5 Best Laptops for Students in India

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Stepping into college is simultaneously one of the most exciting and the most challenging phase in an individual’s life. That’s the time when you get to say hello to the competitive world. And as is generally the case, your Laptop becomes your best companion and a window through which you will need to explore the world in order to expand your horizons. Because of their versatile nature, they can be used for academics, entertainment as well as to connect with the world. With budget being the prime constraint for a student we have drafted a list of 5 Best Budget Laptops for Students in the range of 40,000 INR to 50,000 INR.

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 Dell Inspiron 15 3567 (W5651133) Laptop

CPU: 7th generation Intel Core i7| Graphics: 2GB AMD Radeon R5 430 | RAM: 8GB | Screen: 15.6-inch (1366 x 768 Pixels) | Storage: 1TB HDD


Dell Inspiron 15 3567 (W5651133) Laptop is the latest addition to the PC makers budget family. This laptop is indeed worth considering if you are a student. It features Intel’s 7th generation i7 processor which is clocked at 2.7 GHz. The dedicated 2GB AMD Radeon R5 430 GPU delivers amazing visualization with adequate details while playing games at recommended resolution. It boasts 8GB DDR4 RAM (2133 Mhz) and 1 TB of SATA hard disk. That’s not all, the Dell Inspiron 15 3567 (W5651133) Laptop comes running on Windows 10 Professional 64-bit out of the box.

HP 14-am118tx (Z4Q10PA) Laptop

CPU: 7th generation Intel Core i5| Graphics: 2GB AMD Radeon R5 430 | RAM: 8GB | Screen: 14-inch (1366 x 768 Pixels) | Storage: 1TB HDD


When it comes to laptops and PCs Hewlett-Packard doesn’t require any introduction. The HP 14-am118tx (Z4Q10PA) is one of the popular and power packed laptops under Rs. 50,000. It has 14-inch HD screen and weighs 1.9Kgs which make it easy to carry around. It comes running on DOS (but 64Bit Windows 10 supported) and is powered by a 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5-7200U (7th Gen) processor.

The Graphic needs are handled by AMD Radeon R5 M430 GPU which is good enough to graphics intensive games like Tomb Raider and GTS 5 in medium to low settings. It supports Wireless LAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.0, four USB 3.0 slots, an SD card reader, a headphone jack, a microphone jack and a VGA port as connectivity options. So if you are planning to buy a good performer at a reasonable budget, then the HP 14-am118tx (Z4Q10PA) worth considering.

Acer Travelmate TMP259-G2-MG (NX.VEVSI.007) Laptop

CPU: 7th generation Intel Core i5| Graphics: 2GB NVIDIA GeForce 940MX | RAM: 8GB | Screen: 15.6-inch (1366 x 768 Pixels) | Storage: 1TB HDD


Contrary to its name, the Acer Travelmate TMP 259-G2-MG is not exactly one of the travel-friendly laptops around. Still, it is a worthy recommendation considering the specifications it is offering under Rs. 40,000. It houses Intel i5 7th Generation processor, 8GB DDR 4 RAM and 1TB SATA storage. Graphics requirements are handled by 2GB NVIDIA GeForce 940MX GPU The Windows 10 Home Premium running laptop sails upon 64-bit architecture and offers 3 USB 3.0 & one USB 2.0 slot to connect peripheral devices.

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Lenovo Ideapad 310 (80TV00XXIH) Laptop

CPU: 7th generation Intel Core i5| Graphics: 2GB Nvidia N16V-GMR1 | RAM: 8GB | Screen: 15.6-inch (1366 x 768 Pixels) | Storage: 1TB HDD


Specification wise, the Lenovo Ideapad 310 (80TV00XXIH) is second to none in this list. The laptop comes with 15.6-inch full HD display which should offer an enriching visual experience. This Lenovo employs latest 7th generation Intel Core i5 7200U processor which is aided by 8GB DDR4 RAM and 2GB N16V-GMR1 GPU. The laptop comes with good set of speakers for entertainment purpose. It comes with a touchpad with multi-touch gestures support and an AccuType keyboard.

Apple MacBook Air 13inch MMGF2HN/A Laptop

CPU: 4th generation Intel Core i5 | Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 6000 | RAM:8GB | Screen: 13.3-inch (1,440 x 900) | Storage: 128GB


If you are someone who wants to explore option outside Windows platform than Apple MacBook Air 13 should be the first preference for you. The laptop despite having a slim design is incredibly powerful. It comes with 13-inch Screen, 1.4GHz Intel Intel i5 processor, Intel HD 6000 graphics and Mavericks Operating system. It has a 128GB SSD drive which ensures faster data transfer speeds and negligible boot time. The laptop comes with best in class multi-touch trackpad, backlit keyboard, and delivers up to 12hours of battery back-up. It has a Thunderbolt port, two USB 3 ports, 720P HD facetime camera and wifi and Bluetooth for wireless connectivity.

Also Read: Best DSLR cameras for Beginners Under Rs 50,000 INR

Last updated on: January 19, 2018

Deepak RajawatDeepak Rajawat
Experienced technology journalist with over 7-years of experience. Before embracing online journalism, he has worked with several legacy publications including print editions at Hindustan Times and The Statesman. He also has a keen interest in Sports, which he used to cover with equal enthusiasm in his early career.

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Rhonda G. Thomas
5 years ago

Excellent Blog. Thanks for sharing updated information about laptops.