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The best notebook for children primarily focuses on portability and ease of use and are those available under $500.

The primary functions children would utilize their laptops for are basic web surfing, storing and taking pictures; watching movies and playing games, so you could do with a single or dual core processor running at 1.5 GHz and a 2 GB RAM.

Additionally, a 10 to 14 inch display is ideal, along with hardware options like a good HDD capacity perhaps 200 GB and a DVD drive which are pretty useful features for entertainment for children. The best notebooks for children are netbooks with large battery life and not weighing over 2 lb to assist mobility.

Toshiba Chromebook 2 (2015)

Toshiba Chromebook 2 (2015)


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Toshiba Chromebook 2 (2015)
Asus Chromebook Flip (C100PA-DB02)
Dell Chromebook 11 Non-Touch
Dell Chromebook 11 Touch
Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi
Toshiba Chromebook 2 (2015)
Asus Chromebook Flip (C100PA-DB02)
Dell Chromebook 11 Non-Touch
Dell Chromebook 11 Touch
Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi
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Release Date
Sep 2015
Jul 2015
Jul 2015
Jun 2015
May 2015
Display Size
13.3 in.
10.1 in.
11.6 in.
11.6 in.
12.5 in.
Hard Drive
16GB SSD
16 GB, SSD
16 GB, SSD
16 GB, SSD
128 GB, SSD
Operating System
Google Chrome
Google Chrome OS
Google Chrome OS
Google Chrome OS
Microsoft Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1
Processor
1.70 GHz Intel Celeron 3215U
1.8 GHz, Rockchip RK3288-C
2.16 GHz, Intel Celeron N2840
2.16 GHz, Intel Atom N2840
1.2 GHz, Intel Core M-5Y71
Average Rating
 4.5 stars
 3.9 stars
 3.8 stars
 3.6 stars
 3.4 stars
Display
100% Positive
63% Positive
37% Negative
30% Positive
70% Negative
30% Positive
70% Negative
81% Positive
19% Negative
Performance
100% Positive
37% Positive
63% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
57% Positive
43% Negative
75% Positive
25% Negative
Speaker
75% Positive
25% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
83% Positive
17% Negative
80% Positive
20% Negative
100% Negative
Battery
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
8% Positive
92% Negative
Keypad
100% Positive
50% Positive
50% Negative
71% Positive
29% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
41% Positive
59% Negative

Top 5 notebook for children of 2016:

  1. Toshiba Chromebook 2 (2015)
  2. Asus Chromebook Flip (C100PA-DB02)
  3. Dell Chromebook 11 Non-Touch
  4. Dell Chromebook 11 Touch
  5. Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi