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Top 5 Budget Laptops That are Perfect for Students

Top 5 Budget Laptops That are Perfect for Students

As a college student, you need a laptop for everything these days — from doing your assignments to researching your papers. 

As laptops have become an integral part of your life, it is essential that you choose the right fit for you. You need to keep in mind the laptop’s screen size, RAM, processor and weight. 

Here are our top 5 picks:

 1. iBall CompBook Excelance

If your laptop needs are limited to browsing the internet and typing, you’ve hit the jackpot with iBall’s Compbook Excelance laptop. It’s really tiny, measuring only 11.6 inches and weighing only 1.1 kgs. This is a perfect laptop if you’re looking for a travel-friendly laptop and which will not occupy a lot of space.

Specs at a glance:

    • 1.92GHz Intel Atom X5-Z8350 8th Gen processor
    • 2GB DDR3 RAM
    • 32GB 5400rpm hard drive, expandable up to 128GB
    • 11.6 inches screen
    • 1.1 kg (w/o HDD)
    • Windows 10

 2. Dell Inspiron 3567

This Windows 10 run laptop can help you multitask with efficiency. Dell Inspiron 3567 will help you zip through tasks like writing your research paper on Word, Googling the correct references on the internet and streaming music from Saavn.com without lag. 

The 15.60 display screen with 1366×768 pixels resolution means you don’t have to squint at your screen either. All in all, the Dell Inspiron 3567 is a perfect buy for handling your extensive coursework, extra-curricular activity planning and the occasional binge-watching Netflix in your free time. 

Specs at a glance:

    • 6th Gen Intel core i3-6006U processor, 2 GHz base processor speed
    • 4 GB DDR4 RAM
    • 1TB HDD storage
    • 15.6 inch 
    • 3 kg
    • Windows 10

 3. Lenovo IdeaPad 330

The Lenovo IdeaPad 330 is the perfect laptop for if your college work doesn’t require using heavy software like video editors or coding programs. You can easily use it for tasks like browsing the internet, writing papers and reports, etc., plus it shines in terms of great design. This IdeaPad folds up to 180 degrees and has a cool touchpad. 

Specs at a glance:

    • 7th Gen Intel core i3 processor, 2.30 GHz base processor speed
    • 4 GB DDR4 RAM
    • 1 TB HDD storage
    • 15.6 inch
    • 2.2 kg
    • Windows 10

 4. HP 15 Ryzen R3 

The HP 15 can help you become the master of multitasking by toggling between various tasks on your computer. This 15.6-inch screen laptop is lighter than other laptops of similar screen size. Rest assured, you won’t be tired lugging it around in your backpack the whole day. 

Specs at a glance:

    • Ryzen 3 2200U with 3.40 GHz processor speed
    • 4GB DDR4 RAM
    • 1TB HDD
    • 15.6 inch
    • 2.04 kg
    • Windows 10

 5. Acer Aspire 3 A315-33 

The Acer Aspire 3 has a super comfortable keyboard — you will be able to type out all your assignments with ease. This along with the Acer is relatively light weight, have made sure the Acer Aspire 2 A315-33 has earned a spot on our top 5 budget laptops.  

Specs at a glance:

    • 8th Gen Intel Core i3 with 2.20 GHz processor speed. 
    • 4GB DDR4 RAM
    • 1TB HDD
    • 15.6 inch
    • 2.2kg
    • Windows 10

Being a college student comes with tons of expenses. A laptop is not always an easy purchase, so a little financial help in that area is always a blessing.

If you are looking for ways to finance your laptop purchase, you may not be eligible for a loan. You can ask your parent or guardian to help you get MoneyTap’s laptop loan for students to finance your purchase. Your loan is converted into affordable EMIs that you can pay every month. Download the MoneyTap app now!

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