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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 - 2-in-1 14" Touch-Screen Chromebook - Intel Celeron - 4GB Memory - 64GB eMMC - Natural Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "Excellent little computer for the price and especially well for kids....Good computer for kids school homework. Specially it’s touch screen....Computer"

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    Meet the HP Chromebook x360 that gives you the perfect balance of performance you need with entertainment features you want paired with the best of Chrome and Android and a battery life that lasts all day.
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    "Excellent little computer for the price and especially well for kids....Good computer for kids school homework. Specially it’s touch screen....Computer"

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    Meet the HP Chromebook x360 that gives you the perfect balance of performance you need with entertainment features you want paired with the best of Chrome and Android and a battery life that lasts all day.
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    Your price for this item is $299.00
    The previous price was $419.00
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  2. Dell - Inspiron 15.6" Laptop - AMD Ryzen 5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB Solid State Drive - Carbon Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Large screen is sharp, the system is fast, the startup is fast, and the weight is so light that I do not feel the pressure on my lap when using this computer. Dell has come a long way from bulky laptop computers. ...computer review...love my new computer. Great computer for just playing around on facebook and playing games"

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    The Inspiron laptop is designed with you and the environment in mind, using recycled plastics. Plus, it’s ENERGY STAR 8.0 certified and built with an ergonomic lift hinge design to keep you comfortably connected all day. The Inspiron 15 3000 is expertly designed to keep you connected, powered by the latest processors.
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    "Large screen is sharp, the system is fast, the startup is fast, and the weight is so light that I do not feel the pressure on my lap when using this computer. Dell has come a long way from bulky laptop computers. ...computer review...love my new computer. Great computer for just playing around on facebook and playing games"

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    The Inspiron laptop is designed with you and the environment in mind, using recycled plastics. Plus, it’s ENERGY STAR 8.0 certified and built with an ergonomic lift hinge design to keep you comfortably connected all day. The Inspiron 15 3000 is expertly designed to keep you connected, powered by the latest processors.
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    Your price for this item is $399.99
    The previous price was $549.99
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  3. Lenovo - Ideapad 1 15.6" HD Laptop - Athlon Silver 3050U  - 4GB Memory - 128GB eMMC - Cloud Grey - Front_Zoom
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    "you cant really expect anything much from a $400 laptop. It is surprisingly still good, I have had it for like a strong 6 months....Great computer...Great computer for what my son need's to do in school."

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    The Lenovo IdeaPad 1 is powered by an ultra-fast AMD Athlon Silver processor and it packs responsive performance in a thin and compact 17.9 mm chassis, making multitasking on-the-go a breeze. Get the most out of your device with a frameless display for more screen and Dolby Audio® speakers, along with 10 hours of battery life and rapid charge.
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    "you cant really expect anything much from a $400 laptop. It is surprisingly still good, I have had it for like a strong 6 months....Great computer...Great computer for what my son need's to do in school."

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    The Lenovo IdeaPad 1 is powered by an ultra-fast AMD Athlon Silver processor and it packs responsive performance in a thin and compact 17.9 mm chassis, making multitasking on-the-go a breeze. Get the most out of your device with a frameless display for more screen and Dolby Audio® speakers, along with 10 hours of battery life and rapid charge.
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    Your price for this item is $199.99
    The previous price was $329.99
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  4. ASUS - Vivobook 14" Laptop - AMD Ryzen 3 3250 - 8GB Memory - 128GB PCIE SSD - Slate Grey - Front_Zoom
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    "A Certified computer tech's opinion of Asus laptop...I have been working with computers since the 1970's and I like Asus's laptop computers. ...Great computer...Awesome computer. Does everything and more than i need."

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    ASUS Vivobook Laptop. Enjoy everyday activities with this ASUS notebook PC. The AMD Ryzen 3 processor and 8GB of RAM let you run programs smoothly, on the 14-inch HD display. This ASUS notebook PC has 128GB SSD that shortens load times and offers ample storage.
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    "A Certified computer tech's opinion of Asus laptop...I have been working with computers since the 1970's and I like Asus's laptop computers. ...Great computer...Awesome computer. Does everything and more than i need."

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    ASUS Vivobook Laptop. Enjoy everyday activities with this ASUS notebook PC. The AMD Ryzen 3 processor and 8GB of RAM let you run programs smoothly, on the 14-inch HD display. This ASUS notebook PC has 128GB SSD that shortens load times and offers ample storage.
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    Your price for this item is $249.99
    The previous price was $399.99
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  5. Acer - Aspire 3 – 17.3" HD+ Laptop – 11th Gen Intel Core i3-1115G4 – 8GB Memory – 256GB SSD – Pure Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "ONE OF THE REMAINING COMPUTER COMPUTERS IN I3 AND 17IN AT THAT GREAT DEAL...Great Computer for the money...Great budget computer. I really like Windows 11. I use this computer for cruising the web, YouTube, movies and music. "

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    The Acer Aspire 3 laptop will inspire you to be more productive at work, school or play because it’s super user friendly, ultra-portable and offers great everyday performance. In fact, this little dynamo is the perfect companion to take with you anywhere with enough juice to power you though every computing journey. Lightweight and stylish, the Aspire 3, with the latest 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3 processor from Intel®, delivers a balance of performance and graphics, featuring a 17.3” HD+ screen and 802.11ac WiFi 5 for fast connectivity and reliability that you can count on wherever you venture.
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    "ONE OF THE REMAINING COMPUTER COMPUTERS IN I3 AND 17IN AT THAT GREAT DEAL...Great Computer for the money...Great budget computer. I really like Windows 11. I use this computer for cruising the web, YouTube, movies and music. "

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    The Acer Aspire 3 laptop will inspire you to be more productive at work, school or play because it’s super user friendly, ultra-portable and offers great everyday performance. In fact, this little dynamo is the perfect companion to take with you anywhere with enough juice to power you though every computing journey. Lightweight and stylish, the Aspire 3, with the latest 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3 processor from Intel®, delivers a balance of performance and graphics, featuring a 17.3” HD+ screen and 802.11ac WiFi 5 for fast connectivity and reliability that you can count on wherever you venture.
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    Your price for this item is $399.99
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    The regular price is $529.99
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  6. Lenovo - IdeaPad Duet 3 Chromebook - 11.0" (2000x1200) Touch 2-in-1 Tablet - Snapdragon 7cG2 - 4G RAM - 128G eMMC - with Keyboard - Misty Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "You might think it is nothing, but when ALL your other devices have some sort of ID scanner it is really weird to get a $400 device that doesn't have it. I understand not having it on a $150-$200 device, but on a $400 one?...This is a great and versatile computer! It does well with our gaming, video conferencing and school work needs."

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    Fast, flexible, and fun, the Lenovo Duet 3 Chromebook 11" brings everyone’s favorite Chromebook features, housed in a slim chassis, running on the lightning-fast Chrome OS that boots up in seconds, updates automatically, and is protected by built-in virus protection. Powered by Snapdragon SC7180 processor offers up to 10 hours of battery life, to seamlessly run all of your favorite apps at the same time.
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    "You might think it is nothing, but when ALL your other devices have some sort of ID scanner it is really weird to get a $400 device that doesn't have it. I understand not having it on a $150-$200 device, but on a $400 one?...This is a great and versatile computer! It does well with our gaming, video conferencing and school work needs."

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    Fast, flexible, and fun, the Lenovo Duet 3 Chromebook 11" brings everyone’s favorite Chromebook features, housed in a slim chassis, running on the lightning-fast Chrome OS that boots up in seconds, updates automatically, and is protected by built-in virus protection. Powered by Snapdragon SC7180 processor offers up to 10 hours of battery life, to seamlessly run all of your favorite apps at the same time.
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    Your price for this item is $379.00
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  7. Lenovo - Tab P11 Plus - 11" - Tablet - 128GB - Slate Grey - Angle_Zoom
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    "I have a friend that has never had a phone or computer or anything but I gave her this tablet and it’s changed her life she loves it Thank you Best Buy...The display is very good for an LCD, with 400 nit brightness and rich colours. It is lightweight at just in over a pound, and the performance is terrific. "

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    Get bumped up to first-class experiences through the Lenovo Tab P11 Plus's eye-catching 2K visuals on its 11" display, quad speakers with persistent user-facing stereo tuned by Dolby Atmos® and 15 hours of battery life*, all housed in a slim aluminum-alloy casing with contemporary dual-tone finish. . And it also comes with the latest new kids mode with Google Kids Space, featuring content that helps kids discover, create and grow.
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    "I have a friend that has never had a phone or computer or anything but I gave her this tablet and it’s changed her life she loves it Thank you Best Buy...The display is very good for an LCD, with 400 nit brightness and rich colours. It is lightweight at just in over a pound, and the performance is terrific. "

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    Get bumped up to first-class experiences through the Lenovo Tab P11 Plus's eye-catching 2K visuals on its 11" display, quad speakers with persistent user-facing stereo tuned by Dolby Atmos® and 15 hours of battery life*, all housed in a slim aluminum-alloy casing with contemporary dual-tone finish. . And it also comes with the latest new kids mode with Google Kids Space, featuring content that helps kids discover, create and grow.
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    Your price for this item is $249.99
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  8. One by Wacom Student Drawing Tablet (small) – Works with Chromebook, Mac, PC - Black/Red - Front_Zoom
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    "You have to write on the tablet while looking at the computer screen. It takes a lot of practice. However, If you can't find a compatible digital pen for your device, then this product is the next best choice....Works well with computer. Our daughter is an artist. She will totally love it."

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    One by Wacom drawing tablet is designed to make learning easier. Use the digital pen and tablet with your computer to draw, edit photos, express ideas, write formulas and interact in online classes in a way you can’t with a keyboard and trackpad. The simple USB connection to a Chromebook, Mac or Windows computer couldn’t be easier (some devices require a USB-C adapter) and the battery-free pressure-sensitive pen doesn’t require charging so it works the moment it touches the tablet surface. With Wacom’s 35+ years of digital pen development, you can count on One by Wacom as a high-quality, reliable product to last well beyond your school years. This product works with devices capable of running the latest version of Chrome OS and has been certified to meet Google's compatibility standards. Google is not responsible for the operation of this product or its compliance with safety requirements. Chromebook and the Works With Chromebook badge are trademarks of Google LLC.
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    Top comment

    "You have to write on the tablet while looking at the computer screen. It takes a lot of practice. However, If you can't find a compatible digital pen for your device, then this product is the next best choice....Works well with computer. Our daughter is an artist. She will totally love it."

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    One by Wacom drawing tablet is designed to make learning easier. Use the digital pen and tablet with your computer to draw, edit photos, express ideas, write formulas and interact in online classes in a way you can’t with a keyboard and trackpad. The simple USB connection to a Chromebook, Mac or Windows computer couldn’t be easier (some devices require a USB-C adapter) and the battery-free pressure-sensitive pen doesn’t require charging so it works the moment it touches the tablet surface. With Wacom’s 35+ years of digital pen development, you can count on One by Wacom as a high-quality, reliable product to last well beyond your school years. This product works with devices capable of running the latest version of Chrome OS and has been certified to meet Google's compatibility standards. Google is not responsible for the operation of this product or its compliance with safety requirements. Chromebook and the Works With Chromebook badge are trademarks of Google LLC.
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    Your price for this item is $49.99
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  9. Lenovo - Thinkcentre M900 USFF Intel i5-6500T 2.5GHz 16GB 256GB SSD Windows 10 Pro - Refurbished - Front_Zoom

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    Get the perfect combination of performance and power in the Lenovo ThinkCentre M900. This USFF desktop computer comes with an Intel i5 that delivers exceptional processing performance to keeps you productive. The 256GB SSD provides good space to store all crucial data.
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    Get the perfect combination of performance and power in the Lenovo ThinkCentre M900. This USFF desktop computer comes with an Intel i5 that delivers exceptional processing performance to keeps you productive. The 256GB SSD provides good space to store all crucial data.
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    Your price for this item is $156.99
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  10. HP - Envy Urban 15.6 Sleeve - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: ENVY Urban Sleeve 15
    SKU: 6513120
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    "Small and decent protection. Free with computer purchase...Computer protector"

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    Product Description

    Your next adventure calls for a laptop sleeve that keeps up with it all. Perfectly tailored for travel and organizing your technology, this sleeve was inspired by the needs of today’s busy commuter. No matter which path you take in life, ensure your laptop is safe, secure, and easily accessible.
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    "Small and decent protection. Free with computer purchase...Computer protector"

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    Your next adventure calls for a laptop sleeve that keeps up with it all. Perfectly tailored for travel and organizing your technology, this sleeve was inspired by the needs of today’s busy commuter. No matter which path you take in life, ensure your laptop is safe, secure, and easily accessible.
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    Your price for this item is $31.99
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