We live in a world where smartphones are indispensable, landline phones are redundant and smartwatches have become common place. But throughout all of these advances, the humble laptop has persisted — and for good reason. When it comes to working, writing emails, composing documents, or staying connected with family and friends, the laptop is our trusted companion. And the pandemic which has made physical interactions harder has made us turn more to our laptop for online learning, zoom meetings, and gaming.
It’s getting harder to pick a good laptop but what separates the best laptops is how they balance power, efficiency, portability, and comfort.
Best Laptops In Terms of High Performance And Usability
Here are our best laptop under 50000 segment which scores high on both performance and usability:
1. Asus Vivobook 14 (X415JA-EK312TS)
With a 14-inch full HD LED Nano-edge display, this thin and light weight laptop weighs just 1.6 kg and is perfect for frequent travelers. It comes with 10th Gen Intel Core i3-1005G1 Processor with a 1.2 GHz Base Speed. It has a 4GB DDR4 RAM upgradeable up to 12GB and Integrated Intel UHD Graphics which supports light gaming.
2. Dell Vostro 14 3401
With a 10th Gen Intel Core i3 processor and 8 GB RAM, this laptop is one of the great picks in the under 40000 price segment. With travel-friendly dimensions like a weight of 1.58kg and under 20mm depth, this can easily be slipped into your travel bag. The 1TB hard disk will ensure you don’t need to worry about running out of storage. With a decent battery life and the Express Charge feature which can take your battery charge level from 0% up to 80% in 60 min, you can be assured of undisturbed usage on this.
3. ASUS VivoBook 15 (515JA-EJ301T)
If you are looking for a laptop that combines performance with good looks, buying an Asus laptop would definitely feature on your bucket list. This comes with a massive 8 GB RAM and 1 TB HDD backed by an Intel core i3 processor. For users who consume multimedia daily, a laptop with Sonic master audio speakers and supreme video clarity on the 15.6 inches Nano-edge display would translate to an enchanting experience.
4. HP 15s Thin & Light 5s-GR0012AU
When it comes to portability, HP is one of the leading brands which scores high on this since its slim and sleek laptops also flaunt the best battery life. This 1.82 kg ultra-slim laptop comes with 8 GB RAM and AMD Ryzen 3 3250U processor and can go upto 12 hours without being plugged into a charging cable making it a preferred pick in the under 40000 segment.
5. MI Notebook 14 (E-learning edition)
After roaring success in the smartphone space, Xiaomi is turning eye balls with this sleek, feather weight 1.5 kg device which comes with a 14 inch FHD ant-glare display and a metallic finish which lends a premium look to this budget laptop. Whether it’s binge-watching, attending online classes or occasional gaming, you will experience the Mi Notebook 14 delivering on the promise of speed and performance with the 10th Generation Intel Core i3 Processor and 8 GB RAM. All of this and also a 46Wh Battery with 10 Hour Backup, makes it a lucrative option in the under 40000 segment
6. Lenovo Ideapad 130 Core i5 8th Gen
Lenovo Ideapad 130 features Intel i5 8th Gen processor with 8GB RAM and 2GB NVIDIA MX110 graphics card that makes it a preferred choice in the under 40000 segment. The other distinctive feature are its stereo speakers optimized with Dolby Audio which can drown out noise distortions. The HD 15.6” display on Lenovo Ideapad provides vibrant colours and good colour reproduction. The Anti Glare technology decreases blue light and helps reduce stress on eyes for users who spend vast amounts of time in front of the device.
7. Asus Vivobook M509DA Quad Core
The AMD Ryzen 5-3500U processor and AMD Integrated Radeon Vega 8 Graphics coupled with 8GB of DDR4 of RAM delivers a powerful experience; be it gaming or running heavy applications simultaneously. It comes with 1TB HDD to store media files like pictures and videos along with an in-built SSD that can be used to store your favorite heavy games Other features like the Asus Fast Charging technology, the in-built fingerprint sensor for easy unlocking and the SonicMaster speakers make it a real steal in this price segment.
8. Dell Inspiron 3505
Launched in mid-2020, the Dell Inspiron 3505 lineup succeeds the company’s popular Inspiron series laptop and comes with AMD Ryzen 3 3250U processor and AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics. The compact 15.6-inch display size and slim design make this laptop ideal for office goers and regular travelers. It also comes with preinstalled MS Office 10 along with lifetime validity of Microsoft Office Home and Student 2019.
9. Avita Liber Core i5 10th Gen
This 8 GB laptop which comes with the celebrated Intel core i5 processor is the perfect confluence of style and performance. This super-light laptop at 1.25 kg comes with a sturdy aluminum body and a fingerprint sensor for faster system access. The other striking aspect is the excellent battery backup of 12 hours which puts it on top of the charts when it comes to portability.
10. ASUS Core i3 10th Gen
If you like your laptop to personify style, then this ultra-light 1.4 kg laptop with 14- inch Full HD LED-backlit, anti-glare IPS display is just for you. Asus looks into the fine details of comfort which is reflected in the built-in fingerprint scanner which is paired with Windows Hello, a full-size backlit keyboard, and an eye-catching yellow for the Enter key. This laptop is powered by the 10th Gen Intel Core i3-1005G1 processor and 512 GB SSD storage which is expandable. This laptop comes with multiple connectivity options such as USB 2.0 ports, USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C, microSD card reader, HDMI output, and more so that you can easily connect multiple devices with this.
Don’t forget to check our laptop buying guide where we have discussed the points that you must consider while purchasing laptop.
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