With schools on the verge of resuming classes in the coming weeks, it’s a good time to invest in an affordable laptop to support your children’s online education. If you are finding it hard to choose a good laptop that doesn’t cost much but also delivers good performance, then take a look at the best online laptop deals for back-to-school. We have selected the laptops based on their specifications, that can deliver optimum performance, and also based on lightweight design, where students can easily carry the laptops while they travel. We made sure that the selected laptops are priced below the 2500 AED category.
Acer Aspire 5 A514
Acer is known to offer quality laptops at affordable price ranges and their Aspire series of laptops is no exception. The Acer Aspire 5 A514-52G-59VP is an amazing lightweight laptop with impressive specifications under its hood and performance that can handle the workload for your children’s education. The laptop features a 14-inch IPS display with Full HD as its screen resolution. The IPS screen ensures that students will be able to view the content from different angles without worrying about the visibility of the content. Acer has also included the BlueLightShield technology that helps to shorten eye strain and protect your children’s eyes by reducing the emission of blue light from the screen. The laptop is powered by the 10th generation Intel i5-10210U processor, which is clocked at 1.6 GHz base speed and 4.2 GHz as its Turbo clocks, along with 8GB DDR4 RAM and a fast 512GB SSD with Windows 10 preinstalled. The laptop also packs the NVIDIA GeForce MX250 GPU for some light gaming with 2GB of video memory. The Acer Aspire 5 A514-52G-59VP also houses a 3-cell Li-Polymer battery with a capacity of 4319 mAh. The laptop also features two USB 3.0 ports, one USB Type-C port, an HDMI port, RJ-45 port, and more. The Acer Aspire A514 weighs only 1.7kg.
HP Pavilion 14 ce3007ne
HP is undoubtfully one of the most popular laptop brands and the company doesn’t fail to deliver high-quality laptops for consumers. The HP Pavilion 14 ce3007ne packs some impressive specs for a lightweight laptop and complemented with a stylish design. The display of the laptop is a 14-inch IPS panel with Full HD screen resolution. Along with it comes a new narrow bezel for more screen estate. The HP Pavilion 14 ce3007ne is powered by the Intel 10th generation i5-1035G1, which is clocked at 3.6 GHz boost turbo speeds and coupled with a generous 8GB DDR4 RAM and a blazingly fast 512GB SSD. The laptop runs on Microsoft Windows 10 Home edition. This HP laptop also packs the modest NVIDIA GeForce MX130 GPU with 2GB video memory. Ports include an HDMI 1.4 port, a USB 3.1 Type-C port, two USB 3.1 Gen 1 port, one RJ-45 port, a multi-format card reader, a headphone jack, and more. The laptop also features 802.11ac WiFi and Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity. The laptop weighs about 1.7kg and comes in a Mineral Silver colour.
Dell Inspiron 15 3593
Dell is also one of the most trusted laptop brands in the market and the Inspiron range of laptops is affordable with decent specifications and stylish form-factor. The Dell Inspiron 15 3593 features a 15.6-inch Full HD screen, which should suffice for those looking for a larger screen. The laptop packs the 10th generation Intel quad-core i5-1035G1 processor with 8GB RAM that can easily handle multitasking processes. The CPU has a base clock speed of 1 GHz and boosts up to 3.6 GHz. The laptop has a storage combination that includes a fast 128GB SSD with Windows 10 Home preinstalled and a 1TB HDD to store all your files, videos, and documents. The laptop also features the NVIDIA 230MX GPU with 2GB dedicated graphics memory to handle light graphics workloads. While the device comes with a 15.6-inch display, the laptop weighs only 2.2 kg. The laptop is claimed to offer around 6 hours of working time. Other features include support for 802.11ac WiFi and Bluetooth 4.2, a USB Type-C port, an HDMI port, RJ45 port, USB 3.0 ports, headphone jack, and an SD card reader.
ASUS VivoBook 14 A420FA-EB200T
ASUS is well known to make stylish and lightweight laptops with slim bezels and the VivoBook 14 is one of them. The ASUS VivoBook 14 A420FA-EB200T laptop features a 14-inch display with Full HD as its screen resolution. ASUS claims the display provides an 87% screen-to-body ratio, which means more content will be visible. One of the most impressive features of the laptop is that it weighs only 1.4kg and is 17.7mm thick. If you don’t mind taking a step down in the specs department, you are getting a more affordable laptop with its lightweight design. The laptop is powered by the 8th generation Intel i5-8265U processor, clocked at 1.6 GHz as base speed and 3.9 GHz as maximum Turbo speeds. The processor is paired with 8GB DDR4 RAM and a 512GB SSD with Windows 10 OS. The device features one USB 2.0 port, one USB 3.0 port, an HDMI port, a microSD card reader, a headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port. The laptop also comes with an integrated fingerprint scanner that is located on the trackpad. The ASUS VivoBook 14 A420FA-EB200T also packs a 2-cell Li-Ion battery that can offer 11 hours of work time.
Lenovo Ideapad C340-14IML
Last but not least, we also recommend the Lenovo Ideapad series that comprises of thin-and-light laptops and with good specifications. The Lenovo Ideapad C340-14IML is a convertible laptop that features a 14-inch IPS touchscreen and with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080. The convertible laptop can be set at different modes such as a stand mode to watch movies or tablet mode for better interaction with the screen. The laptop has a TrueBlock privacy shutter for the webcam where users can keep the shutter open when they want to video call other or close it when not in use. The Lenovo Ideapad C340-14IML is powered by the Intel 10th generation Intel i5-10210U quad-core processor, along with 8GB DDR4 RAM. The performance is boosted further with the inclusion of a 256GB NVME SSD with Windows 10 OS. The laptop comes with two USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, one USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1 port, HDMI port, SD card reader, and a headphone/mic jack. The weight of the Lenovo Ideapad C340-14IM is 1.65kg and comes in Abyss Blue colour.
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