Several people spend a whole lot of time looking for the perfect mini PCs over the internet. They set a budget, choose features and then go through the available models. But often they feel confused about which ones to choose, as all models seem similar to them. So here we have listed the 5 best mini PCs under Rs. 35000 ($550).
HP Stream Mini (Rs. 19990) [$314]
The all new HP Stream Mini is an efficient mini PC from the powerhouse of HP. It is the exact size of a person’s palm, and comes with an Intel Celeron processor supported by 2GB RAM, Windows 8.1, 32 GB solid state drive, Intel HD graphics and Gigabit Ethernet and Wi-Fi. The Mini also comes with an efficient card reader that allows for more storage, along with 4xUSB 3.0 ports. HP also provides DisplayPort and HDMI options so that you can connect it to a TV or monitor.
Intel NUC (Rs. 8200 – 19200) [$129- $302]
The acronym NUC stands for NEXT UNIT OF COMPUTING. This mini PC from Intel mainly belongs to the form factor category, as users can place orders for their NUCs based on their own preferred configuration, and that too in different shapes based on what you need it for.The NUC comes with three primary processor options, namely the Intel Core i3, i5 and i7.
Gigabyte BRIX (Rs. 30750) [$483]
Gigabyte’s BRIX is a Rs. 30000+ masterpiece that is a favourite mini PC kit for all mini PC enthusiasts. You can get the BRIX in your very own memory and storage options. It is perfect for gaming, work, and is quite budget friendly. The color of the BRIX is glossy black, which makes it even more lucrative. It is powered by the Intel Core i7 or i5 processors along with 16 GB RAM. All other features are similar to the HP Stream Mini.
Apple Mac Mini (Rs. 31425) [$494]
The new Mac Mini is a carefully designed form factor desktop from the house of Apple. It was the very first Macintosh model that did not come with a display unit, mouse or keyboard. The Mac Mini packs 4 GB of RAM powering the Intel Core i5 processor with a 500 GB SATA hard drive and MAC OS X Yosemite. It also comes with Intel HD Graphics 5000 GPU and 4x USB 3.0 ports along with Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity.
ASUS Chromebox (Rs. 18990) [$300 approx.]
The all new Chromebox comes with the all new Chrome OS preinstalled and is a wonderful form factor mini PC. The Chromebox comes with the Intel Celeron processor, 2GB RAM and 16 GB solid state drive. But if you are not on a budget, you can always go for the Intel Core i7, i5 or i3 processors. It also comes with Wi-FI and Ethernet features, along with HDMI and USB 3.0 ports.
Guys, so these top 5 form factor mini PCs are the best in the business. If you have a budget of anything near Rs. 35000 ($550), then you can choose any one from these 5.
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