Would you like to gift your parents a new no-frills laptop so they can video-call you long after the festive season is over? How about a new gaming laptop for the little tyke? Or even an entry-level convertible laptop for yourself? Here are some laptop models we've handpicked for you to buy and gift this Diwali. We think they're the best of their segment. So, go on and have a look:
The Lenovo IdeaPad 330S is a great choice if you’re planning to gift your son or daughter a new entry-level laptop. The IdeaPad 330S comes with the latest generation Intel Core i3 CPU, 4GB of RAM, and a 1TB hard drive. It also comes with 16GB of Intel Optane memory to speed things up. The RAM on the laptop is upgradeable in case there's a need for more speed later on. The display is a 14-inch Full HD unit and the keyboard is backlit. The laptop is easy to hold and carry at 1.6 kilogrammes.It comes with Windows 10 Home pre-installed. The IdeaPad 330S costs Rs 38,499 on Amazon.in. Read our review of the IdeaPad 330S to learn more about it. So, go ahead and light up a young college-goer’s Diwali.
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Consider the Dell Vostro if you want to gift yourself or a loved one an entry-level laptop for editing spreadsheets and documents, casual browsing, and movie playback. This model has an 8th-gen Intel Core i5 CPU, 4GB of RAM that’s upgradeable in the future, 1TB of hard drive-based storage space, and an AMD Radeon 520 GPU with 2GB of video RAM. All put together, the laptop becomes powerful enough even for some light video gaming. The laptop weighs 2 kilogrammes, which is light enough on the hands and the back. Windows 10 Home and Microsoft Office Home & Student 2016 come pre-installed on the laptop. The Dell Vostro 3478 costs Rs 42,990 on Amazon.in.
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The HP Pavilion x360 is what you should get if you’re planning to gift somebody an amateur’s pass into the world of convertible laptops. The HP Pavilion x360 hybrid laptop comes with an 8th-gen Intel Core i3 CPU, 4GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD for fast boot times. The laptop’s touchscreen display works with an HP Active Pen stylus to let you draw and write on it easily while providing sufficient palm rejection. Apart from two regular USB ports, the HP Pavilion x360 comes with a USB Type-C port. To learn more about the HP convertible laptop, read our review of it. The HP Pavilion x360 costs Rs 50,990 on Amazon.in. Go ahead and get a Pavilion x360 for a loved one who you think is a born artist.
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The Lenovo IdeaPad 530S is the laptop to get if you want to gift somebody a powerful all-rounder. The IdeaPad 530S comes with the latest generation Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 512GB NVMe solid-state drive. Put together, you get ample speed for many hours of browsing, video playback, and number-crunching. It also features an NVIDIA GeForce MX150 GPU with 2GB of video RAM. This lets you indulge in some gaming and image editing as well. The laptop comes with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office Home & Student 2016 pre-installed. To learn more about the IdeaPad 530S, read our review of it. The Lenovo IdeaPad 530S is priced at Rs 80,900 on Amazon.in.
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Do you think your son or daughter is ready for some intermediate-level PC gaming? Look no further than the Asus TUF Gaming FX504. It’s powered by an 8th-gen Intel Core i5 CPU and 8GB of RAM. Storage is handled by a 1TB hard drive that works in conjunction with a 128GB NVMe solid-state drive. Graphics is taken care of by an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU with 6GB of video RAM. That’s enough power to let you play game titles as recent as 2016 at at least 60 frames per second. The Asus TUF Gaming FX504 will also let you play VR games. It’s available on Amazon.in for a price of Rs 94,989.
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