Are you looking for the best gaming laptops under ₹50,000 in India? Well, the global semiconductor chip shortage has resulted in price hikes for not just gaming laptops but also all kinds of laptops and computers. Hence, it is hard to find good gaming laptops under ₹50,000 right now, but there are a few gaming laptops that are priced a little over ₹50,000. In this article, we’ve listed the best gaming laptops that you can find for around ₹50,000.
Sometimes, the gaming laptops mentioned in this article are available for discounted prices, especially during sales. You can even use bank discounts to bring down the prices below that elusive ₹50,000 mark.
List Of Best Gaming Laptops Under ₹50,000 in India For 2022
- MSI GF63 Thin (₹53,990)
- Asus VivoBook Gaming (₹54,990)
- Mi Notebook Horizon Edition 14 (₹56,990)
- Lenovo IdeaPad 3 (₹59,999)
- HP Pavilion Gaming (₹55,990)
1. MSI GF63 Thin (₹53,990)
MSI is known for good gaming laptops, and the MSI GF63 Thin is certainly one of the best gaming laptops that you can buy at around ₹50,000 in India. It features a 15.6-inch display with Full HD resolution. It comes with a slightly old Intel Core i5-10300H CPU, but this processor is arguably one of the best in the price segment. Plus, this machine has the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q GPU.
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The MSI GF63 Thin still boots Windows 10 Home, but a free upgrade to Windows 11 is easy. It features gamer-centric aesthetics and its build quality is pretty decent. One of the downsides of the MSI GF63 is the lack of an SSD, but you can upgrade to an NVMe PCIe SSD at a later stage. The laptop has a keyboard with a red accent on the keys. It weighs 1.86kg and is 21.7mm thick.
Connectivity options of the MSI GF63 include a USB Type-C USB 3.2 (Gen.1) port, three Type-A USB 3.2 (Gen.1) ports, one HDMI port, microphone and headphone jacks, an Ethernet cable, and a USB 3.1 Type-C port. It has an HD webcam and a 51Whr battery.
2. Asus VivoBook Gaming F571GT (₹54,990)
The Asus VivoBook Gaming F571GT is yet another affordable gaming laptop that has not cut too many corners, especially when it comes to the basics. Yes, it is priced a bit higher than the ₹50,000 mark, but previous festive sale trends have shown us that its price can go as low as ₹49,990 (or maybe even lower during the next sale if you get lucky).
The laptop comes with a 9th Gen. Intel i5-9300H processor, 8GB RAM, and a respectable 512GB SSD. In terms of graphics, the Asus VivoBook Gaming features an NVIDIA GeForce GTX1650 GPU with 4GB of GDDR5 VRAM. Despite being a gaming laptop, the Asus VivoBook Gaming F571GT has a relatively sleek design and thin bezels, making it ideal even for those who want a more productivity-centric laptop.
The Asus VivoBook Gaming F571GT has a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS LCD anti-glare display with 300 nits of peak brightness and 100% sRGB colour gamut coverage, which means that you can get a decent visual experience. The laptop comes preinstalled with Windows 10, but an upgrade to Windows 11 is possible.
Connectivity features of the laptop include Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, two USB 2.0 Type-A ports, one USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A port, one USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C port, one HDMI port, an Ethernet port, and a headphone jack. It has a fingerprint reader, an HD webcam, and an SD card reader.
The ASUS VivoBook Gaming F571GT is powered by a 42Whr battery, which is certainly one of its weak points, at least as per the customer feedback that we have noticed on several e-commerce platforms like Flipkart.
3. Xiaomi Mi Notebook Horizon Edition 14 (₹56,990)
Xiaomi might be the new kid on the block in the laptop segment, but it turned a few heads when it launched the Mi Notebook Horizon Edition 14 in India. Its price has decreased during the festive sale times, so it can be bought for around the ₹50,000.
As for the specifications, the Mi Notebook Horizon Edition 14 features a 10th Gen. Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, and an NVIDIA GeForce MX350 2GB GPU. It can only run some entry-level or e-sports games such as CS:GO.
The laptop boots Windows 10, but it can be easily upgraded to Windows 11. In terms of build quality, you are in for a treat, as the Mi Notebook Horizon Edition 14 is one of the well-built laptops in this budget range. Plus, it offers a sleek design and is more than just another gaming laptop.
For visuals, the Mi Notebook Horizon Edition 14 has a 14-inch LCD panel with a 91% screen-to-body ratio. It also features stereo speakers. The laptop comes with one of the loudest speakers in this budget category. It features a 46Whr battery that is claimed to last up to 10 hours on a single charge. Plus, its 65W fast charger can charge up to 50% in just around 35 minutes.
Connectivity features of the Mi NoteBook 14 Horizon Edition include two Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, one USB 2.0 port, one USB 3.1 Gen 1 port, two Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, one combo audio jack, and an HDMI port.
4. Lenovo IdeaPad 3 (₹59,999)
The Lenovo IdeaPad 3 is one of the best choices when it comes to a budget gaming laptop. The usual price of this machine is ₹59,999, but it has seen substantial price cuts during sale days in the past, and can easily be bought for around ₹50,000 during sales and by applying various card offers. The laptop is being offered with one year of accidental damage protection.
The laptop comes with a 10th Gen. Intel Core i5-10300H processor, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 GPU with 4GB VRAM. Performance aside, the sheer aesthetics of the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 compel you to keep looking at it. The blue LED-backlit keyboard adds to the overall gamer vibe of the laptop.
The Lenovo IdeaPad 3 has a 15.6-inch IPS LCD with Full HD resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. Connectivity features of the Lenovo IdeaPad 3 include Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, one USB 3.2 Type-C port, two USB 3.2 Type-A ports, an HDMI port, an Ethernet port, and a headphone jack. It has a 45Whr battery that supports fast charging.
5. HP Pavilion Gaming (₹55,990)
The HP Pavilion Gaming, much like the other laptops on the list, is priced a bit above the ₹50,000 mark. But its price can go to as low as ₹49,990 during sales. The laptop clearly drives inspiration from HP’s Omen-series laptops in terms of design language. It has a violet backlit keyboard and a Windows Precision trackpad.
Nevertheless, the laptop comes powered by an AMD Ryzen 5 4600H CPU, 8GB RAM, and 1TB HDD. If you were on the lookout for a laptop with SSD, however, you will be disappointed with the HP Pavilion Gaming, as its SSD storage variant is priced at ₹60,990, which goes beyond our budget set. Since SSD prices keep falling, you can always upgrade to an SSD at a later stage.
The laptop features Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, a USB 2.0 Type-A port, a USB 3.0 Type-A port, a USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C port, an HDMI port, an Ethernet port, a USB 3.0 SD card reader, and a headphone jack. The laptop has a 52.5Whr battery, which is said to last around 8 hours on a single charge. It has Band & Olufsen stereo speakers. It has an HD webcam.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650: What Should You Expect From It?
The GeForce GTX 1650 is a 1080p mid to low-level gaming card. Games like Forza Horizon 4, Forza Horizon 3, Prototype 1, Prototype 2, God of War 4, Minecraft, Battlefield franchise, should run smoothly on your PC. That being said, don’t expect flagship-level gaming performances, as it will return weak frame rates at medium and high graphics settings. Below is a list of some major titles that you can conveniently enjoy on machines running this GPU:
- GTA 4
- GTA 5
- GTA San Andreas
- Watchdogs 1
- Watchdogs 2
- Red Dead Redemption 1
- Red Dead Redemption 2
- Prototype 1
- Prototype 2
- Forza Horizon 3
- Forza Horizon 4
- God of War 4
- Prince of Persia 2
- Prince of Persia 3
- Need for Speed Payback
- COD Modern Warfare 1
- PUBG PC
- Horizon Zero Dawn
These are the best gaming laptops that you can buy in India with a budget of around ₹50,000. Since the chip shortage is slowly coming to an end, and GPU prices have started to fall, we hope that the prices of all gaming laptops come to sensible numbers soon and you get to choose better-specced laptops.