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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for computers under $400.

The best computers are portable, speedy, and packed with features that will be a huge upgrade from your old laptop. Whether you're looking for something for school or work, gaming or streaming, we've got something for you. Browse the top-ranked list of computers under $400 below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. HP - 14" Laptop - Intel Celeron - 4GB Memory - 128GB eMMC - Rose Gold - Front_Zoom
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    "Used basically for basic functions such as email and web surfing. Got it on sale for $400 which was a steal. Metal body instead of the plastic which is unusual at this price point. ...Great daily computer...Great computer for daily use has enough power and features"

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    Do more from anywhere. All-day long. Designed to keep you productive and entertained from anywhere, the HP 14 inch Laptop PC combines long battery life with a thin and portable, micro-edge bezel design.
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    "Used basically for basic functions such as email and web surfing. Got it on sale for $400 which was a steal. Metal body instead of the plastic which is unusual at this price point. ...Great daily computer...Great computer for daily use has enough power and features"

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    Do more from anywhere. All-day long. Designed to keep you productive and entertained from anywhere, the HP 14 inch Laptop PC combines long battery life with a thin and portable, micro-edge bezel design.
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  2. Lenovo - Tab P12 with Lenovo Tab Pen Plus - ZACH0165US - Storm Grey - Front_Zoom
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    "For $400 I was surprised by the Intel storage 256 GB multitasking is a must. ...My dad really liked this gift. Hoping to win the $400 so I can buy more items my husband like the monitor I just put in the cart"

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    The key to superior entertainment, the Tab P12 allows you to substitute deadlines and obligations for some much-deserved downtime. Delve into the vibrant visuals of 3K streaming with ambient color, game like a boss on 8GB RAM with fast-paced, uninterrupted Wi-Fi 6 connection, or finish that page-turner in immersive reader mode featuring intrinsic background music.
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    "For $400 I was surprised by the Intel storage 256 GB multitasking is a must. ...My dad really liked this gift. Hoping to win the $400 so I can buy more items my husband like the monitor I just put in the cart"

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    The key to superior entertainment, the Tab P12 allows you to substitute deadlines and obligations for some much-deserved downtime. Delve into the vibrant visuals of 3K streaming with ambient color, game like a boss on 8GB RAM with fast-paced, uninterrupted Wi-Fi 6 connection, or finish that page-turner in immersive reader mode featuring intrinsic background music.
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  3. Samsung - Galaxy Tab S9 FE - 10.9" 128GB - Wi-Fi - with S-Pen - Gray - Front_Zoom
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    "Certainly not a high end tablet but for $400 it works well....It was a gift for my son who is a Computer Engineering student and he loves it. I think that says it all."

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    Begin your tablet journey with Galaxy Tab S9 FE Series. The perfect introductory tablets, Tab S9 FE Series gives you the just the right mix of innovative Galaxy features that you need for your lifestyle. Stay in touch with your world and on top of your day with powerful processors, high-quality video playback, great sound and reliable connectivity. Whether you’re wrapping up a work project or kicking back with your favorite entertainment, you’ll have plenty of room to do what you need on big, beautiful screens. Plus, these Tabs let you go for hours with powerful, fast-charging batteries that have your back. They’re built to last too, with water and dust resistance that make them some of the most durable tablets on the market. Discover the new standard of tablet essentials with Galaxy Tab S9 FE Series.
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    "Certainly not a high end tablet but for $400 it works well....It was a gift for my son who is a Computer Engineering student and he loves it. I think that says it all."

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    Begin your tablet journey with Galaxy Tab S9 FE Series. The perfect introductory tablets, Tab S9 FE Series gives you the just the right mix of innovative Galaxy features that you need for your lifestyle. Stay in touch with your world and on top of your day with powerful processors, high-quality video playback, great sound and reliable connectivity. Whether you’re wrapping up a work project or kicking back with your favorite entertainment, you’ll have plenty of room to do what you need on big, beautiful screens. Plus, these Tabs let you go for hours with powerful, fast-charging batteries that have your back. They’re built to last too, with water and dust resistance that make them some of the most durable tablets on the market. Discover the new standard of tablet essentials with Galaxy Tab S9 FE Series.
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  4. ASUS - 17.3" Chromebook Laptop - Intel Celeron N4500 with  4GB Memory - 64GB eMMC - Mineral Grey - Front_Zoom
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    "I got this for my dad and now he uses it everyday instead of our computers...Setup took a long time. Computer didn’t work as fast as my former computers"

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    ASUS CX1700CK Chromebook: Stay productive and entertained with this ASUS 17.3-inch Chromebook notebook.
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    "I got this for my dad and now he uses it everyday instead of our computers...Setup took a long time. Computer didn’t work as fast as my former computers"

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    ASUS CX1700CK Chromebook: Stay productive and entertained with this ASUS 17.3-inch Chromebook notebook.
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  5. Lenovo - Ideapad 1 14.0" HD Laptop - Celeron N4020 with 4GB Memory - 64GB eMMC - Cloud Grey - Front_Zoom
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    "nice computer...I like this computer very much. smooth and pretty affordable. thanks best buy....Good computer “only light work”...Good computer for school and light work, i understand is a slow computer but for the price is a good option"

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    The IdeaPad 1 raises the bar on every affordable laptop with a super-efficient Intel Celeron N4020 processor in a thin and compact 17.9 mm chassis that makes multitasking a breeze while boosting energy efficiency with up-to-11 hours of battery life and rapid charge. Get more value with four-sided narrow bezels for maximum screen, Dolby Audio speakers and Flip to Start for instant boot up. Optimize your video call experience with a 720p camera that comes with a privacy shutter to keep out prying eyes and Smart Noise Cancelling to cut out background noise.
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    "nice computer...I like this computer very much. smooth and pretty affordable. thanks best buy....Good computer “only light work”...Good computer for school and light work, i understand is a slow computer but for the price is a good option"

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    The IdeaPad 1 raises the bar on every affordable laptop with a super-efficient Intel Celeron N4020 processor in a thin and compact 17.9 mm chassis that makes multitasking a breeze while boosting energy efficiency with up-to-11 hours of battery life and rapid charge. Get more value with four-sided narrow bezels for maximum screen, Dolby Audio speakers and Flip to Start for instant boot up. Optimize your video call experience with a 720p camera that comes with a privacy shutter to keep out prying eyes and Smart Noise Cancelling to cut out background noise.
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  6. HP - 15.6" Touch-Screen Laptop - Intel Core i3 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD - Natural Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "lost with a new computer....Literally I had/have now experience setting up a computer. I was deeply appreciative....My computer...Very good computers I'm enjoying used for work and school stuff"

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    Do more from anywhere. All-day long. Designed to keep you productive and entertained from anywhere, the HP 15.6-inch Laptop PC combines long lasting battery life with a thin and portable, microedge bezel design.
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    "lost with a new computer....Literally I had/have now experience setting up a computer. I was deeply appreciative....My computer...Very good computers I'm enjoying used for work and school stuff"

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    Do more from anywhere. All-day long. Designed to keep you productive and entertained from anywhere, the HP 15.6-inch Laptop PC combines long lasting battery life with a thin and portable, microedge bezel design.
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  7. Lenovo - IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook Plus Laptop 14" - 2K Touch - Intel i3-1315U with 8GB Memory - Intel UHD Graphics - 128GB SSD - Storm Grey - Front_Zoom
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    "Nice school computer...Very nice computer for the kids to do their school work. Would recommend....good computer...real good computer, I don't have to wait for updates."

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    Take all your essentials anywhere you go with the versatile Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook Plus powered by the 13th Generation Intel Core processor which distributes performance where you need it most — saving you time and increasing your ability to do the things you want. With a 2x faster Intel Core processor and up to double the memory and storage, edit Google Docs, photos, and videos, while watching your favorite shows in full HD on a 1080p display. Plus, more power means faster gameplay. With a first-of-its-kind design, experience the power of a processor designed for real-world multitasking. This unique 2-in-1 convertible Chromebook Plus is packed with privacy protection features that give you a peace of mind and get you started faster. The 14" screen, stylus pen support and a larger touchpad let you do more, watch more and play more at home or outside.
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    "Nice school computer...Very nice computer for the kids to do their school work. Would recommend....good computer...real good computer, I don't have to wait for updates."

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    Take all your essentials anywhere you go with the versatile Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook Plus powered by the 13th Generation Intel Core processor which distributes performance where you need it most — saving you time and increasing your ability to do the things you want. With a 2x faster Intel Core processor and up to double the memory and storage, edit Google Docs, photos, and videos, while watching your favorite shows in full HD on a 1080p display. Plus, more power means faster gameplay. With a first-of-its-kind design, experience the power of a processor designed for real-world multitasking. This unique 2-in-1 convertible Chromebook Plus is packed with privacy protection features that give you a peace of mind and get you started faster. The 14" screen, stylus pen support and a larger touchpad let you do more, watch more and play more at home or outside.
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  8. Lenovo - Ideapad 3i 15.6" FHD Touch Laptop - Core i5-1155G7 with 8GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Abyss Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "$400 gift card please...Great computer. Best Buy is the best. Give me that $400 gift card now....Christmas Computers...My daughter and my grandson love their computer!!!"

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    The ultimate Smart Learning notebook, the Lenovo IdeaPad 3i pairs up to 11th Generation Intel Core i5 processors with tailored work and learn from home solutions that address eye strain, posture problems and at-home distractions, while deploying intelligent thermals for a cool and whisper-quiet system. The new privacy shutter on the camera also lets you reserve complete control over your privacy in the home and beyond.
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    "$400 gift card please...Great computer. Best Buy is the best. Give me that $400 gift card now....Christmas Computers...My daughter and my grandson love their computer!!!"

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    The ultimate Smart Learning notebook, the Lenovo IdeaPad 3i pairs up to 11th Generation Intel Core i5 processors with tailored work and learn from home solutions that address eye strain, posture problems and at-home distractions, while deploying intelligent thermals for a cool and whisper-quiet system. The new privacy shutter on the camera also lets you reserve complete control over your privacy in the home and beyond.
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  9. Apple - Geek Squad Certified Refurbished MacBook Air - 13.3" Retina Display - Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 128GB Flash Storage - Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "The hardware is in great condition and is excellent to use in the pinch that I'm in (laid off, need a computer to apply for jobs). It runs a little slow and requires a restart more regularly than I'd like, but overall, happy with my purchase for the price."

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    Product Description

    Available in silver, space gray, and gold, the new thinner and lighter MacBook Air features a stunning Retina display, Touch ID, the latest Apple-designed keyboard, and a Force Touch trackpad - all housed in an iconic wedge design made from 100 percent recycled aluminum.² And with all-day battery life, MacBook Air is your perfectly portable, do-it-all notebook.¹

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    "The hardware is in great condition and is excellent to use in the pinch that I'm in (laid off, need a computer to apply for jobs). It runs a little slow and requires a restart more regularly than I'd like, but overall, happy with my purchase for the price."

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    Product Description

    Available in silver, space gray, and gold, the new thinner and lighter MacBook Air features a stunning Retina display, Touch ID, the latest Apple-designed keyboard, and a Force Touch trackpad - all housed in an iconic wedge design made from 100 percent recycled aluminum.² And with all-day battery life, MacBook Air is your perfectly portable, do-it-all notebook.¹

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  10. Apple MacBook Air 13" Certified Refurbished - Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD (2017) - Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "Christmas computer...This computer was a Christmas gift. She loved it....Great for a first computer for your kids!...Perfect for a first computer. A little tiny ding in cosmetic but something I surely can look past for my teenager for his first computer. "

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    This Refurbished MacBook Air is a Pre-Owned Macbook. At 13.3" in size, the 16:10 display features a screen resolution of 1440 x 900. It features a glossy finish and LED backlight technology for enhanced image quality and energy efficiency. The system is loaded with 256GB of flash storage rather than an old-fashioned hard drive. Flash storage doesn't just give you a lighter, thinner computer. It also allows for impressive battery life -- up to 12 hours of web browsing and 30 days of standby time. The computer is powered by a 1.8 GHz Intel Core i5 dual-core processor and has 8GB of 1600 MHz LPDDR3 RAM. Graphics are provided by integrated Intel HD Graphics 6000. The computer features all the amenities you expect on a Mac -- a 720p FaceTime HD webcam, dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi (also compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, and built-in stereo speakers.
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    "Christmas computer...This computer was a Christmas gift. She loved it....Great for a first computer for your kids!...Perfect for a first computer. A little tiny ding in cosmetic but something I surely can look past for my teenager for his first computer. "

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    This Refurbished MacBook Air is a Pre-Owned Macbook. At 13.3" in size, the 16:10 display features a screen resolution of 1440 x 900. It features a glossy finish and LED backlight technology for enhanced image quality and energy efficiency. The system is loaded with 256GB of flash storage rather than an old-fashioned hard drive. Flash storage doesn't just give you a lighter, thinner computer. It also allows for impressive battery life -- up to 12 hours of web browsing and 30 days of standby time. The computer is powered by a 1.8 GHz Intel Core i5 dual-core processor and has 8GB of 1600 MHz LPDDR3 RAM. Graphics are provided by integrated Intel HD Graphics 6000. The computer features all the amenities you expect on a Mac -- a 720p FaceTime HD webcam, dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi (also compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, and built-in stereo speakers.
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