THE TOP 10 BUDGET LAPTOPS THAT YOU CAN BUY IN THE UAE UNDER AED 2500
Whether you need a sturdy and durable laptop for work or other entertainment purposes, finding one online can be tough. Though there’s a wide variety on offer, finding a budget laptop that blends performance, reliability, durability, and affordability could be difficult. To make your job easy, we have conducted extensive research to find the top ten laptops under the price point of AED 2,500 that offer excellent value for money, meet your daily needs, and are worth buying.
Microsoft Surface 12.4 inch Laptop
At 1.11 kg, this platinum-coloured device is Microsoft’s lightest Surface Laptop. Its Pixelsense touchscreen measures 12.45” diagonally (as a standard rectangular shape) and lets you see and do more with its 3:2 ratio. Other features include 10th Generation Intel Core i5 processor – 1035G1, 128 GB SSD, Windows 10 Home in S mode, and battery life of up to 13 hours of standard device usage. You can work with your favourite apps on this Surface Laptop, which comes equipped with an Arabic and English keyboard.
HP 15.6" inch Laptop 11th Gen Intel 4-Core i5-1135G7 Processor, 16GB RAM
This silver-coloured HP 15-inch diagonal laptop weighs 2.13 kg, and has Windows 10 Home OS, 16GB DDR4 RAM, Intel Core i5-1135G7, and 1TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD. Thanks to its 11th Generation Intel Core i5 processor and Intel Iris Xe graphics, you can complete your creative tasks and even enjoy gaming and entertainment with instant responsiveness, high performance, and best-in-class connectivity. This 512 GB SSD laptop performs 15x faster than conventional laptops and offers more storage space for your videos, photos, documents, etc. Other features on offer include the ease of file sharing between mobile devices and your laptop with HP QuickDrop, reliable connection via Bluetooth 5.0. Wi-Fi 5 and 802.11 Wireless-AC, 1-year warranty on upgraded SSD/RAM, and original 1-year manufacture warranty on the rest of its components.
HP 15.6” inch Laptop, 11th Gen Intel Core i5 1135G7 Processor, 8 GB RAM
This 15.6” natural silver-coloured laptop with a full HD, IPS, 6.5mm micro-edge bezel display comes with 11th Generation Intel Core i5 1135G7, Windows 10 Home OS, and 82% screen to body ratio. It weighs light (1.7 kg) and has a thin design. Its 256 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD storage and 8 GB of RAM let you enjoy 15x faster performance than a conventional hard drive and improved multitasking, respectively. Its Intel Iris Xe graphics provide unmatched performance with crisp, stunning visuals. This laptop has a long battery life of up to 7 hours and 15 minutes, and can be quickly charged with HP Fast Charge where it goes from 0 to 50% charge in about 45 minutes. Additionally, it comes with an HP 1-year limited hardware warranty, is EPEAT Silver registered, has Energy Star certification, and is made with a low halogen display. Other features include a fully integrated keyboard, MU-MIMO support for multi-device homes, Wi-Fi 6 (2×2) and Bluetooth 5.0 combo, Wi-Fi 5 support for gigabit file transfer speeds, and HP True Vision 720p HD camera with dual array digital microphones integrated into it.
ASUS VivoBook Flip 14
This 1.5 kg, black-coloured ASUS VivoBook Flip 14 has an ultrathin profile, which makes it portable and travel-ready. Its 360° metal hinge has passed a 20,000-cycle open-and-close test for durability. This laptop draws its power from up to an AMD Ryzen 5 5500U Processor 2.1 GHz and 8GB RAM. To facilitate superfast data access, it comes equipped with 512GB PCIe SSD. For unmatched immersive viewing experiences, it comes with a thin-bezel NanoEdge display, which makes a 14-inch panel fit comfortably into a 13-inch-class chassis and provides more compact dimensions with a remarkable screen-to-body ratio. To deliver detailed, high-quality audio, the VivoBook Flip 14 has a Harman Kardon-certified sound system. This laptop is designed for all-day-long productivity and uses the fast-charge technology for quick battery recharge, where it goes from a low battery to 60% in 49 minutes.
ASUS VivoBook 15
This entry-level, gray-coloured ASUS VivoBook M515 delivers immersive visuals and powerful performance for work and play. Its 15.6-inch full HD, IPS NanoEdge bezel display has wide 178-degree viewing angles and 83% screen-to-body ratio. It’s powered by an AMD Ryzen 7 5700U processor with 8GB DDR4 RAM and 512GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD. Though it has a Windows 10 Home OS, Windows 11 upgrade will be delivered to qualifying devices soon where it’ll need certain additional hardware. For congestion-free connection, it comes with lightning-fast dual-band Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac). Other features include Windows Hello security with a fingerprint sensor, an ergonomic backlit keyboard, and comprehensive connections with HDMI, USB 2.0, USB 3.2 Type A (Gen1), and USB 3.2 Type C (Gen1).
HUAWEI MATEBOOK D 15 2020
Whether you are looking for a laptop for office work or gaming and entertainment, the HUAWEI MateBook D 15, weighing just 1.53 kg and having a thickness of 16.9 mm, could be a good choice. It comes with a 15.6-inch FullView screen, Intel Core i3 10110U, a separate security chip for enhanced privacy and data security, and a power button that doubles as a fingerprint sensor to log in. Thanks to its multi-screen collaboration, you can project your phone screen to the laptop to use your phone apps, edit phone files on your laptop, and even drag files between the two devices more easily. This laptop’s new S-shaped blade design facilitates airflow and boosts its heat dispersion ability. To block remote monitoring, it has a retractable camera that pops up only after you press it. It supports fast charging (to charge your laptop battery to 53% in 30 minutes) and data transfer, and comes with a portable 65W USB C charger that fits your pocket.
Lenovo Ideapad 3 15.6
Lenovo Ideapad 3 weighs 2.54 kg and comes with Intel 11th Generation Core i5-1135G7 processor, 4-core, 8M cache, up to 4.20 GHz. Due to its 15.6” full HD (1920×1080) LCD display with anti-glare property, you’ll get edge-to-edge detail, clarity, and saturated colours. Its 20GB RAM & 512GB PCIe SSD offer adequate high-bandwidth RAM to boot up in seconds, store a number of files and access them fast, and run multiple applications and browser tabs simultaneously and smoothly. This laptop’s other features include five ports (1 X USB-C, 2 X USB-A, 1 HDMI, and 1 DisplayPort Output), backlit keyword, Bluetooth 5, Intel Iris Xe graphics, Wireless-AX, and Windows 11 Home in S Mode.
Acer Aspire 3
This pure silver-coloured Acer Aspire 3 A315 Notebook comes equipped with 10th Generation Intel Core i5-10035G1 Quad Core processor up to 3.60 GHz, 15.6” FHD ComfyView display, a precision touchpad, and Nvidia MX330 graphics. It has Windows 10 Home OS, 8GB DDR4 RAM, and 1 TB HDD along with 256GB SSD storage. Thanks to its 8-hour battery life, it can meet your daily computing needs. Due to the use of the latest Wi-Fi technology of MU-MIMO, this laptop offers comprehensive connectivity. Its full range of ports includes HDMI, USB 2.0, USB 3.2, and Ethernet. For your peace of mind, it provides you with a 1-year onsite warranty.
Acer Aspire 5 Laptop 14 inch
This gold-coloured Acer Aspire 5 laptop has a 14” full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS, LED display, and Windows 10 OS. It has Intel Core i5 processor (4 core) with up to 4.2GHz speed, 8GB standard memory, and 256GB SSD with PCI-Express interface. Thanks to its Intel Iris Xe graphics and large screen-to-body ratio, this laptop lets you get the most out of the screen. Other features on offer include fast Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, an English keyboard, a webcam, and adequate HDMI and USB ports.
Weighing just 1.85 kg, this laptop comes equipped with Intel Core i5-1035G1 processor (4 core, 8 thread, 1 to 3.6GHz frequency, 6MB L3 cache), FreeDOS OS, and a 1-year warranty at the depot. For enhanced clarity and detail, it has a 15.6” full HD (1920×1080) TN 220nits anti-glare display. Other features include integrated Intel UHD graphics, 4GB DDR4 RAM, storage of 2.5-inch 1TB hard disk drive with 5400rpm, and non-backlit English (UK) keyboard. This reliable and durable laptop comes with a free Lenovo top-loading laptop bag.