Best Chromebooks Of 2021: Acer, ASUS And Lenovo Go Head To Head

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Check Out These Great Chromebook Options From Some Of The Most Trusted Names In Computing

Unless you've been living under a rock, you already know that the Chromebook market is red hot at the moment. The COVID-19 pandemic and the sharp increase in demand for cheap computing devices from everyday consumers and school systems has led to a significant surge in Chromebook adoption. With this in mind, we decided to pull together a roundup of three current-generation Chromebooks that cover a broad pricing spectrum from Lenovo, ASUS, and Acer.

Our Video Deep-Dive Of Chromebook Contenders

Lenovo Duet Convertible Chromebook

At the low-end is the Lenovo Duet, which has a starting MSRP of $230 in its 64GB configuration or $300 in a 128GB configuration. You get a 10.1-inch display along with a MediaTek Helio P60T Arm SoC running the show.

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ASUS Flip C434 2-In-1 Chromebook

Stepping things up a notch, we come to the ASUS Flip C434, which takes on a more conventional [fixed] 2-in-1 convertible form factor. The device comes with a $500 price tag that gets you a 7th gen Intel Core m3 processor, 8GB of RAM, 64GB of eMMC storage, and a 14-inch Full HD touch screen.

Acer Spin 713 2-In-1 Chromebook

At the high-end sits the Acer Spin 713, which rings up at $630. It is a convertible with a 13.5-inch 2K display powered by a 10th gen Core i5 processor with 8GB of RAM and a full-fledged 128GB PCIe NVMe SSD.

While this is just a brief intro to today's contestants, you'll want to check out our full review in the video above here for Aaron's comprehensive look at each device. Enjoy!