The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in India has been more severe than the first. Some cities have been undergoing complete lockdown while others are experiencing weekend lockdown. As a result, organisations are allowing their employees to carry out their work from home.
The environment at home is different from that of an office. Before you can delve into office tasks at your home, you need to ensure that you have all the gears and facilities for uninterrupted workflow. A laptop is among the most essential gadgets that you need for your office-related work. Here are the best laptops that you can buy for under ₹ 30,000 to work from home.
1) Asus E203 E203MAH-FD005T 11.6-inch laptop
The Asus E203 comes with a 1.1GHz Intel Celeron N4000 processor that will efficiently handle your office tasks. The 4GB LPDDR4 RAM accompanied by Intel UHD Graphics 600 Graphics enables you to run graphic-driven software and websites. You get a 500GB 5400RPM hard drive for storing your work-related documents and files. The 11.5-inch screen firmly helps with a durable 180-degree hinge. As a result, you can adjust the angle according to your sitting posture for stress-free working hours. If you need faster speed, you can, later on, install an SSD in it, which will better the load times and boot speed.
Price: ₹ 24,277
2) HP Chromebook 14a-na0003TU 14-inch laptop
The HP Chromebook laptop features several features to make your workflow smooth. With Google Assistant, you can speed up your tasks by using voice commands for opening and navigating through applications. You may also set reminders for subtasks, control your home and play videos during breaks. The laptop is powered by the Intel Celeron N4020 processor with a base clock frequency of 1.1GHz and a burst frequency of 2.8 GHz. The laptop runs the Chrome OS that offers automatic updates so your apps run smoothly with the latest virus protection. You get a 4GB DDR4-2400 SDRAM and a 64GB HDD expandable up to 256GB.
Price: ₹ 24,990
3) Lenovo Ideapad Slim 3 laptop
The Lenovo Ideapad Slim 3 is powered by an AMD Athlon Silver 3050U processor that can get clocked at a base frequency of 2.3GHz and a max frequency of 3.2GHz. The laptop is equipped with 2 cores and 4MB cache memory for fast data fetching. You get pre-installed MS Office Home for carrying out your work efficiently. The laptop is equipped with 4GB DDR4 RAM for graphic-enabled tasks. You get 3 years of authorised warranty across India that includes a 1-year default base warranty and a 2-year additional warranty.
Price: ₹ 28,089
4) Dell Vostro 3405 14″ HD AG Display laptop
The Dell Vostro 3405 is a 14-inch laptop that is powered by an AMD Silver 3050U laptop. You get 256GB SSD for data transfer and application loading. The laptop comes with 4GB RAM accompanied by Intel Integrated Graphics for handling multiple software simultaneously. You can even run applications that demand GPU. Dell Vostro 33405 comes with pre-installed Windows 10 and Microsoft Office so that you can efficiently carry your tasks while working from home. The HDMI 1.4b enables you to view your applications and presentations on larger screens.
Price ₹ 28,990
5) Acer A315-23 Aspire 3 laptop
The Acer Aspire 3 laptop is a 15.6-inch laptop featuring a Full HD 1080p display. The laptop runs an AMD Ryzen R3-3250U processor with a base clock frequency of 2.6GHz. You get a 1TB hard drive for storing all your work-related files and documents. The Acer Aspire 3 laptop comprises 4GB RAM and AMD Radeon graphics for running your applications and projects smoothly. The laptop comes with two built-in speakers for carrying out online conferences with clear sound output. The 3-cell battery provides a backup of 8 hours.
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