Best Budget Gaming Laptops in India

Best Budget Gaming Laptops in India

Gaming laptops are usually associated with high price tags. The reason for this is the components that go in them; the best laptops in the world are often gaming laptops, which feature the best of the best when it comes to components. However, that doesn't mean that there aren't gaming laptops out there that won't break the bank. Today, you have plenty of entry-level and budget options when it comes to gaming laptops. Over time, the capabilities of budget gaming laptops have only been improving, and now you can easily play the latest AAA games on most budget gaming laptops. As with all things, there are compromises to cut costs. Budget gaming laptops are usually lacking in some aspect or the other, this ranges from poor display panels to older gen CPUs and GPUs, lower RAM, and more. We've compiled a list of the best budget gaming laptops in India, with the majority of these laptops sitting between the Rs 60,000 to Rs 80,000 price mark. We have options like the Lenovo LOQ, the Acer Nitro V, the ASUS TUF F15, the Gigabyte G5, the HP Victus, and the Dell G15, all of which offer good performance at their price point. Hopefully, you will find the best budget gaming laptop for you from this list.

  • 1.
Operating System: Windows 11 Pro
Display Size : 15.6
Processor : 12th Gen Intel Core i5-12450HX

The Lenovo LOQ is part of Lenovo’s newest budget lineup of gaming laptops. The lowest-end variant is powered by a 12th Generation Intel Core i5-12450HX Processor, with E-cores up to 3.10 GHz and P-cores up to 4.40 GHz. It features an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2050 Laptop GPU with 4GB GDDR6 memory. The laptop has a 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, Anti-Glare, Non-Touch display with a reported 100% sRGB coverage, 300 nits brightness, and a 144Hz refresh rate. It comes with 8GB DDR5-4800MHz (SODIMM) memory which is expandable, and a 512GB SSD M.2 2242 PCIe Gen4 QLC for storage. The laptop includes a backlit keyboard as well. There are several variants of the Lenovo LOQ with more powerful processors and GPUs, with options from AMD as well. The Lenovo LOQ offers solid performance for its category and is an excellent choice for those looking for an entry-level gaming laptop.

  • 2.
Operating System: Windows 11 Home
Display Size : 15.6
Processor : 13th Gen Intel Core i5-13420H

The Acer Nitro V 15 is part of Acer’s budget Nitro lineup of gaming laptops. It features an Intel Core i5-13420H processor, 16 GB of DDR5 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2050 Laptop GPU. The Nitro V 15 comes with a 15.6-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and a refresh rate of 144Hz. It comes with a 512 GB NVMe SSD for storage. The laptop includes multiple ports, including USB 3.0, USB 3.2, Thunderbolt, HDMI, and DisplayPort. Like the Lenovo LOQ, there are several variants of the Acer Nitro V as well with this being the cheapest option. You have variants with much more powerful processors and GPUs which cost more but offer better performance.

  • 3.
Operating System: Windows 11 Home
Display Size : 15.6
Processor : 11th Gen Intel Core i5-11400H

The ASUS TUF Gaming F15 is part of ASUS’ TUF lineup of gaming laptops, which is their budget offering. It is powered by an 11th Gen Intel Core i5-11400H Processor with a base clock speed of 2.7 GHz, which can boost up to 4.5 GHz. It has 8GB DDR4 RAM, expandable up to 32GB using 2x DDR4 SO-DIMM slots. The laptop features a 15.6-inch Anti-glare FHD display with a 144Hz refresh rate and 250nits brightness. It comes with a 512GB PCIe 3.0 NVMe M.2 SSD, expandable using 2x PCIe slots. The laptop is equipped with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2050 Laptop GPU with 4GB GDDR6 Graphic Memory. The laptop is know for its build quality and performance in this price segment, making it an enticing choice for entry-level gamers.

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  • 4.
Operating System: Windows 11 Home
Display Size : 15.6
Processor : AMD Ryzen 5-5600H

The Victus Gaming Laptop 15 is part of HP’s budget lineup of Victus gaming laptops. This laptop has an AMD processor and GPU combo in the Ryzen 5 5600H processor and the dedicated AMD Radeon RX 6500M Graphics with 4 GB GDDR6. The laptop features a 15.6-inch display with a refresh rate of 144 Hz. The laptop comes with 16 GB DDR4-3200 MHz RAM. It has a 512 GB SSD for storage. The laptop is available in multiple color options and has other variants with more powerful specs. The Victus offers decent performance paired with good build quality.

  • 5.
Operating System: Windows 11 Home
Display Size : 15.6
Processor : 12th Gen Intel Core i5-12450H

The MSI Thin 15 is one of MSI’s newer budget gaming laptop launches in the market. It is powered by an Intel Core i5-12450H processor paired with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2050 GPU with 4GB GDDR6 VRAM, continuing the trend of budget gaming laptops moving towards the RTX 2050. It features a 15.6-inch FHD display with a 144Hz refresh rate. Other than that, you also get 16GB DDR4-3200 RAM and a 512GB NVMe PCIe Gen4 SSD. The laptop has a backlit keyboard and also includes a variety of ports, including USB 3.2 Gen1, HDMI, and RJ452. This is another solid option for gamers looking for an entry-level gaming laptop, but there are cheaper options, such as the ones mentioned above.

  • 6.
Operating System: Windows 11 Home
Display Size : 15.6
Processor : AMD Ryzen 5-7640HS

The Dell G15 is a gaming laptop powered by an AMD Ryzen 5 7640HS processor, with a base frequency of 2.7 GHz, which can boost up to 5.0 GHz. It features a 15.6-inch FHD display with a 120Hz refresh rate and comes equipped with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 GPU with 6GB GDDR6 VRAM. It has 8GB DDR5 RAM which can be expanded. The laptop comes with a 512GB NVMe PCIe Gen4 SSD. You also get a backlit keyboard. The Dell G15 is known for having good build quality, and this configuration will have no trouble gaming at medium to high settings in FHD resolutions. The Dell G15 like most laptops on this list comes with several variants, including Intel options at different prices.

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  • 7.
Operating System: Windows 11 Home
Display Size : 15.6
Processor : 12th Gen Intel Core i5-12500H

Rounding off our list we have the Gigabyte G5 MF which is powered by an Intel Core i5-12500H processor. It features a 15.6-inch FHD display with a 144Hz refresh rate. The laptop is equipped with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 GPU with 6GB GDDR6 VRAM. It has 16GB DDR4-3200 RAM. The laptop comes with a 512GB NVMe PCIe Gen4 SSD. We’ve tested Gigabyte’s G5 series laptops in the past and have always been impressed with their performance. The specs on offer here are great, especially if you consider that this is the only laptop on this list featuring an RTX 4050 under Rs 70,000.

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