Mini Machines: The 5 Best Cheap Small Laptops Under $350

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* Powerful laptops at surprisingly affordable prices
* Choose from mini models, tablet laptops and more
* Great options for everyday surfing, on-the-go users and more

Who says a decent laptop has to cost an arm and a leg? While modern MacBooks cost upwards of $1200 (or more), you can snag a decent laptop for literally a fraction of that price.

Whether you already own a desktop and are in the market for a small laptop to take with you on trips, to school, or to have for work, then this list is for you. We’ve selected the best small laptops that will do the job without making your wallet feel lighter. Check out our five favorite options for under $350.

1. Samsung Electronics XE500C13 Chromebook

While it may not offer much in terms of gaming capabilities, this mini 11-inch laptop has everything you need for your day-to-day essentials. With up to 11 hours of battery life on a single charge, 2G of memory and 16GB of internal storage, it’s a decent laptop for an amazing price.

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2. ASUS VivoBook E203MA Ultra Thin Laptop

This ASUS model comes with a super fast Intel Dual-Core Celeron N4000 processor and features 64GB of storage and 4GB LPDDR4 RAM. Weighing just barely over two pounds, it’s a great everyday option for workers or students on the go.

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3. Dell 14in High-Performance Latitude 3350 Notebook

Slightly bigger than other laptops on this list, this Dell 14-inch model comes with an Intel Dual-Core Celeron 3215U Processor and 4GB DDR3 Ram for extra storage. The beautiful HD LED Backlit Display is met with an Intel HD Graphics for better image quality.

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4. Acer Chromebook R 11 Convertible

Not in the market for a traditional laptop? No problem. This beautiful HD touch-screen Chromebook comes with a Celeron N3150 CPU, 4GB RAM and 32GB of storage. It also comes
standard with all your favorite Google apps. Plus, it looks really sharp.

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5. Acer Chromebook R 13 13-inch ($339)

Just like the last Chromebook, only more robust, this Acer model features a slightly bigger 13-inch screen and comes with 4GB of memory and 32GB eMMC. With an extra-long battery life up to 12 hours at a time, it’s a great and affordable everyday option.

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