President’s Day toss-up sale: Pick between these two Core i3 Chromebooks for under $400

Two very similar Core i3-powered Chromebooks are on sale at Best Buy: The HP Chromebook X340 14 and Dell’s Inspiron Chromebook 14. Here are the key differences in these discounted $350 to $399 2-in-1 Chromebooks.

This great mid-range Chromebook is on sale for nearly an entry-level price

A reader looking for a budget Chromebook with $250 to $400 to spend asked what I’d recommend. There are a ton of entry-level devices, but I didn’t suggest any of them. Here’s what I recommended and why.

Nab this HP Chromebook X360 with 8 GB of RAM, U-series Core i3 for $150 off

Got a $450 budget for your next Chromebook purchase? If I did, I’d pull the trigger on the HP Chromebook X360 14, currently on sale at Best Buy for $449; a great price for a 1080p device with Intel’s Core i3 U-series chip.

HP Chromebook X360 14 gets a $200 discount at Best Buy: $399 for a solid performer

Got a $400 budget for your next Chromebook purchase? If I did, I’d pull the trigger on the HP Chromebook X360 14, currently on sale at Best Buy for $399; a great price for an 1080p device with Intel’s Core i3 U-series chip.

HP Chromebook X360 14 on sale for $399 for My BestBuy accounts

If you’re going to spend $300 or so on a low-end Chromebook, consider stretching your budget this week: With a free my BestBuy account, the HP Chromebook X360 14 with Core i3 and 8GB of memory can be had for $399.

Why it may not make sense to wait for Atlas, the likely next Pixelbook

With Google not considering Intel’s newest processors for Chromebooks yet, the next Pixelbook, aka: Atlas, won’t likely offer more, if any, performance than from currently available high-end devices. So why wait?

Discounts bring both the HP Chromebook X360 14 and Dell Inspiron Chromebook 14 to $449 this week

Well this is rare: The very similar 14-inch Chromebooks from Dell and HP are the same $449 price due to an all-week sale. Which is better for you? Check this comparison.

Pixelbook and “Nami” Chromebooks the first to get Linux GPU acceleration in Project Crostini

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.

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