With most of us working from home and schools and colleges taking class virtually, having a laptop in today’s life becoming a norm. Just like smartphones, nowadays, almost everyone in the house wants one. If you are working remotely, you need a laptop for work, if you have kids or you are a student, you need a laptop to attend online classes.
If you are in the market for some of the best laptops under Rs 40,000 in India currently available, we’ve got you covered. We have made a list of laptops for all the different needs that covers your casual browsing, mails check, work, attend classes or complete assignments and presentations.
If it’s about the add-ons, many of them offer a dedicated graphics card or multimedia features, but that’s certainly not enough power to suffice the needs of a video editor or a graphic designer. There are many configurations available, some with newer processors and some with older ones.
In this post, we have listed some of the best laptops available under Rs 40,000 in India. In case you are looking for something a little more budget-friendly, you can check out our compilation of the Best laptops under Rs 30,000.
Dell Inspiron 15 5590
CPU: 10th gen Intel Core i3 | Graphics: NVidia GeForce MX230 | RAM: 4GB | Screen: 15.6-inch FHD (1,920 x 1080 pixels) | OS: Windows 10 | Storage: 512GB SSD
Fast SSD storage
10th gen processor
Good port selection
i3 may be insufficient for some
Available in a 14 and 15-inch variant, the Dell Inspiron 5000 is a good all-rounder that brings latest 10th gen Intel processors to this segment, along with integrated NVidia MX230 graphics.
The 512GB of m.2 NVMe SSD storage makes it one of the fastest laptops on this list.
Check it out on Dell’s website.
Asus VivoBook 14
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3500U | Graphics: AMD Radeon Vega 8 | RAM: 8GB DDR4 | Screen: 14-inch FHD (1,920 x 1080 pixels) | OS: Windows 10 | Storage: 1TB HDD
Value for money
Sturdy and durable
Thin bezels, fingerprint sensor
Viewing angles are not the best
Low sound output
The Asus VivoBook 14 features a 14-inch Full HD display and is powered by AMD Ryzen 5 3500U processor with upto 12GB RAM and 1TB HDD. It also has a fingerprint sensor that allows you to quickly unlock the laptop without manually entering your PIN or password.
It weighs around 1.5Kg and has a 45Whr battery capacity. The Asus VivoBook 14 is available starting from Rs 39,990 in silver colour.
HP Notebook 15-DA0326TU
CPU: Intel Core i3-7100U | Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 620 | RAM: 4GB DDR4 | Screen: 15.6-inch FHD (1,920 x 1080 pixels) | Storage: 1TB HDD
Full HD display
Dual speakers, DTS audio
Intel HD Graphics 620
HP has several affordable options when it comes to laptops with an integrated graphics card. The HP 15-DA0326TU features a 15.6-inch Full HD backlit LED display, along with the full set of connectivity options that you need in a laptop. Dual speakers and HP’s Truevision HD webcam round up the specs of the laptop.
Dell Inspiron 3567
CPU: Intel Core i5 | Graphics: Intel HD Graphics | RAM: 4GB DDR4 | Screen: 15.6-inch HD (1,366 x 768) | Storage: 1TB HDD
i5 7th gen processor, Intel HD graphics
The first Dell entrant in this list, the Inspiron 3567 comes with the Intel’s Core i5 processor coupled with integrated Intel HD graphics. It has a minimalist design and offers six hours of battery life, which is good enough in this range.
The Inspiron 3567 features a 15.6-inch HD display, but comes with half the RAM compared to its competitors at this price. You will have to decide whether you want the a powerful processor or more RAM.
Lenovo IdeaPad S145 -15API
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 | Graphics: AMD Radeon Vega 8 | RAM: 8GB | Screen: 15.6-inch FHD (1,920 x 1080 pixels) | OS: Windows 10 | Storage: 512TB SSD
Average battery life
The Lenovo IdeaPad S145 -15API offers a beautiful and slim design with 15.6-inch Full HD display along with 8GB RAM and 512GB SSD. It comes with dual speakers and Dolby Audio. It comes in Platinum Grey colour, which looks gorgeous. It is very thin, light and can be carried around easily. You can pick this up if you are looking for a portable laptop.
Further, the Lenovo IdeaPad S145 is powered by AMD Ryzen 5 3500U CPU and is also packed with AMD Radeon Vega 8 GPU. It weighs at 1.85 kgs and can last up to 4.5 hours on a single charge. It comes with a VGA web camera.
Dell Vostro 14 3000 VOS 3480
CPU: 8th gen Intel Core i5 | Graphics: AMD Radeon 520 | RAM: 8GB | Screen: 14-inch HD (1,366 x 768 pixels) | OS: Linux | Storage: 1TB HDD
Average battery life
The Dell Vostro 14 3000 offers a 14-inch LED HD screen and is powered by 8th gen Intel Core i5 processor with 8GB RAM and 1TB storage. It also houses dedicated 2GB AMD Radeon 520 graphics card. It comes with a 720p HD web camera, for all your meetings/classes. It houses dual speakers and has a built-in microphone.
It runs on Linus OS instead of Windows 10, which some people might prefer. Dell claims the laptop can last up to 6 hours on a single charge. It weighs in a 1.79 kg. The major downside of the laptop is the HD display but, to make it up for that average display, the machine offers 8GB RAM and a dedicated GPU.
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CPU: 8th gen Intel Core i5 | Graphics: NVidia GeForce MX110 | RAM: 8GB | Screen: 15.6-inch FHD (1,920 x 1080 pixels) | OS: Windows 10 | Storage: 1TB HDD
No LAN port
Lenovo IdeaPad S145 -15IWL
CPU: 8th gen Intel Core i5 | Graphics: Intel Integrated UHD 620 | RAM: 8GB | Screen: 15.6-inch FHD (1,920 x 1080 pixels) | OS: Windows 10 | Storage: 1TB HDD
No dedicated GPU
Lenovo’s IdeaPad has produced one of the solid machines in the past few years, adding to the list is the IdeaPad S145 -15IWL. It sports a 15-6-inch Full HD display with and the laptop comes with a 180-degree hinge mechanism. The brightness can go up to 220 nits and that laptop doesn’t come with an optical disk drive.
It is powered by Intel i5 processor and is coupled with 8GB. It can last up to 6 hours on a single charge. The IdeaPad S145 comes with a USB 2.0 port and a couple of USB 3.1 ports. It also features stereo speakers with HD Dolby Audio and a VGA camera. Other connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.2.
The machine is powered by 8the gen Intel core i5 processor and comes with 2GB NVidia GeForce MX110 dedicated graphics. It runs on Windows 10 OS and weights 1,9 kg. It also comes with Eye Care Mode, smart gestures, and SonicMaster audio.
Further, it comes with 8GB RAM which is expandable up to 12GB and is coupled with 1TB storage. Port options on the device include 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x USB 3.1, and an HDMI port.
Acer Aspire 3
CPU: Intel Core i5 | Graphics: Nvidia GeForce MX130 | RAM: 8GB DDR4 | Screen: 15.6-inch HD (1920 x 1080) | Storage: 1TB HDD
Dedicated graphics card
The Acer Aspire 3 is one of the best options in this list, featuring a Full HD LED display, Intel Core i5 8th generation processor, NVIDIA Geforce MX130 graphics, 8GB RAM and a 1TB HDD. It is a feature packed device that has been priced very competitively.
While MX130 is not capable of handling heavy games, it is decent enough for some light gaming. If you are looking for a decent laptop for work or studies, the Acer Aspire 3 is worth considering.
Dell Inspiron 15 5000
CPU: Ryzen 5 | Graphics: AMD Radeon Vega 8 | RAM: 8GB DDR4 | Screen: 15.6-inch full HD (1920 x 1080) | Storage: 1TB HDD
Full HD display
The Dell Inspiron 15 5000 is powered by the Ryzen 5 processor coupled with AMD Radeon Vega 8 Graphics. It features a 15.6-inch full HD display, offering a vivid visual experience to the users.
It is a powerful device and at this price point, offers excellent value for money to its users. It runs on Windows 10 and sports dual stereo speakers with MaxxAudio Pro support, for an enhanced audio experience.
Lenovo Ideapad 130
CPU: Intel Core i5 | Graphics: NVIDIA Geforce MX110 | RAM: 8GB DDR4 | Screen: 15.6-inch HD (1,366 x 768) | Storage: 1TB HDD
The Lenovo Ideapad 130 is another laptop powered by the eighth generation Intel Core i5 processor. It is equipped with NVIDIA Geforce MX110 to offer a decent gaming experience.
The Ideapad 130 features a 15.6-inch HD LED display, so if you are looking for a laptop that has a decent display, the Ideapad 130 may not be the best option for you. However, if you want a powerful processor with dedicated graphics and are willing to settle with a HD display, the Ideapad 130 is worth considering.