Best Laptops Under Rs. 80,000 in Nepal [Updated]

Best Laptops under Rs 80000 in Nepal 2022

In this article, we’ve listed the best laptops under NPR 80000 you could buy in Nepal right now. Since the start of the lockdown, the demand for budget laptops has gone up. However, the market has not been able to meet the current demand. As a result, there are not a lot of laptops to choose from when compared to the situation before the pandemic.

Choosing a laptop under NPR 80000 (A mini-guide)

Basics aside, there are certain things that one should be looking out for when searching for the best laptops under NPR 80000 in Nepal. First, a display with Full HD resolution should be your top priority. Furthermore, performance-wise, you aim for the  11th Gen Intel Core i5 processor (Ryzen 5500U is better, though), 8GB RAM, and 256GB SSD.

Anyway, don’t keep your hopes high in terms of graphics. You are less likely to get discrete graphics in this range. So, that being said, let us dive into our pick for the best laptops under NPR 80000 in Nepal.

Best laptops under NPR 80000 in Nepal (Summary)

S. No.  Best Laptops Under NPR 80000 in Nepal  Price 
6. RedmiBook 15 e-Learning Edition Rs. 74,999
5. Acer Swift 3 Rs. 79,000
4. Dell Vostro 3510 Rs. 81,999*
3. Dell Inspiron 15 3511 Rs. 78,490
2. Acer Aspire 5 Rs. 71,990
1. HP Notebook 14 EF Rs. 78,000
Honorable mention
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 Rs. 85,000

6RedmiBook 15 e-Learning Edition

RedmiBook Pro Design and Display

We are starting this list of best budget laptops under Rs. 80,000 in Nepal with the RedmiBook 15 e-learning Edition. It is the cheapest laptop from Xiaomi in Nepal. It is powered by the 11th Gen Intel Core i3-1115G4 CPU, which is paired with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD.

The laptop comes with a polycarbonate body which Redmi has tried to enhance by adding metal-like brushes. It ships with Windows 11 out of the box. It also has Microsoft Office Student Edition pre-installed.

The keyboard doesn’t have a dedicated number pad which Xiaomi could have easily accommodated in a chassis of this size. Likewise, it is not backlit either. Furthermore, the laptop lacks a Type-C port in case you are looking for it.

RedmiBook 15 e-Learning EditionSpecifications:

  • Design and Build: Polycarbonate body, Charcoal Grey
  • Display: 15.6-inch FHD LCD panel
  • CPU: 11th Gen Intel Core i3-1115G4
  • GPU: Integrated Intel UHD Graphics
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4-3200
  • Storage: 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD
  • Battery: 46Wh cell, Up to 10 hours (65W AC adapter)
  • Webcam: Yes, 720p
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Ports: 2x USB 3.2 Type-A, 1x USB 2.0 Type-A, 1x Gigabit Ethernet, 1x SD card reader, 1x 3.5mm audio combo jack
  • Price in Nepal: Rs. 74,999

5Acer Swift 3

Next, we have the 2021 iteration of Acer Swift 3. It is powered by AMD’s Ryzen 3 5300U processor which brings 4 cores, 8 threads, and a boost clock speed up to 3.8GHz. It is paired with 8GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 256GB SSD. There is not much to complain about the design.

It has a solid chassis and also the best display of all laptops on this list. The 14-inch LCD screen covers 100% of the sRGB color gamut and 300 nits of brightness which are not common in this price range. In addition, Acer Swift 3 even has a backlight keyboard and a fingerprint scanner.

Acer Swift 3 Specifications:

  • Design & Build: Aluminum lid, plastic chassis
  • Display: 14-inch IPS LCD panel
  • Resolution: FHD (1920×1080)
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 5300U (4C/8T, up to 3.8 GHz)
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon Vega (Integrated)
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • Connectivity: WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.0
  • I/O Ports: 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1-Type-C, 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 1x USB 2.0 Type-A, 1x combo audio jack, 1x HDMI
  • Battery: 48Wh battery
  • Price: Rs. 79,000

4Dell Vostro 3510

Dell Vostro 15 3510 Design and Display

The third entry on our list is the Dell Vostro 3510. Being a business laptop, the primary focus of the Vostro 3510 is not on the look or the design. Instead, it is packed with capable hardware. We are looking at a laptop powered by an 11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor.

Likewise, you get 8GB of DDR4 RAM and 256GB of SSD storage. The latter is upgradeable up to 16GB and you also get an additional HDD slot for storage expansion. 

Bearing a price tag of Rs. 82,000, it is not quite under the Rs. 80,00 as the title of this post suggests, but you can get the extra Rs. 2,000 off if you negotiate a little. 

Dell Vostro 3510 Specifications:

  • Display: 15.6-inches FHD IPS panel
  • Keyboard: Dark grey keyboard (non-backlit)
  • Processor: 11th Gen Intel Tiger Lake Core i5-1135G7
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4 RAM
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • Audio: 2x2W stereo speaker setup
  • Webcam: 720p HD camera
  • I/O ports: 1x USB 2.0 Type-A, 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 1x HDMI 1.4, 1x 3.5mm mic/headphone jack combo, 1x SD card reader (SD, XC, HC), 1x wedge-shaped lock slot
  • Connectivity: WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Battery: 3-cell 41 Watt-hours, 65W adapter, ExpressCharge
  • Price: Rs. 81,999* (Available for Rs. 80,000)

3Dell Inspiron 3511 

Dell Inspiron 15 3511 Design and Display

Next up, we have the Dell Inspiron 3511. Specs-wise, the Dell Inspiron 3511 is a lot like the Vostro 3510 before it. You get the same internal specifications as the Vostro 3510 with some changes here and there.

As Inspiron 3511 is targeted at a more mainstream audience, the laptop is available in brighter color options. Plus, you can also get it for a relatively cheaper price. 

Dell Inspiron 15 3511 Specifications:

  • Display: 15.6-inches FHD IPS panel
  • Keyboard: Dark grey keyboard (non-backlit)
  • Processor: 11th Gen Intel Tiger Lake Core i5-1135G7
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4 RAM
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • Audio: 2x2W stereo speaker setup
  • Webcam: 720p HD camera
  • I/O ports: 1x USB 2.0 Type-A, 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 1x HDMI 1.4, 1x 3.5mm mic/headphone jack combo, 1x SD card reader (SD, XC, HC), 1x wedge-shaped lock slot
  • Connectivity: WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Battery: 3-cell 41 Watt-hours, 65W adapter, ExpressCharge
  • Price: Rs. 78,490

2Acer Aspire 5

Acer Aspire 5 2021 Display

Holding the second spot in this list of best laptops under Rs. 80,000 is the Acer Aspire 5. The specs are typical of others laptops in this list but it is available for a lot less right now. The laptop is powered by 11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 and features 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD storage.

The design and build of the laptop are also great for its price. Acer has used aluminum for the lid and robust plastic for the rest of the chassis. It is also compact because of the 14” IPS screen. It is powered by a 48Wh Li-ion cell and Acer has not compromised on connectivity either. 

Acer Aspire 5 Specifications:

  • Design & Build: Aluminum lid, plastic chassis
  • Display: 14-inch IPS LCD panel
  • Resolution: FHD (1920×1080)
  • Processor: 11th gen Intel Core i5-1135G7
  • Graphics: Intel Iris Xe (Integrated)
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • Connectivity: WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.0
  • I/O Ports: 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1-Type-C, 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 1x USB 2.0 Type-A, 1x combo audio jack, 1x RJ45, 1x HDMI
  • Battery: 3-cell 48Wh battery, 45W charging
  • Price: Rs. 71,990

1HP Notebook 15 EF

Finally, the best laptop under Rs. 80,000 in Nepal right now is the HP Notebook 15 EF. The reason it is placed higher than other entries on this list is its processor.

It is powered by AMD’s Ryzen 5 5500U which performs better than Core i5-1135G7 in real-life usage. The reason being its hexa-core CPU gives it an edge over its Intel counterpart in multi-threaded tasks.

HP Laptop 14 FQ best laptops under 80000 in Nepal

It comes with 8GB of DDR4 RAM and 256GB of SSD storage, which should be enough for normal tasks. Likewise, you get a 15.6-inch FHD screen with 250 nits of brightness.

The port selection is also quite good as you are provided with one Type-C, two Type-A, one HDMI, and a combined audio jack. 

Fueling the laptop is a 41Whr Li-ion battery and a 45W power adapter is provided in the box. 

HP Notebook 15 EF Specifications:

  • Display: 15.6-inch FHD micro-edge IPS panel, 45% NTSC, 250 nits
  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5500U (6C/12T, up to 4.0 GHz, 8MB L3 cache)
  • GPU: AMD Radeon Graphics (Integrated )
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4-3200
  • Storage: 256GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
  • Audio: Stereo speakers
  • Webcam: 720p webcam
  • Ports: 1x USB-C, 2x USB Type-A, 1x HDMI 1.4b, 1x audio combo jac, 1x SD card reader
  • Connectivity: WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Battery: 3-cell 41Wh, 45W adapter
  • Price: NPR 78,000

Honorable Mention (Lenovo IdeaPad 3)

Lenovo IdeaPad 3 2021 AMD TN Display Panel

If you don’t mind splashing extra cash, we strongly recommend getting the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 2021. It retails for around Rs 85,000, but you can always negotiate for some discounts. For the price, you get a Ryzen 5 5500U, 8GB of upgradeable RAM, and 256GB of SSD.

It doesn’t have the premium look but the build quality is quite good. Moving on, you also get a full-size backlit keyboard with a dedicated number pad and a power button that doubles as a fingerprint scanner. There is not much to complain about battery and connectivity.

However, you should try to get the variant with an LCD screen whenever possible as viewing angles on the TN panel is not excellent.

Lenovo IdeaPad 3 15 (2021) Specifications:

  • Display: 15.6-inch FHD TN panel, 45% NTSC, 200 nits
  • Keyboard: Chiclet-style backlit keyboard
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 5500U CPU
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4-3200 RAM
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • Audio: 2x 1.5W speakers, Dolby Audio
  • Webcam: 720p HD camera, Privacy shutter
  • Security: Fingerprint scanner
  • I/O: 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C, 1x USB 3.4 Gen 1 Type-A, 1x USB 2.0 Type-A port, 1x HDMI 2.1b, 1x headphone jack, 1x card reader
  • Battery: 45Wh, 65W adapter
  • Price: Rs. 85,000

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