Best Budget Ultrabooks in Nepal Under Rs. 100,000 (रु 1 Lakh)

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Here, we will be discussing the best budget Ultrabooks under NPR 100,000 in Nepal. In today’s fast-paced world, everyone is working on the go. Having a device that you can easily carry around in your backpack can have a significant impact on your overall productivity. This has caused a surge in demand for Ultrabooks.

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The growing popularity of Ultrabooks has prompted smartphone brands such as Huawei, Xiaomi, and Realme to chime in on this market as well. Such devices used to be pretty expensive (the premium ones still are), but there are a lot more affordable options today. Here, we have prepared the list of the best budget Ultrabooks that you can buy in Nepal under NPR 100,000.

Admittedly, you can find even cheaper Ultrabooks in the market. However, most of them are pretty underpowerful, feature relatively slow HDD storage, and have a sub-par display. As you move to the 1 lakh category, performance will not be much of an issue, but there will still be compromises in areas like build quality, display standard, and such.

Best budget Ultrabooks in Nepal:

Asus VivoBook 14 X413EA

Asus VivoBook 14 X413EA features a 14-inch anti-glare IPS panel. It is powered by the 11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7, which is a quad-core processor. If you want more CPU cores, you should skip to the HP 14 that is next on this list.

However, because the i5-1135G7 has pretty impressive single-core performance, it should be more than enough for most people. This has been paired with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD.

Asus VivoBook 14 X413EA best budget ultrabooks in nepalApart from this, the VivoBook 14 comes with a backlit keyboard for those who tend to work till late. Talking about the keyboard, it stands out because of the yellow accent “Color Block” Enter key. The port selection is quite good as well on this one.

Besides, this laptop has a 14″ FHD display with a respectable 250 nits of brightness and 45% NTSC color. In addition, Asus is the only brand in Nepal that offers two years of international warranty on its laptop. You also get a free backpack and an Asus mouse with every purchase of Asus VivoBook 14 X413EA.

Asus VivoBook 14 X413EA Specifications:

  • Body: 215 x 324 x 19.1mm, 1.40kg
  • Display: 14.0-inches FHD IPS panel, 250 nits, 45% NTSC
  • Resolution: FHD (1920 x 1080), 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-1135G7 (4 cores/8 threads, Up to 4.2GHz, 8MB cache)
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4-3200
  • Storage: 256GB PCIe 3.0 NVMe M.2 SSD
  • Keyboard: Backlit chiclet, color-block Enter key
  • Ports: 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C, 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A, 1x USB 2.0 Type-A, 1x MicroSD Card, 1x HDMI 1.4, 1x AC pin
  • Battery: 3-cell 42Wh, 65W AC adapter
  • Price: NPR 97,777

HP 14

The next entry in our list of best budget Ultrabooks under NPR 100,000 in Nepal is the HP 14. If you are looking for a powerfully compact laptop for school and college, this could be the one for you. 

As the moniker suggests, it comes with a 14-inch display. Weighing 1.47kg, this laptop is fairly portable even though it is comparatively heavier than the Asus VivoBook 14 X413 discussed earlier. And as you’d expect, its 14-inch chassis doesn’t have room for a dedicated Numpad. 

HP 14 best budget ultrabooks in nepal

As for ports, you get one USB Type-C, two USB Type-A, one multi-format SD card reader, one HDMI 1.4b, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The keyboard is backlit, so you won’t have any trouble using it in low-light conditions either.

On the performance end, this laptop has a hexa-core Ryzen 5 5500U CPU that delivers excellent single and multi-core performance. This has been complemented with 8GB of RAM and 256GB M.2 NVMe SSD.

Similarly, HP has included dual speakers, a 720p HP True Vision camera with dual digital microphones for your multimedia and video calling needs. Just like the one above, the HP 14 brings a 14″ FHD display with 250 nits of brightness and 45% NTSC color as well.

HP 14 Specifications:

  • Body: 225 x 324 x 17.9mm, 1.47kg
  • Display: 14-inches anti-glare panel, 250 nits, 45% NTSC
  • Resolution: FHD (1920 x 1080), 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 5500U (6 cores/12 threads, Up to 4.0GHz, 8MB cache)
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4-3200
  • Storage: 256GB PCIe SSD
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi (2×2), Bluetooth 5
  • Sound: Dual Speakers, Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • Ports: 1x USB Type-C, 2x USB Type-A, 1x AC smart pin, 1x HDMI 1.4b, 1x Micro SD card reader, 1x 3.5mm headphone/mic combo
  • Battery: 3-cell 41Wh, 65W AC adapter
  • Price: NPR 85,990

Dell Inspiron 3501

Moving on, the Dell Inspiron 3501 comes with an all-plastic build with a matt textured finish. This design choice gives the laptop a firm grip and even helps minimize smudges. Inside, you get a big 15.6-inch FHD display. Its brightness and color accuracy levels are in line with what we get in the price range.

Under the hood, the Inspiron 3501 is powered by the 11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 CPU, which we found reliable enough under our tests. Our usage mostly consisted of opening 10-12 Chrome tabs, text editor, and Adobe Photoshop at the same time.

Dell Inspiron 15 3501 Design

The MX330 GPU should also deliver smooth gameplay in titles like CS: GO and Valorant under low to medium settings. But if gaming’s not your priority, the Dell Inspiron 15 3501 is available without a discrete graphics card as well.

In our test, the 42Wh battery on this laptop provided 7 hours of screen-on-time on average which is quite impressive. Backing it up is a 45W AC adapter that takes around 3.5 hours to fully juice up the laptop from 0 to 100%.

Dell Inspiron 15 3501 Specifications:

  • Body: 248.92 x 363.98 x 19.81mm, 1.96 kg
  • Display: 15.6″ WVA panel, FHD (1920×1080) resolution, 141 PPI
  • Keyboard: Standard QWERTY keyboard with Numpad
  • Trackpad: Plastic multi-touch trackpad, Windows Precision drivers
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-1135G7 (4 cores/8 threads, Up to 4.2GHz, 8MB cache)
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • Graphics: NVIDIA MX330 (2GB GDDR5 VRAM)
  • Audio: Dual speaker setup
  • Webcam: 720p front-facing camera
  • Connectivity: Dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0
  • I/O Ports: 3x USB Type-A, 1x 3.5mm audio jack, 1x charge jack, 1 x RJ-45, 1 x microSD card, 1 x HDMI
  • Battery: 3-cell 42Wh, 45W AC adapter
  • Price in Nepal: NPR 95,000
  • Check out our review of Dell Inspiron 15 3501.

Acer Aspire 5 2021

Another entry in our list of best budget Ultrabooks in Nepal is the Acer Aspire 5 2021. Acer’s Aspire series is known for its budget-friendly nature and the latest 2021 iteration carries on its legacy.

Its design is not a head-turner but we can’t expect more at this price point, to begin with. Under the hood, there’s the Intel Core i5-1135G7 CPU and MX350 GPU, which should get you thorough basic tasks as well as light gaming with ease.

Acer Aspire 5 2021 Design and Display

This laptop even supports Wi-Fi 6 connectivity. However, you also need to have a compatible network to make the most out of it. In addition, all the basic I/O ports you would expect from a budget Ultrabook are available here. Some models even have a fingerprint scanner. Fueling the laptop is a 3-cell 48Wh battery.

Acer Aspire 5 2021 Specifications:

  • Body: 238.76 x 363.22 x 17.78mm, 1.65 kg
  • Display: 15.6-inch IPS panel
  • Resolution: FHD (1920×1080)
  • Keyboard: Backlit chiclet keys with NumPad
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-1135G7 (4 cores/8 threads, Up to 4.2GHz, 8MB cache)
  • Graphics:  NVIDIA MX350 (2GB GDDR5 VRAM)
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4 SDRAM (expandable)
  • Storage: 256GB NVME SSD
  • Connectivity: WiFi 6 AX201, Bluetooth 5.0
  • I/O Ports: 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C, 1x combo audio jack, 1x RJ45, 1x HDMI
  • Battery: 3-cell 48Wh, 45W AC adapter
  • Price: NPR 94,000

Lenovo Ideapad 3 2021

The final entry in our list of best budget Ultrabooks in Nepal is Lenovo IdeaPad 3 2021. In our search for the best budget laptops in Nepal, we’ve found this to be one of the most well-rounded packages. Still, you’ll need to look out for the mediocre viewing angles on the models with TN panels.

Moving on, the IdeaPad 3 is powered by the latest Ryzen 5 5500U CPU. Though it is not based on the latest Zen 3 architecture, we found this processor to be quite capable for our daily usage, which mostly included online classes, casual web browsing, video streaming, and editing photos on Adobe Photoshop.

Lenovo IdeaPad 3 2021 AMD TN Display Panel

Its 42Wh battery is also decent as it can easily provide 6 to 8 hours of screen-on time. The laptop even supports Rapid Charge that takes it from 0 to 100% in just an hour using the 65W charger.

Furthermore, there’s USB Type-C connectivity available as well, while biometric options include a fingerprint reader with Windows Hello login. For your video calling needs, Lenovo has installed a standard 720p HD camera here with a physical shutter to shut it on/off.

Lenovo Ideapad 3 2021 Specifications:

  • Body: 236.47 x 365.76 x 19.81-inches, 1.56 kg
  • Display: 15.6-inch TN/IPS anti-glare panel, 45% NTSC, 250/300 nits
  • Resolution: Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Keyboard: Chiclet-style backlit keyboard
  • Trackpad: Plastic multi-touch trackpad, Windows Precision drivers
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 5500U (6 cores/12 threads, Up to 4.0GHz, 8MB cache)
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4-3200 RAM
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon Graphics (Integrated)
  • Audio: 2x 1.5W speakers, Dolby Audio
  • Webcam: 720p HD camera, Privacy shutter
  • I/O: 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C (Data-only), 1x USB 3.4 Gen 1 Type-A, 1x USB 2.0 Type-A por,t, 1x HDMI 2.1b, 1x headphone jack, 1x card reader
  • Battery: 38/45Wh, 65W AC adapter
  • Price: NPR 85,000
  • Check out our review of Lenovo IdeaPad 3 2021.

Best budget Ultrabooks under NPR 100000 in Nepal [Summary] 

S. No. Best budget Ultrabooks in Nepal Price
5 Asus VivoBook 14 X413EA NPR 97,777
4 HP 14 NPR 85,990
3 Dell Inspiron 15 3501 NPR 95,000
2 Acer Aspire 5 2021 NPR 94,000
1 Lenovo IdeaPad 3 2021 NPR 85,000

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