There were days when a decent laptop with minimum specs would need you to spend at least Rs 65k in India but with the ever-growing newer technologies and aggressive marketing strategies from manufacturers to outbid each other, laptops have come a long way from being just a luxury.
Nowadays good laptops have gone cheap and cheap laptops have become good and for Rs 50,000 we can get a really good full-size ultraportable laptop with a powerful processor with some even offering laptop-cum-tablet functionalities.
We have handpicked some of the best laptops for you. So let’s take a look at the top 5 laptops in and around Rs 50,000 available in the Indian market right now.
Acer Aspire 5s | Rs 42,990
The Aspire 5s from Acer runs the 8th generation Intel Core i5-8265U processor with a clock speed of 1.6 GHz and Turbo Boost up to 3.9 GHz. The notebook is paired with Intel Integrated UHD 620 graphics, 8 GB of RAM and 1TB of HDD storage. It runs on the 64-bit Windows 10 Home operating system and is fuelled by a 4 cell that Acer says will last you up to 8 hours and can be charged by a 65 W AC Adapter. The display is a 15.6 inch Full HD LED Backlit TFT screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and is edge-to-edge with a bottom chin and thick top bezel which houses the webcam. The Aspire 5s weighs in at 1.8 kg and measures at 363.4 x 247.5 x 17.95 mm. The Acer Aspire 5s can be purchased for Rs 42,990 on Flipkart.
Dell Inspiron 15 5000 | Rs 48,649
Dell is offering its Inspiron 15 5000 notebook for a price of Rs 48,649 on Flipkart. For the price, the Inspiron offers an AMD Ryzen 5 Quad Core CPU clocked at 2 GHz with Turbo Boost of up to 3.6 GHz and AMD Radeon Vega 8 graphics. The laptop comes with 8GB of RAM and 1TB storage. It runs on Windows 10 Home with Preloaded MS Office Home and Student 2016 and a 3 cell battery with 45W charging. Connectivity options include USB 2.0, USB 3.1, HDMI, Card Reader, audio jack and an RJ45 port. The Inspiron 15 5000 comes with a 15.6 inch Full HD LED Backlit Anti-glare Display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and Dual Speakers powered by MaxxAudio Pro. It weighs in at 2.22 kg and measures 380 x 258 x 22.7 mm.
ASUS TUF FX505DY-BQ002T | Rs 49,990
Asus TUF FX505 laptop is an affordable gaming laptop with desktop-inspired RED-backlit keyboard, MIL-STD-810G certified body and Hypercool technology to keep the thermals inside the machine under control. The laptop is powered by an AMD Ryzen 5 3550H processor with speeds of up to 3.7GHz, AMD Radeon RX560X GDDR5 4GB Graphics, 8GB RAM and 1TB HDD storage. It features a 15.6-inch FHD LED-backlit Anti-Glare IPS display with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels and refresh rate of 60Hz. The device runs on Windows 10 and is fuelled by a 3-cell battery and 48 Watt charger. The Asus TUF FX505 is available on Amazon India for a price of Rs 49,990. It measures at 26.2 x 36 x 2.6 cm and weighs 2.2 Kg.
HP Pavilion x360 (14-cd0078TU) | Rs 50,990
HP is offering the HP Pavilion x360 2 in 1 Laptop with the model number 14-cd0078TU on Flipkart for a price of Rs 50,990. The Pavilion x360 features a 14-inch Full HD LED Backlit Widescreen BrightView IPS display with touch input and 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution. The convertible notebook is powered by an 8th-generation Intel Core i3-8130U processor with a clock speed of 2.2 GHz (Turbo Boost to 3.4 GHz), Intel Integrated UHD620 graphics, 4GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD storage. Connectivity options include two USB 3.1 Type-A ports, a USB 3.1 Type C port, an HDMI port, a 3-in-1 Card Reader and a headphone jack. The device measures at 323.3 x 224 x 19.5 mm and weighs 1.59 kg, thus offering ultrabook-style portability at a cheap price.
Lenovo Ideapad 330S (81F401AXIN) | Rs 49,998
The IdeaPad 330S from Lenovo offers bezel-less 14-inch Full HD screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It’s powered by an 8th-generation Intel Core i5-8250U processor clocked at 1.6GHz with 8GB of RAM and 1TB of HDD storage. The laptop runs on Windows 10 Home with Microsoft Office H&S 2016 pre-installed and is fuelled by a 3-cell battery that charges via 52.5 Watt-Hours charger. It can thus be charged to up to 2 hours of usage in 15 minutes of charging. The Lenovo Ideapad 330S can be bought for an asking price of Rs 49,998 on Amazon. It weighs in at 1.7 Kg and measures at 32 x 22.6 x 1.8 cm. It comes with 2W Dual Speakers powered by Dolby Audio Premium.