A portable desktop is designed to provide you with the best of both worlds. On the one hand, it has the power of a full-fledged desktop, and on the other hand, it is highly portable like a laptop. Unlike a laptop, its hardware can be easily upgraded. Depending on the configuration, you can use these mini Pcs just like a normal desktop or laptop. You can not play high-end games on a portable computer, as they are not meant for gaming, but it can be used as media centers, surveillance systems, etc. You can easily connect a portable desktop to a monitor, tv, projector, printer, etc.
Asus, Guzila, and ACEPC are some of the popular brands known for small desktops. Below we have provided a list of the best portable desktops. To compile the list, our team has compared around 30 mini PCs and gone through 11000+ reviews shared by users. We also studied around 5 different benchmarks reports to check the real-world performance of all the shortlisted products. Our top pick from the list is the Chromebook 3-N017U offered by ASUS. This Mini PC comes with high-performance components like SATA SSD, Type c port, and HDMI port to support 2x Monitors. It can also support up to 4K UHD graphics.
We have listed products running on both Chrome and Windows OS, choose as per your requirement.
Top 3 Portable Desktop
Top 10 Portable Desktop PC
- CHROMEBOX 3-N018U features an 7th Generation Intel Core i3-7100U processor with 4GB DDR4 memory, Gigabit LAN, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and 32GB M.2 SATA SSD
- Full support of Android Apps from Google Play on Chrome OS
- Integrated Intel 4K UHD graphics supports 2x Monitors using HDMI and DisplayPort over Type C for compatibility with legacy display connections like VGA and DVI
- Share files or stream your favorite media with Intel 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, and USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type A & Type C ports
- Power over Type C minimizes cable clutter and delivers power to monitors, projectors, and mobile devices
- 【Intel Atom Processor】Quad-Core Intel Atom x5-Z8350 Processor. It's base operating frequency 1.44 GHz/s rising to a 1.92 GHz in burst mode
- 【Storage Expansion Option】2GB of RAM, 32GB of Storage. You can expand the storage with a Micro SD card up to 128GB, a USB stick or a USB hard disk.
- 【Small But Powerful】4K HD for visually home entertainment, perfect for home office, Internet surfing, watching movies, or simply browsing the web.
- 【Windows 10 OS】Pre-installed with Windows 10 Pro(64bit) OS.Support Auto-on after power failure(1.Hit ESC when power up 2.Enter Bios and set Power On)
- 【I/O Specifications】2x USB 3.0, 1x HDMI, 1x Headphone/Mic Combo Interface, 1x 1000 Mbps Ethernet Port, 1x Micro SD Card Slot etc.
- Intel Celeron Processor: Quad-Core Intel Celeron J3455 Processor.It's base operating frequency 1.5 GHz/s rising to a 2.3 GHz in burst mode.
- Storage Expansion Options: 1.Support 2.5-Inch SATA HDD/SSD up to 2TB. 2.Support Micro SD card up to 128GB
- Small But Powerful: 4K HD for visually home entertainment,HTPC,perfect for home office, light games,digital Security and surveillance, digital signage, media center,conference room etc.
- Windows 10 Professional OS: Pre-installed with Windows 10 Pro Edition(64bit) OS.
- I/O Specifications: Designed with 2 x USB 2.0 ports,2 x USB 3.0 ports ,1 x Gigabit Ethernet port,1 x Micro SD Card port,2 x HDMI port support Dual Display
- 🏅Powerful Processor: The Windows 10 Mini PC sets out to provide faster running speed seamless multitasking experience with Intel Celeron N3450 Quad-Core Processor, 6GB DDR4, 128GB SSD.
- 🏅 Dual Lan Design: Comes with 2 x 1000MB/s Ethernet ports, not only give you the speed and maximum Bandwidth to tap into your network but advanced usability to connect separate networks or enable server duties
- 🏅 Storage Expansion: With the SATA III SSD/HDD Slot and microSD card up to 256GB, especially the kingston M. 2 128GB SSD, you could run apps you like, and store the videos, music, photo you like with our mini computer.
- 🏅 Dual Screen Display: Trough 2 HDMI output, you could enjoy dual streaming to enhance stunning visual and high productivity. Designed with Fan helps the heat dissipation.
- 🏅It supports Wake-on-lan, Auto power-on, PXE, Wake up by alarm, perfect for the Media center, Home office, digital signage, digital security and surveillance etc. . Notably, it comes with 1 year manufacture .
- 🚀【FASTER RUNNING SPEED】ACEPC AK1 Mini PC equips with Windows 10 Pro Intel Celeron Apollo Lake J3455 Quad-Core processor.And loaded with 4GB RAM, 64GB Flash Memory, Bluetooth 4.0,Fast Wi-Fi and Gigabit Ethernet. Powerful hardware makes it run more smoothly and stable.
- 🚀【EXPAND STORAGE BY MULTI-WAYS】1.Fit mSATA SSD to the mSATA slot inside the main unit(mSATA SSD up to 128GB,but not include),by this way you can choose to clone the preinstalled Win 10 into the SSD; 2.It's expandable with the addition of up to 2 TB of 2.5 inch SSD or HDD fitted in the base expansion box.
- 🚀【STRONG WIRELESS SUPPORTS】The latest wireless connectivity with 802.11ac Dual Band 2.4 & 5GHz Wi-Fi,it offers speeds up to 450Mbps on the 2.4GHz band & 1300Mbps on the 5GHz.
- 🚀【GREAT HOME THEATER PC】The mini desktop computer comes with 4K ultra high definition streaming capability, giving you a best-in-class television experience with true-to-life picture quality, which can be used as a media center to enjoy TV shows or games.
- 🚀【WHAT YOU GET】Designed with fan helps to reduce heat. All important connections are available: 1x LAN, 2x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0, 2x HDMI, 1x audio output, 1x Micro SD slot (for TF cards with up to 128GB). ACEPC provide 12-month satisfaction and LIFETIME technical support service, please feel free to contact ACEPC customer service if any issues happened.
- 【Quad Core Processor】Support Windows 10 Pro and Ubuntu 16.04,Intel x5-Z8350 Processor,up to 1.92GHZ,4GB DDR3/64GB eMMC.Support auto power on and 128GB SD Card, 2TB mobile hard disk box via USB3.0 interface.
- 【Portable and Silent】It can be easily fixed to the back of the monitor with a mounting bracket.This fanless mini pc won’t create large noise and is mini-sized for space saving.
- 【HD Graphic】With integrated Intel HD graphic to enjoy 4K Web surfing,video playback,watching TV,home theater, enjoy the entertainment with your family.
- 【Support Dual Screen】Support 2.4G/5.8G band WiFi and bluetooth 4.1.Besides,it can connect two monitors via HDMI and VGA port which can double the efficiency of your work.
- 【Package】1x USB 3.0 port,1x USB 2.0 ports,1x RJ45,1x HDMI port,1x VGA port,1x mounting bracket,1x power adapter and 1x HDMI cable.
- 💻【Intel Atom x5-Z8350 Mini PC】: Quad-core intel atom x5-Z8350 processor,1.44GHZ CPU up to 1.92GHz.Built-in 4GB of RAM,64GB eMMC, supports 2.4G+5G Dual-Band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, LAN 1000Mbps.
- 💻【Win 10 Mini Computer】: Pre-installed with Windows 10 Pro(64bit), support Auto-on after power failure, simply get into BIOS interface by pressing "ESC" key when boot this mini pc, choose "Boot" and "Enable Automatic Power On".
- 💻【Storage Expansion Option】: 4GB of RAM, 64GB eMMC. You can expand the storage with a Micro SD card up to 128GB, a USB stick or a USB hard disk or a 2TB 2.5 inch SSD/HDD(SD card/2.5inch SSD is not included).
- 💻【Intel HD Graphics】: Easy to enjoy Web surfing and 4K video playback, or connect to your projector as a home theatre, enjoy a variety of entertainment. HDMI/VGA Port easily connecting two monitors, simplify and double your work efficiency.
- 💻【Fanless Mini Desktop Computer】: T11 mini PC is a quiet performer that keeps noise levels down, thanks to fan-less design. All important connections are available: 1x LAN, 2x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0, 1x HDMI, 1x audio output, 1x VGA, 1x Micro SD slot. ACEPC provide a 12-month satisfaction service, please feel free to contact ACEPC customer service if any issues happened.
- ►【Windows 10 Pro OS】Fanless pc stick Pre-installed Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) OS.Support Auto-on after power failure, simply get into BIOS interface by pressing "ESC" key when boot this mini pc, choose "Boot" and "Enable Automatic Power On".
- ►【Intel Atom Processor】Quad-Core Intel Atom x5-Z8350 Processor (2M Cache, up to 1.92 GHz).
- ►【Dual-Band WiFi】Built in 2.4G/5G WiFi and Bluetooth 4.2,makes everything smoother whenever transmission and download.
- ►【Expand Storage】4GB DDR, 64GB of Storage. You can expand the storage with a Micro SD card up to 128GB. With two USB ports(1*USB3.0,1*USB2.0)for easy connection to other devices.
- ►【4K HD】Equipped with Intel HD graphics, with resolution support 4K. Amazing operating performance, gives you quick responses, smooth picture loading.
【Better Processor】This small mini pc powered by Intel Celeron N3060 Processor. It's base operating frequency 1.6 GHz/s rising up to 2.48GHz in burst mode, pre-installed with Windows 10(64bit), supports latest wireless connectivity 802.11ac Dual-Band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, LAN 1000Mbps.
【Large Expandable Storage】B1 4GB RAM+64GB eMMC mini computer supports DIY expand the additional storage with M.2_2280 SATA SSD (up to 1TB), a micro 128GB SD card, (SD card/ SSD is not included), or a mobile hard disk box via USB3.0 interface.
【Dual Display & Intel HD graphic】The mini desktop computer supports HD and 4K (3840 x 2160) ultra-high-definition content, you can enjoy 4K Web surfing, video playback, watching TV, home theater, and enjoy the entertainment with your family. HDMI/VGA Port easily connecting two monitors, reduce waiting time, efficiency doubled.
【Cooler & Quieter Work】 This micro pc draws under 8Watts of power, the smart fan design in the thin and light body to make the heat dissipation more efficient, creating cooler, quieter working environments.
【Durable and Reliable Warranty】Each product includes LIFETIME technical support, a worry-free 30-day return and 7 days/ 24 hours serving,12 months of warranty. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us and we are 100% guaranteed to solve your problem.
- ✔【Intel Atom Processor】Quad-Core Intel Atom x5-Z8350 Processor (2M Cache, up to 1.92 GHz).
- ✔【Intel HD graphics】It support 4K video playback gives you a superior viewing experience.
- ✔【Windows 10 Pro OS】: Pre-installed Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) OS.【Note】: Please do not upgrade to Windows 10 1903 or 1909, this may cause WiFi driver easy to lose.
- ✔【Dual-Band WiFi & Expand Storage 】Micro computer stick is built in 2.4G/5G WiFi and Bluetooth 4.2,makes everything smoother whenever transmission and download & It can be expand the storage with a Micro SD card up to 128GB.
- ✔【Support Automatic Power-on】: It will bring the system back online in the event of a power failure.Simply get into BIOS interface by pressing "ESC" key when boot this mini pc, choose "Boot" and "Enable Automatic Power On".
Frequently Asked Questions
Portable desktop computers are very useful as other than having an advanced CPU in you backpack, it also acts as an external hard drive for your documents and program files.
A Portable desktop computers has 2-4 GB of RAM, 128-256 GB of ROM, middle end processor, HDMI ports, USB port, DC port, and power supply port.