Recently, we have seen a lot of manufacturers coming up with ultra-cheap notebooks. While you don’t get the perfect notebook at this price point, these notebooks still do the job. Here we have compiled five cheapest yet impressive notebooks available in India right now.
iBall Netbook CompBook Excelance – Rs 9,899
The iBall CompBook Excelance comes with an 11.6 inches HD display with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixel. It has 2GB RAM and 32 GB of storage. The netbook is powered by a 10,000 mAh battery. It comes with a 64-bit Intel Atom Z3735F chipset clocked at 1.33 GHz (in Turbo mode, speed goes up to 1.83 GHz).
The device has 2 USB ports, one mini HDMI port, a 3.5 mm headphone jack, a microphone and weighs at around 1.1 kg. Interestingly, at this price point, the new Iball CompBook Excelance comes with the latest Windows 10 pre-installed. It also comes with a 0.3 megapixel camera for video conferencing and Dual speakers for media consumption. It also comes with 1 year warranty.
Micromax Canvas Lapbook L1161 – Rs. 10,499
Micromax has been pretty dominant in budget friendly smartphones segment. Now the company has turned its attention to the low end notebook segment.
It has recently launched thMicromax Canvas Lapbook L1161 that comes with 11.6 inch HD IPS Disply, 32GB inbuilt storage which is further expandable up to 64GB and a quad-core Intel Atom processor which can be clocked up to 1.83 GHz). Underneath, it has 5000 mAh battery, and on the sides are two USB 2.0 ports, a micro SD card reader, and an HDMI port. It also comes with a VGA front camera. The Lapbook from Micromax also runs on the latest Windows 10 based on 64 bit architecture. Micromax offers 1 year warranty for the L1161.
RDP Thinbook – 1430, Rs – 10,999
RDP is a fairly new entrant in the notebook industry but it seems to be doing well with launching RDP Think Book earlier this week. The Thin Book comes with a bigger 14.1 inches HD LCD screen and is 1.3 Kg heavy. It comes with Windows 10 installed which is powered by a powerful Intel AtomTM x5-Z8300 Processor (Quad Core, 1.84 GHz). There is a 2GB RAM and 32GB storage which can be expanded up to 128GB.
It also has a larger 10000 mAh Li-polymer battery promising up to 8.5 hours of battery life. For connectivity, it offers Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi (b/g/n). You also get 2 USB ports (1 USB 2.0 + 1 USB 3.0), a micro HDMI port, a headphone jack, and a micro SD card slot. For entertainment there is a VGA camera and dual HD speakers. Like others, it comes with 1 year manufacture warranty with 90 days for the accessories.
Lenovo IdeaPad 100s- Rs. 13,999
Lenovo is considered one of the strongest competitors in notebook industry. One of its cheapest offerings is the IdeaPad 100s that comes with an 11.6 inches HD display. The Lenovo IdeaPad 100s is quite similar to other netbooks in this list. It has the Intel Atom Z3735F 1.83 Ghz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage.
Lenovo IdeaPad 100s is super lightweight, weighing just 998 grams despite the fact that it has 2 cell Li-Polymer battery. There are 2 USB 2.0 ports, and an HDMI port. For connectivity, there is WiFi support and Bluetooth 4.0. It also comes with Windows 10 pre-installed and a 1 year manufacture warranty.
Acer Gateway NE46Rs1 – Rs 13,990
Acer Gateway NE46Rs1 is one of the most stylish laptops in the affordable segment. It has Pentium Dual Core processor from Intel. Most importantly, it has 320GB hard drive. The laptop has 2GB RAM, 14 inch HD LED Backlit display but it comes with Linux operating system which is quite a bummer for Windows OS enthusiasts but thankfully it’s based on 64-bit architecture. Considering connectivity, it has three USB 2.0 ports, a card reader, headphone jack, and 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi. For battery, it has 6 cell battery. You also get a 1 year manufacture warranty from Acer.