Buying a laptop usually means endless research into specs, price, and how to get the most performance for your money. The only alternative being a less than informed purchase. Computer manufacturers don’t make it easy to find the best deal.
And it’s especially difficult to computer shop with a budget. There’s always a better model, and usually a comparable model that’s within the same price range.
Which begs the question, which model is the best? Are i7 processors really worth the increased price? Should you opt for the extra RAM?
We’ve asked ourselves these questions over and over again, and finally came down to one final question; how can we balance price with performance?
Today, we’re bringing you our answer with our list of the best laptops under RS 50000 with i7 processors & 8GB or 16GB RAM.
10 Best Laptops Under Rs 50000 With i7 Processor & 8GB, 16GB RAM
1. Lenovo IdeaPad 320
People know Leveno for high-quality computers and the IdeaPad 320 is no exception. The company has seen success in business circles thanks to their attention to durability and portability, and those same selling points translate well to the consumer market.
The IdeaPad 320 runs modern hardware designed to keep your computing experience as smooth as possible, without driving up the price. Features include:
- 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-7500U Processor (2.70GHz 4MB) processor
- 16 GB of ultra-fast DDR4 RAM
- 1TB HDD
- GeForce 940MX graphics chip
- Display measures in at 39.624cm (15.6 inches)
- Low 2.2 KG weight keeps things portable
- OS is the standard Windows 10
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2. Asus R542UQ
Next on our list is the Asus R542UQ. Asus has built quite the following over the past several years, introducing high-quality laptops coupled with affordable prices. It makes our list for an excellent balance of price and build quality.
- Powerful Intel® Core™ i7 7500U Processor
- Up to 16 GB SDRAM
- GeForce 930MX
- Storage is available in the following configurations: SSD SATA3 M.2 256GB,
- SATA HDD 500GB 5400RPM, SSD 128GB SATA3 M.2, SATA HDD 1TB
- Windows 10 OS is standard
If you’re looking for a computer that’s perfect for daily use, the Asus R542UQ is a good starting point. It’s fast enough for most tasks and very affordable.
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3. HP Spectre 13-v122tu
HP has a long history in the computing world with an especially keen knack for computer hardware itself. In India, the company continues to put out high-quality machines at affordable prices.
- 7th generation Intel Core i7-7500U
- 8 GB LPDDR3 RAM
- 512 GB PCIe® NVMe™ M.2 solid state drive
- Intel® HD Graphics 620
- Windows 10 OS
- 33.8 cm (13.3 inch) screen
The Spectre’s hardware makes for a formidable machine that’s as at home browsing the web as it is handling intensive photo editing.
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4. MSI CX62 7QL
MSI laptops enjoy a reputation as gaming rigs coupled with serious workstations for those dealing with graphic-heavy workflows. If you’re looking to manipulate video, photos, and the like, you’re looking at the right laptop.
- 7th Gen. Intel® Core™ i7 processor
- NVIDIA® GeForce® 940MX with DDR3 2GB VRAM
- 39.6 cm (15.6 inch) screen
- Windows 10
- 4 GB of DDR4 RAM (though we recommend upgrading the RAM)
- Storage tops out at 1 TB
- Supports 4K output up to 2 external monitors
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5. Dell Inspiron 14 3443
Dell marks the fourth different manufacturer on our list, and quite possibly the one with the biggest brand recognition. The computing company puts out more laptops than most and is constantly on the bestseller list year after year. And it’s no surprise why.
- Intel Core i7-5500U (5th Gen)
- 35.6 cm (14 inch) screen with optional HD Touch feature that adds touch-screen support.
- 4 GB of DDR3 RAM
- 500 GB HDD
- Windows 10
Dell offers a quality PC at an affordable price. You can find better specs, but the build-quality and additional touch-screen help put this laptop firmly on our list.
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6. Acer Aspire E5-576G-81GD
Our next computer is another offering from Acer, though this time an extremely affordable option that also offers up enough power to stay relevant.
- Intel® Core™ i7-8550U, quad-core clocked at 1.8 GHz
- Windows 10
- NVIDIA® GeForce® MX150 with up to 2 GB of dedicated graphics memory
- 256 GB solid state drive
- Full HD screen that’s easy on the eyes
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7. MSI PL62 7RC
Our second MSI offering, this laptop again focuses on graphics and gaming while still making an excellent workstation for those interested in design and other graphics-heavy applications.
- 7th Gen. Intel® Core™ i7 processor with an optional solid state drive
- Geforce® MX150 with 2GB of memory
- DDR4-2400 RAM with two upgradable slots that have a 32 GB total RAM maximum
- Cool Boost technology to keep temperatures down
- MSI “SHIFT” technology to balance performance and battery life
- Windows 10
If you’re looking for a computer that’s extremely fast and can handle heavy editing tasks, the PL62 7RC fits the bill.
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8. Acer Aspire A715-71G-71NC
The sibling to our other Acer laptop, the Aspire 7 comes equipped with a little more under the hood, though much remains the same as the Aspire E. There’s a lot to like here, and we’re especially impressed with the 7-plus hour battery life.
- Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ quad-core processor, clocked at 2.80 GHz
- NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 graphics card with up to 2 GB dedicated graphic memory
- 8 GB of DDR4 RAM
- 1 TB HDD
- Windows 10
9. Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Our only tablet-laptop hybrid, the Surface Pro more than holds its own against the other computers on our list.
- Windows 10
- 6th gen i7 Intel® Core™ processor
- Up to 16 GB of RAM
- Variable SSD options: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB
- Screen 31.2 cm (12.3 inches)
- Up to 9 hours continuous video playback
Though the real draw here is the portability and ability to morph from tablet to computer. It means you can bring the Surface with you anywhere without worrying about lugging around a heavy laptop.
10. Asus R-Series R558UQ-DM983D
Rounding out our list is the Asus R-Series. The particularly colorful laptop hides powerful internals.
- Intel® Core™ i7 7500U processor features up to a 3.5 GHz clock speed
- 12 GB of SDRAM
- NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
- Integrated Intel HD Graphics 620
- Windows 10
- Smart Gesture Input
You aren’t getting the fastest laptop on the market, but you are getting the best of the best for the price.
Choosing a Laptop
So there you have it. The list of the very best computers under RS 50000. From gaming to everyday use, we’ve thrown in a little something for everyone. And at the end of the day, any of these i7-equipped machines is more than worth their purchase price.
Our list proves that you don’t need to sacrifice performance for price. Through as for our recommendation, that’s up to you. The only person who knows what’s best for your needs, is yourself.
Tom loves to write on technology, e-commerce & internet marketing.
Tom has been a full-time internet marketer for two decades now, earning millions of dollars while living life on his own terms. Along the way, he’s also coached thousands of other people to success.