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10 cheapest laptops in India that are best for online classes

10 cheapest laptops in India that are best for online classes

In this Neo-normal phase during the COVID pandemic, online classes have taken over physical classes. Students have to be seated in front of gadgets for hours and hours to attend lectures.

Some of the students manage to attend online classes with their smartphones, but some of them find it really difficult to attend online classes due to various issues.

For attending online classes, or to work from home we have listed some of the best laptops which can very well be used for productivity purposes as well.

Here are the top 10 cheapest laptops that are best for online classes in India.

  • Lenovo IdeaPad slim
  • Acer one 14 Pentium dual-core
  • HP 15s Ryzen 3 dual-core
  • Dell Inspiron Pentium Gold
  • Lenovo IdeaPad S145
  • Avita Pura Ryzen 5
  • Asus VIVOBOOK
  • Acer Aspire 5
  • Asus X540UA
  • Dell Vostro 3491

So, let’s dig into the specifications of the above mentioned laptops.

1. Lenovo IdeaPad Slim APU Dual Core

This is the cheapest laptop mentioned in this list. This laptop is specifically ideal for students for attending online classes, lectures, or webinars. It comes with an AMD APU dual-core A4 processor, with 4GB of RAM and with 64GB of EMMC storage capacity.

SSD or HDD can be added later.

Price: Rs. 20,990 (Check Flipkart/Amazon for current pricing)

Pros:

  • Lightweight (1.4kg)
  • 14 inch HD LED anti-glare TN display.
  • Up to 8 hours of battery life

Cons:

  • Windows 10 is not provided. Have to install separately.
  • Lower-grade dual-core processor.
  • Comes with only 64 GB of EMMC storage.

2. Acer One 14 Pentium Dual-Core

According to the price, this laptop is marginally expensive than the previous one. This laptop comes with Intel Pentium dual-core processor, with 4GB of DDR4 RAM and with a HDD capacity of 1TB. This is probably the best budget-oriented laptop for online classes.

Price: Rs. 24,990 (Check Flipkart/Amazon for current pricing)

Pros:

  • Intel Pentium dual-core processor
  • 14 inch HD LED-backlit TFT display
  • Comes with 1TB HDD at this price point.

Cons:

  • No Optical Disk Drive
  • Slightly heavier (1.8kg)

3. HP 15s Ryzen 3 Dual Core

HP 15s Ryzen 3 dual-core laptop is a very good choice at this price point.

What makes this laptop better than previously mentioned laptops is that it comes with a 15.6-inch FHD WLED display.

It comes with AMD Ryzen 3 dual-core processor with 4GB of DDR4 RAM and 256 GB of SSD capacity, which is pretty decent at this price point. It also comes with official windows 10 home preinstalled, but the price can be a little less if you choose the DOS variant.

It is ideal for students to attend online classes, multitasking and even it is ideal for work from home.

Price: Rs. 28,999 (Check Flipkart/Amazon for current pricing)

Pros:

  • 256 GB of SSD (Better processing speed)
  • Flagship Ryzen 3 dual core processor
  • 15.6 inch FHD WLED display.

Cons:

  • Though storage can be expanded, but it comes with only 256 GB of SSD, which is not that sufficient for students.

4. Dell Inspiron Pentium Gold

This is another laptop from Dell, which is ideal for the usage of students. It comes with an Intel Pentium gold processor and with 4GB of DDR4 RAM with 256 GB of SSD with 2 memory slots. 1TB HDD variant is available as well.

The screen is quite compact (14 inch HD LED display), and ideal for multitasking and processing.

Price: Rs. 29,643 (Check Flipkart/Amazon for current pricing)

Pros:

  • Comes with a flagship Intel Pentium gold processor.
  • Inbuilt 256 GB of SSD (Better processing speed)
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Pre-installed windows 10 home

Cons:

  • No Optical Disk Drive
  • Cheap body frame

5. Lenovo IdeaPad S145 Ryzen 3 Dual Core

This is a budget-oriented laptop from Lenovo with Ryzen 3 Dual Core. It comes with 1TB of HDD with 4GB of DDR4 RAM. And the advantage is, it comes with pre-installed windows 10 home with a lifetime warranty.

The Li-ion battery gives it a running time of about 6 hours. This laptop is perfect for students.

Price: Rs. 31,990 (Check Flipkart/Amazon for current pricing)

Pros:

  • Powerful Intel i3 8th generation processor
  • Ample of space
  • 15.6 inch FHD LED display

Cons:

  • No SSD in this price point.
  • Slightly heavy (1.85 kg)

6. Avita Pura Ryzen 5

Have you ever heard the name of the brand Avita? If not, then well, this brand manufactures great laptops. Avita Pura Ryzen 5 comes with AMD Ryzen 5 quad-core processor, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, 512 GB of SSD with battery backup up to 8 hours. This laptop is quite compact, lightweight, and ideal for students.

Price: Rs. 32,990 (Check Flipkart/Amazon for current pricing)

Pros:

  • In this price point problem it is the best laptop to buy.
  • 14 inch FHD LED TFT IPS display
  • Compact and lightweight

Cons:

  • The only con of this laptop is the brand. The brand name is not that much popular among other laptop manufacturer brands.

7. Asus VIVOBOOK Core i3

Asus VIVOBOOK is sleekest, compact and attention grabbing laptop in this budget range. It is suitable for daily uses and perfect for students. It comes with Intel core i3 8th generation processor, with 4GB of DDR4 RAM and 1TB of hard disc capacity.

Price: Rs.32,490 (Check Flipkart/Amazon for current pricing)

Pros:

  • Sleek and lightweight
  • Flagship processor by Intel

Cons:

  • Battery backup is not that good in this laptop (appx. 4 hours of battery life)

8. Acer Aspire 5

Besides Asus, Lenovo, HP, and Dell, Acer also provides budget oriented laptops. Acer Aspire 5 series is one of the game-changing laptops in this budget range.

It comes with an Intel Core i3 8th generation processor, with 4GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB HDD. Like the upper mentioned laptops this is also suitable for processing and multitasking and ideal for students.

Price: Rs. 33,990 (Check Flipkart/Amazon for current pricing)

Pros:

  • Lightweight with a 15.6-inch screen.
  • Intel’s flagship processor
  • Capable of fast charging (65 W AC adapter)

Cons:

  • Speaker quality is not that good
  • Downgrade processing speed

9. Asus X540UA

This is the only laptop in this price point which provides Intel core i5 8th generation processor. So processing speed is obviously slightly upgraded than upper mentioned laptops. It comes with 4GB of DDR4 RAM with 1TB of HDD. This is perfect and compact laptop for students.

Price: Rs. 33,990 (Check Flipkart/Amazon for current pricing)

Pros:

  • Intel i5 processor at this price point.

Cons:

  • LCD panel at this price point.
  • Battery backup below average.

10. Dell Vostro 3491

This is the last budget oriented laptop recommended by us. Dell Vostro 3491 comes with i3 10th generation processor with 8GB of RAM and 1TB of HDD. It is appropriate for processing and multitasking like other laptops.

Price: Rs. 36,968 (Check Flipkart/Amazon for current pricing)

Pros:

  • Battery backup upto 10 hours
  • 14 inch HD LED display
  • Quite lightweight (1.66kg)

Cons:

  • Nothing much to complain about at this price point

This is the list of 10 cheapest laptops that you can buy for online classes in India.

That’s it from our end. Hope this list will be useful while buying a budget oriented laptop.

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