10 Cheap and Good Quality Chromebooks (February 2023)


There is one type of laptop device that is functionally quite interesting, namely Chromebook. This Chromebook in form is not much different from a notebook or laptop. The only difference is the system used. As the name implies, Chromebook is a notebook device that carries the Chrome OS operating system.

For those who don’t know, Chrome OS is a Linux-based operating system developed by Google. The Chrome OS interface is based on the Google Chrome browser, which is why this device is called a Chromebook. You can see more about Chrome OS and Chromebook in the article “Let’s Get to Know More About Chromebooks and Chrome OS”.

Apart from carrying the Chrome OS, Chromebook devices also have other characteristics that distinguish them from laptops in general, these characteristics are the internal storage which is generally not too large. Generally, the storage used is the type of eMMC or flash memory and not HDD or SDD.

The presence of smaller internal memory because Chromebooks are intended more for using Google features or services that must be connected to the internet. Even though this device can be used without an internet connection, the Chromebook will be more optimal if it is connected to the internet.

Because of its function which requires you to be connected to the internet, Chromebooks are less popular in Indonesia. It’s just that, obviously there are some people who need this device. So, this time Caris Signal will provide 10 Chromebook recommendations that you might be interested in.

1. HP 11 Chromebook N4020

HP Chromebook 11
  • Screen: 11.6″ diagonal, HD (1366 x 768)
  • Processor: 4 GB LPDDR4-3733 MHz RAM (onboard)
  • Graphic Card: Intel® UHD Graphics 600
  • RAM: 4 GB LPDDR4-3733 MHz RAM (onboard)
  • Storage: 32 GB eMMC / 160GB
  • Optical Drive:
  • Connectivity: WiFI + Bluetooth
  • Port: 2 USB 3.1 Type-C® Gen 1 (Power delivery, data transfer, DisplayPort™); 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1; 1 Stereo headphone/microphone combo jack
  • Battery: Integrated

Cheap doesn’t mean cheap, here it is statement which best describes the Chromebook titled HP Chromebook 11. Even though it only has a price tag starting at Rp. 2.1 million, you are presented with a device with extraordinary body resistance.

Thanks to present material military grade as a body, this Chromebook allegedly will not be damaged even though it has fallen from a height of 122 cm. But, don’t accidentally drop it to test its durability, OK?

Form factor-it is also quite unique because it features a hinge that can be bent up to 180 degrees, providing optimal comfort when you want to show the contents of the screen to various people at the same time.

You can also take advantage of the Android and G Suite application ecosystem to support teaching and learning activities, or just do video call. The USB-C port on this laptop doesn’t just work to do things transfer data but also to charge.

When you often snacking while studying or working, you also don’t need to be afraid of the product being damaged quickly due to keyboard-it has resistance spill-resistant.

2. Samsung Chromebook 4

Samsung Chromebook 4
  • Screen: 11.6″ HD LED Display (1366 x 768), Anti-Reflective
  • Processor: Intel® Celeron® Processor N4020 (1.10 Ghz up to 2.70 Ghz 4 MB L2 Cache)
  • Graphic Card: Intel® UHD Graphics 600
  • RAM: 4 GB LPDDR4 Memory (On BD 4 GB)
  • Storage: 32 GB e.MMC
  • Optical Drive:
  • Connectivity: 802.11 ac wave2 2X2 Bluetooth
  • Port: 1 USB-C® 1 USB3.0 MicroSD Multi-media Card Reader 1 Headphone out/Mic-in Combo
  • Battery: 39 Wh

If you have around IDR 2.1 million in funds, why not just choose a Chromebook from the Samsung brand? Yes, this is the Samsung Chromebook 4 XR310XBA-KA2ID which is comfortable to use for playing and working thanks to its superior specifications.

This laptop offers a body that is not owned by any Chromebook, has gone through a series of Mil-STD-810G military tests so that it can withstand a fall of 50 cm.

This Chromebook from Samsung also offers an ergonomic design on each button keyboard-his. By making a shaped button curvedbuttons can also be pressed more comfortably and feel natural on the fingers.

However, the screen does have a fairly small size at 11.6 inches and still offers HD resolution. You may also need a USB Hub if you want to connect more than one accessory at a time, because there is only 1 USB Type-A and Type-C port available on this laptop.

3. Lenovo Slim 3 11 Chromebook

  • Screen: 11.6″ HD (1366×768) TN 250nits Anti-glare
  • Processor: Intel Celeron N4020 (2C / 2T, 1.1 / 2.8GHz, 4MB)
  • Graphic Card: Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 600
  • RAM: 4GB Soldered LPDDR4-2400
  • Storage: 32GB + 128GB eMMC
  • Optical Drive:
  • Connectivity: 11ac, 2×2 + BT4.2
  • Port: 1x card reader 2x USB-C 3.2 Gen 1 (support data transfer, Power Delivery and DisplayPort) 1x headphone / microphone combo jack (3.5mm) 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1
  • Battery: Integrated 42Wh

With a size no bigger than A4 paper, the Lenovo Slim 3 Chromebook 11 N4020 presents the best portability in its price class. Using ChromeOS, even this laptop still offers better performance smooth and flexible even though it only comes with a processor dual-core Intel Celeron N4020.

You can also maximize the use of this Chromebook outdoors without having to carry a charger every day. This is because the large size of the battery and the efficiency of this device allow it to last up to 10 hours in normal use.

Do meeting regularly online also work smoothly. Webcam its 720p resolution ensures the experience vidcon crystal clear with clear sound quality.

Port availability is also quite complete, you know. Featuring two USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 with two USB Type-A, there’s no need to carry a USB Hub with you wherever you go. Lenovo Slim 3 Chromebook 11 N4020 can be purchased at marketplace worth IDR 2.5 million.

4. HP Chromebook 14 N4000

HP Chromebook 14 N4000
  • Screen: 14″ diagonal HD SVA anti-glare WLED-backlit (1366 x 768)
  • Processor: Intel® Celeron® N4000
  • Graphic Card: Intel® UHD Graphics
  • RAM: 4 GB DDR4-2400 MHz
  • Storage: 32GB | 160GB EMMC
  • Optical Drive:
  • Connectivity: 802.11a/b/g/ac 2×2 Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® 4.2 Combo
  • Port: 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C™ (Charging, power delivery, video, data); 2 USB 2.0 Gen 1; 1 headphone/microphone combo
  • Battery: 2-cell, 47.36 Wh Li-ion

This is a Chromebook at a low price that is suitable for school or college use. How come? With a price of only IDR 2.8 million, the HP Chromebook 14 already offers smooth use with various features.

This Chromebook has a pretty attractive design with a thin right and left bezel display. This makes the 14-inch screen look wider and more comfortable to watch.

Another uniqueness that is owned by this Chromebook lies in the speakers that face upwards to avoid sound distribution problems. In addition, the sound produced will definitely be bigger and clearer.

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