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Best cheap Chromebook deals in August 2022

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Chromebook deals are abundant right now as students across the nation return to school. Back-to-school sales are at every corner with notable discounts on today's top-rated Chrome OS laptops. 

We're currently seeing considerable discounts on a variety of Chromebooks from top PC makers. Now is a great time to save on Chromebook laptops from Acer, Asus, HP, Lenovo, and Samsung. Whether you have your eye on the budget HP Chromebook 11 or the premium Acer Chromebook Spin 713, you've come to the right place. 

Generally speaking, Chromebooks are among the best budget laptops to buy. These Windows and Mac alternatives are simple to use, secure, boot up fast and have long battery life. Programmers and developers will especially benefit from the Linux and Android app support Chromebooks offer. 

Whether you're shopping around for a new Chromebook for school, work or basic use, you don't have to spend a fortune. There are tons of Chromebook deals out there to fit every need and budget. From budget Chromebooks to premium 2-in-1s, here are the best Chromebook deals to shop right now.

Today's best cheap Chromebook deals

Chromebook deals under $200

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Asus Chromebook CX1: was $369 now $119 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Currently $250 off at Best Buy, the Asus Chromebook CX1 gives you plenty of bang 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. 

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HP Chromebook 11: was $279 now $179 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Save $100 on the is compact, durable and swift HP Chromebook 11. 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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HP Chromebook 11 (AMD): was $225 now $98 @ Walmart (opens in new tab)
Save $127 on the HP Chromebook 11 at Walmart. It features an 11.6-inch (1366 x 768) display, 1.6-GHz AMD A4-9120C dual-core CPU, 4GB of RAM and 32GB of eMMC flash storage. It's a budget-friendly option if you want a basic laptop for creating docs, web browsing and managing emails. 

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Lenovo Chromebook 3 AMD A6: was $219 now $89 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Save $129 on the Lenovo Chromebook 3 AMD laptop at Best Buy. This laptop has an 11-inch (1366 x 468) display, 1.8-GHZ AMD A6-9220C dual-core CPU, 4GB of RAM and Radeon R5 graphics. There's 32GB of eMMC storage on board, expandable via the laptop's built-in microSD slot. Like all Chromebooks, it comes with an extra 15GB of Google Drive storage and Google Perks. 

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Lenovo Chromebook 3: was $139 now $79 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Save $60 on the Lenovo Chromebook 3 at Best Buy. This laptop has an 11.6-inch (1366 x 768) display, 1.1-GHz Intel Celeron N4020 dual-core CPU, 4GB of RAM and Radeon R5 graphics. There's 64GB of eMMC storage on board, expandable via the laptop's built-in microSD slot. Like all Chromebooks, it comes with an extra 15GB of Google Drive storage and Google Perks.

Chromebook deals under $300

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HP Chromebook X2: was $599 now $249 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
At $350 off, the HP Chromebook X2 11-da0023dx is more affordable than ever. This detachable 2-in-1 has a 11-inch (2160 x 1440) 2K touchscreen, 2.4-GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, Adreno 618 graphics and 64GB of eMMC storage. It also ships with an HP Wireless Rechargeable USI Pen for jotting down notes or sketching. If you're looking for a flexible laptop that gives you the best of both worlds, the HP Chromebook X2 is a wise choice.

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Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 3 Chromebook: was $379 now $204 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
This deal knocks $175 off the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 3 Chromebook. This convertible Chromebook has an 11-inch HD (1366 x 768) display, MediaTek MT8183 8-core CPU, 4GB of RAM and 32GB of eMMC storage. 

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Lenovo Chromebook 3: was $289 now $231 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Save $57 on the Lenovo Chromebook 3 at Best Buy. This laptop has a 14-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 2.4-GHz MediaTek MT8183 8-core CPU, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of eMMC storage. Like all Chromebooks, it comes with an extra 15GB of Google Drive storage and Google Perks. 

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Lenovo Chromebook Duet: was $299 now $249 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Now $50 off, the Lenovo Chromebook Duet is the best budget Surface-like device you can get. For under $250, you get a capable tablet with a detachable keyboard for use as a laptop. The Chromebook Duet flaunts a sleek, portable design, good performance and 13-hour battery life. As for specs, it has a 10.1-inch (1920 x 1200) touch screen, a MediaTek Helio P60T 8-core CPU, 4GB of RAM (opens in new tab) and 128GB of storage. Like all Chromebooks, it comes with an extra 15GB of Google Drive storage and Google Perks (opens in new tab)

Chromebook deals under $500

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HP Chromebook x360 14c: was $699 now $399 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Save $300 on the the HP Chromebook x360 14c. It has a 14-inch (1920 x 1080) touch screen, 1.7-GHz Intel Core i3-1115G4 dual-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, Intel UHD graphics and 128GB SSD. This configuration is ideal for browsing, streaming, and videoconferencing. If you're looking for a versatile 2-in-1 laptop under $400, the HP Chromebook x360 14c ticks all the boxes. 

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Asus Chromebook Flip CM3: was $329 now $269 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $60 on the Asus Chromebook Flip CM3 at Amazon. This 2-in-1 laptop's 360-degree hinge lets you convert from laptop to tablet, stand or tent mode. It packs a 12-inch (1366 x 912) touch screen, 2.0-GHz MediaTek MT8183 8-core CPU paired, 4GB of RAM. MediaTek Integrated graphics, and 32GB of microSD expandable storage. 

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Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5: was $499 now $379 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
The Editor's Choice Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5 is one the best 2-in-1 Chromebooks under $500. The device in this deal has a 13.3-inch (1920 x 1080) OLED 400 nit touch screen, 2.55-GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon SC7180 8-core CPU and 8GB of RAM. Rounding out its specs are Qualcomm Adreno graphics and 128GB of eMMC storage. 

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Asus Chromebook Flip C536: was $569 now $429 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Save $140 on the Asus Chromebook Flip C536 which 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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HP Chromebook X2: was $599 now $479 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Save $119 on the HP Chromebook X2 (opens in new tab) 2-in-1 detachable. It has a 11-inch (2160 x 1440) 2K touchscreen, 2.4-GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, Adreno 618 graphics and 64GB of eMMC storage. It also ships with an HP Wireless Rechargeable USI Pen for jotting down notes or sketching. If you're looking for a flexible laptop that gives you the best of both worlds, the HP Chromebook X2 is a wise choice.

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Acer Chromebook Spin 713: was $699 now $524 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Now $175 off, the Editor's Choice 2021 Acer Chromebook Spin 713 (opens in new tab) 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.

Hilda Scott
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.