No matter how much you play on our smartphone, tablet or console, nothing really beats gaming on a PC does it? And PC gaming is often better served by a laptop. There are several of these, which offer a great deal of performance without sacrificing much on portability. Here we have listed the best gaming laptops you can buy for less than Rs 50,000.
However, it is actually a bit tricky to choose the perfect gaming rig below Rs 50k, as none of them are properly suited for a hardcore gamer. You should aim for the right balance between processing power and graphics capability in the laptop you wish to buy.
We have selected the top 10 laptops that boast of optimum gaming capabilities while costing under Rs 50,000.
Please note that the prices mentioned below are based on what was available at the time this article was written. These may slightly vary as deals and offers keep changing from time to time.
But before we begin with the gaming laptops, here's the best value for money all-round notebook you can buy under 50k right now.
Dell Vostro 3578 is the first suggestion from us if the purpose is all-round usage, from office/college work to a slice of multimedia at home. It packs the latest set of Intel i5 8th gen processor with 8GB DDR4 RAM to power all the basic office chores. It's 15.6-inch display is not the best in the range, but still does its job quite well. The design is as basic as you can expect but the build is quite solid with premium finish on the outer shell. It has the most common connectivity ports and ample power for the price.
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With the 8th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU, the ASUS VivoBook 15 X510UF clearly has impressive processing power. However, this is not evenly matched with a capable graphics card. The 2GB GDDR3 NVIDIA GeForce MX130 simply doesn’t support hardcore gaming. Still, the laptop should be good enough for casual gamers to play on medium settings. The battery life is average, but the laptop supports fast charging and battery health charging technologies.
Externally, the ASUS VivoBook 15 X510UF is built quite decently. It supports a host of connectivity options ranging from Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to a DVD Writer, as well as variety of USB ports- Type C, USB 3.0, USB 2.0- as well as an HDMI port and a microSD card slot. It comes preloaded with Windows 10.
It retails for Rs 49,980 on Amazon.
This is a very good under-Rs 50,000 gaming laptop by Lenovo. The IdeaPad 330 brings above-average specs to a budget laptop, and is a good option for casual gamers. While the device lacks both a dedicated GPU and a user-friendly OS, its superior RAM, multitasking ability, and impressive processor performance make it a worthy entrant into this list.
It retails for Rs 41,890 on Amazon.
It is quite surprising to find a laptop with GDDR5 graphics priced below Rs 50,000. For starters, GDDR5 GPUs are significantly faster than GDDR3 options and offer enormous improvements in gaming and other graphics intensive works. This does make the Lenovo Ideapad IP 320 80XL033MIN one of the most powerful gaming notebooks on a budget, starting from Rs 41
If you can bear with the tiny 2-cell battery here, buying it is a no-brainer. Furthermore, the notebook also comes with Windows 10 preinstalled, relieving you from the troubles of installing a fresh OS.
As we said: arguably the best gaming laptop under 50K. The GDDR5 GPU puts it miles ahead of most of its competitors in the budget gaming laptop segment, and the performance and RAM are hard to beat as well. The only let-down is the HD screen- a full-HD display is probably the only thing that could make this laptop better. But best not to look a gift horse in the mouth- considering the specs, it's a steal.
This is the DOS version of the Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G and comes with identical specifications. The combination of 7th Gen Intel Core i5 Processor and 2GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce 940MX GPU is quite potent indeed. Even laptops costing upwards Rs 60,000 will have a tough time beating the Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575.
The Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575 takes the crown of being the best gaming laptop under Rs 50,000. It is simply unbelievable what the company is offering at only Rs 40,990. Besides, the notebook also rocks dual-band Wi-Fi, Stereo Speakers, DVD Writer and HD Webcam.
These are the absolute best gaming laptops you can get within Rs. 50,000. Go through each of these notebooks carefully and choose the one that is best suited to your needs. A little tip: swap the Hard Disk with an SSD and you will unlock these machines’ true potentials.