Are AMD Laptops out of Stock in India?
Were you searching for the best AMD Laptops just to see that it’s “out of stock” everywhere? The new AMD Ryzen 4000 series mobile processor entered the market with a bang and almost threw Intel 10th gen out of the competition. Due to the high demands and low production capacity of AMD, there is a deficit of Ryzen 4000 processors.
Price hikes in AMD Laptops
There are some great AMD powered laptops by HP, Lenovo, Asus, etc but most of them are not available right now and a few which are there are having a high price hike of around ₹5k-₹8k. AMD was always preferred for its price per performance value, it is known for being cheap and powerful. But due to intense demand and seeing the current necessity of people retailers have adapted to aggressive pricing. Because of these prices, you can also consider new INTEL TigerLake processor-based laptops. The new Intel TigerLake CPU’s are a big competitive edge to AMD 4000 series.
Is Intel 11th gen (TigerLake CPU) outmatching AMD ryzen 4000 series?
Intel’s 11th gen CPU’s is on a par with AMD Ryzen 4000 series. There are some spots where INTEL outmatches AMD by huge margins but also there are places AMD also outmatches INTEL by some huge margins. But the key upgrade that intel brought is the new INTEL IRIS Xe Integrated Graphics which is much better than AMD’s integrated Vega graphics in many benchmark tests. IRIS Xe integrated GPU is said to be on par with Nvidia’s MX350 which is a discrete GPU. However, Intel Tigerlake CPUs are on 10nm architecture and AMD Ryzen 4000 series is based on 7nm architecture which is more power-efficient.
For whole INTEL vs AMD thing check this website
Anyway here are some of the great intel 11th gen laptops to consider which are “in stock”.
- Latest launched laptops
- These are Midrange and Non-gaming laptops
1. HP Notebook 15s -fr2005tu
- Processor: 11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 (up to 4.2 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology, 8 MB L3 cache, 4 cores)
- Operating System & Preinstalled Software: Windows 10 Home | Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019
- Display: 15.6-Inch FHD IPS anti-glare micro-edge WLED-backlit, 250 nits, 45% NTSC (1920 x 1080)
- Memory & Storage: 8GB DDR4-2666 SDRAM (2×4 GB), expandable upto 16 GB | 1 TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
- Graphics: Intel Iris Xe Graphics | Wireless Technologies: Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (2×2) and Bluetooth 5 combo (Supporting Gigabit file transfer speeds)
- Design & Battery: Thin and light design | Laptop weight: 1.75 kg | Max battery life = Upto 12 hours, 3-cell, 41 Wh Li-ion Fast Charge Battery
- Ports: 1 SuperSpeed USB Type-C (5Gbps), 2 SuperSpeed USB Type-A (5Gbps), 1 microSD card reader | Without CD-Drive
- Very good built quality
- Wifi 6 (2 X 2)
- Good battery life
- 1TB SSD
- Dual-channel Ram and Upgradable
- Bit expensive
- No type-c charging
2. HP Laptop 15s-du3047TX
- 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor
- Windows 10 Home 64
- 39.62 cm (15.6″) diagonal, FHD (1920 x 1080), IPS, micro-edge, anti-glare, 250 nits, 45% NTSC
- 8 GB DDR4-2666 SDRAM (2 x 4 GB)
- 256 GB PCIe® NVMe™ M.2 SSD + 1 TB 5400 rpm SATA HDD
- Graphics NVIDIA® GeForce® MX350 (2 GB DDR5 dedicated)
- Intel® Iris® Xᵉ Graphics
- 1 SuperSpeed USB Type-C® 5Gbps signaling rate; 2 SuperSpeed USB Type-A 5Gbps signaling rate; 1 HDMI 1.4b; 1 RJ-45; 1 AC smart pin; 1 headphone/microphone combo
- Average battery life.
3. Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5i
- Processor: 11th Gen Intel Tiger Lake Core i5-1135G7 | Speed: 2.4 GHz (Base) – 4.2 GHz (Max) | 4 Cores | 8MB Cache
- OS: Pre-Loaded Windows 10 Home with Lifetime Validity
- Pre-Installed: MS Office Home and Student 2019
- Memory and Storage: 8GB RAM DDR4-3200 | 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce MX450 2GB GDDR6 Dedicated Graphics
- Display: 15.6″ Full HD (1920×1080) | Brightness: 300 nits | Anti-Glare | IPS Technology | 45% NTSC
- Design: 1.79 cm Thin and 1.66 kg Light | Aluminium Material Top | Backlit Keyboard | Fingerprint Reader
- Battery Life: 8 Hours | Rapid Charge (Up to 80% in 1 Hour)
- Camera (Built in): HD 720p (1.0MP) Camera | Fixed Focus | Privacy Shutter | Integrated Dual Array Microphone
- Audio: 2 x 2W Stereo Speakers | HD Audio | Dolby Audio
- Ports: 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1, 1 USB 3.2 Type-C Gen 1, Headphone/Mic combo jack, HDMI 1.4b, 4-in-1 media reader (MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC)
- Comparatively Light Weight
- Latest NVIDIA GeForce MX450 dedicated graphics
- Aluminium metal body
- Average battery life
4. ASUS VivoBook Ultra 15 (2020)
This is a very budget laptop with the average built quality and the display is also not so good. Go for this if you want high performance per value.
- Best value for money.
- Good performance.
- Built Quality.
5. New Dell Inspiron 3501
- 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7 Processor (8MB Cache, up to 4.2 GHz)
- Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics with the shared graphics memory
- Memory – 8GB, 8Gx1, DDR4, 2666MHz
- Harddrive – 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive
- Display – 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-glare LED Backlight Non-touch Narrow Border WVA Display
- Wireless – 802.11ac 1×1 WiFi and Bluetooth
- Ports & Slots – 1. SD Card Reader │ 2. USB 2.0 Gen 1 Type-A │ 3. Wedge-shaped lock slot │ 4. Power-in │ 5. Optional USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C with Data Transfer (Available only on configurations with 11th gen processors & NVIDIA® graphics) │ 6. HDMI 1.4 │ 7. RJ45 │ 8. USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A │ 9. USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A │ 10. Audio Jack
- Dimensions & Weight – 1. Height: 18.0 mm – 19.9 mm (0.71-0.78) | 2. Width: 363.96 mm (14.33) | 3. Depth: 249 mm (9.80) | Starting Weight: 1.83 kg (4.04 lbs)*
- Good built quality.
- Good battery life.
- No WiFi 6.
- Single Channel Ram.
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