In our previous article, we covered a range of professional gaming laptops (Top 6 Best Gaming Laptops Under 1 Lakh in India ) We’ve considered the market dynamics and have brought a list of Top 5 best gaming laptop under 50000. This list focuses more on the budget and performance of the laptops. There were hundreds of laptop under consideration and on reviewing the leading majority, we’ve picked up the top 5 that met the ideal needs of our viewers.
Before we start, one must understand how gaming laptops are usually prices high because compared to other laptops, these require smart specifications that are usually at par with PC specifications. The mobile gaming units are a relatively new phenomena as gaming has been associated with PCs for quite a long time. Up until the recent boom in the demand of mobile gaming laptops that are still undergoing rapid ramifications in terms of capacity, looks and power. We understand the current need of the youth to be professionally poised along with raging gaming hobbies. To balance the same, we’ve created this list that shall help you meet both your needs.
Best Gaming Laptops under Rs 50000 in India (2020): Review Guide
1) ASUS TUF FX505DY-BQ024T
This is by far the best gaming option under this price range. One might complain about gaming laptops charging a higher price without lacking certain features, but Asus TUF comes loaded with features that is unbelievable for its price.
The TUF comes with a memory of 8GB DDR4 2400MHz RAM upgradeable upto 32GB RAM that provides faster gaming experience. AMD Radeon RX 560X GDDR5 4GB VRAMis the graphics that easily supports gaming at mid and low range settings. Furthermore, it comes with a storage of PCIe NVMe 512GB M.2 SSD.
It is 15.6 inches and thus, is a mobile gaming unit that has a red and black theme that is also favourable for office environments. TheLED-backlit FHD (1920×1080) 60Hz Anti-Glare IPS-level Panel with 45% NTSC gives it a professional gaming touch.
The laptop is Pre-loaded with Windows 10 Home with lifetime validity and comes with a great battery life. The Chassis comes in a 6.5mm thin bezel and the unit weighs 2.20kg making it lighter and edgy at the same time.
One of the feature highlights is the hyper cool technology that comes with anti-dust cooling feature along with powerful dual fan design that keeps the unit cool during gaming. Thereby, making it a powerful gaming machine with regulated thermal control that is a vital feature that smooths all gamers.
The keyboard specifications are another add on. It comes with a Highlighted WASD key group that is ideal for gamers and is a red backlit keyboard with 20 million key presses. Its 1.8mm key travel feature with 0.25mm keycap curve has an inbuilt over stroke and hyper strike specifications that works wonders for both gaming and non-gaming activities.
- Audio: DTS headphone: xtechnolog with authentic 7.1-channel surround sound. Audiophile-grade equalizer sound and optimized game/ movie/ sports audio profile.
- Ports: 1 x COMBO audio jack plus 1 x Type-A USB 2.0 and 2 x Type-A USB 3.2 (Gen 1). One RJ45 LAN jack for LAN insert with HDMI 2.0 and Kensington lock.
2) Acer Nitro 5
Another value for money gaming unit that ticks the boxes. With an i5 core processor, the Nitro happens to provide a fast gaming experience that can support mid to high range gaming easily.The 5.6 inch display comes with IPS technology and has great backlighting supported by Acer comfy view LED-backlit TFT LCD.
The unit runs on a graphics of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti with 4 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM that is an ideal specification at the given price. It also has an 8 GB of DDR4 system memory that can be expandable to 32GB using two soDIMM modules. Furthermore, it has a decent storage provision with a 1TB 5400 RPM.
The Battery life is average for non-gaming use, lasting up to 7 hours. However, one needs to keep it plugged in for hardcore gaming. Furthermore, it comes with pre-installed software like NitroSense and is configured with Windows 10 Home (64 Bit)
- Warranty: One-year International Travelers Warranty (ITW)
- Ports: Two USB 2.0 Ports, one USB 3.0 Port (Power-off charging) and one USB Type C (3.1). Also has 1- HDMI Port along with aAudio jack/headset and an Ethernet RJ-45.
3) ASUS VivoBook 14
One might place this more on the non-gamer side because of the graphics ad the processor but for its price, it does hold features that supports mid and low-level gaming settings. The i5 processor comes with a graphics of NVIDIA GeForce MX230 GDDR5 2GB VRAM that is an average gaming specification.
The laptop is 14 inches with great backlit specification with an 60Hz Anti-Glare Panel with 45% NTSC that prevents reflections off the screen and is ideal for both gaming and non-gaming chores. Furthermore, it comes is configured with Windows 10 Home with a lifetime validity.
The VivoBook has a thin side bezel with a 23.1mm body that gives it a slim finish while the 1.60 kg of weight makes it light and mobile. It has a shiny chassis and a full-size chicklet keyboard too. All in all, it is a reasonable computer with good specifications considering its price. If you’re short on budget and in need of a gaming laptop then you can settle for this.
- Memory: 8GB DDR4 Dual Channel RAM upgradeable upto 12GB RAM with
- Storage: PCIe Gen3x2 NVMe 512GB M.2 SSD + 1x 2.5-inch SATA slot storage expansion
- Ports:one COMBO audio jack, two USB 2.0, one USB 3.1 Type A (Gen1) and one USB 3.1 Type C (Gen1).One HDMI along with a Micro SD Card Reader.
- Other: Fingerprint reader, VGA Web Camera along with Wi-Fi 5(802.11ac) and Bluetooth 4.2 (Dual band) 2*2
Acer Aspire 3
An i5 core configuration with 1TB HDD, Acer Aspire 3 deserves a shout out. It is configured with Windows 10 home basic operating system and comes with a 2 GB NVIDIA Geforce MX130 graphics card. These features cover the prelims of a desirable gaming laptop.
It has a decent performance rating compared to its competition that are much higher in the price range. It has a large built with spacious track pad. Furthermore, it comes with a standard bezel finish and an overall plastic chassis along with a 180 degree hinge that provides flexibility during usage. The laptop comes with a HDMI port, a USB 3.1 and two USB 2.0 ports, along with ethernet connectivity and has a clock speed is 1.6GHz.
It isn’t a professional gaming laptop and the limited battery life makes it difficult to categorize it as one. That being said, since we are hunting at a budget, this does meet the criteria and is at par with the competition.
DELL Inspiron 3593
This comes with i5 processor and 4GB ram along with integrated graphics that makes the borderline for low to mid setting games along with a handy tool for non gaming activities. It is configured with windows 10 and 1TB HDD storage.
Its a basic 15 inch laptop with a pair of USB A slot on the left side and and HDMI plus an Ethernet sloth along with a headphone jack. On the right is the DVD drive and a USB lock slot and Kensington lock with an SD card reader. It is an entry level laptop that happens to be a good backup option for a gaming laptop in case of budget deficiency. All in all, it a good unit with respect to the associated price tag.
4) Lenovo Ideapad 330
Lenovo ideapad is configured with 1.6GHz Intel Core i5-8250U 8th Gen processor and is an easy to use but powerful processing unit. A reasonable product with a durable finish that comes with a rubber detailing on the bottom to maximize ventilation and extend component life. The 8GB ram and NVIDIA GeForce MX150 2GB Graphics assures multitasking and supports low to mid level setting gaming along with fast boot-ups, and theatre-like entertainment.
The laptop comes with 1TB storage and a 15 inch screen. It weighs 2.2kg and is an overall light and slim laptop. Furthermore, it has life like clarity with HD anti-glare resolution that provides powerful visuals on the go and has dolby audio that enhances both gaming and entertainment experience.
The ideapad has an AC WiFi feature that enhances speed and accesses faster connectivity. Also, it has USB type C ports and 180-degree hinge allows greater manoeuvrability that reducing accidental excessive strain on the hinge.
5) ASUS TUF FX505GD
Another TUF model by ASUS. By now you must have guessed that this range of laptops are the most popular gaming laptops under 50k. With little variance than the TUF FX505DY-BQ024T, this too has 8 GB RAM and a HDD of 1 TB.
The difference is in the processor. The former has a CPU Clock Speed of 2.1 GHz whereas the latter has 2.3 GHz clock speed. Furthermore, the former has a CPU Cache of 2 MB and the FX505GD has 8 MB cache. All in all, it is one of the best models at the price range. It follows the TUF FX505DY-BQ024T but is way ahead of its competition.
The above-mentioned are the best gaming laptop under 50000 in India. One might notice that some of these are priced in between 50k to 60k but we’ve considered the seasonal discounts to build up that list. Tune in these products and keep a look out for the discounts and you can avail these under 50k during the right window.