We have put up the 6 cheap laptops in India roster to help folks decide what to gift themselves this festive season without burning a hole in their pocket. The list includes offerings churned out by companies like Lenovo and Acer amongst others. The portable PCs integrate decent specs and also intend to score with users in the pricing department. So give the lineup a look to figure out which one of these systems will be making it into your homes around this holiday time.
The Dell Inspiron 14R laptop was recently seen hitting the market and boasting of exchangeable covers that give it an entirely different look. This portable PC runs Windows 7 and is powered by the second generation Intel core i3-2350M processor. Storage details reveal the presence of a 2GB DDR3 RAM clocked at 1333MHz with a 320GB HDD running at 5400rpm in tow. The visuals are taken care of by the embedded Intel HD graphics 3000 card. Melody lovers may probably approve of the stereo speakers proffering SRS premium sounds. Apart from the device’s 8-in-1 memory card reader, users have the wireless 802.11b/g/n with Bluetooth v3.0 connectivity at their disposal. The hardware aspect is complete with the company’s Chiclet keyboard and an industry standard touchpad for smooth navigation. An exchangeable ‘mars black’ cover is bundled in with the system which is endowed with a year of complete cover accidental damage protection. This offering can be purchased from the company’s official website at a price of about Rs. 29,990.
2. Samsung 3 Series:
The Samsung 3 Series laptop NP305U1A-A02IN wraps an 11.6-inch HD LED display, with resolutions of 1366 x 768p in its 277.6mm x 196.0mm x 23.1mm ~ 27.5mm form factor. Weighing 1.21Kg, the gadget embeds AMD Radeon graphics card for enhanced viewing. The onboard 320GB SATA II hard drive runs at 5400rpm, while the 2GB DDR3 system memory is clocked at 1333MHz. The gadget is powered by the AMD dual core processor and runs Windows 7 Home Basic edition. The connectivity specifications read as 1.3MP HD webcam, 10/100/1000 gigabit ethernet LAN, Wi-Fi 802.11bg/n, Bluetooth v3.0 and HDMI as well as a 4-in-1 card reader. Its USB ports are complete with sleep and charge technology. The 3W stereo speaker proffers HD audio for music buffs. This system will set you back by about Rs. 25,990.
3. Lenovo G560:
Next up on our list of inexpensive laptops in India is the Lenovo G560 with the model number 59-057054 which sports standard features and a price to match. The laptop houses an Intel core P6200 processor clocked at the speed of 1066MHz. Running on Windows 7 OS, the notebook boasts of a 14-inch HD LED glare display. Decent visuals on the screen are proffered by the Intel GMA HD graphics card. Connectivity options include camera for chats and conferences, Bluetooth 2.1 and a card reader as well as an HDMI output to splash content on to larger screens. The gadget holds a black 6 cell 2.2A battery and can be purchased with a 1 year warranty. The portable device has a 9.5mm, 500GB HDD clocked at 5400rpm in place which is backed by 3GB DDR3 RAM running at 1066MHz. The G560, 59-057054 laptop is up for grabs at a price of Rs.24,290 on shopap.lenovo.com.
4. HP Compaq Presario:
The HP Compaq Presario CQ57-201TU notebook PC is a part of the company’s budget-friendly lineup. It dons a 15.6-inch HD LED HP BrightView display offering resolutions of 1366 x 768p. Plus, the system sports a 37.6cm x 24.7cm x 3.58cm profile and tips the scale at 2.5kg. The laptop runs Windows 7 Home Basic 64 OS and is embedded with a 2GHz Intel Pentium B940 chip as well as an Intel HD graphics card for visuals. Its memory of 2GB DDR3 running at 1333MHz can be upgraded to 8GB. The 500GB SATA HDD clocked at 5400rpm is in place and so is the SuperMulti DVD optical drive while the webcam on the device is integrated with a digital microphone. Additionally, the device offers Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capabilities for users to enjoy easy connectivity. Then there are the necessary ports and a multi-format digital media card reader as well as pre-installed software options in tow. Music is blared out by the incorporated Altec Lansing speakers. This HP portable PC is now selling at a price of about Rs. 25,229.
5. Samsung R Series:
Based on Windows 7 Home Basic platform, the Samsung R Series NP-RV520-A05IN notebook is the second offering from the company in our roaster. Run through the specs to know why it has been featured on our cheap laptops in India list. The laptop is incorporated with a 2GHz Intel Pentium chip backed by 3GB of system memory. The portable PC wears a 16.5-inch HD LED gloss display offering resolutions of 1366 x 768p. Its 381.6mm x 256.2mm x 31.9mm ~ 34.9mm body tips the scale at 2.4kg. The system consists of an Intel GMA HD graphic processor for visuals and the storage option reads as 640GB SATA HDD running at 5400rpm. As far as connectivity is concerned, the system possesses gigabit LAN capabilities, Wi-Fi 802.11bg/n, Bluetooth v3.0 and a 4-in-1 card reader. With all the basics in place, the gadget boasts of 3W stereo speaker for enhanced sounds. The price tag on the system reads around Rs.28,990.
6. Aspire AS5733:
The Acer Aspire AS5733-372G50Mikk notebook has also made it to our economical laptops in India roaster. The system runs on Linpus Linux platform and is embedded with an Intel dual core i3-370M processor clocked at 2.40GHz. It holds a 15.6-inch Active Matrix TFT color LCD display within a 34mm x 381mm x 253mm form factor and the system weighs about 2.60kg. The incorporated 500GB SATA HDD is clocked at 5400rpm. Its standard memory specification reads as 2GB DDR3 SDRAM. Needless to say, there is a DVD writer on the system with a webcam and integrated microphone as well as Wi-Fi to proffer connectivity. The Aspire AS5733-372G50Mikk notebook is up for grabs at a starting price of about Rs.24,500.
So this is our list of cheap laptops in India and if you took to befriending any one of the machines, do drop us a line about your experience with them. Also, let us know if the roaster helped you out in figuring which one of these systems made for an interesting New Year present for your family.