At MWC 2021, the new Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5i and 5i devices debuted. Starting at $439.99, these look to piggyback on the success of last year’s Flex 5.
If I hadn’t just built a Windows gaming PC last summer, I’d consider this new Asus Fanless Chromebox that was quietly announced at CES 2021. A locked VESA mount solution and 10th-gen Intel chips are in every configuration.
Asus will start to sell its Chromebox 4 with 10th-gen Intel processors and WiFi 6 next month. The base model is $289 for a Celeron; pricing goes up from there based on choice of CPU, memory and storage options, which include faster SSD this time around.
Ah, the lowly Chromebox. It gets no respect! Maybe with the HP Chromebox G3 it will thanks to 10th-gen Intel chips and support for dual 4K displays starting at $254.
Lenovo’s entry-level 2-in-1 Chromebook is discounted beyond a current Best Buy sale. Even better, the Lenovo Chromebook C340 ordered direct doubles your storage to 64 GB over the retail model for just $250.
HP is going all in on the Chromebook education market with four new models announced today. All start under $300 and are ruggedized, while a pair offer either a 2-in-1 or clamshell option for the classroom.
Acer kicked off the annual BETT education show in London by announcing the Acer Chromebook 712 on Monday. It’s ruggedized, has a 3:2 display and can be had with up a 10th-gen Intel Core i3 and 8 GB of memory.
The venerable Samsung Chromebook 3 has a pair of low-cost but capable successors in the sub-$300 Chromebook 4 and 4+. These look great for students, daily browsing or secondary devices.
Earlier this month, a new 12-inch HP Chromebook 2-in-1 leaked and it’s now official. So is a 14-inch model. The HP Chromebook X360 12b and 14b are nice looking entry-level devices with stylus support, starting at $360 this week.
Dell is now showing the price and configurations for its 5300 and 5400 Latitude Chromebook enterprise devices with a wide range of options. Luckily, IT budgets are bigger than those of consumers.
If you like colorful Chromebooks, Lenovo has three new models on the way just for you. The Lenovo Chromebook S340 will be available in three display sizes and all will have Intel 8th-generation processors.