Updated on 2 August 2013 by

When it comes to owning a compact device for mobility and better performance than a 10 inch netbook, we prefer a 11.6 inch laptop. The best 11.6 inch laptops have suitable hardware and necessary features for performing day to day activities.

The 11.6 inch laptops generally have 2 GB to 4 GB RAM and HDD storage capacity up to 128 GB. These laptops are mostly Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled and include additional features like webcams, stereo speakers and sound cards.

We would suggest the top 11.6 inch laptops which could be the ultimate pick for you.

Lenovo laptops:
Lenovo laptops are convertibles having touch screens and excellent keyboards which add to the productivity. IdeaPad line of laptops from Lenovo have 11.6 inch displays which are bright and have good viewing angles.

Acer laptops:
Acer manufactures its Aspire line of laptops which are expensive in comparison to other 11.6 inch laptops. Despite the high-end specs, the battery life and multimedia functionalities can be unsatisfactory in these laptops.

Apple MacBooks:
Apple MacBook Air is a high end model and the least expensive amongst Apple' products. Macbooks have solid design and still are perfectly portable being thin and light. MacBook comes equipped with dual band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 for better connectivity but has less storage capacity and shorter battery life.

Samsung Chromebooks:
Chromebooks are cheap laptops which work mostly when connected to the internet. These laptops use web services from Google and almost all the content is stored online. There is a provision for data backup for working offline too. These light and portable laptops are good companion to travel and can also be used for games, music and social networking as they are preloaded with lots of apps.

Now that you have a listing of the best 11.6 inch laptops, the daunting task of choosing the right one for you has been made easy.


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Apple MacBook Air 11-Inch (2015)
Dell Chromebook 11 Non-Touch
Getac V110
Dell Chromebook 11 Touch
Asus Transformer Book Flip TP200SA
Apple MacBook Air 11-Inch (2015)
Dell Chromebook 11 Non-Touch
Getac V110
Dell Chromebook 11 Touch
Asus Transformer Book Flip TP200SA
$899 - $1,099
$269 - $427
$3,298 - $4,299
$250 - $470
$349
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Release Date
Aug 2015
Jul 2015
Jul 2015
Jun 2015
Sep 2015
Display Size
11.6 in.
11.6 in.
11.6 in.
11.6 in.
11.6 in.
Display
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
Hard Drive
128 GB, HDD
16 GB, SSD
128 GB, SSD
16 GB, SSD
64GB , eMMC
Installed Memory
4 GB
4 GB
8 GB
4 GB
Operating System
Mac OS X Yosemite
Google Chrome OS
Microsoft Windows 8
Google Chrome OS
Windows 10
Processor
1.6 GHz, Intel Core i5-5250U
2.16 GHz, Intel Celeron N2840
2.2 GHz, Intel Core i5-5200U
2.16 GHz, Intel Atom N2840
1.6 GHz dual-core Intel Celeron N3050
Laptop Type
Ultraportable, HDD
Value
Tablet, Business, SSD
Value, Widescreen
Average Rating
 4.1 stars
 3.8 stars
 4.0 stars
 3.6 stars
 3.5 stars
Display
28% Positive
72% Negative
30% Positive
70% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
30% Positive
70% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
Look and Feel
50% Positive
50% Negative
62% Positive
38% Negative
100% Positive
60% Positive
40% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
Battery
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
Connectivity
75% Positive
25% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
Performance
66% Positive
34% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
100% Positive
57% Positive
43% Negative
25% Positive
75% Negative

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