Did you know that you can acquire laptops in Kenya at reasonable prices? For under Kshs. 30,000 price to be precise?
Since its January, I choose to be sensitive by talking about conceivable things.
Owning a laptop falls under the psychological level of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Of course, what you get is directly proportional to how much you cough. The good news is that laptop manufacturers do not discriminate. Their products come in different sizes, features specs and prices.
Choosing the right laptop can be a challenge and that is why it is important for you to establish your needs first. This helps to ensure that you have made the right call.
Jumia, Kilimall, Safaricom, and Kaymu are prime examples of shops that sell laptops for as little as Ksh. 30,000.
Below is a breakdown of this category of laptops in Kenya and their prices:
1. Dell Inspiron 3552
Display: 39.6 cm, 15.6-Inch HD Screen
Processor: Intel Celeron 1.6GHz
OS: Not installed
Connectivity: LAN10/100 Mbps, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
Battery: 4-cell, 40Wh
Price: Kshs. 26,999 on Jumia
This is one of the few Dell laptops in Kenya that retail at such a low price. Dell is one of the most trusted laptop brands as per customer reviews; hence, if it fits your needs, don’t hesitate. This laptop can handle your everyday tasks with ease.
2. ASUS X540S Vivobook
Display: 15.6-inch full HD screen
Processor: 1.6GHz Intel Celeron
OS: Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro
Camera: VGA Web Camera
Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI, USB port, Card Reader
Battery: 3-cell, 33Whrs
Weight: 1.9 kg
Price: Kshs. 28,500 at Bright Technologies Limited
Laptop offers in Kenya barely save you money; hence, this is an okay deal. The specs are okay and if you are an ASUS fan who balls on a budget, this one is definitely a winner.
3. Lenovo Ideapad 110
Display: 15.6-Inch HD screen
Processor: Intel Celeron N3710 1.6GHz
OS: Windows 10 Home
Connectivity: LAN, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v.4.0, USB ports, Card Reader
Weight: 2.2 kg
Price: Kshs. 29,999 on Jumia
Lenovo is a respected brand. Most Lenovo laptop prices in Kenya are a bit higher but the good news is that Lenovo Ideapad 110 is affordable and it will meet your needs just fine.
4. HP Pavilion 15-AY089NIA
Display: 15.6 HD LED
OS: Processor: Intel Celeron N3060 Dual Core-2.4Ghz
Connectivity: LAN, Wi-Fi, HDMI, Bluetooth, Card Reader, 2 USB 2.0 ports and 1 USB 3.0 port
Battery: 4-cell 41 WHr lithium-ion battery
Weight: 3 kg
Price: Kshs. 28,999 on Jumia
This laptop is good for general office work and general browsing. You can also enjoy watching your favorite movies. A comparison of HP laptop prices in Kenya shows that this is one of the cheapest HP laptops.
5. ASUS Transformer Book Flip TP200SA
Processor: Intel Celeron N3050-1.6GHz dual-core
OS: Windows 10
Connectivity: Wi-Fi, card reader, USB ports, micro HDMI, Bluetooth v. 4.1,
Weight: 1.2 kg
Price: Kshs. 26,499 on Jumia
This is a mini-laptop. It is light in weight and small enough to fit in your small bag easily. Mini-laptops in Kenya are a preference for some people given their portability.
Toshiba is also a good brand. Toshiba laptop prices in Kenya may be low if the laptop is refurbished.
Depending on your budget, you can get a brand new laptop for under Kshs. 30,000. The good news is that while the above laptop models will give you a fair experience, they are made by renowned and respected brands.