Are you considering getting rid of that old huge computer tower? Are you tired of your laptop? In today’s guide we are going to shop you the wide range of cheap mini PCs AliExpress has to offer. And believe me, with the prices they have, there is no better place to get one then here.
Here at AlixBlog we’ve made a selection of the best offers in mini PCs, as well as offering some advice on purchasing one. Whether you are looking for a mini PC for Windows, a mini PC with a Linux system or mini PCs by other brands, after reading this article, you’ll know exactly how to find the best deal.
Best shops to purchase mini PCs in AliExpress
According to our research, these are the five best shops to buy mini PCs in AliExpress:
Bloomberg Mikki: this seller offers various types of PCs with different features, and all of them with an Intel processor. Their prices are super affordable, the cheapest mini PC going for little more than 90€, the most expensive one for 160€. Shipping to some countries is free, and it offers good warranties. No wonder this shop has been running steadily for 3 years, has 1 crown rating and more than 99% positive reviews.
MeLE Star Technology Ltd: another great shop with a 3 diamonds rating and great reviews. This shop offers 5 different kinds of small PCs, with a slight difference in price. They are available for Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 so you can choose the best product for you; and, of course, they all have an Intel processor.
pc_online: if what you are looking for is range, this is the seller for you. They have the widest range of mini PCs in AliExpress. Don’t let the price fool you, their range is so wide, it may seem like they are pricier, just try limiting the search by price, I’m positive you’ll find the perfect device for you.
Windows, Linux or Android mini PCs?
One of the most common doubts we have found in forums and even from our readers when looking for a mini PCs, is what operating system to choose. Windows or Linux? Or should I take a bolder step and go for Android? If you are looking for one with Windows, you can find mini PCs with Windows 8.1 or Windows 10, or even with Windows 7, although they are older and slightly harder to find.
If you prefer Android, you may not be able to give your PC a professional use, but it is definitely an option you may want to consider for difference usage. Finally for those of you looking for one with Linux, what can we tell you that you don’t already know?
Why are mini PCs so cheap in AliExpress?
Another question that might come up when you start looking at other platforms or shops is why are the prices in AliExpress for mini PCs so good? Easy: AliExpress sellers don't use intermediaries. Suppliers offers their product directly, so you can find mini computers for less money that in any other platform. We’ve found products up a 50% cheaper, make sure you don’t miss out!
How to find trustworthy sellers offering cheap mini PCs in AliExpress?
The first thing you need to know, is that there is an incredible amount of sellers in AliExpress, thats’s why we always advise our readers to pay close attention to the three following factors as well as your preferences and your budget (although, to be honest, most shops offer pretty much the same products).
- The seller’s reputation: there is a big difference between shops with one medal, one diamond or a crown. Make sure you look around and check if the seller has good reviews. Also, don’t forget that there are some good shops that opened recently and still don’t have many reviews!
- Number of sales: another way to tell if a shop is good or not is to check the number of mini PCs they sold. The more sales, the safer making a purchase in the shop is.
- Reviews and comments left by previous AliExpress customers: yet another way to make sure the mini PCs offered by the shop are good quality, is to check comments and reviews left by previous customers.
In this article, we’ve selected what we believe to be the five best shops, and offered some advice on how to buy an affordable mini PCs in AliExpress safely. However, if you have any doubts left, or would like to give us your opinion on the subject, just leave us a comment 🙂