Laptops have become very important for school-going children. Due to the pandemic, children have to stay at home and do online classes. It is very important for them to have a friendly laptop that can help them study. If you are looking for such a laptop (within a budget) for your child then your search ends here. Let’s take a look at various budget laptops for school children which will not burn a hole in your pocket.
Lenovo IdeaPad 3
Lenovo IdeaPad is a sleek budget-friendly laptop. It is thin and light that weighs just 1.7Kg. It has Core i3 10th generation processor. This helps it in delivering lag free experience and is coupled with 256GB of SSD, which helps it to boot fast along with 8GB RAM. Over that, it comes with Windows 11 Home edition and it sports a 15.6-inch FHD anti glare display. This notebook comes with preloaded MS Office Home and Student 2019. Its cost is Rs. 38,990.
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Asus Vivobook 15 (2021)
Asus Vivobook 15 is a nice choice if you are looking for a budget laptop for your child. It is stylish and portable. The lappy comes with 8GB of RAM as well as preloaded MS office. The processor is Core i3 10th generation and for storage the machine also has a 512GB SSD. The operating system provided here is Windows 11 Home. It is thin and light and weighs 1.80Kg only. It has 15.6 inches Full HD screen with an anti-glare tech. And also has a fingerprint sensor for fast access. It costs Rs. 37,990
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Asus Ryzen 3 has a 3rd generation dual-core 3250 u processor. It has 8 GB RAM and 256GB of SSD storage. Like others this one is too thin and light. Asus M515DA has a 15.6-inch anti-glare display and comes with Windows 10, which can be freely upgraded to Windows 11. It has a fingerprint sensor for fast access, too. The laptop also comes with preloaded MS Office. It costs Rs 35,990.
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Acer Aspire 7
Acer Aspire 7 has Intel Core i5 10th generation processor. It comes with 8GB RAM and 512GB SSD. The machine also packs Nvidia 1650 GTX graphic card. The operating system is Windows 11, but it doesn’t have preinstalled MS office. It has a 15.6-inch display, however it is a bit bulky. Since it has a discreet GFX card, it weighs 2.15Kg and has Kensington lock slot for added protection. The notebook also has backlit keyboard, which we feel is a good addition in case the child is studying at night. It costs Rs 52,990, which is a bit steep, but will last you very long.
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HP Chromebook 14
HP Chromebook 14 comes with Intel Celeron processor. It is powered by Chrome OS and not the usual Windows. 4GB RAM with storage of 64GB eMMC, which can be further upgraded to 256 GB is what you get on board. The best part is, in a budget this laptop has a touchscreen. Like the rest of the pack it is also very thin and light. It has a 14-inch FHD display and weighs just 1.46 kg. 100GB of Google storage is free for 1 year and it also gives access to various Google apps present on the Play Store. It costs Rs 26.990
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Those were our top picks for a budget laptop for your school going child. In case your child is into graphic designing, video editing or gaming, then you might want to pick up a device that has a graphic card in it. But those are more costly.
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