Chromebooks are a good alternative for those looking for budget laptops. They run on Google’s Chrome OS and support most of the Android apps. They can be a good option for anyone looking for a laptop for online classes or office work. What most Chromebooks are not suitable for is high-end gaming and graphics-intensive work, for most other routine stuff they are a good choice. Here are eight Chromebooks from brands including HP, Lenovo and Asus that you can buy under Rs 30,000.
HP Chromebook 11a: Available at Rs 25,475
HP Chromebook 11a is powered by AMD A4-9120C APU dual-core processor and features an 11.6-inch HD display. The laptop packs 4GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage. It runs ChromeOS and houses an HD webcam. The device sports a spill-resistant backlit keyboard and a touchpad with multi-touch gesture support. The Chromebook is backed by a 47Wh battery and it supports 45W charging.
Lenovo Chromebook 14e: Available at Rs 24,990
The Chromebook from Lenovo comes with military grade certifications and it sports a water-resistant keyboard. The laptop is powered by AMD A30115Ce processor and runs ChromeOS. Lenovo Chromebook 14e features a 14-inch FHD display and it offers 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. The graphics are handled by AMD Radeon Graphics and also packs an HD Webcam for video calling. The device also comes with G-Suite integration and promises to offer 10 hours battery backup on a single charge.
HP Chromebook MediaTek MT8183: Available at Rs 23,490
The Chromebook from HP is powered by a MediaTek processor and it runs ChromeOS. The laptop comes with an 11.6-inch display and packs 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. The sleek and thin laptop claims to offer 12 hours of battery backup on a single charge. It comes with Google Assistant support.
Asus Chromebook Flip: Priced at Rs 24,999
The Chromebook Flip comes with a 360-degree convertible touch-screen display, dual cameras with autofocus allowing them to capture photos and videos in tablet mode. The laptop also comes with a military-grade durability certification. It is powered by Intel Celeron processor paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. The device runs Chrome OS and promises to offer up to 10 hours of battery backup.
Acer Chromebook 311 C733-C5A: Available at Rs 23,990
The Acer Chromebook is powered by Intel Celeron dual-core N4020 processor and runs the ChromeOS. The affordable laptop packs 4GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage. It features an 11.6-inch display and the graphics are handled by Intel UHD Graphics 600. The laptop promises to ogger 12.5 hours of battery life on a single charge.
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 11 Chromebook: Available at Rs 24,090
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 11 Chromebook packs 4GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. Running ChromeOS, the laptop is powered by Intel Celeron processor. It sports an 11.6-inch HD display and also houses an HD webcam for video calling. The lightweight laptop promises to offer 10 hours of battery life on a single charge.
Asus Chromebook C223: Priced at Rs 23,966
The Chromebook C223 is a lightweight laptop that weighs just under 1kg. Asus claims that it is the thinnest laptop with an 11.6-inch display. It comes with an Intel UDH graphics card and offers multiple connectivity ports. The device runs Chrome OS and packs 4GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage. The laptop is powered by Intel dual-core Celeron N3350 processor.
HP Chromebook: Available at Rs 27,490
HP Chromebook is powered by Intel Celeron N4020 processor and sports a 14-inch touchscreen display. The laptop packs 4GB of RAM and 64GB SSD space. Running on the Chrome OS, the device weighs 1.46 kg and it comes with built-in Google Assistant support. With the HP Chromebook users will also get 100GB of Google Drive storage.