Best Budget Laptops for Students

Updated 25 - Jun - 2018

While smartphones have taken over a lot of the tasks people used to do on PCs previously, there are some things only a laptop can do. For students, laptops are far more important as laptops provide them a bigger screen and a physical keyboard to work on their projects and assignments. At the same time, laptops also serve as the primary entertainment device, as the smartphone is primary being in use for texting, socialising and much more. So, what are the best laptops for students going to school to what are best laptops for college students? Well, we have put together a list which will help you out with just that. These is our comprehensive list of the best laptop for students.




HP Pavilion 15-au620TX
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HP Pavilion 15-au620TX

The HP Pavilion 15 we have listed here is a jack of all trades. It is powerful enough to take on all kinds of task, thanks to the Intel Core i5-7200U processors and there is 8GB of DDR4 RAM. You can also do some casual gaming on this machine as it features a NVIDIA GeForce 940 MX GPU. Moreover, the laptop comes with MS Office pre-installed.

Acer Aspire E5-575G
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Acer Aspire E5-575G

If your budget is a little tight and still want most out of your money, get the Acer Aspire E5-575G. It is powered by a 6th Gen Intel Core i3 processor, along with 4GB of RAM. It also includes an NVIDIA GeForce 940MX GPU with 2GB of VRAM. The 15.6-inch HD display is ample for all kinds of tasks, and 1TB storage is pretty much the standard at this price. Acer also provides a 1 year international warranty on the machine.

Lenovo Ideapad 320S
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Lenovo Ideapad 320S

If you are looking to get a simple yet powerful machine, the Lenovo Ideapad 320 fits the bill. With the latest Intel Core i3 inside and a 14-inch display at hand, this just works for an everyday user. It performs well and offers the best keyboard in its category. It also has a decent battery for a laptop in its price range. Although, it does not have a dedicated GPU, if you are looking for one.

HP Pavilion x360
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HP Pavilion x360

HP’s Pavilion x360 is a good option for students who want to buy a convertible laptop in a budget. The x360 is available in different screen sizes, but this particular model is aimed at students who want a smaller display and a lighter machine. It uses an 11-inch touch-enabled glass display, and is powered by teh latest Intel core i3-7100U. There is 4GB of RAM and you features a 1TB for storage. The laptop offers good battery life, and for sound, HP has employed a dual-speaker setup powered by B&O Play.

Acer Swift 3
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Acer Swift 3

While the Acer Swift 3 may look like a Apple MacBook Air, it is a Windows machine inside and an affordable one at that. The laptop is powered by a 6th gen Intel Core i3 processor and combines it with 4GB of RAM. There is a 128GB SSD on the machine to keep everything quick and responsive and runs on Linux out of the box. The 14-inch machine is good for students and anyone who want a lightweight laptop without spending a lot of money.

Asus UX330CA
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Asus UX330CA

If you require a lightweight machine for day to day work only and which can be carried around easily, the Asus UX330CA is your best bet. The machine is not very powerful, but if you just want to do your project work, make assignments and watch your favourite shows, the Intel Core m3 will do the job just fine. The UX330 comes with 4GB of RAM and 256GB SSD. However, the best part is that it weighs just 1.2 kilograms and has a battery life of upto 10 hours.

Asus X541UA
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Asus X541UA

Going further down the price tree we have the Asus Vivobook X541UA. The machine looks good and is performs well, thanks to the 7th gen Intel Core i3 processor. There is 4GB of RAM and 1TB HDD storage on the laptop, but you don't get a OS pre-installed. It is a good machine for students, who might want to install Linux.

Here's is the summary list of Best Budget Laptops for Students in India 2018

Product NamePrice starting fromAvailable atRating
HP Pavilion 15-au620TX60639amazonN/A
Acer Aspire E5-575G32990amazonN/A
Lenovo Ideapad 320S59390amazonN/A
HP Pavilion x36076264amazon66/100
Acer Swift 3N/AN/AN/A
Asus UX330CAN/AN/AN/A
Asus X541UA32990amazonN/A