Best Laptops Under Rs. 80,000

by | Jul 3, 2018

Congrats!

You’ve searched for a sweet spot in terms of laptop pricing.

Rs.80,000 will fetch you some of the best laptops in the market that are loaded with features such as an SSD, great full HD panel as well as the latest and greatest eighth-generation processors that perform faster and are very efficient.

Here we list five of the best laptops under Rs.80,000 that we feel are worth every penny you spend.

1. Asus TUF FX504GE

Best Laptops Under Rs. 80,000
Overall Best Pick
  • Best for all-round performance
  • Suited for graphic intensive tasks
  • Excellent everyday performance
We don’t really know what strategy Asus plan’s during its laptop release. The TUF FX504GE series we’re discussing here matches the company’s own ROG lineup in terms of raw specs.

Whatever it is, the Asus TUF FX504GE is one of the best laptops that money can buy under a budget of Rs.80,000.

This machine features an Intel Core i5 8300H processor. What does it mean for you? Smooth multitasking and gaming without considerable lags or stutters.

Is it better than an Intel Core i7 7700HQ?

Close, but not the same.

With the 8GB DDR4 RAM and the endless scope of upgradability, you can expect some class-leading performance out of this product.

On the graphics front, the 4GB DDR5 Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti is an absolute beast in terms of performance.

The 15.6-inch full HD display is not mindblowing to say the least, but it’s definitely passable. The colors are OK and the brightness levels are decent. What disappointed us was the mediocre viewing angles.

Asus has provided a 128GB SSD drive on top of the standard 1TB HDD with this premium laptop. This elevates the performance of this laptop to the next level.

Speaking of port distribution, shockingly Asus has omitted the USB C port.

This came as a surprise to us because Asus is one of the few manufacturers who introduced USB C to even their entry level laptops.

The battery life on this device is nothing spectacular nor particularly disappointing.

With the powerful hardware inside, this laptop lasts for a good four hours before having the need to be juiced up.

Overall, the ASUS TUF FX504GE is an excellent choice for those who care for the performance output rather than the aesthetics.

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Powerful processor
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Best in class GPU
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Easy upgradability
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No USB C
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Mediocre viewing angles

 Specifications

Operating SystemWindows 10 Home
Internal Memory1TB
RAM8GB DDR4 exp. up to 32GB
SSD128GB
ProcessorCore i5 – 8300H
Graphics4GB DDR5 Nvidia GTX 1050Ti
Battery BackupUp to 4 hours
Display15.6 inch Full HD LED Backlit IPS

2. MSI GL62M

Best Laptops Under Rs. 80,000
Best Gaming Laptop
  • Best bet for gaming enthusiasts
  • Good thermal controls
  • Excellent performance
MSI is a Taiwan based computer hardware manufacturer best known for releasing feature-rich products into the market with an affordable price tag.

Off lately, they have forayed into the gaming laptop scene with years worth of experience designing and manufacturing gaming components like graphics cards.

The GL62M is the company’s premium budget gaming laptop priced under Rs.70,000 currently on sale in India.

Never mind the heft – it’s worth it.

The MSI GL62M is in no way the slimmest laptop on the planet. It has got substantial heft to it and weighs about 2.2Kg.

The entire laptop is made of plastic and the finish is very much a smudge as well as a fingerprint magnet.

There is noticeable flex on the chassis and the build quality is not up to the mark for a laptop priced under Rs. 80,000.

The exhausts vents are placed at the back for better heat dissipation.

This laptop runs the show with a seventh-generation Intel Core i7 7700HQ processor clocked at 2.8GHz with a maximum turbo boost frequency up to 3.8GHz.

The processor is a true quad-core variant with excellent performance even when the device is run under full load.

Assisting this processor in delivering stellar performance is a 4GB DDR5 NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1050 Ti GPU.

Most games currently in the scene runs at 60 fps at full HD resolution on this device without any problems.

The powerful GPU also aids in fast and responsive 4K video editing.

The device comes with 8GB DDR4 RAM on board with an option to expand up to 32GB.

In terms of storage, this laptop comes with a 1TB of mechanical HDD to store your files and media, accompanied with a 128GB SSD for faster booting times and app loading.

The display on this device is a 15.6 inch Full HD LED Backlit Wideview display that has good viewing angles.

The brightness of this panel is good and the anti-glare coating further increases the legibility of the display in brightly lit environments.

Furthermore, the screen can be calibrated according to your individual preference with the help of MSI Dragon centre app.

Speaking of ports, the MSI GL62M comes equipped with a USB 2.0 port, two USB 3.0 ports, a USB C port, an HDMI as well as an SD card reader.

There is also a mini display port on this laptop in case you decide to connect this laptop to an external high-resolution display.

The keyboard is backlit with a single red colour illumination.

The keys feel nice and tactile. There is a slight flex on the keyboard chassis but nothing that affects the usability of the device.

There are four downfacing speakers that produce loud sound output. The audio from the laptop lacks punch.

The battery of this device lasts for about 4 hours on a single charge under normal usage scenario.

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4GB Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050Ti GPU
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Mini display port
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Excellent cooling
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128 GB SSD
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Heavy
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Speakers lack bass
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Build quality not up to the mark
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Limited service centres

 Specifications

Operating SystemWindows 10 Home
HDD1TB
RAM8GB DDR4 exp. up to 32GB
SSD128GB
ProcessorCore i7 – 7700HQ
Graphics4GB DDR5 Nvidia Geforce GTX 1050 Ti
Battery backup4 Hours
Display15.6 inch LED Backlit Wideview Anti-glare Display

3. Dell Inspiron 5370

Best Laptops Under Rs. 80,000
Best Ultrabook Pick
  • Best travel companion
  • Powerful performer
  • Not a convertible laptop
Dell has been releasing laptops with impressive internals for the last quarter or so in the Indian market to resist the competition from the likes of HP and Asus.

The Inspiron 5370 is the best ultrabook we’d find under this budget just shy of Rs.80,000. Let’s peep inside and take a look at this impressive machine from Dell.

The build quality of Dell laptops is usually on par with the competitors in most cases. The Dell Inspiron is no different either.

The aluminium finish resembles a MacBook at the first glance. Dell has streamlined the sides to enhance the portability. This has resulted in a thinner profile along the edges.

The company has provided two USB 3.1 ports and a USB C port as well. Usual suspects such as the HDMI and SD card reader are also present.

Ultrabooks usually features slightly underpowered processor than their full-fledged laptop counterparts. Well, not anymore.

This laptop packs in an Intel Core i7 8550U processor. It doesn’t stop there.

Taking a different path from ultrabooks usually laden with integrated GPUs, Dell has included a 2GB AMD Radeon 530 discrete GPU with this product.

Performance improvement is significantly noticeable when dealing with graphic intensive tasks.

The Dell Inspiron 5370 comes with 8GB DDR4 on board and a 256GB SSD. The SSD makes the boot times and app loading faster.

Display is another noteworthy feature to mention about this laptop. The 13.3-inch full HD screen offers great visuals with ample details, thanks to the high enough pixel density.

The colours look natural and the brightness levels won’t cause you any trouble using this ultrabook in brightly lit environments.

The battery on this laptop lasts for about 6-7 hours on moderate usage. However, you should expect a difference during the usage as the battery life is subjective to individual usage patterns.

The Dell Inspiron 5370, weighing just under 1.3Kg is a great travel laptop that can handle your productivity tasks on the go without any sort of lags or delays.

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Compact and lightweight
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Excellent display
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Good battery life
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No touchscreen

 Specifications

Operating SystemWindows 10 Home
HDD
RAM8GB DDR4
SSD256GB
ProcessorCore i7 – 8550U
Graphics2GB DDR5 AMD Radeon 530
Battery backupUp to 7 hours
Display13.3 inch full HD LED display

4. Dell Inspiron 13 7000

Best Laptops Under Rs. 80,000
Best 2 in 1 Laptop
  • Excellent build quality
  • Best suited for graphic designers
  • Windows Hello support
The 7000 series is the premium budget segment of Dell Inspiron lineup.

Although it comes with a budget tag, the hardware is powerful enough for everyday computing and comes with latest and best eighth-generation processors from Intel.

The Inspiron 13 7000 is a 2 in 1 convertible laptop with a touchscreen that’s a solid performer as well as an ultraportable laptop.

The Inspiron 13 7000 sports an aluminium unibody construction.

The device is very lightweight at 1.43Kg but feels solid in hand.

The metallic accent around the trackpad gives a distinct styling to the device.

Use it as you may please – the 360-degree hinge is here!

The hinges are solid and can be rotated 360 degrees with an intermediate stop for tent mode.

This laptop is powered by an Intel Core i5 – 8250U eighth-generation processor clocked at 1.6GHz that can throttle up to 3.4GHz.

The latest eighth-generation U processors from Intel are true quad cores, unlike the dual-core seventh-generation U processors and offer much more superior performance as well as battery efficiency.

There is an 8GB DDR4 RAM on this device that can be further expanded up to 16GB on choice.

The integrated Intel UHD 620 GPU takes care of the apps and games that require intensive graphics processing.

The 256GB SSD that comes with this laptop lets this device to boot up instantaneously and the app loading times are much faster.

The display on this Dell convertible laptop is a 13.3 inch Full HD LED Backlit Anti-glare IPS (In-Plane Switching) Touch panel.

This display offers a solid viewing experience with brighter images and punchier colours.

The smaller than conventional laptop screen size helps increase the pixel per inch ratio and results in sharper and detailed output.

The touchscreen is very responsive and has stylus support.

The catch?

The stylus doesn’t come with the bundle and have to be purchased separately.

There are 2 USB 3.1 ports and a USB C port along with an HDMI 2.0 port and an SD card reader.

The HDMI 2.0 port lets you hook this device to a true 4K monitor to enjoy the content at a constant 60 fps.

The Dell Inspiron 13 7000 comes with Windows Hello support that will let you unlock the device with the help of facial recognition.

This features works pretty well and is a very convenient method to unlock the device.

The keyboard is a pleasure to type on with very well-spaced keys that give proper feedback when pressed.

The trackpad supports Microsoft precision drivers and registers the light taps and gestures very well.

The Inspiron 13 7000 comes with dual-band WiFi module for ultra-fast wireless connections and also incorporates Bluetooth 4.2 Low energy protocol.

This laptop is powered by a 38 Whr, 3-cell Lithium-ion battery that will last up to 5 hours on normal usage.

At this price, Dell could have easily chipped in a stylus like other manufacturers which would have been a great addon to the otherwise good package.

There are other convertible laptops priced under Rs.50,000 that might suit you better for light causal usage such as the Acer Spin 5.

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Facial recognition works flawlessly
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256GB SSD coupled with 1TB HDD
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Good display
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No Stylus bundled
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Battery life is average
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Microsoft office that comes preinstalled is just a trial version
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VGA Webcam

 Specifications

Operating SystemWindows 10 Home
HDD1TB
RAM8GB DDR4 (1 slot exp16GB)
SSD256GB
ProcessorCore i5 – 8250U
GraphicsIntel integrated UHD 620
Battery backupUp to 5 hours
Display13.3 inch Full HD LED Backlit Anti-glare IPS Touch Display

5. Asus Vivobook S15

Best Laptops Under Rs. 80,000
Honourable Mention
  • Latest powerful Intel processor
  • Best for all-round use
  • Fast charging support
Asus is one of the most sought after laptop brands in the market at present.

Most of the products in the Vivobook series are widely popular among the customers for their value for money configurations coupled with the unmatched performance they offer.

Asus Vivobook S15 is one of the premium budget offerings from Asus powered by Intel’s latest 8th generation processor.

The Vivobook S15 is well built with premium quality components used for its construction.

The unibody construction feels strong and durable. The hinges work great and the device can be opened with a single hand without the deck being raised from the platform.

The latest processor? – guaranteed!

Inside the Vivobook S15 is an Intel Core i7 – 8550U processor at a base clock of 1.8GHz with a turbo boost up to 4.0GHz if the need arises so.

The discrete 2GB DDR5 Nvidia Geforce MX150 handles the resource hungry graphics task very well.

Even though you will be able to play games on this laptop, beware the settings might have to be trimmed down to either medium or low settings.

The 16GB DDR4 RAM on this laptop is sufficient enough if you are planning to do some serious multitasking with this device.

Storage wise, this laptop comes with a 1TB mechanical hard disk assisted by a 128GB SSD on to which the preinstalled Windows 10 is loaded.

What does an SSD do to my laptop?

This makes the boot times very quick and when apps are installed on the SSD you can see improved loading times and performance.

This device has a 15.6-inch full HD IPS Nano edge display that has great viewing angles.

The colour reproduction on this panel is good and the images appear sharp with vivid details.

There is significant bezels on the top and bottom part of the screen which is a bit of an eyesore to the otherwise good panel.

Asus usually don’t skimp on ports.

Moreover, they are known for providing USB C ports even on their low-cost entry-level
laptops.

This device comes with two USB 2.0 ports, a USB 3.0 port, a USB – C port, an HDMI port as well as an SD card reader slot.

The keyboard on this laptop is very comfortable to type on with decent key travel distance.

The keys are backlit and will help you type or navigate around at night easily.
The Vivobook S15 comes with a 3-cell Lithium-ion battery that will last you for about 6 hours on a single charge.

Asus has incorporated its widely acclaimed fast-charging technology that will let you charge the device from zero to 60% in under 50 minutes.

The speakers on this device are downward facing. Although the sound output is loud enough, the audio gets muffled when you place this device on an uneven surface like a bed.

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Great display
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128GB SSD
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Good keyboard
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Performance is great
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2 years Global warranty
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No disk drive
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Large bezels around the display
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Downward firing speakers

 Specifications

Operating SystemWindows 10 Home
HDD1TB
RAM16GB DDR4
SSD128GB
ProcessorCore i7 – 8550U
Graphics2GB DDR5 Nvidia Geforce MX150
Battery backup6 Hours
Display15.6-inch Full HD LED display
Here you have it! The latest and best laptops that you can purchase under Rs.80,000 currently in India.

As always the list is subcategorized into five different segments to better suit the needs of different kinds of users.

We hope this would help you narrow down your search and find the best one among the rest.

We welcome you to check out our other buying suggestions for laptops under Rs.70,000 and laptops under Rs.60,000 for a far wider range of options.

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