Laptops have become an integral part of our lives. Gone are those days, when you need to stick to your PCs to do any work. With the latest innovations and latest processors, laptops can do all those tasks which were only possible in PCs. There are different kinds of laptops available in the market ranging from sleek ultrabooks to 2-in-1 to budget-centric laptops.
It is a well-known fact that the budget segment is flooded by a plethora of options available in the market, which can be overwhelming at times. But don’t worry, we handpicked some of the best budget laptops you can buy right now. Without any ado, here is the list of top 5 budget-centric laptops available in India.
HP is also known for making laptops which offer some good specifications at an affordable price tag. The brand has a good reputation in the market, and same can be said for this one. To start with, the device comes with a 14-inch HD LED-backlit display with a screen resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, making it useful for the first-timers.
On the hardware front, the device is powered by AMD Quad-Core E2-7110 processor clocked at 1.8Ghz along with Radeon R2 graphics, which offers some decent performance. The laptop is backed up by a 4GB of DDR3L-1600 SDRAM and 5400 rpm SATA storage of internal storage and has connectivity ports including one USB 3.0, two USB 2.0, one VGA port, one headphone jack and one RJ-45 ethernet port. On the battery front, the device is loaded with 4-cell, 41 Wh Li-ion battery, which the company claims can give an output of approx. seven hours. There is also a DVD/CD-RW drive and the device comes with Windows 10 Home.
For audio, there is DTS Studio sound with two integrated stereo speakers and it also comes equipped with an HP VGA camera for video calling. The laptop comes loaded with full-sized textured black island-style keyboard and has a touchpad with multi-touch gesture support. Overall, with a price tag of Rs 19,990, it is a good option for your consideration.
Lenovo IdeaPad 110 80T70015IH
Lenovo is a well-known name when it comes to personal computing. The company has a vast portfolio ranging from budget to high-end premium laptops in India and the latest offering in the budget range reflects company’s reputation. Dubbed as IdeaPad 110, the laptop comes loaded with some basics specifications, which is enough for those who are looking for a budget laptop. To start with the device comes with a 14.0-inch HD display with a screen resolution of 1366×768 pixel.
Under the hood, there is the latest Intel Pentium N3710 processor with 2M Cache and up to 2.56 GHz clock speed along with integrated graphics, which is enough to run most of the basic tasks like browsing, writing, running few applications simultaneously and more. The device is backed by 4GB of DDR3 RAM and up to a 1TB HDD, which makes it a good option at this price point. On the battery front, the laptop packs a 3-cell 24WHr battery which can offer up to 4 hours of continuous video playback, according to the company.
On the connectivity front, it supports Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, USB 3.0, and HDMI. HP 245 G5 Notebook. The IdeaPad 110 comes with a host of apps such as Microsoft Office 2016 (trial version) for getting work done and PowerDVD 10 BD/DVD for watching movies. Overall, with a price tag of Rs 18,990, the laptop can be considered as a great option for those who are looking for a budget-centric laptop.
Asus has been there in the notebook business for a long time now and has a good foothold in this segment. The laptop is meant for the first-time users and offers some modest specifications through which one can carry all basics tasks quite easily.
To start with, the device comes loaded with a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display boasting a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which offers some modest display quality. The Asus E402M is powered by a 64-bit Intel Celeron dual-core N3350 processor clocked at along with 4GB of DDR3 RAM and 500GB of SATA. For graphics, you get the usual Intel HD graphics on board.
The laptop runs on DOS, but one can easily install Windows on it. The laptop comes with a 3 cell 36WHr battery, which can give a good output. On the connectivity front, the laptop sports DC in, RJ 45 port, HDMI port, one USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 port, one headphone jack and a multi-card reader. Apart from this, we also get built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. Overall, with a price tag of Rs 19,695, the laptop comes with some impressive design and is useful for regular tasks.
Acer Aspire ES1-132
Acer Aspire ES1-132 offers some interesting features. To start with, the device boasts an 11.6-inch HD display and is powered by the Intel Celeron dual-core N3350 processor along with Integrated Intel HD Graphics. The device is backed by a 2GB of RAM and on the storage front, it sports a 500 GB HDD hard disk, which is enough to store many things.
The laptop comes loaded with Windows 10 Home operating system, meaning that one can easily access to all Windows apps and features. The device carries a 3-cell Lithium Ion battery, which the company boasts can last up to 4 hours of continuous usage. As for the connectivity is concerned, this computing machine is equipped with two USB ports and one HDMI port.
Further, there is a standard full-sized keyboard and integrated stereo speakers as well. Overall, with a price tag of approx. Rs 18,588, the laptop offers some modest specs for the price range.
Dell Inspiron 15.6 3552
Dell Inspiron series can be considered as one of the best selling series. And Dell Inspiron 15 3552 is meant to cater a different group of users. To start with, the laptop runs on Ubuntu Linux 14.4 operating system, which is considered as a better alternative to Windows. The device carries a 15.6-inch HD display with a screen resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
The laptop is powered by Intel Celeron N3540 processor (2M Cache, up to 2.66 GHz) along with integrated Intel HD graphics card. The laptop is backed by a 4GB of DDR3L RAM and 500GB of SATA storage. It is juiced up by a 40 WHr, 4-Cell battery.
Dell Inspiron 11 3162 laptop comes loaded with two integrated speakers and headphone jack coupled with a standard full-sized keyboard along with a touchpad. For connectivity, the device support one USB 3.0, one USB 2.0, one HDMI port, one RJ-45 port and micro SD card reader. The laptop is available for Rs 19,999 on Amazon, making it one a good deal for those looking for a laptop but don’t want to spend much.