Up Your Study Game with a New Chromebook


Chromebooks are taking over schools.  They are versatile and inexpensive, making them the perfect option for schools or parents looking to incorporate more technology into their students’ education.  They don’t have much competition since most Chromebooks are available for less than $500.

Here are 5 of the best Chromebooks for school this year:

1. Asus Chromebook Flip C302a

The stylish Asus Chromebook Flip C302a gives you a 12.5 inch screen with 1920x1080 resolution and a 360 degree hinge for only $450.  It offers 4GB of RAM and 64GB of eMMC flash storage to save all of your work.  Its 10 hour battery life will keep you going throughout the day.

2.  Acer Chromebook Spin 11

The Acer Chromebook Spin 11 is ultra durable, making it the perfect Chromebook for young students.  At $400 it can withstand a kid standing on it or a soda spilling all over it.  It has an 11.6 inch IPS touchscreen and a 360 degree hinge.  With a 1.1GHz INtel Celeron N3350 dual-core processor, it is not the most powerful Chromebook, but it can handle having a video streaming while several other browser tabs are open.  The battery life is over 12 hours, making it the perfect Chromebook to send kids to school with.

3.  Samsung Chromebook Pro

You can get all of your favorite Android apps right on your Chromebook with the Samsung Chromebook Pro.  The Chromebook is listed for $599, but can be found on discounted for as little as $480.  It has a 12.3 inch touch screen.  The Chromebook also has a 360 degree hinge, so it can become a convenient Samsung tablet in a matter of seconds.  It has a battery life of 9 hours and can run multiple tabs, several Android application and stream HD video with no problems.

4.  Acer Chromebook 15

If you’re looking for a big screen on your Chromebook, the Acer Chromebook 15 is the Chromebook for you.  The battery life is over 13 hours, which is amazing for having such a large screen.  At only $199, it gives you a 15.6 inch screen with 1920x1080 pixel resolution display.  You get 16GB of SSD storage and 100GB of Google Cloud storage.  If you want more power, the $399 version offers you 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage

5.  Google Pixelbook

The Google Pixelbook is by far the most expensive option, but the high-end model offers much more power and versatility for high-school or college students looking for a powerful device.  The basic model comes with 256GB of SSD storage, 8GB of RAM and 1TB of free storage for 2 years.  It has Google Assistant built in so you can search with a simple “OK Google.” 

It has a 10 hour battery life, which is shorter than some other Chromebooks.  However, you can have over 100 tabs open while running Android and Linux with no issues.  Students can get even a 10% discount on the Pixelbook.

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