Chromebooks have been around for more than a decade, although they’ve always been associated with low-cost devices. If you couldn’t afford the extra power or premium features of a Windows machine, opting for ChromeOS was the next best thing.
However, that’s begun to change in recent years, with Chromebooks expanding into mid-range markets. With a huge range of devices to choose from in 2022, the prospect of significant discounts has become much more likely.
Chromebooks are the focus of this article, but there are some great discounts on Windows devices – check out our separate roundups on the best laptop deals and best budget laptop deals if that's something you'd prefer.
Best Chromebook deals right now
Here are the best deals in the UK and US at the time of writing:
1. Lenovo Chromebook Flex 3 (Mediatek MT8173C, 4GB, 32GB)
Now: $205 ($114.99 off)
This is a excellent US deal on a solid Chromebook. Lenovo's Flex 3 is down to just $203 at Amazon, saving 36% on the RRP. Stock is limited, but it should still arrive shortly after ordering.
2. Lenovo Yoga Chromebook C630
Now: £599.99 (£500 off with code GIFT21)
Take advantage of this great saving on Lenovo's premium Chromebook. This Yoga 2-in-1 is available with a huge £500 discount when the code 'GIFT21' is entered at checkout.
3. HP 11-da0013dx Chromebook
From: Best Buy
Now: $399 ($200 off)
If an 11in display isn't too small for you, this is an excellent US deal. The Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered HP 2-in-1 is down to $399 with a hefty $200 discount. That price includes the detachable keyboard shown in official images.
4. Asus Chromebook Flip C433TA (Core M3, 4GB, 64GB)
Now: £380.30 (£169.69 off)
This excellent deal means the Flip C433TA is now the cheapest it's ever been, aside from Black Friday. You can currently save 31% on the RRP at Amazon.
5. Samsung Galaxy Chromebook (i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB)
From: Best Buy
Now: $699 ($300 off)
Samsung's Galaxy Chromebook from 2020 is one of the most premium Chrome OS devices you can buy. It's also available with a $300 discount at Best Buy right now.
6. Asus C523 Chromebook
Now: £229 (£70 off)
This Chromebook has basic specs, but it's a bargain if you want a great laptop that's still ultra-affordable. It's got a Full HD touchscreen and Intel Celeron processor, with the £70 discount listed in reference to its previous price.
7. Acer Chromebook Spin 513
From: John Lewis
Now: £329.99 (£70 off)
This Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered Chromebook from Acer is currently available with a useful £70 discount at John Lewis.
8. Asus Chromebook Flip CM3200FM (4GB RAM, 64GB)
Now: £269 (£80 off)
If you're looking for something smaller, Asus also has you covered. This 12in convertible Chromebook is great for basic usage, especially when it's now available for under £270.
9. Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 4 (Refurbished)
Now: £199 (£100 off)
Laptops don't come much cheaper than this and although the Chromebook 4 from Samsung is basic, it provides a solid experience for everyday tasks. At under £200, it's a great deal - the refurbishment means the product still works and looks like new.
10. Acer Chromebook Spin 514 (Ryzen 3, 4GB RAM, 64GB)
From: Best Buy
Now: $399 ($100 off)
Acer's Chromebook Spin 514 ditches underpowered processors for a more capable Ryzen 3 chipset. It's available with a $100 discount right now.
How to find good Chromebook deals
Chromebooks often have a low starting price, making knowing if a deal is genuinely good more difficult. If you’re unsure, check the original RRP or sites such as PriceSpy or Google Shopping to see how other retailers are pricing it.
For products on Amazon, CamelCamelCamel is a great way to see how the price has changed over time. Deals aren’t always as great as the retailers claim they are.
Other retailers to consider in the UK include Currys, John Lewis, Argos and AO. In the US, Best Buy, Walmart, Target and B&H Photo are among those that are worth checking. You can also head direct to manufacturer websites – this is sometimes where you’ll find the best deals.