Cost: Est. $495
Best Budget Pick: Samsung Chromebook 3 Laptop. The Samsung Chromebook 3 Laptop will give your kid all he needs for streaming video or doing homework with just a bit more. This Chromebook boots in nine seconds or less – quite a feat. Plus, it offers automatic updates that work quietly in the background. Back-lit keyboard. Who Should Buy a Chromebook for Kids. 11.6 inches. 1366 x 768 resolution. When buying a Chromebook for your kids, you should check the following important features: Touchscreen, convertible, Tent, Backlit Keyboard, Battery Life, Renewed or Refurbished. Touchscreen: This option is very important because it can help your kids a lot. The 14-inch screen size is just perfect for children who want a mid-sized screen for projects or watching videos or images.