Updated on 21 June 2016 by

Laptops with a screen size of 10 inch are also termed as netbooks. These netbooks provide lower performance when compared to large-sized laptops. The best 10 inch laptops find their usage in entertainment, surfing the internet, instant messaging and document handling. These low priced laptops are portable being lightweight and ideal travel companions due to their longer battery life.

Deciding upon the specification which should be given preference while selecting a laptop is crucial. If you are keen on picking up a 10 inch laptop, make sure it has at least 1 GB RAM and 320 GB HDD storage capacity. Some basic features which should be included in 10 inch laptops are integrated webcams and microphones. You should definitely check out the laptop for its battery life, design, keyboard layout and networking capabilities.

Currently, Asus Eee laptops have excellent battery life of 12.5 hours best suited for traveling. Another entry in these 10 inch laptops running for more hours is Toughbook from Panasonic. Gateway laptops stand last in the race of long battery life as they can operate only for 4 hours.

Considering laptops' durable designs, Toughbook line of laptops from Panasonic are rugged and can withstand accidental drop. But, these high specced Toughbooks are more expensive and bulkier in comparison to other 10 inch laptops. To be more productive, the keyboard in these netbooks should have wide keys and comfortable keyboard layout for easy typing like those in Acer laptops. Moreover, for casual browsing you may opt for cheap laptops from Gateway. For full fledged internet usage and document writing, HP would be the right choice.


#1

#2

#3

#4

Asus Chromebook Flip (C100PA-DB02)
HP SlateBook x2
Gateway LT4009u
Gateway LT4008u
Asus Chromebook Flip (C100PA-DB02)
HP SlateBook x2 Tablet
Gateway LT4009u Intel Atom N2600 Dual-core
Gateway LT4008u 10.1 inch Netbook
$219 - $299
Check Offers
Check Offers
Check Offers
[?]
ReviewGist
Score
[?]
ReviewGist
Score
[?]
ReviewGist
Score
[?]
ReviewGist
Score
Release Date
Jul 2015
Jul 2013
Sep 2012
Aug 2012
Display
10.1 inches, Widescreen, 1280 x 800
10.1 In.
10.1-inch high-brightness LED-backlit
10.1 in. WXVGA LED-backlit
Hard Drive
16 GB, SSD
64 GB SSD
320 GB Serial ATA, 5400 rpm
320 GB Serial ATA, 5400 rpm
Installed Memory
4 GB, 4 GB
2 GB
1 GB (DDR3 SDRAM)
1 GB (DDR3 SDRAM)
Operating System
Google Chrome OS
Google Android 4.2.2
Genuine Windows 7 Starter
Microsoft Windows 7 Starter Edition
Processor
1.8 GHz, Rockchip RK3288-C
Nvidia Tegra 4 Quad Core Processor
Atom N2600 dual-core 1.6 GHz
Atom Dual-core N2600, 1.6GHz
Laptop Type
General Purpose, Value, Widescreen
Convertible laptop
Thin and Light Laptop
Netbook
Average Rating
 3.9 stars
 3.5 stars
 3.8 stars
 4.2 stars
Look and Feel
91% Positive
9% Negative
Display
63% Positive
37% Negative
Performance
37% Positive
63% Negative
Keypad
50% Positive
50% Negative
Battery
100% Positive