Be back to school ready from under $130 with these cheap Chromebook deals

Lenovo Chromebook Flex 3
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If you've been waiting for the best cheap Chromebook deals around, Walmart is currently running a sale on popular brands such as HP and Samsung, with cheap student laptops from just $129. 

Whether you're interested something that's super sturdy and traditional, such as the HP Chromebook 14, or looking to mix it up a little for less with the Lenovo Chromebook Flex 3, there's something here for even the most modest of budgets.

Popular for their long battery lives and low power usage, Chromebooks have become a staple in both the office and classrooms across the world for a very good reason. G Suite (Google's answer to Microsoft Office framework) with its Sheets, Docs, Meet, Drive (and more), provide powerful tools for productivity in the real world working environment; all right there in the browser.

If you've after something with a little more horsepower and graphical grunt for less, then our picks for the best cheap gaming laptop deals has lots of great options for well under $1,000.

Important to note: If any of these cheap Chromebook deals are appealing to you, then you'll have to act fast; at prices this low, and at a retailer as large as Walmart, they're sure to be snatched up sooner rather than later.

Samsung Chromebook 4 | $230 (opens in new tab)

Samsung Chromebook 4 | $230 $129 at Walmart (opens in new tab)
Save $101. Quite frankly, we're astounded that you can buy a brand new, and capable, work laptop for just over $100 in 2021; truly, if you're on a tight budget, this is definitely a system worth looking into for G Suite functionality. Important to note: you need to sign into Walmart to get this price. Features: Intel Celeron N4000, Intel UHD Graphics 600, 4GB RAM, 32GB eMMC, 11.6-inch 720p HD screen.

Lenovo Chromebook Flex 3 | $279 (opens in new tab)

Lenovo Chromebook Flex 3 | $279 $179 at Walmart (opens in new tab)
Save $100.
If you prefer a more versatile machine, then this 2-in-1 Chromebook offers all the functionality of both a traditional laptop as well an Android tablet so you can navigate through the U.I. with the speed and efficiency of touch and type out on a proper keyboard, too. Also of note, it's available in Almond (gold) or blue. Features: Intel Celeron N4020, 4GB RAM, 32GB eMMC, 11.6-inch 720p HD touchscreen.

HP 14 Chromebook | $279 $229 at Walmart (opens in new tab)

HP 14 Chromebook | $279 $229 at Walmart (opens in new tab)
Save $50. Spend a little extra and you'll benefit from a faster processor, double the storage space, and improved integrated graphics onboard. There's also USB-C and quick charging functionality; able to reach 50% in just 45 minutes. Features: Intel Pentium Silver N5000, Intel UHD Graphics 605, 4GB RAM, 64GB eMMC, 14-inch 720p HD screen.

Having portable productivity is all well and good, but what about when you want to sit back at your desk and get things done? That's where the best gaming monitors and best wireless gaming mouse come in handy. 

Aleksha McLoughlin
Hardware Editor

Aleksha McLoughlin served as the Hardware Editor for GamesRadar from June 2021 until August 2022. Her main area of expertise was the PC gaming platform, which comprised buying guides, features, reviews, and news coverage on components and prebuilt machines. She was also responsible for gaming chairs and storage. She now works on a freelance basis while studying to become a university lecturer specializing in English for foreign territories. Prior to joining GamesRadar, she wrote for the likes of Expert Reviews, The Rory Peck Trust, No Clean Singing, Vinyl Chapters, and Tech Spark while also working with the BBC.