ASUS Chromebook Flip C214
Chromebook Flip C214 by a ASUS is an attractively priced notebook it has a rugged body with a rubber in forest edges and a display made from Corning Gorilla 3 glass. That’s highly scratch resistant it’s so durable that it’s been tested to survive drops from up to four feet the computers 11.6-inch display reclines up to 360 degrees. So, you can fold it back to use the device like a tablet it even has a built-in stylus for marking up documents or highlighting text. The device can also be folded like a tent which comes in handy for studying documents before tests it’s plenty powerful enough to run Android apps and offers 10 hours of battery life. I love that this model is equipped with both a USB C and an older USB 3.1 USB a port additionally it is equipped with a micro SD card slot for expanding its measly 4 or 8 gigabytes of storage best of all. It’s equipped with a spill resistant keyboard making it a great option that easily wipes clean in the event your child spills his or her drink on it overall the c21 4 has a solid design and provides everything you need to accomplish basic tasks like quick photo editing and internet browsing for a reasonable price point.
HP Chromebook 15
HP Chromebook 15 is my favorite pick for those looking for a large screen the attractively priced notebook has a bright easy-to-read 15 inch IPS touchscreen display an attractive ceramic-like body with a sleek design slim bezels and metal accents. The keyboard is a full-sized backlit and has a convenient number pad that’s perfect for doing math homework or creating spreadsheets because of its lightweight OS. The Chromebook 15 delivers remarkable battery life especially for a 15-inch laptop you can expect more than 10 hours of use before it’ll near recharging the speaker is tuned by piano play. The notebook also offers a surprisingly good audio experience for its price point by default it comes with 64 gigabytes of storage space but you can pay extra for double. Space and a faster Intel Core i5 processor the big screen laptop is hands-down the best budget big-screen option for replacing your aging desktop.
Apple MacBook Air
The latest MacBook Air sports an updated design that’s thinner and lighter than its predecessor more importantly. It’s packed with apples beautiful Retina display and an improved keyboard and is powered by the latest 10th generation Intel processors as you’d expect from an Apple laptop the new MacBook Air offers a premium build quality and surprisingly enough the computer is made of 100% recycled aluminum. It would make an excellent laptop for a high school student or incoming college students the laptops 13-inch screen is sharp colorful and although it’s bezels aren’t as thin as those found on some Windows laptops. The Lubbock’s larger trackpad and smaller footprint during my tests I found that the air could still handle more than 15 tabs on the browser and some basic photo editing but it will start to slow down. When editing large files especially since its base model is only configured with eight GB of RAM regardless it’s a highly capable machine with loud speakers a fingerprint reader dual USB seaports and ten hours’ battery life all in a small package.
Microsoft Surface Go 2
Microsoft Surface go to this member of the Microsoft Surface product family is an ultra-compact 10.5 inch tablet that’s a capable Windows 10 PC a budget of just $400 we’ll get you the entry level surface go with 64 gigabytes of storage and 4 gigabytes of RAM but you’ll have to pick up the trackpad and keyboard separately during my tests with the surface go too I felt that it was powerful enough to handle a steady stream of apps without slowing down Microsoft claims that the surface go to is capable of delivering up to 10 hours a video playback between charges the surface co2 is a wonderful video chat companion to it features dual 5 megapixel front and rear facing cameras that are even clearer than the $1,700 Dell XPS 13 S webcam we most recently tested not only that this computer has twin microphones that help increase clarity and reduce background noise overall this PC is a capable and versatile option that’s perfect for work or play if you’re looking for a practical affordable and stylish you won’t be disappointed number 3
Lenovo Chromebook C340
The affordably priced Lenovo convertible Chromebook is a good pick for parents on a budget it has a lightweight body a comfortable full-size keyboard and up to 10 hours of battery life. The notebooks processor isn’t the fastest around but it’s more than sufficient for basic tasks. The C340 is equipped with all the ports you need making it easier to transfer projects back in for over a flash drive the 11.6-inch display won’t wow you with its HD resolution either but its 360-degree hinge allows you to lay it flat on a table to share content with friends or classmates and stand it up like a tent the laptop packs a 720p HD webcam for video chats. A micro SD card slot to expand its small up to 64 gigabytes of storage it’s available in silver or pink if you need a more powerful Chromebook you should opt for the HP x 360 instead that model offers a premium build a faster processor and twice as much RAM which improves its multitasking capabilities.