If you want great performance from a laptop that doesn’t burn a hole in your pocket, here are some options you should look into.
1. HP 15 (2021)
HP 15 (2021) is powered by an Intel Core i3 11th generation processor. Its clock rate can be increased to 4.1GHz using Intel Turbo Boost technology. The laptop packs 8GB of DDR4 SDRAM and a 1TB SATA HDD. Plus, it also has an M.2 expansion slot for upgrading to an SSD.
HP 15 (2021) flaunts a 15.6-inch IPS display with anti-glare technology.
2. Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 3
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 3 sports a 15.6-inch display with HD Ready (1366×768 pixels) resolution. It is claimed to have a battery life of up to 8 hours. Also, the laptop has a rapid charge feature that can charge up to 80 percent in an hour, claims the company.
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 3 is powered by Intel Core i3 10th generation processor with base clock speed of 2.1GHz.
3. Asus VivoBook Ultra 15
The Asus VivoBook Ultra 15 packs 8GB of DDR4 RAM which can be upgraded up to 12GB using the SO-DIMM slot. It comes with a 256GB NVMe PCIe SSD and also has an empty expansion slot for a 2.5-inch SATA SSD. The laptop is powered by an Intel Core i3 11th generation processor with a base clock speed of 3GHz.
Asus VivoBook Ultra 15 sports a 15.6-inch full-HD (1920×1080 pixels) display.
4. Acer Aspire 3
The Acer Aspire 3 sports a 15.6-inch full-HD (1920×1080 pixels) IPS display. It packs an Intel Core i3 11th generation processor and 4GB of onboard DDR4 RAM that is upgradeable up to 16GB. Furthermore, it has a 256GB SSD and can support up to 2TB 2.5-inch SATA HDD.
The Acer Aspire 3 supports dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0 and Gigabit Ethernet.
5. Asus VivoBook 15 (2020)
The Asus VivoBook 15 (2020) is powered by an Intel Celeron N4020 processor with a base clock speed of 1.1GHz that can be expanded up to 2.8GHz. It packs 4GB of DDR4 RAM upgradable to 8GB, and a 256GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD. Also, the laptop houses a two-cell lithium-ion battery that is said to provide up to 6 hours of battery backup.
Asus VivoBook 15 (2020) flaunts a full-HD (1920×1080) display with NanoEdge bezels.
6. Dell Vostro 3400
Dell Vostro 3400 has Intel Core i3 11th generation and 4GB DDR4 RAM. It has a 256GB NVMe SSD and a 1TB 2.5-inch SATA HDD. The laptop has a full-HD (1920×1080) display with narrow borders on both sides. It also comes with ExpressCharge feature which is claimed to charge the battery up to 80 percent in an hour.
The Dell Vostro 3400 features a Trusted Platform Module 2.0 chip on the motherboard to provide commercial-grade protection.
7. HP 14 (2021)
HP 14 (2021) is powered by an Intel Core i3 11th generation processor with a clock speed of 4.1 GHz. It has 8GB of DDR4 RAM which is upgradeable up to 16GB. It has a 14-inch full-HD IPS display. It also comes built-in with the Amazon Alexa virtual assistant.
The HP 14 (2021) has a 256GB NVMe SSD and comes pre-loaded with the Windows 10 Home operating system.
Popular budget laptops on sale right now
|Product Name||price in india|
|Lenovo Ideapad Slim 3 10th Gen Intel Core i3||₹ 39,990|
|Asus VivoBook 15 (2020)||₹ 24,990|
|HP 14 (2021) 11th Generation Intel Core i3 Laptop with Alexa Built-in, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 14-inch (35.6 cm) FHD Screen, Windows 10, MS Office, (14s- dy2501tu)||₹ 43,499|
|HP 15 (2021) Thin and Light 11th Generation Core i3 Laptop, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, M.2 Slot, 15.6-inch (39.62 cm) FHD Screen, Windows 10, MS Office, (15s-dy3001TU)||₹ 41,990|
|ASUS VivoBook Ultra 15 (2020) Intel Core i3-1115G4 11th Gen, 15.6 Inch FHD T&L Laptop (8GB RAM/256GB NVMe SSD/Windows 10/Office 2019/Integrated Graphics/Star Black/1.8KG), X513EA-BQ312TS||₹ 43,850|
|Dell Vostro 3400 14″ FHD Display Laptop (i3-1115G4 / 4GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD / Integrated Graphics / Win10 + MSO / Dune Color) D552164WIN9DE||₹ 41,990|
|Acer Aspire 3 Intel Core i3 11th Generation 15.6″ (39.6 cm) Full HD IPS Laptop – (4GB/256GB SSD/Windows 10 Home/Intel UHD Graphics/1.7kg/Silver) A315-58||₹ 39,990|