Best affordable and highly authentic laptops around include;
1.Honor MagicBook 14:Honor has delivered a commendable performance with its latest MagicBook 14. This ultraportable laptop strikes an excellent balance between performance and affordability. The aluminum chassis stands out in its price range, along with its sleek and straightforward design. The keyboard features large keys with evenly spaced key placement and short keystrokes, which may have different preferences among users but overall appealing. The Full HD LCD panel with a matte coating avoids reflections and enhances the viewing experience. Powered by the animated AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, it offers 256GB of NVMe PCIe 3.0 storage and 8GB of LPDDR4 RAM. The laptop remains cool and relatively quiet even during demanding tasks, and its impressive battery life lasts up to 13 hours on a single charge.
- CPU: Intel Core i5-12500H
- GPU: Xe + GeForce RTX 2050
- RAM: 16GB
- Storage: 512GB
- Screen size: 14.2 inches
- Screen resolution: 2160 x 1440
- Connectivity: Intel AX201
- Lenovo IdeaPad Duet Chromebook (2020): If you have budget constraints, the Lenovo IdeaPad Duet Chromebook is a suitable option. This 2-in-1 device can transform into a PC or a tablet when connected to its keyboard and trackpad. The system seamlessly transitions between tablet and laptop modes as soon as you attach or detach the keyboard. Powered by a MediaTek P60T CPU, this Chromebook is perfect for note-taking and basic office work. It offers approximately 8 hours of battery life, providing ample usage time.
- CPU: MediaTek P60T 8-core/8-thread 2.0GHz (boostable to 2.80GHz)
- GPU: ARM G72 MP3 800GHz
- RAM: 4GB LPDDR4X (Soldered)
- Storage: 128GB eMMC
- Display: 10.1-inch, 1920×1200 IPS touchscreen, 400 nits
- Ports: USB Type-C x 1
- Connectivity: 802.11 AC (2 x 2) wireless, Bluetooth 4.2
- OS: Chrome OS
- Battery: 7,180mAh/27.6Wh (max)/7,100mAh/0Wh (min)
- Size: Tablet – 9.44 x 6.29 x 0.29 inches (239.8 x 159.8 x 7.35 millimeters); With keyboard and cover – 9.64 x 6.66 x 0.71 inches (244.87 x 199.31 x 18.2 millimeters)
- Weight: Tablet – 0.99 pounds (450 grams); With keyboard and cover – 2.03 pounds (920 grams)
- Huawei MateBook D16 (2021): Although Huawei may no longer be prominent in the local smartphone industry, it continues to offer unique laptops like the MateBook D16. Despite its large 16.1-inch screen, the laptop is lightweight and portable with a thickness of only 1.8 cm. It features an attractive grey aluminum chassis and offers multiple USB and HDMI ports for connectivity. The screen delivers average performance with well-calibrated colors, although the contrast and brightness fall short. The placement of the webcam within a keyboard key results in unflattering angles during video calls, even with a decent low-angle view.