Five Best Student-Friendly Laptops

A laptop for a college student is durable if it has enough performance to handle the assignment demands with the battery life that can get through the day without the hassle of roaming around the campus for a charging port and easy portability.

Although students have a moderate budget, making a one-time expensive purchase is better than changing laptops every year and wasting time transferring data and learning new features.

Here we present the top 5 student-friendly laptops:

  • Apple MacBook Air

With a price of Rs.117900, the Apple MacBook Air is expensive. An embodiment of luxury, apple products are pricy. Some of the highlights of it are:

  • Apple M1 chip with 8‑core CPU, 8‑core GPU and 16‑core Neural Engine
  • 8GB unified memory
  • 512GB SSD storage
  • Retina display with True Tone
  • Backlit Magic Keyboard – US English
  • Touch ID
  • Force Touch trackpad

Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports

  • Microsoft Surface Go 2 STQ-00013 Laptop

A lightweight laptop priced at Rs.89,990, the latest generation Surface Go 2 has faster multitasking and a broader and brighter screen. Its salient features are:

  •  Surface Pen,  
  • Studio Mics and full HD cameras
  • Innovative, built-in Kickstand
  • USB-C port
  • intel Pentium Gold
  • Dual-Core, 1.7 GHz Clock Speed
  • 8 GB DDR3 RAM
  • 128 GB SSD
  • Intel Integrated HD 615
  • 10.5 inches, 1920 x 1280 pixels, Touch Screen Windows 10 OS
  • HP Pavilion Laptop 14dv0053TU

Priced at Rs.77,141.00, the Pavilion 14 Laptop packs more production and vogue with C-Bucket design and 3D metal.

Following are its features:

  • Processor:- Intel Core i5-1135G7 (up to 4.2 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology, 8 MB L3 cache, four cores)
  • Memory:- Dual channel memory- 16 GB DDR4-3200 SDRAM (2*8GB)
  • Storage:- 512 GB PCIe NV Me M.2 SSD
  • Display:- 14-INCH diagonal, FHD (1920 x 1080), IPS, micro-edge, anti-glare, 250 nits, 45% NTSC

Windows 10 Home Single Language 64 + Microsoft Office Home and Student 2019

  • Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14

Priced at Rs.₹52,164, this laptop has its unprecedented set of features worth the price like:

  •  Reliable AMD Ryzen™ processors
  • 35.56cms (14) FHD IPS touchscreen & 360-degree hinge 
  • Long battery life 
  • Memory Up to 16GB
  • Storage -Up to 1TB PCIe SSD M, Up to 512GB QLC
  • HD 720p fixed focus camera
  • Dolby Audio
  • 2 x 2W speakers
  • 2 x USB 3.1 (Gen 1)
  • USB-C (Gen 1 with PD)
  • HDMI 1.4b
  • 4-in-1 card reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC)

Headphone / mic combo

  • Google Pixel book Go

Priced at ₹99,341.91, the laptop gets sketched for life on the go. With 12 hours of battery life, it is one of the most inexpensive google models.

Its features include:

  • ‎core_i5_8200y
  • RAM‎8 GB RAM
  • Memory Speed‎1.3 GHz
  • Hard Drive‎128 GB SSD
  • Graphics Coprocessor ‎Intel UHD Graphics
  • Chipset Brand‎ Intel
  • Card Description ‎Integrated
  • Wireless Type‎802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Average Battery Life -‎ 12 Hours

 Although the prices are on the large scale of a student’s budget, their features are worth the money. The extended warranty with premium quality makes sure that one doesn’t need to buy a new laptop for at least two years, provided they are not part-time gamers.