Smaller and less expensive than a Mac Mini, the HP Pavilion Mini focuses on big storage over fast performance.
You can dive into the various subcategories here for detailed suggestions for every need and budget, but on this page, we present the current laptops that are our personal favorites, because of style, power, value, or just because we like them.
HP's sturdy and stylish Mini 5102 is a slight upgrade to one of our favorite Netbooks, but we had hoped for a little more fresh thinking for 2010.
HP's excellent workhorse, the Mini 110, gets a cool graphical makeover, but you can get similar components for less.
As shown: $399.99
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Despite an underpowered CPU, the HP 2133 Mini-Note PC offers the best balance of small size, comfort, and functionality we've seen in a mininotebook, making it fast a favorite for on-the-go use.
While the new, less expensive, HP Mini 110 doesn't stray far from the Mini 1000 mold, there are some subtle changes--not always for the best.
HP may have arrived late to the consumer Netbook game, but by lifting the generous keyboard from last year's business-oriented model, the Mini 1000 easily joins the category's top tier.
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With new polish and a whole lot of bang for the buck, HP's new Pavilion Slimline s3020n leads the small PC field overall. The glossy black chassis, added expandability, and even a new keyboard make this system attractive both inside and out.
As shown: $699
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The hx4700 offers powerful features and solid performance for on-the-go professionals--just be prepared to pay a hefty price.
While bulky, the iPaq h6315 offers strong performance and plenty of high-end features for professionals looking for an all-in-one device.
With a combination of a small form factor and great performance, the HP iPaq Pocket PC rz1710 is a solid entry-level PDA.