've got you covered. We're listing the best Chromebook deals at Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and other retailers below. 

These are the best Chromebook deals you can get right now. 

Best Chromebook deals right now

Best Chromebook deals 

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Acer Chromebook Spin 713: was $629 now $529 @ Best Buy
Grab the Editor's Choice Acer Chromebook Spin 713 for $100 off while you still can. This sleek, premium 2-in-1 Chromebook's flexible hinges let you convert it into a tablet or use it in tent mode to view movies and videos. It packs a 13.5-inch (2256 x 1504) 2k display, 1.6-GHz Intel Core i5-10210U 4-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 128GB SSD. Whether you’re a business user, student, or general consumer, the Acer Chromebook Spin 713 is a solid choice.

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HP Chromebook 14 (Ryzen): was $429 now $359 @ Walmart
Now $70 off, the HP Chromebook 14 (14b-na0010wm) is a good value, thanks to its sharp 14-inch 1080p display, snappy keyboard and attractive chassis. This laptop packs a 2.6-GHz AMD Ryzen 3 dual CPU, 4GB of RAM and 128GB SSD, which you don't often see on a Chromebook. It's the perfect laptop for budget laptop to create docs, check email, browse the internet and stream content on. 

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Samsung Galaxy Chromebook: was $999 now $699 @ Amazon Amazon continues to take $300 off the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook.  It features a 4K (3840 x 2160) OLED display razor-thin, aluminum design and built-in S Pen. Under the hood, it houses a 1.6-GHz Intel Core i5-10210U quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD. 

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HP Chromebook 11: was $229 now $169 @ Walmart
Now $60 off, the 2021 HP Chromebook 11 is compact, durable and fast. It packs an 11.6-inch HD display and a 2.0-GHz MediaTek MT8183 8-core CPU paired with 4GB of RAM. MediaTek Integrated graphics and 64GB of eMMC storage round out its specs list. The HP Chromebook 11 is a suitable option if you're looking for a kid's starter laptop or a secondary, basic machine. 

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Lenovo Chromebook 3: was $289 now $179 @ Best Buy
The Lenovo Chromebook 3 is $110 off at Best Buy for a limited time. It has a 14-inch (1920 x 1080) touch display and a 2.0-GHz MediaTek MT8183 8-core CPU paired with 4GB of RAM. Integrated graphics and 64GB of microSD expandable eMMC storage are also on board. 

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Asus Chromebook Flip C536: $569 Best Buy
Even when it's not on sale, the Asus Chromebook Flip C536 is one of the more affordable premium Chrome OS laptops out there. It features a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) touch display and 3.0-GHz Core i3-1115G4 dual-core CPU coupled with 8GB of RAM. For your storage needs, it boasts a 128GB SSD which you rarely see on a Chromebook. 

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Acer Chromebook Spin 713: $699 @ Best Buy
The Editor's Choice 2021 Acer Chromebook Spin 713 is one of the best premium Chromebooks to buy. This sleek, premium 2-in-1 Chromebook's flexible hinges let you convert it into a tablet or use it in tent mode to view movies and videos. It packs a 13.5-inch (2256 x 1504) 2K display, 2.4-GHz Intel Core i5-1135G7 quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. Whether you’re a business user, student or general consumer, the Acer Chromebook Spin 713 is a solid choice.

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Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5: was $429 now $352 Amazon
Amazon takes $78 on the Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5. It has a 360-hinge design that lets you transform from laptop to tablet to viewing mode. In our Chromebook Flex 5 review, we loved its flexible 2-in-1 design, exceptional keyboard and webcam privacy shutter. The laptop in this deal is configured with a 13.3-inch (1920 x 1080) touchscreen display, 2.1-GHz Intel Core i3-10110U CPU, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of eMMC storage.

Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.