5 Best Laptops for IT students

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In this vast pool of laptops and computers, choosing the best laptop is a bit tedious job to do since there are a variety of options to choose from. Before making a purchase, the major thing a student should watch out for is the price of the laptop. After the price, you can focus on the performance (CPU and GPU) as well as the weight and battery life of the laptop. As you have to carry the laptop on a daily basis. Also, lockdown is right at the bay due to which choosing a laptop with a good camera and mic is a must in the meantime. Taking all these into consideration. Here are the 5 best laptops for IT students in Nepal that are currently available for purchase.

Apple MacBook Air M1

Apple MacBook Air with the new M1 Silicon Chipset is a game-changer. The performance has significantly improved in comparison to the older MacBook Airs (powered by Intel chipset). Also, the battery life has improved too. The new MacBook Air supports the P3 Color Gamut, making it an excellent option for photography and video editing students. Not only that, the MacBook Air M1 wights only 2.8 pounds (1.29kg) which makes it portable and easy to carry on a daily basis.

5 Best Laptops for IT Students in Nepal

Apple MacBook Air M1 Price in Nepal: NPR. 148,000

Specifications

  • Apple M1 chip with 8‑core CPU, 7‑core GPU, and 16‑core Neural Engine
  • 8GB unified memory
  • 256GB SSD storage
  • Retina display with True Tone
  • Magic Keyboard
  • Touch ID
  • Force Touch trackpad
  • Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports

Pros and Cons

ProsCons
The all-metal body prevents any sort of heating problems.Port selections.
A very fast and responsive Big Sur Mac operating system.The fanless design could impact performance.
The battery life of the laptop is amazing, preventing any hassle for the student of regular charging.
The laptop is extremely light making it highly portable.

Dell Inspiron 5310

The Dell Inspirion 5310 is powered by an i5-11th gen processor which is paired with an internal Intel Iris Xe Graphics. Adding to this, the Inspirion 5310 weighs only 1.26kg, making it a highly portable yet powerful laptop that you can carry on a daily basis.

5 Best Laptops for IT Students in Nepal

Dell Inspiron 5310 Price in Nepal: NPR. 127,000

Specifications

CPU11th Generation Intel Core i5-11320H Processor (8MB Cache, 4.5GHz)
GraphicsIntel Iris Xe Graphics with shared graphics memory
Memory8GB, onboard, LPDDR4x, 4267MHz
Display13.3-inch 16:10 FHD+ (1920 x 1200) Anti-Glare Non-Touch Narrow Border 300nits WVA Display
Connections1 USB 3.2 Gen 1 port
1 Thunderbolt 4 (Type-C) port with Power Delivery
1 Thunderbolt 4 (Type-C) port with Power Delivery, Primary-Power Port (Type-C PECOS)
1 headset (headphone and microphone combo) port
1 HDMI 1.4b port
NetworkingIntel® Wi-Fi 6 2×2 (Gig+) and Bluetooth 5.1
Storage512 GB, M.2, PCIe NVMe, SSD
Size :Height x width x depth Height: 0.55” – 0.62” (13.9 – 15.9 mm)
Width: 11.68” (296.78 mm)
Depth: 8.27” (210 mm)
Battery4-Cell 54 Watt-Hours Integrated
Camera Webcam720p at 30 fps, HD RGB camera, dual-array microphones
Weight1.26kg
AudioStereo speakers with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro, 2.5 W x 2 = 5 W total
2.1 digital-audio out using HDMI-out connection
3.50 mm headset (headphone and microphone combo) port

Pros and Cons

ProsCons
Matte display.Lack of upgradability.
2x Thunderbolt ports.Weak webcam.
Aluminum case with good haptics.

ASUS ZENBOOK UX435EG

The ASUS ZenBook is powered by an i5-11th gen processor which is paired with NVIDIA GeForce MX450 discrete graphics. Adding to this, the ZenBook weighs only 1.19kg (2.84lb), making it a highly portable yet powerful laptop that you can carry without a hassle on a daily basis. The ZenBook 14 offers the revolutionary ASUS ScreenPad in order to enhance productivity.

5 Best Laptops for IT Students in Nepal

ASUS ZENBOOK UX435EG Price in Nepal: NPR. 153,333

Specifications

CPU11th Generation Intel® Core i5-1135G7 processor
GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce® MX450 with 2GB GDDR6 VRAM
Memory8 GB LPDDR4x onboard memory
DisplayTouch screen, 14.0-inch, FHD (1920 x 1080) 16:9, IPS-level Panel, Glossy display, LED Backlit, 300nits, sRGB: 100%, Screen-to-body ratio: 92 %
Connections2 x Thunderbolt 4 USB-C® with ASUS USB-C® Easy Charge
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
1 x Standard HDMI 2.0
1 x MicroSD card reader
1 x Audio Jack
NetworkingIntel® WiFi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)
Bluetooth 5.0
Storage512GB NVMe SSD
Size (height x width x depth) 319 X 199 X 16.9~17.9mm
Battery63 Wh 3-cell lithium-polymer battery
camera webcam IR webcam with Windows Hello support
Weight1.19kg
AudioCertified by Harman Kardon
Array microphone with Cortana and Alexa voice-recognition support
Keyboard and TouchpadFull-size backlit, with 1.4mm key travel
Screeenpad 2.0

Pros and Cons

ProsCons
Great port selections. The display is reflective.
Extremely lightweight and portable.
Premium and portable design.
Good Battery Life.

Acer Aspire 5 2021 A515-56G

The Acer Aspire 5 2021 is equipped with an i7-11th gen processor which is paired with NVIDIA GeForce MX350 discrete graphics. Adding to this, the laptop runs on 8GB of DDR4 RAM that can be expanded up to 32GB. For storage, the Aspire 5 2021 gets 1TB of HDD.

5 Best Laptops for IT Students in Nepal

Acer Aspire 5 2021 A515-56G Price in Nepal: NPR. 105,000

Specifications

CPU11th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7 Processor (12MB Cache, up to 4.7 GHz)
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce MX350 Graphics Card with 2GB of VRAM
Display15.6-inch IPS Display; Full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution; LED-backlit, Narrow Bezel Display
Memory8GB DDR4; Expandable up to 32GB
Storage1TB HDD; Dedicated SSD slot for storage expansion
WirelessWireless Wi-Fi 6 AX201
Bluetooth 5.0
USB Ports2 x USB 3.1 Gens 1 ports with one featuring power-off USB charging
1 x USB 2.0 ports
1 x HDMI port with HDCP support
1 x 3.5 mm headphone/speaker jack, supporting headsets with a built-in microphone
1 x Ethernet (RJ-45) port
1 x DC-in jack for AC adapter
BatteriesLithium-ion (12 hours)
Weight4.19 pounds

Pros and Cons

ProsCons
Great port selections.Lack of SSD.
RAM and SSD be upgraded.A bit on the heavier side.
Battery life.
Powerful CPU.

HP Envy 13 2021

The HP Envy 13 is equipped with an i5-11th gen processor which is paired with an internal Intel Iris Xe graphics. Adding to this, the laptop runs on 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and for storage, the Envy 13 gets 256GB of SSD.

5 Best Laptops for IT Students in Nepal

HP Envy 13 2021 Price in Nepal: NPR. 115,000

CPUIntel Core i5-1135G7 (up to 4.2 GHz with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology, 8 MB L3 cache, 4 cores)
RAM8GB DDR4-3200 SDRAM (onboard)
Screen13.3″ diagonal, FHD (1920 x 1080 pixels), IPS, edge-to-edge glass, micro-edge, BrightView, 400 nits, 100% sRGB
Hard Drive256GB SSD
GraphicsIntel Iris Xe Graphics;
Dimensions30.65 x 19.46 x 1.69 cm
Ports1 Thunderbolt™ 4 with USB4™ Type-C® 40Gbps signaling rate (USB Power Delivery, DisplayPort™ 1.4, HP Sleep and Charge); 1 SuperSpeed USB Type-C® 5Gbps signaling rate; 1 SuperSpeed USB Type-A 5Gbps signaling rate (HP Sleep and Charge); 1 AC smart pin; 1 headphone/microphone combo
Wireless TypeIntel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (2×2) and Bluetooth® 5 combo (Supporting Gigabit file transfer speeds)
Rear Webcam ResolutionHP Wide Vision HD Camera with dual array digital microphone 
Keyboard Full-size island-style backlit keyboard
Batteries3-cell, 51 Wh Li-ion polymer
WeightStarting at 1.3Kg

Pros and Cons

ProsCons
Bright, vivid displayPlastic Touchpad
Attractive designNo IR camera option
Light-weight and portable to carry

5 Best Laptop for IT students in Nepal(Summary)

VariantsPrice in Nepal
Apple MacBook Air M1NPR. 148,000
Dell Inspiron 5310NPR. 127,000
ASUS ZENBOOK UX435EGNPR. 153,333
Acer Aspire 5 2021 A515-56GNPR. 105,000
HP Envy 13 2021NPR. 115,000

This concludes our list of 5 Best Laptops for IT Students in Nepal. The selection of these laptops was done on the basis of their portability, performance, and pricing. The battery life was also one of the main reasons for selecting them.

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