Why does everything have to be so expensive?
When picking your new computer chair on a limited budget, it’s easy to get discouraged, as the computer chair jungle seems to be littered with bulky, expensive items. However, after searching for a bit you’ll find that there are lots of hidden gems out there, and that a good computer chair doesn’t necessarily have to cost you a fortune.
We hope this guide will help you on your journey of finding the best cheap computer chair!
Boss Leather Plus Posture Task Chair Without Arms
- Armless task chair
- Black LeatherPlus Upholstery
- Thickly Padded
- Pneumatic Seat Height Adjustment
The Boss LeatherPlus is a super comfortable, yet very affordable office chair. The base is quite solid and the wheels roll smoothly and without much obstruction.
The chair itself holds up well over time as reported by several users, especially when considering the low price point.
The cushions are thick and well padded, which makes sitting in the chair very comfortable, even for long durations of time.
The height and depth of the back is adjustable as is the height of the seat, so you can adjust the chair to fit a multitude of different desks and work stations.
GreenForest Comfortable Home Desk Chair
This sleek chair from GreenForest looks like a high-end designer chair, but fortunately you don’t have to pay “designer prices” in order to get it.
It comes in two different colors, featuring grey or beige fabric upholstery. It’s very easy to assemble and made of soft and durable materials. The base which holds the casters is made of heavy-duty nylon.
The chair itself is comfortable to sit on and looks great in an office or a study.
One thing to note is that the seat tilts forward slightly, which some users might find uncomfortable.
Cheap computer chairs usually don’t have good design aesthetics, but since this chair looks as good as it does, we highly recommend it for people who’re trying to decorate their home in a certain style, but who would prefer not to break the bank doing so.
WorkSmart Faux Leather Manager’s Chair with Padded Arms
This plush, executive-style chair is soft and comfortable to sit in. The seat is made of faux leather and the back has built in lumbar support, for extra comfort.
The back is fairly short and comes up to the shoulders of a 5’9 person, so keep this in mind if you’re fairly tall.
The WorkSmart Manager’s Chair is super easy and straight forward to assemble, and once it’s been put together feels comfortable and sturdy.
This chair is great for people who want an executive-style chair that’s nice and comfortable. It’s good for students who have to spend hours sitting at their desks studying, every day.
basyx by HON HVL210 Task Chair for Office or Computer Desk
- Armless Chair
- Sturdy black frame
- Pneumatic seat height adjustment
- Soft padding
HON is a well known brand when it comes to office chairs. Their quality is generally top notch, and this chair, albeit the low price point, is no exception.
This chair features a swivel tilt mechanism with adjustable tilt tension, which makes it possible to accommodate a wide variety of different body types.
It’s easy to put together and the padding is comfortable. The back features a little bit of lumbar support which is great for those who need that.
The Basyx by HON is both comfortable and sturdy, and features a timeless design that’s neither modern nor retro, which means that it will fit into pretty much any setting without standing out or bringing attention to itself. Because of its armless design it can easily be pushed under a desk if you need to get it out of the way. Overall, this is a very good chair for the price.
Flash Furniture Mid-Back Quilted Vinyl Task Chair
- Black Vinyl Upholstery
- Quilted Design
- Many Different Color Options
- Pneumatic Height Adjustment
This mid-back swivel computer chair from Flash Furniture comes in a multitude of colors that are bound to brighten up any room.
It’s very easy to put together and fairly sturdy to sit on. The seat and back are both comfortable, however, if you plan on sitting on this chair all day long you might want to invest in a pillow or a gel cushion, as it be quite hard on your bottom after a while.
Because of the small footprint of this chair, it’s great for smaller computer desks and small workspaces in general. Overall, it’s very suitable for smaller people, and is neither too tall nor has a seat that’s too deep.