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$300 is a most reasonable price for business users requiring internet usage and Powerpoint and Excel applications. The best notebooks under $300 of 2016 support a processor speed of atleast 1.5 GHz and offer pretty decent performance for personal use.

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Asus Chromebook Flip

Asus Chromebook Flip (C100PA-DB02)


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Asus Chromebook Flip (C100PA-DB02)
Dell Chromebook 11 Non-Touch
Dell Chromebook 11 Touch
Acer Aspire One Cloudbook (14-inch)
Samsung Chromebook 2
Asus Chromebook Flip (C100PA-DB02)
Dell Chromebook 11 Non-Touch
Dell Chromebook 11 Touch
Acer Aspire One Cloudbook (14-inch)
Samsung Chromebook 2 (XE500C12-K01US)
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Release Date
Jul 2015
Jul 2015
Jun 2015
Sep 2015
Oct 2014
Display
10.1 inches, Widescreen, 1280 x 800
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
Hard Drive
16 GB, SSD
16 GB, SSD
16 GB, SSD
64GB , eMMC
16 GB, SSD
Installed Memory
4 GB, 4 GB
4 GB
4 GB
2 GB
Operating System
Google Chrome OS
Google Chrome OS
Google Chrome OS
Windows 10
Google Chrome OS
Processor
1.8 GHz, Rockchip RK3288-C
2.16 GHz, Intel Celeron N2840
2.16 GHz, Intel Atom N2840
1.6-GHz dual-core Intel Celeron N3050
2.58 GHz, Intel Celeron N2840
Laptop Type
General Purpose, Value, Widescreen
Value
Value, Widescreen
Value, Widescreen

  • The Asus Chromebook Flip (C100PA-DB02) blends the best elements from other designs into a single Chrome-based laptop with a slick, convertible form factor, fast performance, all-day battery life, and an affordable price.


  • The $249 Asus Chromebook Flip offers a flexible design, a vibrant touch screen and long battery life, making it a very good laptop-tablet combo.


  • The Chromebook Flip is notable for being one of the lightest Chrome OS laptops on the market. Its versatile and convertible design, solid build quality and affordable price also help set it apart from the pack. The smaller-than-average keyboard will be a turnoff for some, but ultimately, the positives outweigh the negatives.


  • The Dell Chromebook 11 is an affordable 11-inch Chrome OS laptop that offers excellent battery life, good overall performance, and a durable construction.


  • The Dell Chromebook 11 with Core i3 processor delivers speedy performance and lasts all day on a charge.


  • The Dell Chromebook 11 Touch is more rugged and less expensive than before, but it sacrifices some performance that made the old Dell Chromebook 11 great.


  • The affordable Dell Chromebook 11 Touch has a touch screen and a beefy, rugged design making it a good choice for classrooms.


  • The Dell Chromebook 11 with Core i3 processor delivers speedy performance and lasts all day on a charge.


  • The Dell Chromebook 11 Touch is more rugged and less expensive than before, but it sacrifices some performance that made the old Dell Chromebook 11 great.


  • Acer's 14-inch Cloudbook offers decent Windows 10 performance, a good keyboard and chart-topping battery life, all starting at just $199.


  • With more than 9 hours battery life and a strong feature set, Samsung's Chromebook 2 is a very good value for $250.


  • Samsung's updated 11-inch Chromebook 2 now has a more powerful Intel Celeron processor, but it suffers from a lackluster display.


  • Chromebooks will never be for everyone, but assuming you're game, the 13-inch Samsung Chromebook 2 is the one we recommend. Its sharp display, stylish design, long battery life and comfortable keyboard make it worth the premium over competing models.


Top 5 notebook under $300 of 2016:

  1. Asus Chromebook Flip (C100PA-DB02)
  2. Dell Chromebook 11 Non-Touch
  3. Dell Chromebook 11 Touch
  4. Acer Aspire One Cloudbook (14-inch)
  5. Samsung Chromebook 2 (XE500C12-K01US)