Ever since the launch of Google’s Chromebook in 2011, the way we see PC has revolutionized. Today, Chromebooks are known to provide unmatched experience as compared to Windows or Mac.We have handpicked some of the best Chromebooks available that are not only inexpensive but also are portable with great battery life.
This Chromebook buying guide will make it easier for you to choose the best Chromebooks to buy right now.
Asus C302CA-DHM4 12.5-inch Chromebook (Intel Core M3/4 GB/64 GB), Silver
The flexible 360 Degree hinge and 12.5" full-HD touchscreen lets you use the C302 in tablet or laptop mode
Intel Core Processor with 64GB storage and 4GB RAM for fast and efficient performance with a bright backlit illuminated keyboard
Extremely lightweight at 2.65 pounds with the protection of a sleek aluminum metal body
Highly regarded as one of the best Chromebooks ever to buy, the Asus Chromebook Flip C302CA is a 12.5-inch touchscreen machine. Loaded with a 360-degree hinge and 12.5-inch Full-HD touchscreen, the C302CA can functional as both laptop and tablet.
The slick aluminum body is both attractive and sturdy, while the Intel Core m3 hardware with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage gives it plenty of horsepower.
Like all Chromebook hardware, the C302CA starts up in seconds and lasts all day long, thanks to a real-world battery life of around 10 hours with average use.
Add in Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11ac and a bright HD display and it’s easy to see why this Chromebook is an across-the-board winner. It weighs 1.2 Kg.
Although Chromebooks are pretty much budget-friendly overall, but only Samsung Chromebook can deliver the value and performance.
With an 11.6-inch anti-reflective HD display, 4GB of RAM, 32GB of eMMC memory and a spill-resistant keyboard, this Chromebook is power packed and pocket friendly. Powered by 11 hours of battery life, it’s easy to see why the Chromebook 3 is so tough to beat.
For this price range, the laptop’s plastic build quality is surprisingly well put together and durable enough to carry it wherever you, thanks to its 1.2 Kg weight. An SD card adapter provides easy upgrading for more storage.
The best bang for your money is the Samsung Chromebook Pro that was designed to be both tablet and laptop in one.
What makes the Samsung Chromebook Pro stand out from the other Chromebooks is the built-in Pen for writing, drawing, sketching or even unlocking the 360-degree 12.3-inch (2400 x 1600) QHD touchscreen display.
Powered by Intel Core m3 processor, 4GB of RAM and 16GB of memory for outstanding everyday performance. This Chromebook has enough power to support 3D games or video editing.
You can run multiple apps at the same time without hanging or slowing down. This fast Chromebook is also quick at booting up and shutting down.
Chromebooks have long been proven as an ideal computer for education and the Dell Chromebook 11 3189 is truly good at it. This Chromebook was designed keeping children in mind and this is very clear when you see a spill-proof keyboard, rubberized edges and drop protection.
This durable Chromebook is powered by a Celeron N3060 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 16GB eMMC drive. The 2-in-1 design allows it to fold back completely flat to work as both tablet and laptop.
It is helped by almost 11 hours of battery life, more than enough to last for an entire school day. Weighing only 1.22 Kg, the Dell Chromebook is compact enough to fit into a backpack and carried around.
Out of all the 2-in-1 Chromebooks, only few meet the value and performance offered by Samsung Chromebook Plus.
The Samsung Chromebook Plus offers the same 12.3-inch 2400 x 1600 WLED touchscreen including the (stylus) pen, just like Chromebook Pro but at a lower price.
The pressure-sensitive pen allows for simplified options such as unlocking the display or more complex work (read: sketching or doodling full designs) on its best-in-class display.
Powered by a 2GHz Hexacore OP1 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 32GB eMMC drive, the 360-degree profile offers three use cases (tent mode, laptop and tablet modes).
It weighs 1.08 Kg, is just .5 inches thin and has eight hours of battery life.
When it comes to being at work, the Acer Chromebook for Work is the best choice with a 14-inch display, plenty of power and a affordable price.
Powered by a 2.3GHz Intel Core i3 processor, 8GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage and a 14-inch Full HD widescreen IPS display, this Chromebook is definitely suited for an office environment.
The Acer means business with an HD webcam perfect for video conferencing, Bluetooth 4.2 for easy connectivity and dual band 2×2 wireless-AC MIMO technology for exceptional Wi-Fi performance.
With up to 10 hours of battery life, there’s enough power to last through a workday and enough left over to catch up on your favorite shows in the evening.
The Gorilla Glass 3 makes the display durable and damage-resistant, while the spill-resistant keyboard means your Chromebook keeps working even if you accidentally spill a cup of coffee.
Acer Consumer 14-inches Chromebook Celeron Quad-Core N3160 4 GB 32 GB HDD Chrome
Price: ₹ 40,881.00
Acer Chromebook 14 leads the pack with a class-leading 12 hours of battery life.
Powered by a 1.6GHz Intel N3160 quad-core processor, 4GB RAM and 32GB of drive space, the Chromebook 14 features a 14-inch HD ISP display (1920 x 1080) that’s great for watching videos.
This durable and lightweight Chromebook is built with aluminium and weighs 1.55 Kg. The MIMO 2×2 802.11ac connectivity boosts Wi-Fi speeds nearly three times faster than previous generations.
ASUS C101PA-DB02 10.1″ Touch Chromebook Flip, All Metal Body, USB Type-C, Google Play Store Ready, Touchscreen
The flexible 360 degree hinge and 10.1 WXGA (1280 x 800) touchscreen lets you use the C101PA in tablet, stand, or laptop mode
Lightweight at 2 pounds and .6 inches thick with the protection of a sleek aluminum metal body and the newest USB Type-C connectivity
Access to your favorite Chrome Web Store apps and millions of Android apps from the Google Play Store
Price: ₹ 39,659.00
Weighing at 900 grams and only .6 inches thin, the Asus C100PA is a terrific Chromebook model that’s ultra-lightweight and portable enough fit into a purse or backpack.
The 10.1-inch display is more commonly associated with tablet-sized devices, but the 1280 x 800 WXGA touchscreen allows you to use the Asus in tablet, stand or laptop mode, thanks to its 360-degree hinge.
Powered by a Rockchip 1.8GHz processor, 4GB of RAM and 16GB of eMMC memory, the Asus starts up in seconds and lasts nearly all day with 10 hours of battery life.
Even with its slim size, the C100PA packs a host of built-in ports, including micro HDMI for connecting to a display and a USB and microSD card reader for transferring data or adding more storage (up to 64GB of extra space).