Nab the Acer Chromebook Plus 515 with enhanced AI for just $279

Acer Chromebook Plus 515 on wooden desk with Adobe application on the screen
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Memorial Day laptop deals offer the season's lowest prices on many of our favorite recommended Chromebooks

Before you fire up the grill this weekend, you should know something. 

The Acer Chromebook Plus 515 is currently on sale for just $279 at Best Buy. Traditionally priced at $399, that's $120 in savings and the lowest price I've seen for this Chromebook outside of this Amazon refurb

In our Acer Chromebook 515 Plus review, the laptop's Intel Core i3 CPU/8GB RAM hardware had no issue juggling 30 Google Chrome tabs simultaneously — five streaming 1080p videos. Speaking of media, thanks to enhanced AI, the Chromebook 515 Plus supports Adobe Creative Suite and PhotoShop thanks to enhanced AI. Our reviewer shared images within Adobe Express and edited them with Adobe’s AI FireFly.

So, if you don't want to spend a fortune on a capable laptop for productivity and play,  the Acer Chromebook Plus 515 is all you need. 

Today's best Acer Chromebook Plus 515 deal

Acer Chromebook Plus 515
Was $399
Now: $279 @ Best Buy

Acer Chromebook Plus 515
Now: $279 @ Best Buy
Now $120 off, the Acer Chromebook Plus 515 is one of the best laptops to buy on a budget.

Features: 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display, Intel Core i3-1215U 6-core CPU, 8GB RAM, Intel UHD Graphics, 128GB of storage, 1080p webcam.

Release Date: December 2023

Price history: Outside of a refurb, this is the Acer Chromebook Plus 515's lowest price ever. 

Price comparison: Acer $399 

Reviews consensus: In our Acer Chromebook 515 Plus review, we gave it 4 out of 5 stars for outstanding performance, sturdy design, and comfy keyboard. If you want a budget-friendly laptop for creative tasks, productivity, and play, the Acer Plus 515 is a wise choice. 

Laptop Mag: ★★★★

Buy it if: You want a laptop for general day-to-day tasks like creating documents, managing emails, internet browsing, casual gaming, and streaming videos. 

Don't buy it if:  You want a laptop for graphics-intensive tasks like 3D rendering, heavy video editing, and competitive PC gaming. 

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,, 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.