Laptops specs have been getting better day by day. Not only they are getting better, they are becoming affordable as well. Previously it was not really possible to buy a ‘Windows’ laptop at prices below Rs 20000 or there weren’t too many options available. But this scenario is changing with Windows 8.1 with Bing version where Microsoft is providing the OS free of cost to OEMs.
Related Reading: What is Windows 8.1 with Bing
So if you are on a limited budget, you can check out these best laptops / Netbooks under Rs 20000. These laptops can only be used for causal work like browsing, emails, watching movies and will not be able to handle high memory tasks like video editing, playing heavy graphic rich games. So here is a list of laptops/netbooks you can pick below Rs 20000.
1. ASUS EeeBook X205TA:
ASUS EeeBook X205TA is one of the recently launched Netbook which comes with a 11.6 inch display and is powered by a 1.33 GHz Intel Atom quad-core processor with Intel Burst Technology up to 1.83 GHz to handle your everyday computing. There is 2 GB DDR3 RAM for causal work and browsing. The X205 comes with a 2-cell battery that is equipped to provide up to 12 hours of battery life so that your work is never interrupted. The laptop comes with 32GB internal storage which is expandable via micro SD card. The laptop runs Windows 8.1 with Bing. It is priced Rs 14999 and available on Flipkart.
2. HP Stream 11:
HP Stream 11 is yet another stylish and affordable Windows 8.1 Laptop and it has the 11.6 inch HD display and is powered by a 2.16 GHz processor with a Turbo Boost up to 2.58 GHz, the Stream employs enhanced SpeedStep technology for a blazing performance. The device features an Intel Celeron dual core processor with 2 GB DDR3 RAM that provides smooth functioning while working with multiple applications.
It also comes with 32GB internal storage which is expandable via micro SD card. The laptop is powered by a 3-cell Lithium Ion battery.
3. Lenovo G50-45:
The Lenovo G50-45 laptop comes with a 15.6 inch HD widescreen TN flat display and is powered by AMD E1-6010 APU E1 processor for improved performance while running multiple applications. It is also has a 2 GB DDR3 RAM that can be upgraded up to16 GB to add to the efficiency of the device. It also comes integrated with AMD Radeon R2 dedicated graphics memory. The device comes with 500 GB of HDD capacity with 5400 RPM.
4. Lenovo S20-30:
The Lenovo S20-30 is equipped with an 11.6 inch HD widescreen display that gives a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and is powered by 4th generation Intel Celeron Dual Core processor that delivers a clock speed of 2.16 GHz and 2.58 GHz in Turbo Boost mode. The Lenovo S20-30 laptop delivers a battery life of up to 3 hours with its 3 cell battery. On the storage front, the device comes with 500GB hard disk for your needs.
5. ASUS X553MA:
Asus X553MA features a 15.6 inch HD LED Backlit Slim Glare display and provides an immersive wide screen experience. The device is powered by a 1.83 GHz Intel Celeron Quad Core processor with Turbo Boost up to 2.16 GHz to provide a blazing and uninterrupted experience. It has a 2 GB DDR3 RAM that can be expanded up to 8 GB. The system features an Intel HD Graphics card to enhance gaming and visuals.
It is powered by a 2 cell battery that can be charged using the 33 watt AC adapter. The laptop also features 500GB hard disk space.