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There’s a Chromebook for everyone this holiday season


As we head into Black Friday and the Holiday shopping season, many people are on the hunt for a new laptop for themselves or a loved one. When it comes to personal computers, there might not be a “one size fits all” solution, but Chromebook offers a range of options to suit everyone’s needs.

Chromebooks are speedy and secure laptops designed to make everyday computing simple and easy. Powered by Google’s ChromeOS, Chromebooks combine the best of Chrome and the Google suite of applications to create a smart user experience. With over 100 apps to choose from on the Google play store, the tasks and activities that are possible on other laptops are simple to do on a Chromebook as well. Plus, Chromebooks have all day battery life and come with built-in security for peace of mind.

If you're thinking of buying a new laptop this holiday season, here are some Chromebook options for you:

For the growing young family


The Acer Chromebook 317 is a fantastic option for families in need of an every-day, do-it-all laptop. With its 17.3-inch display, it is great for viewing family photos, streaming online video and online schooling.

Its powerful processor is able to run multiple applications at once and maintain quick speeds. This is great for children (or parents) who want to stream their favourite music while doing homework online. It’s easy navigation also makes it a great choice for users of all ages. Available at Best Buy, Costco and Walmart.

For the on-the-go student


The ASUS Flip C433 is lightweight and versatile with a flexible 2-in-1 design, letting you flip the screen and use it as a laptop, tablet or presentation board. Weighing less than two pounds, it's great for the busy student who has to run from class to class, or the young professional working from home, the office or on the go.

Its fast and efficient performance also helps during quick note taking and collaboration. Go from working hard to winding down with instant access to your files and favorite apps. Whether you want to relax with a movie, or get in a few quick games in between classes, the ASUS Flip C433 provides the best of both worlds. Available at Best Buy and Walmart.

For the connected grandparent


The Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5’s ultra-thin and lightweight design lets you carry this laptop anywhere, while its two-in-one design lets you switch between laptop or tablet modes by attaching or detaching the screen to the fabric folio case.

Its touch screen makes it a great option for those who like playing mobile games on a large screen, and for anyone looking for effortless navigation. Whether for receiving and viewing photos of your family members or friends or for watching your favourite programs, the 13.3 lightweight OLED display ensures a bright and clear image wherever you may be. Available at Best Buy and Staples.

For the independent professional


Finally, the HP 2-in-1 allows you to seamlessly transform from laptop to tablet to fit every situation and enhance productivity.

With ChromeOS, you can download your Google Drive documents at the office, and continue working on the go even without wifi. Need to scan a document? Easy, you can use this laptop’s webcam to scan important documents, eliminating the need for a physical scanner. Its compact design is also perfect for streaming the latest season of your favourite shows, firing off some quick emails, or connecting virtually with colleagues from your local coffee shop. Available on Amazon

Chromebooks extensive lineup ensures there’s a device for everyone. Learn more here, or visit one of our retail partners this Holiday shopping season for local deals and info on the latest models.