With so many brands and so many features, choosing the right laptops could be a confusing task. Well, we have made it a little easier for you, by listing the top 5 laptops that are available in Nepal.
These selected Top 5 Laptops have made good sales in the Nepali market, in 2020, with their affordable price and amazing performances. They function as either a gaming laptop, a business laptop, or both. We hope to make the buying experience easier through this selection.
1. Dell XPS 13 (2019)
If your choice of a laptop is to include both basic editing works and light games to play, then Dell XPS 13 is the right choice to make. The laptop is powered by the 10th Gen Intel Core processor, currently available in two variant: i5 (4 cores) and i7 (6 cores), in Nepal. Also, it is available with either 8GB/16GB RAM, along with a 256GB/526 GB storage option. It consists of a battery life of 8 hours. It has a metal build with copper fiber on the base. Dell has come up with lighter and smaller models that are easy to carry around.
However, this is the 2019 model we’re talking about. It is recognized as Dell XPS 13 7390. The 2020 model, recognized as Dell XPS 13 9300, has already been launched but has not been made easily available to the stores of Nepal. The models could also vary in price at different stores in Nepal.
Dell XPS 13 Specifications
- Display: 13-inch FHD; 4K resolution; 415 nits; Touch Screen Display
- Dimension: 295.7 x 198.7 x 14.8 mm
- Weight: 1.23kg
- CPU: 10th generation Intel i5-10210U or i7-10710U processor
- Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics
- RAM: 8GB or 16GB
- Storage: 256/512 GB PCIe SSD
- OS: Windows 10
- Battery: 4-cell, 52Watt-Hour, 45W charger
- Ports: 2 x Thunderbolt 3 (Type C), USB Type C, 1 micro-SD card reader, universal audio port
- Price: Starting from NPR 1,40,000
2. MacBook Pro 13” (2020)
The new MacBook Pro 13” (2020) has come up with some essential upgrades to the storage, keyboard, and performance.
MacBook Pro consists of double storage size than what it used to be found in previous models. It starts with 256GB storage space and is available up to 1TB. In comparison to the two variants, 8th, and 10th gen, the user can experience 2.8 times faster performance with the 10th generation quad-core processor. Meanwhile, MacBook Pro also offers an option to choose between 8GB, 16GB, or 32 GB of memory.
The Magic Keyboard features a redesigned scissor mechanism with 1mm of key travel for a comfortable and stable key feel, meanwhile, the inverted “T” design for arrow keys is enabled for easy navigation. But despite the good storage and processor, the MacBooks are still not favorable for gaming purposes.
MacBook Pro Specifications
- Display: 13-inch Retina True Tone display
- Dimension: 304.1 x 212.4 x 15.6mm
- Weight: 1.40kg
- CPU: 8th generation Intel i5/ 10th generation Intel i5
- Graphics: Intel Iris Plus Graphics or Irish Plush Graphics 645
- RAM: 8GB of 2133MHz LPDDR3 (up to 16GB); 16GB of 3733MHz LPDDR4X up to 32 GB)
- Storage: 256GB to 1TB
- Keyboard: Backlit Magic Keyboard with Touch Bar and Touch ID sensor
- OS: macOS
- Battery: 58.2Wattt-Hour; 61W Power Adapter
- Ports: 2 x thunderbolt 3 (USB Type-C), 3.5mm headphone jack
- Price in Nepal: Starting from NPR 2,05,000
3. Asus Zephyrus G14
Asus G series consists of total gaming laptops. The device is designed to power desktop-class gaming and productivity via portable laptops. There are three variants of AMD Ryzen available in Nepal: Ryzen 5 4600HS, 7 4800HS, or Ryzen 9 4900HS. These Ryzen chips have now become a strong competitor to Intel. It offers a strong battery life, 76 Watt-hours, for productivity, and also allows us to play demandable games.
Asus Zephyrus comes with a 14-inch display with FHD and has an ultra-slim body, which is rare on a gaming computer. This laptop has a comfortable keyboard and strong speakers packed into a magnesium alloy body that’s available in two colors: Eclipse grey and Pearlescent Moonlight White. However, this laptop has no webcam, which is quite a disappointment for a laptop in today’s time.
Asus Zephyrus G14 Specifications
- Display: 14-inch Non-Glare FHD
- Dimension: 32.4 x 22.2 x 1.79 cm
- Weight: 1.6 kg
- CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS, 7 4800HS or 9 4900HS Processor
- Graphics: Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q/ GTX 1660 Ti/ GTX 1650
- RAM: 8DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM (Up to 32GB)
- Storage: up to 1TB SSD (M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0)
- OS: Windows 10/10 pro
- Battery: 76 Watt-hours
- Ports: 2 x USB Type-C, 2 x Type-A, 3.5mm headphone jack
- Price in Nepal: NPR 1,49,000 (Ryzen 5 4600HS), NPR 1,89,000 (Ryzen 7 4800 HS-Coming soon)
4. Lenovo ThinkPad x1 Carbon
Lenovo ThinkPad x1 Carbon is typically a business laptop. The performance is fast due to its 10th Gen processor and 512GB SSD. Moreover, this laptop is available in 8GB and 16GB variant, in Nepal. The business laptop has a 14-inch full HD and has lightweight to be carried easily.
Since this is a business laptop, the battery power remains for up to 18.3 hours with its 51Watt-hours battery. However, it can support large documents and spreadsheets works. X1 Carbon has been tested against the military-grade durability test, which means it can survive harsh conditions, like high altitudes, freezing temperatures, and exposure to spills and drops.
Lenovo ThinkPad x1 Carbon Specifications
- Display: 14-inch FHD, touchscreen, 300 nits
- Dimension: 32.2 x 21.6 x 1.47 cm
- Weight: 1.08 kg
- CPU: 10th Generation Intel i7 -10510U Processor
- Graphics: Integrated Intel UHD Graphics
- RAM: 8GB/16GB DDR4
- Storage: 256GB / 512GB SSD
- OS: Windows 10 Pro
- Battery: 51 Watt-hours (up to 18.3 hours), Rapid charge technology
- Ports: 2 x thunderbolt 3 (USB Type-C), 2 x USB 3.1 (Gen 1), HDMI 1.4, Headphone/ mic combo
- Price in Nepal: NPR 1,79,000 (8GB/256 GB), NPR1,98,000 (16GB/512GB)
5. Acer Swift 3
The Swift series is a lineup of ultra-light laptops in Nepal. Swift 3 sells 3 configurations out of which only two intel variation, i5, and i7, is sold in Nepal. However, the Intel UHD Graphics doesn’t give a good graphic experience, which is the only unsatisfactory thing about this laptop. Even so, performance-wise it is fit for handling business works with its 10th Gen processor with 8GB RAM and 512 GB SSD. Moreover, the laptop also has a 4200mAh battery and has the capacity of lasting for at least 8 to 9 hours. Some Swift series models in Nepal are available with Windows 10 whereas some with LINUX Operating System. Hence, there are various models with different performances and prices available under the Swift 3 series.
The Acer Swift 3’s lid flaunts an aluminum and magnesium-alloy steel-gray chassis. It consists of a 14-inch Full HD and carries a light and easy-to-carry weight of 1.8kg.
Acer Swift 3 Specifications
- Display: 14-inch FHD IPS Acer ComfyView LCD Panel
- Dimension: 23.3 x 33.8 x 1.8 cm
- Weight: 1.8 kg
- CPU: 8th Gen Intel i5-8250U processor, 10th Gen i7-1065G7 processor
- Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics + 2GB GDDR6 NVIDIA GeForce MX350 VRAM
- RAM: 8GB LPDDR4 RAM
- Storage: 1TB HDD or 512 GB SSD
- OS: Windows 10/ LINUX
- Battery: 4200mAh; 3-cell 55.9 Watt-hours, 65 W Power Adapter
- USB Ports: 1x USB-C (Gen 2), 2x USB-A, HDMI, Headphone/mic combo
- Price in Nepal: Starting from NPR 85,000
Laptops Price and Availability in Nepal
These Top 5 Laptops are all available in Nepal. However, you might find the price differing from store to store. Additionally, the laptops described above also comes with a different variant with few changes in the specifications. Do check them out and compare the variants before you make a purchase.
|Model||Variant||Price in Nepal|
|Dell XPS 13 7390||i5 10th gen (8GB/256GB)||1,40,000|
|Dell XPS 13 7390||i7 10th gen (16GB/512GB)||1,95,000|
|MacBook Pro 13”(2020)||8GB/256GB||205,000|
|MacBook Pro 13”(2020)||8GB/512GB||2,35,000|
|MacBook Pro 13”(2020)||16GB/512GB||2,75,000|
|MacBook Pro 13”(2020)||16GB/1TB||305,000|
|Asus Zephyrus G14||Ryzen 5 4600HS||1,49,000|
|Asus Zephyrus G14||Ryzen 7 4800 HS (Pre-order)||1,89,000|
|Lenovo ThinkPad x1 Carbon||8GB/256 GB||1,79,000|
|Lenovo ThinkPad x1 Carbon||16GB/512GB||1,98,000|
|Acer Swift 3||8th Gen (8GB/1TB)||85,000|
|Acer Swift 3||10th Gen (4GB/256GB)||88,000|
|Acer Swift 3||10th Gen (4GB/512GB)||99,000|
|Acer Swift 3||i5 10th Gen (8GB/256GB)||104,000|
|Acer Swift 3||i7 10th Gen i7 (8GB/256GB)||1,25,000|