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.
Leaked Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 specs suggest QLED display, Core i3, and $699 starting price
After the first Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 renders leaked online, a spec sheet with a few hardware details followed. It appears Samsung is cutting the price down to $699 by moving to a QLED panel, removing the fingerprint sensor and going with a 10th-gen Intel Core i3 chipset.
Asus Chromebox 4 launches with 10th-gen Intel Core processors, WiFi 6
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.
The fantastic mid-range Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 Chromebook is a daily deal for $350 today
At $409, the Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 with 10th-gen Core i3 is a super mid-range choice. Amazon is currently discounting it to $350 as a daily deal making this mid-ranger available near an entry-level price.
Excellent value: Amazon has the $409 Lenovo Flex 5 Chromebook in stock
As schools have turned to virtual learning, finding a good Chromebook in stock is hard to come by. Amazon has the Lenovo Flex 5 Chromebook available though and I think it’s one of the best values out there.
First Intel Tiger Lake Chromebook tests for Volteer suggest huge performance gains
Work on the first Intel Tiger Lake Chromebooks continues and early benchmarks indicate large performance gains with the 11th-gen CPUs. Plus we’ll see Thunderbolt and USB 4.0 support.
HP Chromebox G3 announced, supports dual-display 4K monitors, starts at $254
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.
Dell’s Project Athena Chromebooks for enterprise offer LTE and up to 21 hours of battery life
Following up on last year’s Latitude Chromebooks for work, the new Dell Latitude 7410 Enterprise Chromebook is available with LTE, fast NVMe storage and up to 21 hours of battery life. Might this, along with Windows 10 in a VM sway some business customers to Chromebook?
Best Buy member deal on top of sale saves you $230 on the new HP Chromebook x360 14c with cost of $399
The base HP Chromebook X360 14c starts at $499 for a Pentium Gold with 4GB of memory but you can get the $629 model with Core i3 and 8 GB of RAM for $399 through July 19 with this deal.
You can now customize and buy the Project Athena-based HP Pro C640 Chromebook Enterprise
Announced in May, the HP Pro C640 Chromebook Enterprise is available for customization and orders. This Project Athena Chromebook starts around $555 but you can spend well over $1,100 if you want a Core i7 and 16 GB of RAM.
Higher-end configuration of Asus Chromebook Flip C436 now available direct for $999 (Update: Amazon too)
Asus doesn’t want the Samsung Galaxy Chromebook to have all the fun today: The company made its $999 Asus Chromebook Flip C436 available directly, although the $799 model is likely enough Chromebook for most people.