Great Chromebooks Under $200

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In 2017, major computer makers have pushed the price of their entry-level Chromebooks lower than ever. There are several Chromebooks available for less than $200, and a few for even less. You often can find Chromebooks for as low as $149 online. Here are a few popular models from top manufacturers that you can get pick up this year for less than $200.

Acer Chromebook 11

Acer Chromebook 11 The Acer Chromebook 11 (2016 version) has been one of the best-selling Chromebooks since its release last year. This Chromebook features a 2.16 GHz Intel processor with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of fast eMMC storage. The 11-inch screen is quite good for the price with decent brightness and viewing angles. The small, lightweight design is great for students or anyone who is on the go. With WiFi, HDMI, USB ports and an SD card slot, the Acer Chromebook 11 has pretty much everything that most users need and expect. And at a list price of $179, it’s hard to beat this the Acer Chromebook 11!

ASUS Chromebook C202SA

ASUS Chromebook C202SA-YS02 The ASUS Chromebook C202SA-YS02 has a ruggedized and water resistant design with an 180-degree hinge. This Chromebook is a very nice looking notebook with a blue and gray outer shell and a stylish design but also is tough enough to stand up to the wear and tear of the daily grind, even with kids. It features a dual-core 1.6 GHz Intel Celeron processor and 4 GB of RAM. The processor gives this Chromebook great performance for such a cheap laptop.

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  Acer Chromebook 11 (2016)
Acer Chromebook 11 (2016)
ASUS Chromebook C202SA
ASUS Chromebook C202SA

List Price: $179.99

Amazon Prices: New from $449.00

List Price: $229.00

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Model Number CB3-131-C3SZ C202SA-YS02
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Android Apps more info Planned Yes
Linux Apps more info No No
Perfomance Rating 2 2.9
Processor Dual-core 2.16 Ghz (max 2.58 Ghz) Intel Celeron N2840 Dual-core 1.6 Ghz (max 2.48 Ghz) Intel Celeron Processor N3060
Internal Storage 16 GB 16 GB eMMC
Screen Size 11.6" 11.6"
Screen Resolution 1366x768 1366x768
Touch Screen No No
Screen Type IPS Anti-glare TN
width x length x thickness
11.6 x 8.0 x 0.7 inches
(294.64 x 203.2 x 17.78 mm)
11.6 x 7.9 x 0.9 inches
(294.64 x 200.66 x 22.86 mm)
Weight 2.4 lbs (1.09 kg) 2.2 lbs (1 kg)
Backlit Keyboard No No
Webcam Unknown Webcam HD
WiFi 802.11ac MIMO 802.11 b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.0 4.2
Ethernet No No
HDMI Full Sized HDMI Full Sized HDMI
USB Ports 1 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0 2 USB 3.0
Card Reader SD SD
Battery 3 cell, 3220 mAh, Lithium-ion 2 cell, 38 Whrs, Lithium-ion
Battery Life 9 hours 10 hours
Fanless Yes Yes
Auto Update
Expiration Date info
January 2021 June 2022

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