There is no shortage of options when it comes to Chromebooks. As the demand for these alternatives to laptops has increased, so has the number of options available. In fact, a new one from Lenovo became available to buy just this month. The increase in demand is not surprising, when you consider that Chromebooks do offer great value for money and are great options for those looking for something a little bit more lightweight, which does not comprise too much on performance. Each month we run down the best Chromebooks that are currently available, taking price and specs in to consideration. Here is that list for October.
10. Acer Chromebook C740
Slipping down a spot this month is the Acer Chromebook C740. This is the latest in the C7 range of Chromebooks and is a solid performing option. In terms of what's on offer, the C740 comes equipped with an 11.6-inch display (1366 x 768 resolution). This one is available in both a 2GB and 4GB RAM variant. The 4GB option comes with 16GB internal storage, an Intel Celeron (3205U) dual-core processor, a 3,920 mAh battery and can currently be picked up for under $290.
9. ASUS C300
Climbing up one spot this month due to its current price is the ASUS C300. This is a great laptop for those looking to enter the Chromebook market, as it offers good value for the specs on offer which include a 13.3-inch display, 4GB RAM, 16GB internal storage and an Intel Dual-Core Processor (clocking at 2.16 GHz). In fact, right now this one can be picked up for as low as $229
8. Samsung Chromebook 2
Up next is a Chromebook from Samsung and this is a follow-up device to the original Samsung Chromebook. The Samsung Chromebook 2 comes in two different variants with the most notable differences being the screen size, resolution, RAM and processors. The more basic option comes with an 11.6-inch display with a 1366 x 768 resolution, 2GB RAM and powered by a Samsung Exynos 5 octa 5420 processor. The larger option comes with a 13-inch display with a 1920 x 1080 resolution, 4GB RAM and powered by a Samsung Exynos 5 octa 5800 processor. Another great and reliable option.
7. Toshiba Chromebook 2
The Toshiba Chromebook 2 is another great choice for those looking for a good performing laptop. This one comes with a 13.3-inch display along with a 1920 x 1080 resolution. Not to mention, this one also offers 4GB RAM, 16GB internal storage and is powered by an Intel Celeron processor. Great option for those looking for a high-performing and popular Chromebook.
6. HP Chromebook 14
If you are after one of the most popular Chromebook options, then few are more popular than the HP Chromebook 14. This is a great performing Chromebook and comes sporting a 14-inch display with a 1366 x 768 resolution. The rest of the specs include 2GB RAM, 16GB storage and an NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor.
5. Lenovo 100s Chromebook
Up next is the Lenovo 100s Chromebook. Now this is the very newest Chromebook available on the list and only became available to buy this month and is designed to be an affordable option for those looking to enter the Chromebook market. In terms of the specs, this one comes with an 11.6-inch display with a 1366 x 768 resolution. Inside, there is 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage and powered by an Intel Celeron (N2840) processor (clocking at 2.16 GHz). In terms of the price, this one launched for $179.99 making it a very good option to go for.
4. Acer Chromebook 13
Continuing Acer's strong hold on the Chromebook market is the Chromebook 13. This is a great performing laptop and one which comes with a slightly bigger screen than the C7 series of devices. This one offers a 13.3-inch display with a 1920 x 1080 resolution. Inside, we are looking at two variants, one which comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage while the other comes with an increased 4GB RAM and 32GB storage. Both come powered by a Tegra K1 Quad-core processor and both are at great prices right now with the 2GB model available for $210 and the 4GB model costing $310.
3. Dell Chromebook 11 (Intel Core i3 Model)
Dell is a company many will be familiar with and the Dell Chromebook 11 is a solid performing Chromebook. This is a high-performing, yet, portable Chromebook which comes with an 11.6-inch display (1366 x 768 resolution). While the rest of the specs include 4GB RAM, 16GB internal storage and a Intel Core i3 4005U processor.
2. Chromebook Pixel LS
The Chromebook Pixel LS remains one of the best Chromebooks that you can get. In fact, the only reason it is never in the top spot is that it prices itself too high for the average consumer. In terms of the details, this one starts at $999 for an 8GB RAM, 32GB storage and an Intel i5 processor, while the more expensive option costs $1,299 for an increased 16GB RAM, 64GB internal storage and an Intel i7 processor.
1. Acer Chromebook 15
This one has remained the top of this list for some time now. Of course, this is thanks to the Acer Chromebook 15 being one of the most laptop-like Chromebooks you can get. This is the largest Chromebook out there and comes with a massive 15.6-inch display. So if you are looking for a larger display Chromebook, then this will be the one to go for. The rest of the specs depend on which variant you opt to go for, with the RAM and memory being the main customizable aspects.