When buying your last laptop did you consider what kind of drive is fitted inside the system? Most consumers look for the amount of storage they get as the primary criteria. However, whether to go for a SSD or HDD is a question very few think of. This notion is usually prevalent because a large percentage of customers are either not aware about the advantages of SSD laptops like lesser chances of failure due to elimination of moving parts & much faster read & write speeds. You may think that these laptops are priced too high, but this isn’t always true. Although SSD laptops are generally costlier than those with HDD, there are some machines that are absolute value for money.
Let’s take a look at a few such laptops featuring SSD drives that won’t burn a hole in your pocket.
HP X2 210 - Rs 30,610
HP X2 210 is an affordable 2-in-1 convertible laptop that comes with SSD storage. The storage capacity of this laptop is a bit low at only 64GB and thus, it is ideal for those looking to make use of cloud storage for their storage needs. On the performance front, one can expect a decent output from this 2-in-1 laptop as it is powered by an Intel Atom X5 (6th gen) processor and equipped with 4GB of RAM for seamless multi-tasking. It is very lightweight and offers extreme portability being a 10.1-inch device, more so since it is a 2-in-1.
Asus Swift 3 - Rs 36,040
Acer Swift 3 is a sleek and lightweight 14-inch laptop that comes with SSD storage. The device packs in good overall specifications for the price it costs. It has 128GB of integrated SSD storage which shall be sufficient for most people who prefer to work on-the-go. Apart from this, the laptop comes with Intel core i3 (6th gen) processor which is apt for carrying out all sorts of daily tasks and activities. The processor is complemented with 4GB of RAM to allow easy multitasking.
Lenovo Thinkpad E470 - Rs 47,090
Lenovo’s Thinkpad series of laptops pack in good features & specifications, and this one is no exception. The E470 comes with 256GB of SSD storage so one can expect fast disk performance along with sufficient space. Even the overall processing performance is extremely fast with this laptop since it houses an Intel core i5 (7th gen) processor in combination with 4GB of DDR4 RAM. The laptop doesn’t weigh much and comes pre-installed with Windows 10 operating system. Its display size is 14 inches and thus it strikes a good balance between portability and viewing experience.
Asus UX360CA-C4150T - Rs 50,990
This Asus laptop is another good 2-in-1 convertible system that comes with 128GB SSD storage. It houses an Intel core m3 (7th gen) processor that is capable of pulling off decent performance. The laptop comes with 4GB of RAM but you can expand it up to 8GB through the additional slot. Display quality of the laptop is superb as it bears a Full HD resolution in a screen size of 13.3-inch. The system is super lightweight at just 1.3kg which makes it easy to carry.
Apple Macbook Air 13-inch - Rs 58,500
The Macbook Air by Apple is popular for rightful reasons and it is among the best laptops that comes with an SSD storage. It comes with a 13.3-inch display having a resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels. On the performance front, the Apple laptop is powered by Intel core i5 (5th gen) processor and coupled with 8GB of DDR3 RAM. This ensures that the laptop offers superb performance in all conditions. Although a bit pricey than its alternatives, the Macbook Air is a great overall laptop.
Laptops with SSD definitely have an edge over the ones with HDD. So, if you demand some additional speed and fast performance from your laptop, SSD storage would certainly help. The above listed laptops are from different brands and spanned across price ranges. Now that you know some good SSD laptops that aren’t priced too high, which one of these do you like?
—by Aditya Mohanty, Pricebaba.