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5 Best Android Mini PC In 2018

Android has come a long way to being able to replace computers and laptops like Windows PC and macOS systems. However, one hurdle that we still have is the screen size. Sure, a good Android phone or tablet can do almost anything a Windows or Mac computer can, but the screen size is just so small. How do you manage an excel sheet on a 5-inch display? It’s possible, but annoying, perhaps even infuriating. Luckily, there are Android Mini PCs out there that keep the portability of Android while giving you the power of a Windows machine. Hook up a monitor to the Android Mini PC, and you have a full blown Android computer.

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If you follow along below, we’ll show you the best Android Mini PCs you can pick up on the market right now, only bringing you the best in power and portability. Here are our top picks.

ASUS Chromebit CS10

First up on our list, we have the ASUS Chromebit CS10. This small Chrome OS device can turn any HDMI input slot into a full blown Android Mini PC. Sure, it might be running Chrome OS, but it also works with Android seamlessly — now with Chrome OS you can download Android apps, too. All you need to do is plug this into a monitor or TV, hook up your mouse and keyboard, and you’re ready to start cruising through the Chromebit CS10 as if it were a PC!

Buy it now: Amazon

Estgous Mini TV Stick

The Estgous Mini TV Stick is Android Mini PC worth bragging about, too. Hook this up into the back of your TV or any monitor, and you have a full blown Android 7.1 Nougat PC. It has a 64-bit Octa-core CPU and 2GB of RAM, so this Android Mini PC is able to throw almost anything you throw at it — it can even play content in 4K! It has 8GB of storage, but is expandable up to 64GB. It comes with a wireless handheld keypad, but you can easily hook up a mouse and keyboard to it as well. Download your favorite apps and programs from the Google Play Store, and you have yourself a full blown Android Mini PC.

Buy it now: Amazon

RKM 4K Android Mini PC

Want something just a little more portable? Consider what RKM is offering in its own 4K-supported Android Mini PC. You can plug this Android Mini PC into the HDMI slot of any monitor or TV and be able to get Android on the big screen almost instantly — it has a single USB port (you’ll need a USB hub to add extra USB devices), an Ethernet port, and a port for power. Once you plug this into a TV or a monitor, you’re essentially ready to go — just add your peripherals and you have a full blown Android Mini PC in your pocket.

Buy it now: Amazon

Jide Remix Mini

The Jide Remix Mini got its popularity from Kickstarter, with the Android community falling in love with the idea of a portable and powerful full blown Android computer. The Remix Mini has some great hardware: 2GB of RAM, a 1.2GHz quad core processor, 16GB of internal storage, and up to 128GB of expandable storage. The Jide Remix Mini had $1.6 million in funding, and now you can get yours today for just $60. Setup the Jide Remix on your desk, hook up a monitor, keyboard, and mouse to it, and you’re ready to go. Don’t like the microSD card style storage space? No problem — you can hook up an external SSD drive to it rather easily.

Buy it now: Amazon

ASUS Chromebox M004U Desktop

Don’t knock the Chromebox until you try it. It may be running Chrome OS, but with recent updates to Chrome OS, it now runs a good portion of Android software. Now, you can download and use almost any Android app you want on most Chrome OS devices, including the Chromebox. This Chromebox from ASUS actually has a lot of power in it — it’s got a 1.4GHz Intel Celeron processor, 2GB of RAM, and a 16GB SSD/HDD hybrid. ASUS offers this in a 4GB RAM option as well if you nee more multitasking capabilities. the ASUS Chromebox has plenty of ports for all of your peripherals, monitors, and even speakers.

Buy it now: Amazon

Verdict

It might be difficult to replace Windows or Mac with a phone or tablet, but with an Android Mini PC, you can replace them entirely. And since a lot of Windows and Mac programs are now all Cloud-based, there’s almost no reason to go back.

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