Life as a student can be quite hectic with classes and assignments piling on. And to help with all those late-night assignments and hour-long online classes, having a laptop in this digital landscape has become a must for all.
But, with shallow pockets and even less to spend on laptops, students are oftentimes quite strapped for cash. But what if there was an affordable solution? If you too are on a tight budget but in need of a no-compromise computing experience, we have compiled a list of the best laptops for students and online classes under the 15000 INR price bracket.
In this list, we will be listing out devices with almost all major operating systems- Windows, Chrome OS, and Android, so choose the perfect option to suit your computing needs.
If your workflow demands light computing power, Android-based laptops can make a great choice. With a lightweight operating system, everyday tasks will be a breeze.
Here are a few Android Based laptops under 15000:
The Primebook Wi-Fi comes in two configurations; 64 GB and 128 GB. The laptop comes with a MediaTek MT8183 processor coupled with 4GB onboard RAM. It comes with Prime OS
, a custom Android skin which means you have the freedom to download your favorite apps from the Play Store. The Primebook Wi-Fi is available exclusively on Flipkart.
The Primebook 4G comes in similar two variants of 64 GB and 128 GB storage options. The laptop features the MediaTek MT8788 coupled with 4GB onboard RAM. The Primebook 4G offers on-the-go connectivity over the 4G network and SIMs from all major telecom providers work with the Primebook 4G. The Primebook 4G is available exclusively on Flipkart.
Coming in from the house of Jio, the Jiobook 11 is an Android-based laptop that comes with the MediaTek MT8788 SoC that handles everyday tasks without any lag. The laptop comes with a 4GB RAM and 64 GB storage configuration. The Jiobook supports on-the-go connections over 4G, however, users will only be limited to using the inbuilt SIM from JIO. You can buy the Jiobook across multiple offline channels as well as online platforms like Amazon.
Chromebooks can be affordable computing devices considering most of your workflow is online and you are tightly integrated with the Google ecosystem. Top Chromebooks to consider under 15000 include:
ASUS GJ0003 Chromebook
This Chromebook from Asus comes with 4GB onboard RAM and 32 GB eMMC storage. The GJ0003 features the Intel Celeron Dual Core N4020 which can be good paired with the lightweight Chrome OS. And with a 42 Wh battery, this device can offer up to 13 hours of usage on a single charge. The laptop also supports 45 W fast charging using USB C, which means you have to spend less time plugged in.
If you need a no-compromise computing experience, a full-fledged Windows device still remains unbeaten. If you need to run applications for school, Windows still stands to be the most compatible out there. Although good Windows Laptops start from over 25000 INR, we managed to find two under 15000 INR.
LAVA Helium 14
This Windows 10 based laptop from LAVA comes with an Atom Quad Core CPU, paired with 2 GB RAM and 32 GB onboard storage. The memory can be expanded using the SD card slot. The laptop also comes with a 2 MP webcam to cover all your online classes.
The battery in this device is a 10000 mAh one that is rated to last up to 9 hours. With a low-powered CPU and a beefy battery, expect to have great battery life on this device.
The LAVA Helium 14 is available on Flipkart.
AXL VayuBook Laptop 14.1 Inch
A relatively new name in the laptop space, AXL has been offering great laptops at affordable prices. This 14-inch model rocks a Gemini Lake N4020 with Windows 11, which translates to efficient computing on a budget. The VayuBook comes with an IPS anti-glare panel, making it a productivity and entertainment powerhouse. And paired with a 128 GB SSD, it can blaze through everyday tasks like a breeze.
Although with plenty of options under the 15000 INR price range, many students are perplexed when presented with a choice. Understand your workflow and computing needs and assess the right device for you. With this post as a guide, you too shall be able to find the right laptop on the perfect budget.