Updated December 20, 2018 by Joseph Perry

The 9 Best Chromebooks For Students

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This wiki has been updated 4 times since it was first published in December of 2018. A computer is an essential student accessory these days, all the way from elementary grades to high school and beyond. Google Chromebooks are increasingly popular in the classroom and for homework because they are lightweight, inexpensive, and self-healing, and meet most of a student's computing needs. Our selections represent a range of configurations to meet any budget. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best chromebook for students on Amazon.

9. Asus C523NA-DH02

8. Asus C302CA-DHM3-G

7. HP 11 G6 Education Edition

6. Lenovo C330

5. Samsung Chromebook Plus

4. Dell Inspiron 2-in-1

3. HP 14

2. Acer 514

1. Acer Spin 13

Editor's Notes

December 18, 2018:

Chromebooks are not all created equal, and the rankings here are based on several factors that should be important to students, such as durability, versatility, and battery life. We were super impressed with the Acer Spin 13, which is powerful and tough enough to handle anything a student can dish out.


Joseph Perry
Last updated on December 20, 2018 by Joseph Perry

An avid reader and outdoors enthusiast, Joe earned his doctorate in literary studies before making the lateral leap from academia to technical writing. He now lives and works in the inter-mountain West where he creates technical and marketing content, including white papers, solution briefs, and courseware for some of the world’s largest information technology companies. With more than 14 years of experience in the field, he has learned more than he ever thought he would know about such enterprise IT topics as cloud computing, storage, databases, business software, and networking. When he’s not writing about business computing, he can be found outdoors, probably hiking with his family and dog.


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