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This is the cheapest 17-inch Chromebook we've ever seen — less than $200!

Asus Chromebook CXB170
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At under $200, this 17-inch Asus Chromebook (opens in new tab) is the cheapest big screen laptop deal we've ever witnessed — that's less than half price!

The internals are more than enough for simple productivity and light entertainment, but while most systems of this spec usually sport tiny 11.6-inch displays, this one bucks the trend with a massive 17.3-inch panel.

Make no mistake about it, this is a great option for those who like a big screen experience on a budget.

Asus Chromebook CX1: was $369 now $189 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Currently $180 off at Best Buy, the Asus Chromebook CX1 gives you plenty of band for your buck. It features an impressive 17.3-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 1.0-GHz Intel Celeron N4500 CPU, 4GB of RAM and 32GB of microSD-expandable storage. It's a budget-friendly option if you want a big screen laptop for creating docs, web browsing and streaming movies. 

The Asus Chromebook CX1 is an incredible value if you're looking for the best bang for your buck on a budget. It features an impressive 17.3-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 1.0-GHz Intel Celeron N4500 CPU, 4GB of RAM and 32GB of microSD-expandable storage. That's all the oomph you need for creating docs, managing emails, browsing the internet and streaming. 

While we didn't test it, Asus Chromebook CX1 reviews from customers average 4.7 out of 5-stars at Best Buy. Owners praise the Chromebook's big, bright screen, instant start up and durable design. Others mention its quick performance and ease of use. 

For your connectivity needs, the Chromebook CX1 packs plenty of ports. You get two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C with display and power delivery support and a built-in 3.5mm headphone/mic combo jack. There's also a a built-in microSD card reader on board for storage expansion and file transfers. 

If you're looking for an affordable big screen laptop for home, school and basic productivity, the Asus Chromebook CX1 is a solid choice. Especially at this rock-bottom price.  

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.