Need a New Laptop? This Is the Best Buy Chromebook Sale You've Been Waiting For

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If your old laptop isn't holding a charge or keeps crashing every five minutes, it's probably time for a new one. Especially if you're headed back to school—or your kid is—a functioning laptop is a must. Luckily, Best Buy is having an amazing sale on Chromebooks through August 7, so you can feel prepared on your first day and save your coins for other things while you're at (like maybe a tote bag to carry your new gadget in?).

While Chromebooks don't have quite the functionality of a laptop—most of their storage is cloud-based, and they don't often have the graphics capabilities for really intensive photo and video editing—but for most of us, those features aren't necessary. And in terms of value, they can't be beat. Exhibit A: The best-selling Lenovo Flex 3i, a 15.6-inch touchscreen laptop that transforms into a tablet with a simple flip (it's $50 off right now). Also, the HP Intel Core i3 model (which is known for its long battery life, is $300 off.

Almost sounds too good to be true, but it's not. Here are five of the best deals on Chromebooks to score before the sale ends.

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1. Hp 14-inch Chromebook Intel Core I3

With its back-lit keyboard, fast performance and compact size, buyers say this is one of the best Chromebooks for school. More impressively, it converts from a laptop to a flip-stand screen (great for watching streaming shows, when you don't need the keyboard) to a tablet when you're on the go. Better grab it while it's $300 off.

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2. Asus 14-inch Chromebook Intel Celeron N3350

A thin laptop will come in handy when you're catching a flight and moving from class to class, and this one weighs just under three pounds, so it's also lightweight. Buyers are amazed by how it doesn't overheat when you have several tabs open. One reviewer shares: "It runs without overheating, stuttering or slowing down [when] multiple tabs and apps are open [and] running music on YouTube." Aka it's worth the $199 price tag.

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3. Lenovo 15.6-inch Flex 3i Chromebook

A 10-hour battery life is only one of many benefits you'll reportedly get with this Chromebook. You can also talk to Google to assist you while multitasking between tabs and apps and control your smart home devices ("hey Google, turn on the light"). Add the $50 discount, and you're winning.

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4. Hp 14-inch Chromebook Amd 3015ce

This Chromebook model (currently on sale for under $300) was made for streaming everything from shows and movies to music, thanks to its incredible stereo speakers and one million pixel display. And when you're not watching shows, you can quickly surf the web and hop on Zoom calls.

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5. Lenovo 13.3-inch Chromebook Duet 5

The thing that sets this model apart from the others is the keyboard is actually removable, so you can carry it as a tablet, making it even more lightweight when you're on the move. Not to mention it has built-in virus protection and cloud backups, so you never miss a beat. For $120 off, that sounds like a steal.

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Destinee Scott

Associate Sales and Deals Editor

Destinee Scott is PureWow’s Associate Sales and Deals Editor. She’s been chasing sales and deals for a decade and knows a good one when she sees one for fashion, home, beauty...