Laptops are no longer expensive. There are plenty of options to consider these days that cost as less as Rs 15,000. However, in order to strike the perfect balance between price and performance, we have listed some of the best ‘value for money’ laptops that you can buy under Rs 25,000.
Let’s begin with one of the most-desired laptop brands HP. There is no denying that they have been extremely successful with their range of laptops currently available in the market. Starting with HP Pavilion 15-af006AX, it has 1366 x 768 pixels stretched across 15.6-inch HD LED-backlit widescreen display.
Inside are 2.2GHz AMD A8 7410 CPU 4GB DDR3 RAM (expandable up to 8GB), and AMD Radeon R5 M330 GPU with 2GB graphics. On the storage front, there is 500GB hard drive under the hood. In terms of aesthetics, HP Pavilion 15-af006AX comes in silver colour, measures 15.12 x 10 x 0.96mm, and weighs 2.1 kilograms.
In terms of slots and ports, HP Pavilion 15-af006AX comes with two USB 2.0 ports, one USB 3.0 port, an HDMI slot, an ethernet slot. The laptop also supports SD, SDHC, and SDXC media cards. Externally, it features a headphone + microphone combo jack and two stereo speakers.
On the connectivity front, it offers Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. HP Pavilion 15-af006AX is currently available to purchase for Rs 24,700.
Coming up next is the Lenovo Ideapad 110 featuring a sleek design, measuring 14.88 x 10.43 x 0.90 mm, and weighing 2.2 kilograms. The laptop comes in black colour option at the cost of Rs 24,999. It sports a 15.6-inch LED-backlit display with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution. Powering internally is AMD A8 7410 CPU clocked at 2.5GHz and 2GB AMD Radeon R7 M265 graphics.
Assisting this configuration is a whopping 8GB of DDR3 RAM and 1TB of hard drive. For the ports, there is one USB 2.0 port, one USB 3.0 port, an ethernet as well as HDMI slot. This Lenovo laptop then comes with a card reader. It is based on Dolby audio technology in addition to stereo speakers. Packing inside is a battery that is claimed to offer 4 hours backup on a regular usage.
It also comes with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support.
Next in the list comes Acer Aspire E-15 E5-553, which is powered by a 2.2GHz AMD A10 9600P processor and 4GB DDR3 RAM (expandable up to 32GB via two memory slots). The front is covered by a 15.6-inch LED backlit LCD display with 1,366 x 768 pixels resolution and 0.3MP webcam.
It is based on 1TB hard drive and a removable battery, which is claimed to offer up to 6 hours of backup. The laptop comes in obsidian black colour option with 1 year of international warranty at Rs 23,799. Acer Aspire E-15 E5-553 supports Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity besides headphone. It comes with a mic combo jack, dual stereo speakers, and Acer TrueHarmony Plus technology.
As far as the ports are concerned, it features one USB 2.0 port, one USB 3.0 port, an HDMI port, a memory card reader, optical drive, and a USB Type-C port.