Best Laptops Under ₹40000 in August 2023 for Everyday Use

To make your search for the top 5 best laptops under ₹40000 in August 2023 easier, I have compiled a list of these laptops that I feel could be worth considering if you’re on a tight budget.


Last update on 2024-04-18 / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API


Last update on 2024-04-18 / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Why should I buy a laptop under the ₹40000 price segment?

Laptops starting from ₹35000 to ₹40000 are ideal for beginners. These laptops are quite capable these days and they handle day-to-day tasks in a breeze. Most of us Indians always search for a value-for-money product. So, any laptop in this price segment can offer you great performance without breaking the bank.

These laptops have a very good processor with multi-core functionality to handle multi-tasking as well as multi-threading supported processors. It can help you open multiple tabs in your browser and at the same time listen to your favorite songs when you are browsing the internet.

Read my laptop buying guide on How to Choose the Best Laptop for Your Budget.

Expectations from the best laptops under ₹40000

My expectations in terms of day-to-day tasks from these laptops are as follows:

  • Browse the web with ease with multiple tabs open
  • Use MS Office as well as listen to music at the same time
  • Get good 4-5 hours of battery life
  • Web conferencing with many team members
  • Edit low-end graphics and photos
  • Watch your favorite web series in high definition

Specifications to look for the best laptops under ₹40000

The minimum specifications that I recommend for this price segment laptops should be as follows for these laptops:

ComponentsMinimum Requirements
Processor Any dual-core or quad-core processor with multi-threading support
RAM A minimum of 8GB RAM is must have
Storage 256GB SSD for faster response. Avoid HDD
DisplayAny anti-glare display should be fine
Battery At least 34WHr battery

I have chosen these laptops based on price to performance ratio and each of the following laptops is my top picks for the segment. You can choose any one of them as per your liking.

14-inch Screen

Dell 15 Laptop, Intel 12th Gen Core i3-1215U Proc/8GB DDR4/512GB SSD/Intel UHD Graphic/15.6″ (38cm) FHD Display/Spill-Resistant Keyboard/Win11+MSO’21/15 Month McAfee/Black/Thin & Light 1.69kg
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-1215U 12th Generation (up to 4.40 GHz, 10MB 6 Cores)
  • RAM & Storage: 8 GB, 1 x 8 GB, DDR4, 2666 MHz, (2 DIMM Slots, Expandable up to 16GB) & 512GB SSD
  • Software: Pre-Loaded Windows 11 Home with Lifetime Validity | MS Office Home and Student 2021 with lifetime validity| McAfee Multi-Device Security 15-month subscription
  • Graphics & Keyboard: Integrated Onboard Graphics & Standard Keyboard // Display: 15.6″ FHD WVA AG 120Hz 250 nits Narrow Border
  • Ports: 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports, 1 USB 2.0 port, 1 Headset jack, 1 HDMI 1.4 port, 1 SD 3.0 card slot, 1 Flip-Down RJ-45 port 10/100/1000 Mbps
Dell 14 AMD Laptop, Ryzen 3-5425U/8GB DDR4/256GB SSD/Windows 11 + MSO’21/14.0″(35.56 cm) FHD Display/15 Month McAfee/Carbon Black/Spill-Resistant Keyboard/Thin & Light- 1.48kg
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen R3-5425U (up to 4.10 GHz) 8MB L3 Cache, 4 Cores
  • RAM & Storage: 8GB, 1x8GB, DDR4, 3200MHz, (2 DIMM Slots, Expandable upto 16GB) & 256GB SSD
  • Software: Pre-Loaded Windows 11 Home with Lifetime Validity | MS Office Home and Student 2021 with lifetime validity| McAfee Multi-Device Security 15-month subscription
  • Graphics & Keyboard: Radeon Graphics & Standard Keyboard // Display: 14.0″ FHD WVA AG Narrow Border 250 nits
  • Ports: 1 USB3.2 Gen1 Type-C port, 1 USB3.2 Gen1 port​, 1 USB 2.0 part​, 1 Headset jack, 1 HDMI 1.4, 1 Flip-down RJ 45 port 10/100/1000 Mbps​, 1 SD 3.0 card slot
HONOR MagicBook 14, AMD Ryzen 5 5500U 14-inch (35.56 cm) FHD IPS Anti-Glare Thin and Light Laptop (8GB/512GB PCIe SSD/Windows 11/Fingerprint Login/Metal Body/Backlit KB/1.38Kg), Gray, NobelM-WDQ9BHNE
  • 【 Stylish Appearance】 Honor Magicbook 14 has a Premium Aluminium Metal Body with 15.9MM Thickness, 4.8 MM Narrow Bezels, and the weight of the laptop is only 1.38kg, which allows you to carry it easily, making it very convenient for travel and work
  • 【Eye Comfort Mode】 It has 14” FHD Full View IPS Anti-Glare Screen. And has the Support of TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification, and Flicker Free Certification. It Protects your eyes at all times, and your eyes will no longer be fatigued when working
  • 【 65W Type-C Fast Charging 】 HONOR MagicBook 14 has a large battery capacity of 56 Wh, which can power local video watching for about 11 hours. The 65W portable charger can supplement about 65% battery capacity for HONOR MagicBook 14 in 1 hour.
  • 【Fast Speed Laptop】Ryzen 5 5500U Processor, 2.1 GHz base speed, 4.0 GHz Max Speed, 6 Cores, 12 Threads | AMD Radeon Graphics. 8GB DDR4 RAM & 512GB PCIe SSD, making it perfect for your office and study needs.
  • 【Security and Privacy】2-in-1 Fingerprint Power Button save you the trouble of entering passwords. Webcam: 720P HD Pop-up Camera with Privacy Mode, always protecting your privacy.
HP Laptop 14s, AMD Ryzen 3 5300U, 14-inch (35.6 cm), FHD, 8GB DDR4, 512GB SSD, AMD Radeon Graphics, Backlit KB, Thin & Light, Dual Speakers (Win 11, MSO 2019, Silver, 1.46 kg), fq1089AU
  • Do Check Partner offer section for Exciting offers from HP.;Processor: AMD Ryzen 3 5300U (up to 3.8 GHz max boost clock, 4 MB L3 cache, 4 cores, 8 threads)| Memory: 8 GB DDR4-3200 MHz RAM (onboard)| Storage: 512GB SSD 2280 PCIe-3×4 NVMe TLC
  • Display: 35.6 cm (14″) diagonal, FHD (1920 x 1080), IPS, micro-edge, 250 nits, 45% NTSC | Graphics: AMD Radeon Graphics |Networking: Realtek RTL8821CE-M 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (1×1) Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2 combo;Operating System & Pre-installed Software: Windows 11 Home Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019
  • Ports: 1 SuperSpeed USB Type-C 5Gbps signaling rate; 2 SuperSpeed USB Type-A 5Gbps signaling rate; 1 HDMI 1.4b; 1 AC smart pin; 1 headphone/microphone combo; Why HP? What is good for the planet, is good for technology and good for us. Technology must be mindful of the environment and HP believes in sustainability.
  • In an unlikely case of product quality related issue, we may ask you to reach out to brand’s customer service support and seek resolution. We will require brand proof of issue to process replacement request.
  • Resolution: 1080p; Hard Disk Interface: Usbusb C; Form Factor: Netbook; Software Included: Microsoft Office 365
ASUS Vivobook Go 14 (2023), AMD Ryzen 3 7320U, 14-inch (35.56 cm) FHD, Thin & Light Laptop (8GB/512GB SSD/Windows 11/Office 2021/Alexa Built-in/Mixed Black/1.38 kg), E1404FA-NK322WS
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 3 7320U Mobile Processor (4-core/8-thread, 4MB cache, up to 4.1 GHz max boost)
  • Memory: 8GB DDR5 on board with| Storage: 512GB M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 SSD
  • Display: 14.0-inch (35.56cm), FHD (1920 x 1080) 16:9 aspect ratio, 60Hz refresh rate, LED Backlit, 250nits, 45% NTSC color gamut,Anti-glare display; Integrated: AMD Radeon Graphics
  • Operating System: Windows 11 Home with lifetime validity | Software Included: Pre-Installed Office Home and Student 2021 | 1-Year McAfee Anti-Virus
  • Battery Average Life: 6 hours

Last update on 2024-04-18 / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

15-inch Screen

HP Laptop 15s, 12th Gen Intel Core i3, 15.6-inch (39.6 cm), 8GB DDR4, 512GB SSD, Thin & Light, Dual Speakers (Win 11, MSO 2021, Silver, 1.69 kg), fq5007TU / FQ5327TU
  • ?6-core 12th Gen Intel Core i3-1215U? 8 threads and 10MB L3 cache deliver high performance and instant responsiveness. The Intel UHD graphics help you dive into crisp, stunning visuals.;?Upgraded memory and storage? 8GB DDR4 RAM and 512GB SSD help you undertake improved multitasking with ample of storage and higher-bandwidth memory. Now, create, browse, and work as you please.
  • ?Micro-edge display? The 15.6-inch, FHD, micro-edge, EPEAT registered, ENERGY STAR certified, 250-nit, and anti-glare display helps you see more of what s on your screen in great quality.;?Effortless connectivity? Wi-Fi 5 (2×2) and Bluetooth 5.0 help you be unstoppable with fast speeds. Experience reliable connectivity with 1 x USB Type-C, 2 x USB Type-A, and 1 x HDMI 1.4b ports.
  • ?Long battery life? Fast charging 0% to 50% in 45 mins, up to 7 hours and 45 mins of battery life and up to 10 hours and 45 mins of video playback help you stay productive without frequent charging.
  • ?Business conferencing? HP True Vision HD camera helps you put your point across with utmost clarity in high resolution with temporal noise-reduction and dual speakers.; ?Pre-loaded Win 11 and MS Office? Comes with Win 11 and MS Office 2021. To activate your account, sign in/up on Office, follow the Office Activation Wizard
  • Model: 15s-Fq5007tu/Fq5327tu; Battery Average Life: 10.0 Hours
Lenovo V15 AMD Ryzen 5 5500U 15.6″ (39.62cm) FHD 250 nits Antiglare Thin and Light Laptop (8GB/512GB SSD/Windows 11 Home/Iron Grey/1.7 Kg), 82KDA00XIH
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 5500U processor, base speed 2.1 Ghz, max speed 4.0 Ghz, 6 Cores, 8 MB L3 cache | Memory: 8GB DDR4 RAM 3200 MHz, upgradable up to 16 GB, Dual channel capable | Storage: 512GB SSD
  • Operating System: Preloaded Windows 11 Home with Lifetime Validity
  • Display: 15.6″ (39.62 cm) FHD 250 nits, Antiglare, Contrast Ratio: 500:1, 90° Viewing Angle | Graphics: Integrated AMD Radeon graphics | High Definition Audio, Realtek ALC3287 codec, Stereo speakers, 1.5W x2, Dolby Audio
  • Ports: 1x USB 2.0 | 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 | 1x USB-C 3.2 Gen 1 (support data transfer only) | 1x HDMI 1.4b | 1x Ethernet (RJ-45) | 1x Headphone / microphone combo jack (3.5mm) | 1x Power connector
  • Camera: 1MP with Privacy Shutter | Microphone: Dual array microphone | Keyboard: 6-row, spill-resistant, multimedia Fn keys, numeric keypad | Touchpad: Buttonless Mylar surface multi-touch touchpad, supports Precision TouchPad
ASUS Vivobook 15 (2022), 15.6″ (39.62 cms) FHD, Intel Core i3-1220P 12th Gen, Thin and Light Laptop (8GB/512GB SSD/Windows 11/Office 2021/Silver/1.7 kg), X1502ZA-EJ331WS
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-1220P Processor 1.1 GHz (12M Cache, up to 4.4 GHz, 10 cores)
  • Memory: 8GB DDR4 onboard with | Storage: 512GB M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 SSD
  • Graphics: Integrated Intel UHD Graphics
  • Operating System: Pre-installed Windows 11 Home with Lifetime Validity | Software Included: Pre-installed Office Home and Student with Lifetime Validity | McAfee (1 Year)
  • Design: 1.99 ~ 1.99 cm | 1.70 kg | Thin and Light Laptop | 42WHrs, 3S1P, 3-cell Li-ion | Up to 6 hours battery life ;Note: Battery life depends on conditions of usage
Acer Aspire Lite AMD Ryzen 5 5500U Premium Thin and Light Laptop (16 GB RAM/512 GB SSD/Windows 11 Home) AL15-41, 39.62 cm (15.6″) Full HD Display, Metal Body, Steel Gray, 1.59 KG
  • Processor : AMD Ryzen 5 5500U Hexa-Core Mobile Processor with AMD Radeon Graphics.Maximum Power Supply Wattage 45 W
  • Visibly Stunning: Experience sharp details and crisp colors on the 15.6″ Full HD display, 16:9 aspect ratio, ultra-slim design and narrow bezels.
  • Internal Specifications: RAM – 16 GB of Dual-channel DDR4, 2 SODIMM sockets; Storage – 512 GB SSD NVMe solid-state drive storage (expandable up to 1TB) to store your files and media
  • Ports: 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 (Type A), 2 x USB 2.0 (Type A), 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Type C), 1 x DC-in jack; Keyboard: 100-/101-/104-key keyboard with independent numeric keypad, international language support
  • Chipset Type: Amd B560; Model: Al15-51

Last update on 2024-04-18 / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Vishal Pratap

I am Vishal, the founder of TechZonical. I am a software technical writer, video creator, and photography enthusiast. I share my opinions on tech products and evolving technologies to help you save some money while making a purchase decision.

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