Amazon just slashed prices on top-rated Chromebook laptops from Samsung and Lenovo—but only for today!

Korin Miller
·4 min read

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Save up to 18 percent off Chromebooks today. (Photo: Amazon)
Save up to 18 percent off Chromebooks today. (Photo: Amazon)

Buying a laptop is a big commitment. Not only will you be using it regularly, you want to do your homework to make sure you’re getting a good deal.

Given that some types of laptops rarely go on sale, it’s pretty exciting when they actually are marked down. Well, today only, Amazon has marked select Chromebooks up to 18 percent off from top brands like Samsung and Lenovo.

In case you’re not familiar with them, Chromebooks are an affordable type of laptops. They’re usually a little smaller and more lightweight than other laptops, and they don’t usually have as much storage as other laptops. But they’re perfect for what most people use a laptop for, like surfing the internet or writing in Google Docs. Also, at prices like these, you can snag a Chromebook for yourself and that person on your list who really, really needs a new laptop. Check out these options, but don’t wait—these prices won’t last.

Samsung XE310XBA-K02US Chromebook 4

At just four pounds, you can easily tote this in your bag. (Photo: Amazon)
At just four pounds, you can easily tote this in your bag. (Photo: Amazon)

This Chromebook is lightweight (it weighs less than four pounds!) and has an 11.6 inch display. It features lightning fast Wi-Fi connectivity and advanced security with multiple layers of built-in virus protection. Like to work away from an outlet? Enjoy up to 12.5 hours of battery life with one charge.

One five-star reviewer said it’s a “light laptop with a small footprint. so I can easily carry it back and forth to campus. Also, the new design is freaking sexy. Probably my favorite laptop of all time.”

Shop it: Samsung XE310XBA-K02US Chromebook 4, $210 (was $250),

Lenovo Chromebook S330 Laptop

Sleek, stylish, and ultra lightweight. (Photo: Amazon)
Sleek, stylish, and ultra lightweight. (Photo: Amazon)

The Lenovo Chromebook boasts a 14-inch display, giving you plenty of room to work with. It also has crisp visuals and is incredibly light at 3.3 pounds, making it perfect for your daily computer needs or watching videos. LPDDR3 memory lets you multi-task, emmC storage gives you quick boot-ups, and there’s an additional 100 GB of cloud storage via Google Drive.

“We had been looking for an affordable Chromebook of good quality for watching videos, browsing the internet and using google documents. The battery life is awesome and the resolution is great,” a happy customer wrote. Another called it “just what I needed,” adding that they use it for work and play. “I'm amazed that a machine for just over $200 can do everything I need to do,” they said.

Shop it: Lenovo Chromebook S330 Laptop, $240 (was $280),

Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 2-in-1 Laptop

It works as a laptop and tablet. (Photo: Amazon)
It works as a laptop and tablet. (Photo: Amazon)

Samsung’s Chromebook Plus V2 does a little of everything. For starters, it works as a laptop and a tablet, giving you tons of options. ti features a built-in pen that never needs charging, so you can write, sketch, edit, magnify and take screenshots. It even has a dual camera—just fold your laptop into tablet mode to capture clear shots and even zoom in.

Reviewers compared this to other, more expensive laptops. “My husband has a MacBook and even likes this better,” one happy customer said. “It’s easy to use and we love the touch screen,” another wrote.

Shop it: Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 2-in-1 Laptop, $480 (was $550),

Acer Chromebook 514

It's got everything you need, and nothing you don't. (Photo: Amazon)
It's got everything you need, and nothing you don't. (Photo: Amazon)

Acer’s Chromebook runs on Chrome OS, a Google operating system with built-in virus protection, It updates automatically, boots up in seconds and stays fast, even over time. The laptop also comes with come with an additional 100GB of Google Drive space to make sure all of your files are backed up automatically.

One five-star reviewer raved about the brand’s signature non-glare screen and the battery life. “Everything about the device works perfectly,” they wrote.

Shop it: Acer Chromebook 514, $300 (was $365),

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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