Top 10 Best Laptops to Buy in India for August 2016

By DigitUpdated 26 - Aug - 2016

Our list of the best laptops in India for 2016 with a good blend of performance and features at every price point. Our Top 10 laptop include the best picks across budget laptops, mainstream laptops, ultrabooks, and business laptops. Take a pick, we're confident you'd find at least one of the Top 10 laptops listed below worth checking out. These are the best laptops to buy in India across various price segments.

  • Dell XPS 13

    Dell’s this XPS lineup won many accolades across the globe and continues to do so here in India. The 13-inch XPS with its Xfinity display is a head turner when it comes to looks. The whole body is made out of machined aluminum and the palm rest carbon fiber. Featuring a glass trackpad and powered by a 5th gen Intel Core i5 processor, the Dell XPS is one of the few Windows powered laptops which can last more than 10 hours between charges.

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  • HP Spectre 360

    Another ultrabook which made noise this year was this, the HP Spectre 360. Undoubtedly one of the well crafted laptops from this. Offering a similar spec sheet to the Dell XPS13, the Spectre 360 comes with a 13.3-inch touchscreen display which features a resolution 2560 x 1440 pixels. Moreover, it has a flexible hinge and display can be rotated completely and then it can be used a tablet.

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  • Apple MacBook Air 13

    The Apple MacBook Air has always remained a loyal all purpose everyday machine and it seems it not going to change anytime soon. While the next refresh of the MacBook is still a few months away, the current MacBook is a noble work machine everyone wants. The 5th gen Intel Core i5 processor is coupled with 4GB of RAM and 256GB of PCIe-based flash storage. It offers one of the best keyboard and trackpads in the market. But, the best bit is its battery life which goes beyond the 11 hours mark in a single charge

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  • Asus UX305LA-FB055T

    After the UX305FA, which featured a fanless Core M processor, Asus added this powerful ultrabook to the lineup. The UX305LA is easily one of the most powerful ultrabooks out there. It is powered by a 5th gen Intel Core i7 processor and features 8GB of RAM. For storage, it uses a class leading M.2 512GB SSD. The 13.3-inch display has a 3200 x 1800p resolution. There is a 6-cell battery on-board the laptop, which Asus claims can provide upto 12 hours of on-time. The whole package weighs just 1.3kg.

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  • HP Envy 14-joo8tx

    HP envy series has always been about finding the right balance between performance and portability, and the HP Envy 14-joo8tx is a fine example. The 14-inch laptop offers quite a lot in a lightweight 2 kg body. It is powered by an Intel Core i7 processor which is coupled with 12GB of RAM. The graphics are handled by Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M 4GB DDR3 GPU which can handle most games with ease. For storage, the laptop comes with 1TB of HDD.

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  • Lenovo Z51-70

    For people who swear by the Thinkpad derived Lenovo keyboard, the Z51-70 is the laptop to have. This 15.6-inch work machine sports a 5th gen Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM. There is an AMD GPU on-board- the AMD TROPO XT2 (R9 375), which comes with DDR3 4GB of VRAM. It comes with 1TB HDD, a 4-cell battery and weighs 2.3 Kgs.

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  • Hp Pavilion 15-ab032tx

    HP Pavilion has also received a refresh this year and offers some good bang for buck laptops. This HP Pavilion 15-abo32tx has quite a spec sheet when compared to other contenders in its price range. The laptop comes with a 5th gen Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM. There is 2GB of GPU onboard, namely the Nvidia GeForce 940M, which is good enough to play demanding games in low or medium settings. It comes with a 1TB storage drive and 15.6-inch 1080p display.

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  • Asus X555LJ XX132H

    The entire X555 series from Asus has been a good update for this year with refreshed specs and better portability. The Asus X555LJ XX132H is leading the charge amongst others from the series. This sub-50k laptop comes with a 5th gen Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM. It also comes with entry level Nvidia GeForce 920M GPU, along with 2GB of DDR3 VRAM. The display is run-of-the-mill- 15.6-inch with a 1366x768p resolution.

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  • Asus UX305FA

    Currently, the Asus UX305FA is one of the lightest windows machines out there. Weighing just 1.2 Kgs, this 13.3-inch laptop offers a sleek design. It is just 1.2cm thin and features a fanless Intel Core M processor. This is not a very powerful processor, but still powerful enough to handle the Full HD display and light office work. It uses an LED panel which offers good viewing angles. Thanks to the Core M processor, the laptop is able to last more than 10 hours on a single charge.

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  • Lenovo Yoga 500

    While there are convertible and semi-folding laptops available in the market, the Lenovo Yoga 500 is the one that strikes the right balance. It weights less than 2Kgs and looks like any full sized laptop, but is able to feature the typical Yoga hinge without compromising on hardware or budget. The laptop features an Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM, 2GB Nvidia GeForce (N16V-GM) GPU, 500GB HDD and a 14-inch 1080p touch display.

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