Hey everyone, how you doin? So, we’ve discussed gaming laptops before and I’ve also told you about 10 top gaming devices. Today I will give you my recommendation on 5 Best Student Laptops in India.
Why you should avoid gaming laptops if you are a student
You see, gaming lappys have some major disadvantages like
- weight and
- most importantly, pricing.
- Also gaming laptops are a distraction 🙂 really ?
Now we know that, and today in current situation, we have a lot of online classes. Taking online classes on our phones is way more harmful than taking the classes on our laptops. The smaller screen puts much greater strain on our eyes and staring at it for too long is definitely gonna hurt you.
Right now the major focus on online classes is in students from 8th for 12th, because of the online school classes and online coaching of JEE/ NEET or other entrance exams. I recently helped a friend buy a new laptop for his younger brother and I thought I’ll tell you guys about my research on laptops for school students.
As a student what you need in a laptop?
So, here are some assumptions I made, if you are a school student:
- You need a decent battery backup
- You don’t need a high end graphics card
- You need genuine OS and MS Office
- You want a laptop which is light and easy to handle and carry around
I assume you’re not gonna do heavy gaming or use softwares like ansys sthat need you to push your laptops to the limits. So lest us look at some good laptops for students.
My list of 5 Best Student Laptops
Here are some of the laptops I think make the cut when t’s comes to pricing under Rs. 50,000
Let us take a quick look (5 Best Student Laptops)
|Asus VivoBook 14||Lenovo Ideapad S145||HP 15||Lenovo IdeaPad 330S||Acer Aspire 3 A315-56|
|i5 8th gen||Intel’s 8th Gen Core series / AMD Ryzen 3||Intel i5 and AMD Ryzen 3 versions.||Intel Core 8th-generation||i5 Core|
|512 GB SSD||1TB HDD||1TB HDD||1TB HDD||1TB HDD|
|NVIDIA GeForce MX230|| Intel 620 Integrated graphics
||Intel 620 Integrated graphics or MD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics||Intel 620 Integrated graphics||UHD graphics|
|8GB RAM||8GB RAM||8GB RAM||4GB Ram||8GB of DDR4|
|15.6 inches||15.6 inches / 14 inches||15.6 inches||15.6 inch||15.6 inch|
|Faster performance due to SSD||Perfect for everyday computing on the go,||affordability is main attraction||A sleek design, sturdy construction,||Aspire 3 Thin series of Notebooks|
|Apx Rs 49,000||Apx Rs 36,000||Apx Rs 31,000||Apx Rs 40,000||Apx Rs 44,000|
Asus VivoBook 14 – #1
With the Asus VivoBook 14, less is always more. Additionally, it offers faster performance, longer battery life, more storage, and one-touch login for easy everyday computing.
The Asus Vivobook came sort of as a surprise to me. I’ve seen people use it in my hostel and it’s above par. It’s light weight (1.5 Kg) so there’s no struggle to carry it around.
I guess the only drawback is the storage, it has a 512 GB storage but it’s an SSD, the fastest storage device.
Other than that, it boasts a 8GB RAM with i5 8th gen. This with the SSD makes it ideal for a student. It also has a 2GB NVIDIA GeForce MX230 graphics card.
You can peacefully do all you assignments on this machine and maybe you could also do some light gaming, thanks to the MX230
Priced around Rs.50,000 it could definitely fit your shopping cart.
Lenovo Ideapad S145 – #2
Engineered for long-lasting performance, the IdeaPad S145 delivers, powerful, smooth processing in a stylish, light design. Perfect for everyday computing on the go, this durable 15-inch laptop boasts exceptional audio and fast, secure storage options.
Although the Intel has been dominating the laptops, the AMD is surprisingly good and competitive.
The Lenovo IdeaPad S145 collection features CPUs and of Intel’s 8th Gen Core series and AMD Ryzen 3 with both SSD and HDD options. The screen size is either 14 inches or 15.6 inches, which makes it a great choice for students.
With 1 TB of HDD and 8 GB of RAM, this makes a great laptop for casual light gaming and more studying.
Priced at around . 36,000, it’s a great option for someone who needs a laptop urgently
HP 15 – #3
The HP 15 is available both in the Intel i5 and AMD Ryzen 3 versions.
The HP 15 includes a full HD display of 15.6 inches. It comes with a 1 TB hard drive with an ability to mount an M.2-based SSD. It weights 2 kg and runs on windows 10 out of the box.
With 8GB RAM and 1TB of hardisk space, it’s an ideal student laptop. It comes with either Intel 620 Integrated graphics or MD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics, both capable of handling light games. However it’s attraction will be it’s affordability and the fact that it comes with genuine MS Office inbuilt.
Priced around Rs. 31,000 it’s an amazing option to go for.
Lenovo IdeaPad 330S – #4
A sleek design, sturdy construction, clean, unglossy display and good battery life are all included in the Lenovo ideapad 330S. It comes with Intel Core 8th-generation processors. The basic model has RAM 4 GB and an HDD storage capacity of 1 TB. The monitor is a Full HD light-free screen with vibrant colours. Performance on this laptop is decent as long as it’s not pushed too far.
With 1TB of HDD space and 8GB RAM with inbuilt graphics, it’s pretty much a straight forward work laptop. I’ve used this laptop, doing my 12th grade project on this and it turned out to be pretty good.
Priced at Rs. 40,000, why not try it out?
Acer Aspire 3 A315-56 – #5
Enjoy Premium touch and feel experience with the latest Aspire 3 Thin series of Notebooks. The notebook features a 15.6 inch display, 8GB of DDR4 memory and a 1 TB fast HDD for superior performance at all conditions. A dream notebook at an attractive price point has always been Aspire 3’s biggest USP.
With a 1TB HDD and UHD graphics and an i5 Core, it definitely fulfills the need of a student. With the capability of light gaming and long battery life it makes it even more ideal.
Priced at Rs. 44,000, it’s a great alternative to other laptops.
So, these are my top 5 student laptops, I hope this list helps you choose the perfect laptop. If it did, then please tell me how you feel in the comments and if you think this page can benefit others too, then please do share .?
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