Featured: Top 10 Best Chromebooks - January 2015

10. ASUS C200

This is ASUS' first real Chromebook. This is their 11-inch version and is currently the same price as their 13-inch version, which is why it's lower on the list. We've got a 11.6-inch 1366x768 resolution display here, a Intel BayTrail-M N2830 2.16 GHz processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of SSD storage, 1.2MP webcam, 1 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0, HDMI, SD card slot(SDXC), and Bluetooth 4.0. Right now, it's selling for $227 from Amazon.

Buy the ASUS C200

9. Toshiba Chromebook 2

This 13.3-inch Chromebook from Toshiba is their second generation Chromebook. It features 2GB of RAM and 16GB of SSD storage. It's also got all the usual fixings, including a webcam, USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports, a HDMI port and Bluetooth 4.0. It's available now for $249.

Buy the Toshiba Chromebook 2

8. ASUS C300

This is the big brother to the ASUS C200 Chromebook. This is the 13.3-inch version. All the specs are the same aside from the screen size. But we do still have a 1366x768 resolution display here. The ASUS C300 has a brushed aluminum look to it as well, which looks amazing, I might add. It's also going for about $229 right now on Amazon, making it a pretty sweet deal.

Buy the ASUS C300 Chromebook

7. Acer C720/C720p

The Acer C720 is one of my favorite Chromebooks. It's fast, lightweight and pretty darn cheap as well. The C720 features an 11.6-inch 1366x768 resolution display, Intel Celeron 2955U 1.4 GHz, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of SSD storage, and about 8.5 hours of battery life thanks to Haswell. The C720p has identical specs, except for the touchscreen.

Buy the ASUS C720 Chromebook

Buy the ASUS C720p Chromebook

6. Lenovo N20p

Here we have Lenovo's first Chromebook that's available to everyone. They had one earlier on that was just for education customers, but this one is for everyone. This one has an 11.6-inch 1366x768 resolution display, Intel Celeron N2830 Dual Core Processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of SSD Storage, and an assortment of HDMI, USB ports and a webcam around front.

Buy the Lenovo N20p

5. HP Chromebook 14

This is the largest Chromebook available right now. As most of them are 11.6-inches, this one is a 14-incher as hinted at in the name. It's powered by the Intel Celeron 2955U 1.4 GHz, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of SSD Storage, a 14-inch 1366x768 resolution display, and Intel HD Graphics. We've also got a webcam around front, 3 USB ports, HDMI Port, and a SDXC card slot. Right now the Chromebook 14 is going for $300.

Buy the HP Chromebook 14

4. Samsung Chromebook 2

Here we have Samsung's second ARM-based Chromebook. Which explains the name. We've got a 13.3-inch 1920x1080 resolution display here, powered by a Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5800 2.0 GHz Processor, 4GB of RAM, 16GB of SSD storage and about 8.5 hours of battery life. There's also the faux leather backing which looks really nice.

Buy the Samsung Chromebook 2 13.3-inch

Buy the Samsung Chromebook 2 11.6-inch

3. Acer CB5 

This is Acer's first Chromebook not powered by Intel. It's powered by the NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor, and available in both 1366x768 and 1920x1080 resolutions. The 1366x768 is said to get 13 hours of battery life and the 1920x1080 model will get about 11 hours. It's a pretty powerful Chromebook starting at $279. Currently they are up for Pre-Order through Amazon and Best Buy.

Buy the Acer Chromebook CB5 (2GB of RAM Model)

Buy the Acer Chromebook CB5 (4GB of RAM Model)

2. Dell Chromebook 11 (Intel Core i3 Model)

The Dell Chromebook 11 is a pretty interesting model. I haven't been a huge fan of Dell's laptops, but I've spent the past week or so with their Chromebook 11 with the Intel Core i3 inside, and it's amazing. It features a 16GB SSD as well as 4GB of RAM, and man it's speedy. It also has amazing battery of around 8-10 hours or more.

Buy the Dell Chromebook 11 

1. Acer C720 (Intel Core i3 model)

Earlier this year, Acer announced a new version of their popular C720 model. This one has the Intel Core i3-4005U 1.7 GHz processor inside. Which is obviously much more powerful than the Intel Celeron 2955U processor in most of these other Chromebooks. We're also looking at 2GB of RAM, 32GB of SSD storage and a 11.6-inch 1366x768 resolution display.

Buy the Acer C720

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