With people across the world working from home owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, laptops are playing a major role in our lives now to connect us to our virtual offices. If you are looking for a laptop that delivers amazing performance, better battery life and offers great portability, check out the options below:
Acer Swift 3 laptop
Acer Swift 3 is the ideal laptop for working on the move as it is slim, lightweight and stylish. The latest NVIDIA GPU, Intel CPU and long battery life are housed inside a choice of displays: an elegantly silver chassis with a 13.5-inch 3:2 ratio 2256×1504 IPS VertiView Display or the vivid colours of a 14-inch 16:9 FHD IPS display. With its aluminium and magnesium-aluminium metal chassis, it’s able to weigh as little as 1.19kg5 and be as thin as 15.95mm. With the two narrow bezels and an impressive screen-to-body ratio, you get to see more of the 13.5-inch 3:2 2256×1504 IPS VertiView Display or 14-inch 16:9 FHD IPS screen. The addition of Acer Colour Intelligence and ExaColour provides enhanced colour contrast. The Swift 3 can be accessed even faster and more securely without having to use a password. Thanks to Cortana, it can also be used as smart assistant to answer a wide range of questions.
It is available for Rs 55,990 on Amazon India.
Apple MacBook Air
Apple MacBook Air packs heavy-duty performance into just 1.29 kilograms. The available quad-core Intel Core i7 processor delivers up to two times faster CPU performance1 and up to 80 percent faster graphics performance,4 to help you power through everything from browsing the web to playing games to editing video. Up to 16GB of high-performance 3733MHz memory lets you work seamlessly even with multiple apps open. The fast SSD storage starts at 256GB — double the capacity of the previous standard configuration. And it can be configured with up to 2TB, providing plenty of room for all your movies, music, photos, files and games.
It is available at a discounted price of Rs 65,990 on Amazon India and Flipkart.
Lenovo IdeaPad S340
Powered by super-fast Intel Core processors for speedy responsiveness, Lenovo IdeaPad S340 brings your audio experience alive with the theatre-like sound of Dolby Audio. It is equipped with slim top and side bezels super clear resolution. Lenovo claims that the IdeaPad S340 offers up to ten hours of battery life. Besides this, Lenovo is committed to providing an uncluttered desktop and a safer PC experience out of the box with only six hand-selected applications:
- Lenovo App Explorer
- Lenovo Vantage
- Lenovo Utility
- McAfee LiveSafe 30-day trial
- Microsoft Office 365 30-day trial
It is available at a discounted price of Rs 39,990 on Amazon India.
Dell Inspiron 15 5590 Laptop
Powered by 10th Gen Intel processors, Dell Inspiron 15 5590 Laptop delivers incredible responsiveness and smooth, seamless multitasking. One can enjoy the extra power and optimal everyday performance of optional NVIDIA MX 250 discrete graphics with 2GB GDDR5 vRAM.
Dell Inspiron 15 5590 comes with an FHD, anti-glare wide-view angling display that delivers a clear, bright image which is easy on the eyes and allows the user to view the screen from a wide range of angles without sacrificing image quality.
All your travel just got seamless thanks to a thin and light design. As thin as 17.72 mm, the device effortlessly slips in your carry-on, backpack or bag. An aluminium top cover also gives your device a premium look and feel.
Dell Inspiron 15 5590 Laptop with 39.6 cm display and free Microsoft Office is available for Rs 47,989 on Dell India Online Store.
ASUS VivoBook 15
The ASUS VivoBook 15 is powered by up to the latest generation AMD® A9 processor, with 8GB DDR4 RAM and AMD RadeonTM R5 M420 graphics for smooth visuals and great gaming experiences. And with 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, you’ll enjoy super-fast online performance. The ASUS VivoBook 15 features a lithium-polymer battery that has 3x the lifespan of standard lithium-ion batteries. With ASUS fast-charge technology, a low battery can be charged to 60 percent in just 49 minutes. It’s the ideal laptop for daily computing and entertainment. The stylish ASUS VivoBook 15 is available in a high-gloss spun finish in Star Grey and Pearl White.
It is available for Rs 52,990 on Amazon India.
Xiaomi Mi Notebook 14 Horizon
Packed with a 46Wh battery and a 65W charger, one can experience a power backup of up to 10 hour. A user can get almost 50 percent charge in just 35 minutes. Powered by 10th Generation Intel Core i7, Xiaomi claims Mi Notebook 14 Horizon is known as the productivity powerhouse with higher clock speeds and better multi-core performance for multitasking, improved photo and video editing. It is one of India’s first NVIDIA GeForce MX350, thin and light notebooks gives you an unmatched gaming performance. Weighing just under 1.35 kgs, it has anodised sandblasted finish combined with a truly ultra-light notebook.
It is available for Rs 54,999 on Mi India Store.
HP Pavilion 14-ce
Powered by Intel Core i5, 8th Gen processor and NVIDIA MX150 GPU, the HP Pavilion comes equipped with a thin-bezel display along with a 14-inch Full HD panel. It offers nearly 250 nits brightness as well as 45 percent Colour Gamut along with Gigabit LAN port that comes with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity.
As far as storage is concerned, one gets a 256GB SSD along with 8GB memory. On the battery front, it offers a 41Whrs battery that could work for up to six hours.
It is available for Rs 58,984 on Amazon India.
MarQ Falkon Aerbook
Known as MarQ Falkon Aerbook, this thin and light laptop by Flipkart will be powered by Intel’s generation 8 processor. Flipkart claims that it is 1.26kg in weight and measuring 16.5mm in thickness. The full-HD display will be of 13.3-inches empowered for powerful visuals. The CPU of the Aerbook will be Intel’s Gen 8 Core-i5. The Falkon Aerbook will come with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD, which can be expanded up to 1TB. The Falkon Aerbook promises a 5-hour battery life with a 37 Watt-hours battery.
It is available at a discounted price of Rs 39,990 on Flipkart.
HP Chromebook x360
HP Chromebook x360 convertible laptop is available in 12-inches and 14-inches screen sizes. This features slimmer bezels, quieter fan-less design along with the support for Universal Stylus Initiative (USI) pen. Moreover, it is equipped with Voice-enabled Google Assistant enabling a seamless transition between the computing needs for work and play.
According to HP, Both the variants are said to offer a longer battery life of up to 11 hours. Powered by an Intel Gemini Lake Dual-core processors, HP Chromebook x360 convertible laptop comes equipped with an HD+ touchscreen. In addition to this, the device offers 100 GB of storage as part of Google One subscription that is free for one year and also supports microSD card that offers expandable memory of 256 GB.
The 14-inch variant is available for Rs 43,990 on Amazon India.
ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DT
This notebook by Asus comes with a 15.6-inch FHD 120Hz display. It has AMD Ryzen 5 at the helm, which has 6MB cache and up to 3.7 GHz clock speed. There is 512GB of PCIe SSD inside with 8GB RAM (upgradeable). For graphics, it has a discreet graphics card by NVIDIA called GTX1650. The laptop looks great and is awesome for both work and play. it comes with a full QWERTY keyboard with numpad and is backlit. Windows 10 operating system comes preloaded on this laptop.
It can be bought from Amazon at Rs 58,990.
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