Updated on 4 September 2013 by

The 11-inch laptops running Windows 8/Windows 8 RT/Google Chrome operating systems are available at affordable rates. The best cheap netbooks can be touch-enabled and are well suited for word processing, emailing and web browsing.

You can get at least 2GB RAM and storage of 350GB HDD/16GB SSD in the topmost cheap netbooks. These netbooks are powered by low speed Intel/NVIDIA/AMD processors.

You can check below the products featured in our listing of the best cheap netbooks.


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Asus Chromebook Flip (C100PA-DB02)
Lenovo S21e-20
Dell Chromebook 11 Touch
Dell Chromebook 11 Non-Touch
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e Chromebook
Asus Chromebook Flip (C100PA-DB02)
Lenovo S21e-20
Dell Chromebook 11 Touch
Dell Chromebook 11 Non-Touch
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e Chromebook
$219 - $299
$249
$250 - $470
$269 - $427
$341 - $758
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Release Date
Jul 2015
Jul 2015
Jun 2015
Jul 2015
Jul 2015
Display Size
10.1 in.
11.6 in.
11.6 in.
11.6 in.
11.6 in.
Display
10.1 inches, Widescreen, 1280 x 800
11.6 inches, Standard
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
11.6 inches, Widescreen, 1366 x 768
Hard Drive
16 GB, SSD
64 GB, HDD
16 GB, SSD
16 GB, SSD
16 GB, SSD
Installed Memory
4 GB, 4 GB
2 GB
4 GB
4 GB
4 GB
Operating System
Google Chrome OS
Microsoft Windows 8
Google Chrome OS
Google Chrome OS
Google Chrome OS
Processor
1.8 GHz, Rockchip RK3288-C
2.25 GHz, Intel Celeron N2940
2.16 GHz, Intel Atom N2840
2.16 GHz, Intel Celeron N2840
1.83 GHz, Intel Celeron N2940
Laptop Type
General Purpose, Value, Widescreen
Value
Value, Widescreen
Value
Value
Average Rating
 3.9 stars
 2.8 stars
 3.6 stars
 3.8 stars
 3.5 stars
Look and Feel
91% Positive
9% Negative
100% Positive
60% Positive
40% Negative
62% Positive
38% Negative
71% Positive
29% Negative
Display
63% Positive
37% Negative
25% Positive
75% Negative
30% Positive
70% Negative
30% Positive
70% Negative
80% Positive
20% Negative
Performance
37% Positive
63% Negative
100% Negative
57% Positive
43% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
33% Positive
67% Negative
Keypad
50% Positive
50% Negative
60% Positive
40% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
71% Positive
29% Negative
100% Positive
Battery
100% Positive
100% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
50% Positive
50% Negative