Unless you have good knowledge on the current hardware configuration and possible upcoming technologies, it’s difficult to find a best laptop deal. Budget is an important factor, but even for the money you could end up buying a laptop that’s not ideal for you. Before attempting to buy a new laptop, you may want to check few guidelines and articles with updated laptop information. For this one, we have compiled 5 best laptops within a budget of around 70000 rupees in the Indian market, in 2015.
- Apple MacBook Air (2014)
For hassle free computing, MacBook is the first option for many tech enthusiast people. The latest MacBook air is equipped with the latest Intel Core i5 CPU which could be operating at highest 2.7 GHz clock speed when turbo boost is enabled. In average cases the processor would be operating at 1.4 GHz which is still a lot! The design is very compact making it easier to carry when you are on the go, longer 12 hour battery life would ensure you don’t run out of juice before your work is done. This version of MacBook air comes with a 4 GB RAM, which is more than adequate for the Apple OS platform. The keyboard is backlit illuminated, it has all standard connectivity features. Price – Rs. 70,000.
- HP Envy 15
When you carry an Envy 15 around, you certainly make people around you a lot envier than they normally would be. Unlike the first laptop we have reviewed, the HP Envy 15 runs on Windows. It has a larger 15 inch display 1366×768 pixels resolutions – better for working on photos or watching HD movies. The processor on this unit is an Intel Core i7 (4th gen) which normally operates at 2 GHz clock speed but gets as high as 3.1 GHz under turbo boost mode. The tech spec could vary, but a standard offering comes with 1 TB hard disk drive, 4 GB NVidia GeForce GTX 850M graphics card, 8 GB DDR3 RAM etc. There’s an optical disk drive and a webcam as well. The 4 cell battery unit lasts for around 4 hours. Price – Rs. 66,499.
- Dell Inspiron 5547
For a stylish Dell laptop with all the necessary power, the Inspiron 5547 could be a perfect model for the students and young executives. The looks on the Inspiron series is enhanced to match the demands of the young people who tend to carry their laptops to the class and maybe hangouts as well, hence the weight has been kept to a minimal. It’s not one of those below 1 kg laptops but with this hardware-packed configuration the Inspiron 5547 couldn’t be any lighter than 2.6 kg. It has a 4th generationIntel Core i7 2 GHz CPU, 8 GB of DDR3 RAM and 2 GB AMD Radeon HD R7 M265 graphics card chip. The display unit is 1080p full HD and scaled 15.6 inches, one best of its class in the market. There’s no optical drive but all standard connectivity options are available. Price – Rs. 62,890.
- HP Envy TouchSmart 15
From Windows 8 and onwards, operating a Windows based laptop using touch screens has become efficient and fun. A perfectly working touchscreen would be necessary though; the HP Envy TouchSmart 15 – j120TX has the perfect configuration it takes to enjoy immersive media and productivity flawlessly on a laptop. This variant comes with a 1.5 GHz Intel Core i5 4th generation processor clocked at 2.5 GHz with 3.1 GHz turbo boost capability, 8 GB DDR3 RAM and 2 GB NVidia GeForce GT740M graphics card unit. The 15.6 inch display is a full HD 1080p unit offering better pixel density and sharper picture quality. Multi-touch is enable on the display hence tasks like dragging and dropping has been made easier. There’s no optical drive but all standard connectivity features like WiFi, Bluetooth and Ethernet ports; and an HP TrueVision HD Webcam. With the 6 cell battery installed this laptop weighs 2.56 kgs. Price – Rs. 66,990.
- Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13
The Yoga 13 is an ultrabook with a 13 inches display panel that could be rotated to the other side to turn the laptop into a Windows tablet. The display provides wide viewing angle which is useful while using the device as a tablet. Multi-touch display allows up to 10 touches at a time, making it easier for operation. The CPU in the Yoga 13 is an Intel Core i5 3rd generation processor, 1.8 GHz clock speed with 2.7 GHz turbo-boost capability, 13.3 inches display with 1600×900 pixels resolutions, 128 GB storage space, Intel HD 4000 graphics card unit etc. There’s no optical drive and no Ethernet port, either. It has a 1 megapixel webcam; the battery provides juice for around 6 hours at a stretch. Price – Rs. 70,000.
We have covered traditional laptops, ultrabooks and transformers as well. Make a decision on which device you want for a budget of around 70,000 rupees and consider these options.