6 Best Budget Laptops This 2018 Starting from P8,000

6 Best Budget Laptops This 2018 Starting from P8,000


When buying laptops, there are so many things you need to consider that makes it difficult to make a decision. You need to learn about the device’s features, performance, brand, and its price to determine whether it fits your particular needs perfectly.

Nowadays, though, you don’t need to break the bank for a high-performing computer. Whether you’re looking to sell your old notebook or purchase a used laptop through online pawning, this list will be helpful for you. We previously gave you a list of eight budget laptops starting from ₱10,000, but we found cheaper laptops that may be perfect for you.

  1. Lenovo Ideapad 100 – ₱10,995
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The Lenovo Ideapad 100S was engineered for value. With an 11-inch laptop weighing 1kg, you don’t need to carry around a heavy computer. Despite its small size, its battery has enough juice to last 8 hours.

Bring it with you for class presentations, client meetings, or all-day surfing. Since it sports an Intel® Atom™ Z3735F Quad-Core Processor, you can multitask and do what you need to do.

  1. Asus Vivobook Max X441SA – ₱14,292


Multimedia lovers, this one’s for you! While it’s a basic laptop for everyday use, it’s packed with 7th-generation Intel® Core™ processor, gaming-grade NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics, and exclusive SonicMaster audio incorporating ICEpower® technology to give you an immersive audio-visual experience.

  1. Acer Chromebook 11 – ₱9,599


Priced at just ₱9,599, the Acer Chromebook 11 makes for a great entry-level laptop. Its 11.6” screen sports an HD (1366 x 768) resolution offers a decent viewing experience, while the 2.16GHz Intel Celeron processor and 16GB of internal storage offer just enough power so that you can enjoy watching videos or movies on-the-go.

It also has a long-lasting battery life that’s perfect for students who need to do some research on Google and write term papers on Word without having to bring a charger.

  1. Chuwi LapBook 15.6 – ₱10,115

Chuwi is a new player in the tech industry, but their products seem promising. The Chuwi LapBook 15.6 has the same look and feel as the MacBook Air at just a fraction of its price.

It features an awesome full HD display and uses a 1.44GHz Intel Atom x5-Z8300 processor. It’s great for simple tasks like web browsing, YouTube binge watching, emails, and word processing.

If you’re looking for a cheap, starter laptop, then you may do well with Chuwi. Otherwise, you may be disappointed with its white plastic bezel.

  1. Acer Swift 1 – ₱25,300

Ultralight and ultraportable at just 1.3kg, the Swift 1 is Acer’s version of the MacBook Air, priced at just approximately ₱25,000. It features a 13.3” Full HD IPS display with an Intel Pentium or Celeron processor. The 4GB DDR3L RAM allows for good multitasking, making it perfect for both students and professionals.

With a battery that can last up to 10 hours, The Acer Swift 1 can certainly give you the power you need throughout the day. The all-metal body comes in three different colors you can choose from—Pure Silver, Luxury Gold, and Sakura Pink.

  1. HP Stream – ₱13,990

The HP stream sports a fun yet durable design that can get you through your daily tasks and more. If you’re looking for a lightweight yet reliable notebook, then this is perfect for you!

You can navigate easier because it features a responsive, HD touchscreen! Enjoy your photos and videos in vivid detail.

With a Windows 10 OS, you can be up to date with the demands of the digital world.

Final Tips

With so many brands and models to choose from, it’s important to make sure that the laptop you end up purchasing can help you stay productive and connected. Stay within your budget and consider an online pawning site where you can sell your old laptop or purchase a used laptop to get the best deal.


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Gem Muzones

Gem is a contributing writer for PawnHero. She was a news writer who walked alongside protesters in the streets of Manila and a magazine editor who got free passes to product launches and the hippest events. She's a big Game of Thrones fangirl, 1/2 of a budget travel blogging duo for Travels with a Hobo, and suffers from chronic hair dissatisfaction (she changes her hair color every month).