Pandemic hit the world hard. It has changed the many things around us. One thing which kept the wheel of the world moving was online connectivity. Ever since the pandemic came, the culture of work from home and online classes have risen significantly. This created a huge demand for low-end laptops.
Seeing this demand surge, many budget-friendly laptops were launched in the year 2021. Whether new entrants like realme and infinix or established players like Lenovo and HP, no one has left any stone unturned to launch their products in the market. We have picked the 10 best low-end devices for you. Have a look.
- Asus Chromebook C223
This Chromebook from Asus is very handy and weighs merely 1kg. It is a very slim laptop that comes with an 11.6-inch display. It comes with an Intel UDH graphics card with multiple connectivity ports. The device has 4GB of RAM, which runs on Chrome OS. If your purpose is attending online classes, this will fulfil your need. The price of this Chromebook is Rs 18,999.
- Asus Chromebook CX1101
Asus Chromebook CX1101 comes with an 11.6-inch HD display with 1366×768 pixels resolution. The device is based on the dual-core Intel Celeron N4120 processor, paired with 4GB of RAM. The Chromebook comes with 64GB of internal storage, that is expandable with the help of a micro SD card. Asus claims that the battery backup of this device is 13 hours on a single charge. The price of Chromebook CX1101 is Rs 19,990.
- HP Chromebook 11a
HP offers this Chromebook with an 11.6-inch HD display with 1366×768 pixels resolution. The device is powered by a MediaTek processor paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. It runs on Chrome OS and comes with a full-size keyboard and HD webcam. For this Chromebook, you will have to pay Rs 23,990.
- Asus Chromebook Flip C214
Asus Chromebook Flip C214 comes with a 360-degree touchscreen display with a Stylus. dual camera with autofocus will also be able to capture photos and videos in tablet mode. Notably, the device comes with a military-grade durability certification. Chromebook has 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The device runs on Chrome OS and has a battery backup of up to 10 hours. This multi-purpose device will cost you Rs 24,999.
- Asus Chromebook C423 (Touch)
If you want a bigger screen on a limited budget, then this is the device for you. Chromebook C423 has a 14-inch 180-degree touchscreen display and runs on Chrome OS. The device gets 4GB of RAM 64 GB SSD. The device is powered by an intel dual-core processor. This will cost you Rs 24,999.
- Asus Chromebook C523
Want even bigger screen? Then have a look at Asus Chromebook C523. It runs on Chrome OS and features a 15.6-inch Full HD touch display with 1920×1080 pixels resolution. The device comes with an Intel core processor and comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. Its price is Rs 24,999.
- Lenovo Ideapad Duet 3
If you want to buy a device that can turn into a laptop from a tablet, then this will be a perfect pick. The laptop comes with a detachable Bluetooth keyboard. It has a 10.3-inch WUXGA display (better resolution than FHD+). The device is powered with Intel Celeron N 4020 processor and Intel UHD Graphics 600. In addition, the device gets 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The price of this 2-in-1 device is Rs 28,732.
Well, if you have slightly higher budget and want to buy a true laptop rather than a Chromebook, then one of the following devices might become your choice.
- Infinix Inbox X1
Based on the 10th generation Intel Core i3 and Core i5 processors, this laptop has a 14-inch Full HD display. The device has 8GB/16GB RAM and 256GB/512GB internal storage option. The laptop runs Windows 10 Home operating system which sports HD webcam. The laptop supports fast charging with 55Wh battery. The price of this laptop is Rs 35,999.
- Redmi Book 15 e-Learning Edition
The Redmi Book Pro comes with a 15.6-inch Full HD display with 81.8% screen to body ratio. It has 720p HD webcam for video calls. This device is powered with 11th Generation Intel Core i5-11300H Processor. Its Maximum Clock Speed is 4.4Ghz. Moreover, it also gets Intel Iris Xe graphics card. RedmiBook Pro has a 8GB DDR4 RAM and 512GB NVMe SSD. The price of this device is Rs 40,999.
- Realme Book
If you want some features of high-end devices in a mid-range budget, you can go for this. It has 11th generation Intel Core i3 and Core i5 processors. Which comes with the Irish XE graphics card. It comes with a very wide trackpad that makes work too easy. The laptop supports the latest WiFi-6 technology and comes with 8GB RAM and 512GB SSD. It has a 14-inch 2K Full Vision display. For this device you need to pay Rs 44,999.