You can save a bit of money by purchasing a Chromebook with an Intel Core i3 processor. Right now you can save even more: The Dell Inspiron Chromebook 14 is on sale for around $450.
Dell Inspiron 14
The Pixelbook and four other fairly new Chromebooks have the special flag to enable GPU acceleration, making these the first to get the new feature for Linux. This should bring the Android emulator and improved gaming capabilities to Project Crostini.
Thinking about buying a Pixel Slate? These two key factors should be driving the purchase decision process because you’re paying a premium for portability and performance.
Samsung has a new Chromebook in the works, but there’s little information available just yet. It could be a refresh of the Chromebook Pro, or perhaps even a new model to compete with recently announced devices from Acer, Dell and Lenovo.
At IFA 2018, Dell outed an aluminum 2-in-1 Chromebook with the Inspiron 14, powered by Intel’s latest Core i3 processor. At $599 it may be a little pricey, but those looking for a sturdy, pen-enabled Chromebook and 14-inch display with thin bezels will be happy.