There are good chromebooks for cheaper, and the Google Pixelbook continues to be the very best laptop loaded with Chrome OS that you can buy, but when it comes to the best chromebook you can and should spend money on, the $US500 Chromebook Plus v2, like its predecessor, is your best bet. Unlike any other device, it truly understands what the Chromebook should be: a beautifully cheap device that perfectly bridges the gap between tablet and laptop.