While desktops are still the best for pro gamers, laptops are also getting better everyday with good powerful devices being launched. A lot of OEMs are also coming up with entry level gaming laptops which have pretty good hardware being offered. While premium gaming laptops are expensive, there are many gaming laptops in the entry level segment. Most of the OEMs including ASUS, Lenovo, Dell, HP, MSI, Acer, etc have their gaming centric laptop models with powerful hardware. So if you are in the market for an entry level gaming laptops, then here is the list of best entry level gaming laptops in the affordable segment for 2021.
1. ASUS TUF Gaming F15:
ASUS TUF series is one of the popular models in entry level gaming laptops. It comes with 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10300H processor with 8GB DDR4 RAM and upgradeable up to 32GB using 2x SO-DIMM slot. There is also 512GB M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 SSD with empty 1x 2.5-inch SATA slot for storage expansion. The laptop has a 15.6-inch (16:9) display which is FHD (1920×1080) resolution with 144Hz refresh rate. There is also dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 GDDR6 4GB VRAM. The laptop is priced ? 61,990.
2. Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3:
Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3 is yet another affordable or entry level gaming laptop. It is powered by 4th Gen AMD Ryzen 7 4800H with 16GB RAM DDR4-3200 and 512 GB SSD. You get Windows 10 Home edition and there is also dedicated graphics card included which is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4GB GDDR6. On the display front it has 15.6″ Full HD (1920×1080) with brightness of 250 nits and 120 Hz refresh rate. The battery life is upto 5 hours. The laptop is priced ? 75,900 for Ryzen 7 and Rs ? 60,990.00 for Ryzen 5.
3. Acer Nitro 5:
Acer Nitro 5 is powered by AMD Ryzen 5 4600H hexa-core processor with 16 GB of DDR4 system memory, upgradable to 32 GB using two soDIMM modules. There is also 512 GB SSD, PCIe NVMe and it comes with dedicated graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 with 4 GB GDDR6 memory. The display is a 60hz, Full HD 1080p IPS LCD display. It is priced ? 69,990.00.
4. ASUS ROG Strix G15 (2020):
ROG Strix G15 is a model from 2020, but comes with good hardware for the price segment. It has 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10300H processor with 8GB DDR4 RAM which is upgradeable up to 32GB using 2x SO-DIMM slots. The storage is 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 SSD with additional 2x M.2 PCIe 3.0 Slot for SSD storage expansion. There is also dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti GDDR6 4GB VRAM graphics card. The display is a 15.6-inch Full HD display with 250nits, 144Hz refresh rate along wth 45% NTSC, 67% sRGB and 50% Adobe. The laptop is priced ? 77,850.00.
5. HP Pavilion Gaming:
HP Pavilion Gaming is yet another entry level gaming laptop from HP. It is powered by 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10300H processor with 8 GB DDR4-2933 SDRAM (1 x 8 GB), upgradable up to 32 GB (2 x 16 GB)and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650Ti (4 GB GDDR6 dedicated) and 512 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD + 32 GB Intel Optane memory. It has a 15.6-Inch FHD IPS anti-glare display with 250 nits of brightness and 45% NTSC with 60 Hz refresh rate. It is pried ? 68,490.00
6. Dell G5 Gaming:
Dell G5 Gaming is yet another entry level gaming laptop with Ryzen chipset. It is powered by AMD Ryzen 5 4600H along with 16GB RAM DDR4 with 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD. It has a 15.6 inch FHD (1920 x 1080) 300 nits IPS display and comes with AMD Radeon RX 5600M 6GB GDDR6 graphics. It is priced ? 74,706.00.
7. MSI Bravo 15:
MSI Bravo 15 comes with AMD Ryzen7-4800H processor, 8X2 GB DDR4 RAM, 3200Mhz with Radeon RX5500M 4GB Graphics and 512GB NVMe M.2 SSD. It has 144hz refresh rate for the display which is a 15.6 inch FHD IPC LCD panel. It is priced ? 87,301.00