Chromebooks are coming in and out of the stock due to the spike in COVID-19 and working from home and after that due to starting of the remote schooling. If you are looking for a Chrome OS laptop you can still find some solid ones in $200-300 price range. All the models that are mentioned here are fast enough to handle few Chrome tabs as well as applications running at once.
Samsung Chromebook 4+ ($299)
The Samsung Chromebook 4+ is the most suitable deal the the Chromebook market. The laptop does not have a touch screen or 2-in-1 design but it has been equipped with an Intel Celeron N4000 processor and 4GB RAM. It has also been equipped with 15.6inch 1080p screen which is the main selling point. Samsung Chromebook 4+ will receive Chrome OS updates until June 2026.
Lenovo Chromebook Duet ($249)
If you are looking for something compact as well as portable then you need to go to Lenovo Chromebook Duet. It is a Chrome OS tablet with a detachable keyboard. When you have completed with your work you can simply take off the keyboard for easier touchscreen use. It has been equipped with MediaTek Helio P60T processor, 64GB internal storage and 4GB RAM. It is only one of the few 10-inch Chromebooks that has got full HD display. It also supports the stylus input.
HP Chromebook 14a ($220)
This laptop is pretty much similar to Samsung Chromebook 4. It has been equipped with same RAM, display, resolution, processor and storage. However it has got improved speakers compared to Samsung Chromebook. This laptop will receive Chrome OS updates till June 2026.