Top 5 Laptops Under 50000 in India August 2020

In 2020 smartphones have come a long way, now they can perform heavy tasks as well. However smartphones do have their limitations. Like smartphones, Laptops also have come a long way when you consider sheer performance. In today’s scenario when majority of the working class are operating from their homes, laptops have become even more important than ever. Not only professionals, laptops do cater to a large audience like students, gamers, programmers as well as content creators. So today we will look into the top 5 laptops under  50000 in India August 2020.

Top 5 laptops Under 50000

1.  Asus VivoBook Gaming – F571GT – BQ619T

This particular laptop from Asus is one of the best performers out there when you consider sheer performance in this price bracket. The Laptop weighs at 2.14 kilograms and it comes with 15.6 inch Full HD LED Backlit anti-glare Display with 178 degree viewing angle and 60 Hz refresh rate for an immersive experience. The display has 16:9 Aspect Ratio with brightness upto 250 nits. The bezels are quite narrow if you discount the bottom chin.

Coming to the performance aspect the Asus VivoBook F571GT Gaming comes with the 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8300H processor with clock speed upto 4 GHz with Turbo Boost. The laptop comes with 8 GB DDR4 RAM upgradable upto 16 GB. Asus VivoBook Gaming is also equipped with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 GDDR5 4 GB VRAM dedicated graphics card. To keep the heat in check the laptop is equipped with dual-fan cooling system with two heat pipes. The laptop comes with 512 GB SSD with SATA HDD expansion slot.

The Asus VivoBook Gaming F571GT comes with 42 WHr Li-ion Battery with 150 Watt AC Adapter. Asus VivoBook Gaming  F571GT-BQ619T comes with a 1 reversible USB Type-C port, 1  USB 3.2 Gen 1 port with speeds of up to 5 Gbps. It also comes with a standard USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A port and two USB 2.0 Type-A ports. It also comes with an HDMI output, a 3-in-1 SD/SDHC/SDXC card reader, and an RJ45 Ethernet port. The Asus VivoBook Gaming comes with Windows 10 Home Edition out of the box, However please note the laptop comes with only 1 month trial version of Microsoft Office. The laptop has Wi-Fi 5 and Bluetooth version 4.2, it also comes with a finger-print sensor which does add security and convenience.  The laptop come with Harmon Kardon Audio for enhanced audio experience and the chiclet keyboard is backlit for low-light conditions. The laptop weigh at 2.14 kilograms.

The VivoBook Gaming F571GT-BQ619T is a great performer, and will cater your everyday requirements including heavy-gaming. If you don’t mind the plain looks and the plastic build you should not go wrong with this machine.

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2.  Mi Notebook 14

Mi launched it’s notebook series very recently in India. The notebook is powered by 10th Generation Intel Core i5 processor. The Laptop is also equipped with a dedicated graphics card i.e. the NVIDIA Geforce MX250 with 2 GB DDR5 of VRAM. The processor has 4 cores and 8 threads and a base clock speed of 1.6 GHz and a maximum of 4.2 GHz. As far as storage is concerned the notebook comes with 512 GB SATA 3 SSD and comes with 8 GB DDR 4 RAM. The notebook comes with Windows 10 Home Edition however comes only with 1 month trial version of Microsoft Office 365.

The Mi notebook 14 comes with a 14 inch FHD anti-glare screen with 16:9 aspect ratio and 178 degree viewing angle. The notebook is light weight, weighing at just 1.5 kilograms and has a metal build with very little bezels apart from the bottom-chin which results in 81.2 percent screen-to-body ratio.  The notebook gets it’s juice from a 46 Wh battery with a 65 Watt charger that is included, and has a claimed battery back-up of 10 hours. As far as ports are concerned the notebook gets 2 USB 3.1 ports, 1 USB 2.0 port, 1 HDMI out port and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. The laptop is equipped with Dual-band Wi-Fi(802.11ac) and Bluetooth version 5.0. The notebook has dual 2 Watt stereo speakers with DTS audio processing. The notebook comes with scissor-switch keys with ABS texture and a travel of 1.3 mm. Lastly the notebook lacks an in-built webcam but does have an external HD 720p webcam that comes with the box at no extra cost. The laptop lacks a fingerprint sensor and the keyboard is not backlit.

To sum it up the Mi Notebook 14 is a good package which can do day to day tasks with ease and can do moderate gaming as well. The notebook is compact as well as light weight and as a result is easy to carry which is a boon for professionals as well as students who tend to carry their machines. The battery backup also adds up for those who don’t have access to power outlets while on the go,

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3.  Asus VivoBook 14 – X409FJ-EK501T

The third laptop which makes the cut on the list is Asus VivoBook X409FJ-EK501T. This laptop is powered by 8th Generation Intel Core i5 processor with base clock speed of 1.6 GHz and a maximum speed of 3.9 GHz and has four cores.  The laptop is equipped with 8 GB of DDR 4 RAM and can be upgraded to 12 GB. It has 512 GB of SSD built-in and has 2.5-inch SATA slot for storage expansion. The laptop is equipped with a dedicated graphics card i.e. NVIDIA GeForce MX230 coupled with GDDR5 2 GB of VRAM. The laptop come with Windows 10 Home Edition from the word go, however Office 365 is valid for one month.

The Asus VivoBook 14 comes with a 14 inch LED back-lit anti-glare FHD screen with an aspect ratio of 16:9 and refresh rate of 60 Hz. The laptop weighs around 1.6 kilograms with 23.1 mm of  thickness. The laptop has 32 WHr lithium-ion battery with fast-charging capabilities. The laptop comes with full-sized chicklet with 1.4 mm of key travel. Now coming to the ports it comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack, 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 first Generation USB 3.1 Type C port, one HDMI port and a Micro SD card reader. The laptop features a finger-print scanner for added security. The laptop features Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) and Bluetooth 4.2 (Dual band).

To sum it up the Asus VivoBook 14 X409FJ-EK501T is overall a good package. The light weight and form makes the laptop easy to carry and fast-charging does help if you don’t have good power-outlet access while on the move.It will mange day to day tasks easily and can game as well, however with heavy titles it will struggle.

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4. Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY-BQ002T

Another offering from the Asus stable is the Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY-BQ002T. This is the only laptop on the list which does not sport an Intel processor. The laptop is powered by AMD Ryzen 5 3500H processor with a base clock speed of 2.1 GHz and a maximum of 3.7 GHz. The laptop has 8 GB of DDR4 RAM (upgradable upto 32 GB) and GDDR5 4 GB of Graphics card which is the AMD RADEON RX560X. As  far as storage is concerned the laptop has a 1TB HDD at 5400 RPM. The laptop comes with Windows 10 Home Edition and AMD Freesync technology for a smoother gaming experience.

The Asus TUF Gaming comes with 15.6 inch FHD (1920×1080) Anti-Glare LED panel with refresh-rate of 60 Hz. It has a relatively narrow side-bezel at 6.5 mm, however the bottom-chin is quite thick. The top-bezel is moderately thick and houses a 720p HD webcam. The laptop weighs at 2.20 kilograms and as far as build quality is concerned the company claims that the laptop is Military-grade, MIL-STD-810G standard certified. The laptop gets it’s juice from a 3-cell 48 WHr polymer battery. The laptop has a chiclet keyboard with 1.8 mm travel distance and is red backlit. As for as the ports are concerned the laptop comes with a 3.5 mm headphone jack, 1 Type-A USB 2.0, 2 Type-A USB 3.0(Gen 1), 1 RJ45 LAN jack and HDMI port with HDMI support 2.0. As for as connectivity is concerned the laptop comes with Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) and Bluetooth 4.2. The laptop comes with DTS Surround Sound with 7.1-virtual surround sound.

To wrap this part of the list the Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY-BQ002T has been touted as a gaming machine and was launched around the 60000 price bracket however later on the price was reduced below the 50000 mark. At around 50000 it certainly becomes a strong contender. At 2.20 kilograms the laptop definitely is not light-weight but the plus side is that the laptop’s build quality is good and it will be durable. It has to be noted that the laptop lacks SSD. So if you are hunting for a laptop under 50000 the Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY-BQ002T is a worthy option.

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Lenovo Ideapad S145-81W8 Ideapad S145-15IIL U

The last one that makes the cut on the list is Lenovo Ideapad S145-81W8 Ideapad S145-15IIL U. The laptop is powered by Intel’s 10th Gen Core i5 processor with base clock speed of 1.1 GHz and 3.6 GHz(Turbo Boost) max coupled with 8 GB DDR4 RAM and Intel’s Integrated UHD graphics card. The Lenovo Ideapad S145 is the only laptop on the list which comes with SSD and HDD out of the box, the laptop has 256 GB SDD and 1 TB HDD. The laptop comes with Windows 10 Home Edition.
The Lenovo Ideapad S145 comes with a 15.6 FHD LED Anti-Glare Display with an Aspect Ratio of 16:9. The weighs at 1.85 kilograms and has a 180 degree hinge for better screen adjustment and durability. The laptop comes with 35 WHr lithium-ion battery with 65 watt adapter. The laptop comes with 0.3 Megapixel webcam and a chiclet keyboard however is not backlit. As per ports are concerned the laptop comes with 1 USB 2.0 port, 2 USB 3.0 ports, 3.5 mm headphone jack and 1 HDMI port. When connectivity is concerned the laptop comes with Wi-Fi (802.11ac) and Bluetooth 5.0.

To sum it up the Lenovo Ideapad S145-81W8 Ideapad S145-15IIL U is a good choice especially when one considers storage capability right of the bat as mentioned earlier. At 1.85 kilograms the laptop will  be good choice for those who are always on the move. The laptop is capable for day to day tasks however heavy gaming titles will not be it’s forte.

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At the end of the day it boils down to your personal preference and requirements. All in all you will not go wrong with either of these laptops, however if gaming is your priority then you should either go with Asus VivoBook Gaming or Asus TUF Gaming for their sheer performance. If you travel a lot and gaming is not your top priority then you can either go with Mi Notebook 14 or Asus VivoBook 14 because of the light-weight and form factor, Lenovo Ideapad S145 is also relatively light-weight despite having a screen size of 15.6 inches.

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