5 Best laptops to buy in India under Rs 60000

Purchasing a new laptop is a big investment, especially if you’re spending close to Rs. 60000. This list reviews the best laptops under Rs. 60000 and highlights their pros and cons so you can make an informed decision. We have compared factors like display, CPU, GPU, RAM, build quality and design to give you the whole picture. So if you’re in the market for a laptop or notebook that has good performance, unique design, excellent build quality and great after sales service, check out our review of the best laptops under Rs. 60000.

1) Apple MD760HN/B MacBook Air

  • Specifications aren’t future proof
  • Outstanding battery life
  • Excellent build quality
  • Lightweight and portable
  • Stunning design
  • Mac OSX

Apple has created some of the most beautifully designed and powerful laptops over the past few years. Combining high quality hardware with their iconic Mac OSX software has given birth to a number of gorgeous laptops, one of which is the MacBook Air. The feather thin laptop manages to house a 1.4 GHz Intel Core i5 processor and 4GB of RAM. The processor can also be used in Turbo Boost mode, which will increase its speed to 2.7 GHz.

The svelte Apple MacBook Air boasts of a dazzling 13.3-inch LED-backlit Glossy display with a 1440x900 resolution. You can view amazing videos or graphic intensive games on this vibrant screen with the help of the Intel HD Graphics 5000 card. You have the option to go for a solid state drive (SSD), which is available in 128GB and can significantly improve boot up speed and performance. In addition, you have a battery life of 12 hours, which is much more than most laptops on the market today. Apple Macbook Pro MD101HN/A is the best alternative buy for Apple MD760HN/B MacBook Air and both comes under the same price segment.

Apple has always believed in innovations and it has continuously strived to add these innovations to their products. With the MacBook Air, Apple have included a number of tech innovations that are unique to its laptop: QWERTY keyboard with an ambient light sensor and a Multi-Touch Trackpad which can three-finger swipe, scroll, four-finger swipe, pinch, rotate, and drag. The excellent build quality, high-quality materials, ultra-slim form factor and excellent OSX software makes the MacBook Air the best laptop you can buy under Rs. 60000.

 Spec Apple MD760HN/B MacBook Air
CPU Intel Core i5, 1.4 GHz with Turbo Boost Upto 2.7 GHz
RAM 4 GB DDR3
Screen 12.87 inch, 1440 x 900 Pixels, LED-backlit Glossy Display
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 5000
OS Mac OS X Mavericks
Storage 128 GB SSD Capacity
DVD Writer Not Available
Web Camera 720p FaceTime HD Webcam
Battery Upto 12 hours
Hybrid No
Touch Screen No
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Apple MD760HN/B MacBook Air reviews flipkart store Apple MD760HN/B MacBook Air Rs. 66,666
amazon store Apple MD760HN/B MacBook Air Rs. 59,529

2) Lenovo Z50-70 Notebook

  • Below average screen
  • Keyboard build isn’t great
  • Low quality touchpad
  • Good build quality
  • Fast CPU and GPU
  • Variety of configurations

Lenovo Z50-70 Notebook is svelte and good looking Notebook with excellent features bundled into it. It comes with stereo speakers having Dolby Audio certification that provides an immersive experience while watching movies and the 4 GB DD3 N15S-GT ensures that graphics are reproduced perfectly. All in all, Lenovo has created an exciting product that is bound to catch the eyes of the public because of its stunning good looks and clean aesthetics.

The design aesthetic is upmarket and premium-looking, even if most of the silver on display is just painted plastic. But the top deck as well as the metallic trim that runs the laptop's circumference are made of real metal.The back of the display lid has a satin silver finish that mimics aluminum, while the underside is black plastic with a fine-textile pattern imprinted. The relatively large lithium-ion battery is removable, and helped this Lenovo with exceptional battery life. There are two USB 2.0 ports, one on each side; as well as an extra v3 port on the left that joins HDMI and VGA video ports there. Hot air exhausts over an internal finned heatsink on this side, while power connection is through Lenovo's unique rectangular connector that resembles a USB plug in yellow.

In terms of performance, the Lenovo Z50-70 does not disappoint. Although it lacks the prowess of a gaming laptop, the Z50’s specifications are sufficient for casual gamers. Graphics performance is great thanks to the dedicated graphics card. You wont find any speed issues when performing day to day tasks on the Lenovo Z50-70.The shiny screen does suffer in bright-light conditions. The screen could have been improved as it current has poor colour reproduction and contrast.

Lenovo Z51-70, an updated version of Lenovo Z50-70 which comes under Rs.60,000 price range is available at Amazon with few variants. The Intel i7-5200U processor variant is available for Rs.61,490 and the i5-5200U processor variant comes for Rs.52,999.

The Lenovo Z50-70 is a well-rounded 15-inch laptop with a full-HD display and discrete nVidia graphics that can handle better gaming than many comparable budget laptops. Its build quality is good for the price (under Rs. 60000), and battery life of around five hours, plus sub-2.4 kg weight, makes it more usable as mobile workstation.

 Spec Lenovo Z50-70 Notebook
CPU Intel Core i7 (4500U) 1.8 GHz with Turbo Boost Upto 3 GHz
RAM 8GB DDR3 RAM
Screen 15.6 inch 1366 x 768 Pixels HD TN GL Flat Display
Graphics 4 GB DDR3 - N15S-GT
OS Windows 8.1
Storage 1 TB -5400 RPM SATA Hard Disk
DVD Writer SuperMulti Tray-in Drive
Web Camera HD Webcam
Battery 4 cell, up to 5 hours
Hybrid No
Touch Screen No
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 Lenovo Z50-70 Notebook Specifications, Price & Review flipkart store Lenovo Z50-70 Notebook Specifications, Price & Review Rs. 61,854
amazon store Lenovo Z50-70 Notebook Specifications, Price & Review N/A

3) HP Pavilion 15-p045TX Notebook

  • Screen could be improved
  • Fast CPU and RAM
  • Gaming laptop
  • Large storage capacity

If you’re a true-blue gamer looking to buy a budget gaming laptop under Rs. 60000 then the HP Pavilion 15-p045TX Notebook is perfect for you. This laptop is a perfect blend of features and futuristic design. It features a wide 15.6-inch HD LED Backlit Wide Screen Display with 1366 x 768 resolution. The HP Pavilion Notebook comes with 8GB RAM that can bumped up to 12GB if required. There’s mammoth storage space off offer too – 1TB HDD – for all your movies, photos and music.

Under the hood, the HP Pavilion 15-p045TX boasts of Intel Core i7 processor with clocking speed og 2 GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 3.1 GHz. Throw in a 2GB dedicated graphics card and you have a machine that can run almost any graphics intensive game effortlessly. The only disadvantage the HP Pavilion has is its similarity to Apple laptops. HP has tried very hard to emulate Apple’s iconic design but the use of cheap materials does not help their cause.

If you’re looking for a laptop with good battery life and enough power to support your PC games, the HP Pavilion 15-p045TX is your best bet. At a time when gaming laptops cost astronomical prices, you can snag one of these for less than Rs. 60000. The high-end specifications also make it future-proof and great value for money.

 Spec HP Pavilion 15-p045TX Notebook
CPU Intel Core i7 (4510U), 2 GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 Upto 3.1 GHz
RAM 8 GB DDR3 RAM
Screen 15.6 inch, 1366 x 768 Pixels Resolution, HD LED Backlit Wide Screen Display
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GT 840M - 2 GB DDR3
OS Windows 8.1
Storage 1 TB -5400 RPM SATA Hard Disk
DVD Writer SuperMulti DVD RW Drive with Dual Layer Support
Web Camera HP TrueVision HD Webcam
Battery 4 cell, Upto 5 Hours
Hybrid No
Touch Screen No
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HP Pavilion 15-p045TX Notebook Specifications, Price & Review flipkart store HP Pavilion 15-p045TX Notebook Specifications, Price & Review Rs. 54,990
amazon store HP Pavilion 15-p045TX Notebook Specifications, Price & Review Rs. 59,990

4) Dell Inspiron 15 Laptop

  • Slow hard drive
  • No VGA port
  • Interesting surface haptic
  • Good battery life
  • One-year warranty

The Dell Inspiron’s extensive feature list makes it one of the best laptops you can buy today without breaking the bank. Its brushed aluminum chassis is particularly stunning and makes a refreshing change from the cheap plastic we normally see on laptops in this price range. With the lid closed, its profile is very flat compared to the raised curves of some of its rivals and its 21.5mm thick chassis keeps the Inspiron 15 feeling nice and thin. Reassuringly, the Inspiron 15’s chassis still feels tough and pleasant to the touch.

The interior is understated with matt black plastic used for the palm rest and around the keyboard. The screen’s bezel uses a slightly textured material and it was nice to see there are no lights or LEDs to cause any distractions or break up the clean design. The display’s hinge was also solid and felt like it could live up to the rigours of extended use. Respond Native

The system’s footprint is slightly larger than some other 15in laptops but this means that there is a generously sized area for your palms and the touchpad is nice and tall, leaving your more room for gestures and swiping. The extra size also means the Inspiron 15 has reasonable connectivity options.

The Inspiron 15 is well specified, making it a good performer in both light gaming and application performance. It uses a dual-core Intel i7-4510U processor that runs at 2GHz but can boost up to a considerable 3.1GHz under the right thermal conditions. There’s also a total of 8GB of RAM installed across two memory slots. The motherboard supports up to 16GB but you’ll need to swap out both existing sticks if you want to install the maximum.

Overall, the Dell Inspiron exceeds expectations in terms of performance and speed. If you’re looking for a laptop under Rs. 60000, the Dell Inspiron 15 should definitely be on your list.

 Spec Dell Inspiron 15 Laptop
CPU Intel Core i7 (4500U), 1.8 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology Upto 3 GHz
RAM 8 GB DDR3 RAM
Screen 15.6-inch, HD LED Display with True Life with 1366 x 768 pixels
Graphics AMD Radeon HD 8850M - 2 GB DDR5
OS Windows 8
Storage 1 TB 5400 hard drive
DVD Writer Tray-load DVD RW Drive
Web Camera 1.0 Megapixel
Battery 6 cell, Upto 5 hours
Hybrid No
Touch Screen No
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Dell Inspiron 15 Laptop Specifications, Price & Review flipkart store Dell Inspiron 15 Laptop Specifications, Price & Review Rs. 62,350
amazon store Dell Inspiron 15 Laptop Specifications, Price & Review Rs. 60,299

5) Dell Inspiron 5547 Notebook

  • Build quality is subpar
  • Display could be better
  • Fast performance
  • Good looking design

The Dell Inspiron’s Intel i5 processor and 8GB of RAM do an excellent job in terms of performance. Navigation through menus and apps is snappy and graphics performance is formidable as well. If you’re looking for a laptop or notebook that has an overall good design and performance, the Dell Inspiron 5547 is it.

Color options are a combination of black and silver, that's it. We do, however, like this choice a lot, and also the new, much slimmer shape when compared to the Inspiron 15R. The new Inspiron 15-5547 never exceeds 22 millimeters in height, and due to its slightly wedged shape and its non-vertical edges, it appears to be even thinner. The Inspiron 15R, however, measured 31.3 millimeters, although it shipped with an optical drive which our test device omits. Then again, the new model weighs 200 grams less, with just 2230 grams left. This is better than the entire competition - but all of these devices do ship with an optical drive.

Build quality is decent given its price, but there are some weaknesses. Although the case does ship with even clearances, the surface around the palm rest can actually be pulled up a bit, leading to a clearance between it and the rest of the base unit. Another gap can be felt between the metal lid and the display frame, and again, both parts can be pried apart. In addition, there is not enough torsion resistance, especially when pressure is applied at the edges. The same holds true for the display lid (despite being made from aluminum), with image distortions becoming visible once pressure is applied.

Great design - the Inspiron 15-5547 looks both minimalistic and sleek, especially when considering its price point - but mediocre build quality. For a price of under Rs. 60000, the Dell Inspiron 5547 is a great choice.

 Spec Dell Inspiron 5547 Notebook
CPU Intel 4210U Core i5, 1.7 GHz with Turbo Boost Upto 2.7 GHz
RAM 8 GB DDR3 RAM
Screen 15.6-inch Screen, HD LED Backlit Display with Truelife with 1366 x 768 pixels pixel
Graphics AMD Radeon HD R7 M265 (2 GB DDR3)
OS Windows 8.1
Storage 1TB SATA 5400 RPM HDD
DVD Writer Not Available
Web Camera HD Webcam
Battery 3 cell, up to 5 hours
Hybrid No
Touch Screen No
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Dell Inspiron 5547 Notebook Specifications, Price & Review flipkart store Dell Inspiron 5547 Notebook Specifications, Price & Review Rs. 47,498
amazon store Dell Inspiron 5547 Notebook Specifications, Price & Review Rs. 47,498

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