There was a point in time where the only operating systems worth considering on a laptop where Microsoft’s Windows and Apple’s Mac operating system. But those days are now long gone. Google’s Chrome OS can handle work and play just as well as any Mac or Windows machine, and they offer One big benefit over their rivals: They’re much more affordable.

Amazon has a sale going right now that will save you up to $30 on 13 different already-discounted Chromebooks, dropping prices into “you’d be insane to not take advantage of this deal” territory. For example, Samsung’s hot Chromebook 3 notebook is now just $169.99 with 2GB of RAM or $179.99 with 4GB of RAM!

Here are a few of our favorites:

Samsung Chromebook 3 XE500C13-K01US 2 GB RAM 11.6″ Laptop

  • Celeron N3050 1.6 GHz
  • 2.0 GB RAM
  • 16.0 GB eMMC Solid State Drive
  • 11.6-Inch Screen
  • Google Chrome

Samsung Chromebook 3 XE500C13-K02US 4 GB RAM 11.6″ Laptop

  • Celeron N3050 1.6 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 16 GB eMMC Solid State Drive
  • 11.6-Inch Screen
  • Google Chrome

ASUS C201 11.6 Inch Chromebook (Rockchip, 4 GB, 16GB SSD, Navy Blue)

  • Rockchip 1.8 GHz Processor
  • 4 GB DDR3 RAM
  • Can open/edit MS Office files using free embedded QuickOffice editor or Google Docs, and can download Microsoft Office Online (an online version of Microsoft Office) for free. Cannot install standard MS Office software.
  • 16 GB Solid-State Drive (SSD); No CD or DVD drive
  • 11.6 inches 1366*768 pixels LED-lit Screen
  • Chrome Operating System; Navy Blue Chassis

Acer Chromebook R11 Convertible, 11.6″ HD Touch, Intel Celeron, 2GB Memory, 32GB Storage

  • Intel Celeron N3150 1.6 GHz (2 MB Cache)
  • 2GB DDR3L Onboard Memory
  • 32GB Internal Storage
  • 11.6-inch HD Touchscreen, Intel HD Graphics
  • Patterned Aluminum Cover, Chrome, Up to 10-hour

Acer Chromebook 14, Aluminum, 14-inch Full HD, Intel Celeron Quad-Core N3160, 4GB LPDDR3, 32GB

  • Intel Celeron N3160 Quad-Core Processor 1.6GHz (Up to 2.24GHz)
  • 100% Aluminum Chassis
  • 4GB LPDDR3 Onboard SDRAM Memory, 32GB Internal Storage
  • 14″ Full HD IPS Display (1920 x 1080), Intel HD Graphics
  • Google Chrome, Up to 12-hours Battery Life

Click here to see the rest of the great Chrombook models covered in this sale, which ends on September 26.

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