For students, SOHO owners, startup entrepreneurs, household users etc.; a mid-range laptop works perfectly well. The price range may be around 35,000 rupees for one such laptop, so we have sorted out 10 best of them in Indian market on 2015.
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1. HP 15r-243TX
This 15 inch laptop from HP has an Intel 4005U Core i3 processor underneath, it’s a 4th generation processor with 1.7 GHz clock speed and 3 MB cache speed. The RAM on this unit is 4 GB DDR3 by default, upgradable up to 8 GB using 2 slots. This variant of HP 15r comes with a dedicated Nvidia GeForce 820M GPU as well, it’s 2 GB and based on DDR3 technology. The hard drive is 1 TB, 5400 RPM and it is SATA. There’s an 8x DVD writer installed. Price – Rs. 31,990.
2. Lenovo G50-70
The CPU on Lenovo G50-70 is Intel Core i3 4th generation with clock speed 1.7 GHz. Available amount of RAM happens to be 4 GB, with upgrade capability via available slots on the motherboard. There’s an external 2GB graphics card as well. The display is 15.6 inches and offers 1366×768 pixels. This laptop comes with a 4 cell battery offering back up up to 4 hours. Price – Rs. 30,990.
3. Acer Aspire E5-551G
Acer laptops are well-equipped compared to their price and the design of the Aspire E5-551G is very compact as well, for a laptop with 15.6 inch display. The display sports 1366×768 pixels HD display with decent sharpness. The battery on this unit is 6 cell, providing adequate juice to last up to 7 hours. The CPU is an APU Quad Core A10, it is 1.9 GHz and when turbo-boosted; the clock speed goes as high as 3.2 GHz. Installed RAM is 8 GB, expandable up to 16GB. Price – Rs. 32,900.
4. Asus Transformer Book T100TA-DK005H
This laptop is actually a tablet with attachable keyboard that just makes this tablet look like a laptop. The performance would be limited due to its Intel Atom Quad Core CPU 1.3 GHz and 2 GB of RAM, but the 10.1 inches display with 1366×768 pixels display makes this computer a very portable gadget to use on the go. The hard drive is 500 GB SATA with 5400 RPM. There’s a 2 cell Li-po battery with up to 11 hours of backup. Price – Rs. 31,999.
5. HP 15-ac048TU
This laptop is equipped with an Intel Core i3 4005U CPU with clock speed 1.7 GHz and cache memory up to 3 MB. Primary memory on this unit is 4 GB DDR3, there are two slots and the RAM could be upgraded to 8 GB. The bus speed for the RAM slots are up to 1600 MHz. This laptop has a 2 GB AMD Radeon R5 Series graphics card as well. Price – Rs. 31,300.
6. Samsung Series 3 NP300E5A-A0AIN
Samsung Series 3 is basically a series of affordable laptops with pretty decent configuration. The NP300E5A-A0AIN model is based on an Intel Core i3 2nd generation CPU clocked at 2.3 GHz with 2 GB RAM. The display is 15.6 inches with 1366×768 pixels on board. It comes with a 6 cell battery providing backup up to 6 hours. Price – Rs. 32,000.
7. Lenovo Flex 2-14D
This variant of Lenovo Flex2 is based on AMD A8-6410 CPU flaunting 2 GHz clock speed, which goes up to 2.4 GHz when overclocked. The CPU is quad core. RAM on this computer is 4 GB, expandable up to 16GB. 500 GB hard drive with 5400 RPM comes as a standard option and there’s slot for an 8 GB SSD. It’s a compact laptop with 13.86 inch display offering 1366×768 pixels. Price – Rs. 34,490.
8. Sony VAIO Fit F15212SN
Powered by Intel Core i3 3rd gen CPU, Intel HD 4000 series GPU and backed up by a 2 GB RAM chip, this model of Sony VAIO Fit provides one of the best performances in the given price point. This laptop comes with 4 cell Li-ion battery, providing up to 4 hours of battery backup. Price – Rs. 34,290.
9. Dell 3542 Inspiron
Dell 3542 is a well-built laptop belonging to the Inspiron range. It comes with an Intel HM87 chipset, it’s a 4th generation Core i3 CPU with 1.7 GHz clock speed. The RAM is 4 GB, and there’s an optical drive for convenient data transfer as well. All standard connectivity options are available. Price – Rs. 34,200.
10. Toshiba Satellite C850-X0011
This laptop is based on 2.5 Intel Core i5 3rd generation, 2 GB RAM and Intel HD 4000 series GPU. The hard drive is 500 GB SATA with options to upgrade. The display is 15.6 inchs with resolution 1366×768 pixels. The battery is Li-ion and it is 6 cell. Price – Rs. 33,300.
Budget range of around rupees 35,000 is the range where most laptops belong in the Indian market; and they are widely popular.