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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for student computers.

A student's computer is a unique and important part of their education. It's where they do their homework, write their papers, and connect with friends online. A good computer can help your student achieve more in life, and a great one can make all the difference in their success. Browse the top-ranked list of student computers below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Apple - MacBook Air 15-inch Laptop - M3 chip - 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "Love the computer. Easy to use and very fast. Battery life is great....Its compact form factor houses a powerhouse of performance, making it a versatile choice for professionals, creatives, and students alike. While it may come at a premium price, the seamless integration with the Apple ecosystem and the unparalleled user experience make it a worthy investment for those seeking a premium computing experience. "

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    The M3 chip brings even greater capabilities to the superportable 15-inch MacBook Air. With up to 18 hours of battery life, you can take it anywhere and blaze through work and play.
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    Top comment

    "Love the computer. Easy to use and very fast. Battery life is great....Its compact form factor houses a powerhouse of performance, making it a versatile choice for professionals, creatives, and students alike. While it may come at a premium price, the seamless integration with the Apple ecosystem and the unparalleled user experience make it a worthy investment for those seeking a premium computing experience. "

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    The M3 chip brings even greater capabilities to the superportable 15-inch MacBook Air. With up to 18 hours of battery life, you can take it anywhere and blaze through work and play.
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  2. Apple - MacBook Air 13-inch Laptop - M3 chip - 8GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Very compact, powerful and beautiful computer great for my ecommerce small business....Specifically for the students going to college."

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    The M3 chip brings even greater capabilities to the superportable 13-inch MacBook Air. With up to 18 hours of battery life, you can take it anywhere and blaze through work and play.
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    "Very compact, powerful and beautiful computer great for my ecommerce small business....Specifically for the students going to college."

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    The M3 chip brings even greater capabilities to the superportable 13-inch MacBook Air. With up to 18 hours of battery life, you can take it anywhere and blaze through work and play.
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  3. Apple - MacBook Pro 14-inch Laptop M3 chip - 16GB Memory - 1TB SSD - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Perfect laptop for college student. Delivered on time....Am so happy with computer we purchased from your company."

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    The 14-inch MacBook Pro blasts forward with M3, an incredibly advanced chip that brings serious speed and capability. With industry-leading battery life—up to 22 hours—and a beautiful Liquid Retina XDR display, it’s a pro laptop without equal.
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    "Perfect laptop for college student. Delivered on time....Am so happy with computer we purchased from your company."

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    The 14-inch MacBook Pro blasts forward with M3, an incredibly advanced chip that brings serious speed and capability. With industry-leading battery life—up to 22 hours—and a beautiful Liquid Retina XDR display, it’s a pro laptop without equal.
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  4. HP - Chromebook 11A G6 11.6" Refurbished Laptop - AMD A-Series A4 with 4GB Memory - AMD Radeon R4 Graphics - 16GB SSD - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Love this computer...Love this computer will highly recommend to family to get...Would recommend to students with a low budget...Couple months ago the screen got broke and use it with an external monitor and it still works perfectly it’s been snapped in half and through a lot of abuse but still works good and good for students on a budget and as a low tear mid range Chromebook"

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    Complete your projects on time with this refurbished HP 11A G6 Chromebook. The powerful 1.6GHz AMD A-Series A4 processor keeps up with most demanding programs, while 4GB of RAM supports smooth multitasking. This HP 11A G6 Chromebook has an 11.6" HD display for crisp visuals, and the 16GB SSD ensures fast load and boot times.
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    "Love this computer...Love this computer will highly recommend to family to get...Would recommend to students with a low budget...Couple months ago the screen got broke and use it with an external monitor and it still works perfectly it’s been snapped in half and through a lot of abuse but still works good and good for students on a budget and as a low tear mid range Chromebook"

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    Complete your projects on time with this refurbished HP 11A G6 Chromebook. The powerful 1.6GHz AMD A-Series A4 processor keeps up with most demanding programs, while 4GB of RAM supports smooth multitasking. This HP 11A G6 Chromebook has an 11.6" HD display for crisp visuals, and the 16GB SSD ensures fast load and boot times.
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  5. Microsoft - Surface Laptop Go 3 - 12.4" Touch-Screen - Intel Core i5 with 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD (Latest Model) - Platinum - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Amazing laptop for a business student. In love....great laptop for college student...my daughter needed a new computer for college, and this was exactly what she needed."

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    A sleek design in stylish colors³ that sets you apart from the crowd. It’s ultra-portable at under 2.5 pounds with a vibrant 12.4" touchscreen for work or play, wherever you are.
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    "Amazing laptop for a business student. In love....great laptop for college student...my daughter needed a new computer for college, and this was exactly what she needed."

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    A sleek design in stylish colors³ that sets you apart from the crowd. It’s ultra-portable at under 2.5 pounds with a vibrant 12.4" touchscreen for work or play, wherever you are.
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  6. HP Elitebook 840 G6 Laptop, Intel I5-8365U 1.6GHZ, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD HD W10P-64 - Refurbished - Silver - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great computer for work...Great computer for work and smooth running. Fairly lite too easy to travel with...It is fast and allows me to multitask, as a college student this is an amazing laptop."

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    Everyday computing just got easier with the HP Elitebook 840 G6 Laptop. Fully loaded with an Core i5 1.60 GHz Processor; the Elitebook 840 G6 makes for a speedy and efficient Laptop. The 256 GB SSD provides ample space to store all crucial data safely.
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    "Great computer for work...Great computer for work and smooth running. Fairly lite too easy to travel with...It is fast and allows me to multitask, as a college student this is an amazing laptop."

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    Everyday computing just got easier with the HP Elitebook 840 G6 Laptop. Fully loaded with an Core i5 1.60 GHz Processor; the Elitebook 840 G6 makes for a speedy and efficient Laptop. The 256 GB SSD provides ample space to store all crucial data safely.
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  7. HP - 14" Laptop - Intel Celeron - 4GB Memory - 128GB eMMC - Jet Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Good computer for light weight usage....Bought this computer for my 8 year old to do his class work. Not meant to load up with programs and games, just basic internet usage. ...Great laptop bought it as gift for a college student."

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    Product Description

    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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    "Good computer for light weight usage....Bought this computer for my 8 year old to do his class work. Not meant to load up with programs and games, just basic internet usage. ...Great laptop bought it as gift for a college student."

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    Product Description

    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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  8. Acer Aspire 3 - 15.6" Laptop AMD Ryzen 5 7520U 2.80GHz 16GB RAM 512GB SSD W11H - Refurbished - Pure Silver - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "As a college student in a computing field, this computer is perfect. ...It's good it works like I need it to. Idk much about computers but it gets the job done :)"

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    The Acer Aspire 3 is ideal for every task. This laptop delivers powerful performance with it's AMD Ryzen 5 7520U 2.80GHz processor so you can get any task done. Also, it's 512GB of storage allows you to save plenty of important documents and entertainment. It's AMD Radeon Graphics gives you a high quality performance, featuring an outstanding entertainment video card for you.
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    "As a college student in a computing field, this computer is perfect. ...It's good it works like I need it to. Idk much about computers but it gets the job done :)"

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    The Acer Aspire 3 is ideal for every task. This laptop delivers powerful performance with it's AMD Ryzen 5 7520U 2.80GHz processor so you can get any task done. Also, it's 512GB of storage allows you to save plenty of important documents and entertainment. It's AMD Radeon Graphics gives you a high quality performance, featuring an outstanding entertainment video card for you.
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  9. Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15IJL6 15.6" Chromebook Intel Celeron N4500 4GB Ram 64GB eMMC Chrome OS - Refurbished - Arctic Grey - Front_Zoom
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    "A Little Computer Goes A Long Way...Perfect for grade school students. Its compatibility to the school network is excellent. ...I would recommend as a first time user, student or work at home item."

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    Work, play, and multitask to your heart’s content on the Lenovo 3i Chromebook (15.6" Intel) with a quick and nimble system that’s packed with more performance than ever thanks to the Intel Celeron processor and with a battery that lasts all day, you can enjoy this power anywhere you want.
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    "A Little Computer Goes A Long Way...Perfect for grade school students. Its compatibility to the school network is excellent. ...I would recommend as a first time user, student or work at home item."

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    Work, play, and multitask to your heart’s content on the Lenovo 3i Chromebook (15.6" Intel) with a quick and nimble system that’s packed with more performance than ever thanks to the Intel Celeron processor and with a battery that lasts all day, you can enjoy this power anywhere you want.
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  10. Refurbished  HP Chromebook x360 11 G2 Laptop, Celeron N4100 1.1GHz, 4GB, 32GB SSD, 11.6" HD, Chrome OS,CAM,TOUCH,A GRADE - Gray - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Its a good laptop for high school student. I bought it last Oct 2023 to give to my niece. ...Laptop is perfect for a child/teen/student! For a refurbished unit it really is like a brand new computer, and our 10 and 14 year olds love them!"

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    Complete your projects on time with this refurnished HP X360 11 G2 Chromebook. The Intel Celeron processor keeps up with most demanding programs, while 4GB of RAM supports smooth multitasking. This HP X360 11 G2 Chromebook has a 11.6-inch HD display for crisp visuals, and the 32GB SSD ensures fast load and boot times.
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    "Its a good laptop for high school student. I bought it last Oct 2023 to give to my niece. ...Laptop is perfect for a child/teen/student! For a refurbished unit it really is like a brand new computer, and our 10 and 14 year olds love them!"

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    Product Description

    Complete your projects on time with this refurnished HP X360 11 G2 Chromebook. The Intel Celeron processor keeps up with most demanding programs, while 4GB of RAM supports smooth multitasking. This HP X360 11 G2 Chromebook has a 11.6-inch HD display for crisp visuals, and the 32GB SSD ensures fast load and boot times.
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