Hello big boy! An upgraded 17.3″ Acer Chromebook 317 now available for $499

The 17.3″ Acer Chromebook 317 is now available in an upgraded, higher-end configuration from the base model. For $499, you get a newer quad-core Intel Pentium Silver N6000 CPU and 8 GB of memory.

There’s a slew of new HP Chromebooks for education

HP has five new rugged Chromebooks for the classroom including two new convertibles and two new clamshells with a choice of Intel or MediaTek inside. Teachers can opt for a larger model to show off at the front of the class.

Acer debuts four rugged Chromebooks for education: Two with Intel and two with ARM inside

All four of Acer’s new Chromebooks for education are built to be tough in the classroom. Two run on Intel chips, while one uses the same capable MediaTek CPU as the Lenovo Duet Chromebook and another is powered by a Snapdragon 7c.

Asus makes the biggest CES 2021 splash with three new Chromebooks: CM5, CX9, and Flip C536

Asus held its CES 2021 news back until the final day of the show, announcing a trio of new Chromebooks. Two are large 15.6-inch clamshells, while one is a 14-inch convertible. You can choose between Intel 11th gen chips among two while an AMD Ryzen powers another.

The chip inside the Lenovo Duet Chromebook powers the new $259 HP Chromebook 11a

The HP Chromebook 11a was quietly announced earlier this month. With a starting price of $259 and the same ARM processor in the proven Lenovo Duet Chromebook, it’s an insta-buy, right? Not so fast.

The new budget HP Chromebook 11a launches at $219, already on sale for $169

The HP Chromebook 11a uses an older Celeron and has some chunky bezels around the 11.6-inch display, but a basic Chrome OS browsing machine for $219 is mind-boggling. And it’s already discounted by $50 at Best Buy.

Say hello to three new HP Chromebooks aimed at enterprise workers, one of which is a Project Athena device with optional LTE

HP has noted business workers increased reliance on cloud-based apps and has three new Chromebooks for enterprise workers, including one built to Project Athena specs with optional integrated LTE.

Updated Acer Chromebook 314 landing in May with Pentium Silver N5030 CPU and 8 GB of memory

Want a 1080p Chromebook with 8 GB of memory and 64 GB of storage for around $400? Hold out for the updated Acer Chromebook 314, due soon with a new Pentium Silver CPU for $429.99.

With limited market supplies, now might be a good time to grab a Lenovo Chromebook S340 for $249.99

With more people working or taking classes from home, Chromebooks seem hard to come by at retailers. However, the Lenovo Chromebook S340 ships next business day for $249.99, a good price for an entry level clamshell.

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