Looking for a powerful laptop that will last quite a few years down the road? AMD’s new Ryzen 5000U powered laptops give you the best performance without sacrificing efficiency and they are very affordable.
In 2021, after the announcement of these mobile APUs, we have seen a lot of models adopting them and now with good availability, we do made a assorted list of laptops with Ryzen 5000U mobile processors for your ease.
From budget to premium, you have a variety of options to choose from as of now you have only 8 models to choose, with time more OEMs will bring Ryzen 5000U powered laptops to consumers. Till then, here are our top 8 picks:
8. HP 14s-fq1029AU
Price: ₹ 41,990
- Processor: 5th Gen AMD Ryzen 3 5300U (2.6 GHz base clock speed, up to 3.8 GHz max boost clock, 4 MB L3 cache, 4 cores)
- Memory: 8 GB DDR4-3200 SDRAM (1 x 8 GB), upgradable up to 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) | Storage: 512 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
- Display: 14-inch (35.6 cm) FHD anti-glare micro-edge, 250 nits, 45% NTSC (1920 x 1080)
- Operating System & Software: Pre-loaded Windows 10 Home with lifetime validity | Pre-installed Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019, Alexa Built-in
- Graphics: AMD Radeon Graphics
If you are someone looking for a budget laptop with enough horsepower to run few years down the line along with future upgradability, HP’s 14s laptop is widely used by many. Though it bears the same design and display as well as the same specs but for a budget-centric user, it is a perfect laptop with all that you need for everyday work.
Buy from here: https://amzn.to/3hjTeEB
Or get a slightly more powerful AMD Ryzen 5 5500U powered variant at ₹ 50,990: https://amzn.to/3tF4UEo, personally if you can spend some more money, this is a better deal. Also, if you like a greater display, then get the HP 15s-eq2040au with Ryzen 5 5500U: https://amzn.to/3pN3jMk
7. Acer Aspire 5
Price: ₹ 59,990
- This laptop packs a punch in terms of performance as it comes with an AMD Ryzen 5500U processor with 2.1 GHz base clock speed, up to 4.0 GHz max boost clock, 8MB L3 cache, 6 cores.
- 15.6″ Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS Widescreen LED-backlit Display | AMD Radeon Graphics
- 8 GB of onboard DDR4 system memory, upgradeable up to 24 GB of DDR4 system memory
- 512GB NVMe SSD , also supports up to 2 TB 2.5-inch 5400 RPM
- Includes Microsoft Office 2019
Acer’s Aspire 5 is a very familiar laptop to all of us and so is its design, this is why its still so functional and useful that Acer has just updated with new 6 core/12 threaded Ryzen 5 5500U. With this APU and some headroom for future upgrades, the Acer Aspire 5 is a good choice for many at the pricing.
Buy from here: https://amzn.to/3tHa9DJ
Buy the Ryzen 7 5700U powered variant for ₹63,999 from Acer Online Store: https://fas.st/RDbCy
6. Acer Aspire 7
- This laptop packs a punch in performance as it comes with an AMD Ryzen 5500U processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics processor.
- It Features a 39.62 cm (15.6) Full HD LED Backlit screen, with an 81.61% screen-to-body ratio, which offers clean and detailed visuals, irrespective of whether you’re playing games, creating a presentation, or watching videos.
- This laptop comes with a dual-band Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) connectivity that helps offer up to three times enhanced network throughput and reduced latency by up to 75% compared to its predecessor, the Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) standard.
- Along with the USB Type-C port, this laptop also comes with one USB 2.0 port and two SuperSpeed USB 5 Gbps Type-A ports (one of these can be used for offline charging).
If you are sort of a gamer and also prefer to use your laptop for other work stuff, then this is the laptop you should definitely consider. It is because, apart from housing a powerful Ryzen 5500U, you also get decent GTX 1650 graphics that lets you play games and work smoothly.
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Buy from Amazon India: https://amzn.to/3w0QrEA
5. ASUS VivoBook Flip 14
Price: starts ₹ 59,990
So, ASUS has this time just refreshed the hardware of the laptop, rest everything remains almost the same. You still get a 14-inch full-HD LED-backlit touch display with 45% NTSC coverage and to be fair it’s quite good but could have been more colour accurate for the asked price.
Much like last year, you can still configure the VivoBook Flip 14 with up to an 8 core, 16 threaded AMD Ryzen 7 5700U, so you can opt for the budget Ryzen 3 5300U or the Ryzen 5 5500U. The laptop comes with 8 GB DDR4 RAM clocked at 3,200MHz, which is expandable up to 12GB as one slot is soldered, and you get up to 512GB M.2 NVME PCIe X2 SSD for storage.
Connectivity and ports remain the same as that of last-gen with Wi-Fi 6 & Bluetooth 5.0 support, while for ports, you have a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port, a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port, HDMI 1.4, audio jack combo, and a microSD card reader.
The laptop still comes with Harman Kardon tuned speakers, weighs 1.5kg and has an HD camera as well. This time though, the ASUS VivoBook Flip 14 (TM 420) starts at Rs. 59,990 and comes in only Bespoke Black colour variant.
Buy from here: https://amzn.to/2TlNMXR
4. ASUS VivoBook Ultra K14
Price: ₹ 69,990
The ASUS VivoBook Ultra K14 features a 14-inch full-HD LED-backlit display, still comes with 250 nits peak brightness and 45% NTSC coverage.
You get the newer AMD APUs at the heart of the laptops, featuring up to 8 cores, 16 threaded Ryzen 7 5700U. Though both come with 8GB DDR4 RAM at 3,200MHz, the Ultra K14 features 512GB M.2 NVME PCIe X2 SSD, while the Ultra K15 gives you the option of both 256GB M.2 NVMe PCIe X2 SSD and up to a 1TB SATA HDD.
Both come with a decent 42Whr battery; however, the ASUS VivoBook Ultra K14 weighs around 1.4kg. You get both Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 support for connectivity, whereas, for ports, you get a USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A port, a USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C port, two USB 2.0 ports, HDMI 1.4, a combo audio jack, and a microSD card reader.
You can get the ASUS VivoBook Ultra K14 with AMD Ryzen 7 5700U processor, 8GB RAM/512GB SSD for ₹ 69,990 on Amazon India: https://amzn.to/2Td6yAR
Whereas you can now buy the toned-down ASUS VivoBook Ultra K14 with AMD Ryzen 5 5500U processor, 8GB RAM/512GB SSD for ₹ 58,920 on Amazon India: https://amzn.to/2SgpSwx
3. Lenovo IdeaPad 5
Price: ₹ 67,397
- Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 5700U | Speed: 1.8 GHz (Base) – 4.3 GHz (Max) | 8 Cores | 8MB Cache
- OS: Pre-Loaded Windows 10 Home with Lifetime Validity
- Pre-Installed: MS Office Home and Student 2019
- Memory and Storage: 16GB RAM DDR4-3200 | 512 GB SSD
- 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 | 4-sided Narrow Bezels | Aluminium Material Top | Backlit Keyboard | Fingerprint Reader
- Battery Life: 11 Hours | 57Wh Battery | Rapid Charge (Up to 80% in 1 Hour)
- Camera (Built-in): HD 720p Camera | Fixed Focus | Privacy Shutter | Integrated Dual Array Microphone
- Audio: 2 x 2W Stereo Speakers | HD Audio | Dolby Audio
- Connectivity: WiFi 5 (11ac, 2×2) | Bluetooth 5.0
- Ports: 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1, 1 USB 3.2 Type-C Gen 1 (support data transfer, Power Delivery 3.0 and DisplayPort 1.2), Headphone/Mic combo jack, HDMI 1.4b, 4-in-1 media reader (MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC)
- In the box: Laptop, Power Adapter and User Manual
Lenovo has essentially upgraded the same laptop it launched last year with newer AMD APUs that sports more power than before. So, essentially on the design, display and even battery front, you have the identical specs, but kudos to Lenovo for keeping the prices as low as ₹ 67,397.
While the last-gen is still available for around its launch price of ₹ 58,990, it increases the prices a bit, and for that, you have a newer AMD Ryzen 7 57000U and 16GB RAM instead of 8GB.
Buy from here with free One-Day delivery with Amazon Prime: https://amzn.to/2TZG9Xw
2. ASUS ZenBook 14
Price: ₹ 97,990
- Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 5700U, 8MB Cache, 1.8GHz Base Speed, Up to 4.3GHz Turbo Boost Speed, 8 cores, 16 Threads
- Memory & Storage: 16GB LPDDR4X onboard 4266MHz RAM with | Storage: 512GB SSD M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0
- 14.0-inch, FHD (1920 x 1080) 16:9, IPS-level Panel, Anti-glare display, sRGB: 100%, Screen-to-body ratio: 90 ％
- Ports: 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A, 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 2x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C support display / power delivery, 1x HDMI 2.1 and Micro SD card reader
- Backlit Chiclet Keyboard with 1.4mm Key-travel and support NumberPad
- 720p HD camera
- Harman/Kardon tuned speaker with Cortana and Alexa voice-recognition support
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6(802.11ax)+Bluetooth 5.0 (Dual band) 2*2
- 67WHrs, 4-cell Li-ion battery
Premiumness comes at a cost, and if you need an ultrabook, you definitely know how good ASUS ZenBook 14 is, and now stuff with up to 8 cores & 16 threads, you get tremendous performance in a thin and light form factor. It looks great from the outside, easy to carry and colour-accurate enough for work, without worrying about the battery life.
Buy from here: https://amzn.to/3eGOcQE
You can also get the toned-down version of the laptop with Ryzen 5 5500U at ₹ 81,965: https://amzn.to/3iAh8wc
1. ASUS Zenbook 13 OLED
Price: ₹ 1,07,800
- Processor & Graphics: AMD Ryzen 7 5700U Processor, 1.8 GHz (8MB Cache, up to 4.3 GHz, 8 Cores, 16 Threads) | Integrated AMD Radeon Graphics
- Memory; Storage & Software Included: 16GB LPDDR4X onboard RAM | Storage: 1 TB M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 SSD & Pre-installed MS Office Home and Student 2019 | Operating System: Pre-loaded Windows 10 Home with lifetime validity
- Display: 13.3-inch, OLED, FHD (1920 x 1080) 16:9, Glossy display, 400nits, DCI-P3: 100%, Pantone Validated, 100% sRGB, 4-sided NanoEdge design with up to 88% screen-to-body ratio, IPS-level wide-view technology
- I/O Ports: 1x HDMI 2.0a, 1x USB 3.1 Type A (Gen1), 2x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, 1x Micro SD card reader | Edge-to-edge design, full-size backlit, with 1.4mm key travel | Touchpad: Glass-covered, Precision Touchpad with NumberPad 2.0, i.e., integrated LED-illuminated numeric keypad
- Other: IR HD web camera with Windows Hello support| Face recognition login | Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) (802.11ax) 2*2 | Bluetooth 5.0 | US MIL-STD 810G military-grade standard| with Cortana and Alexa voice-recognition support
If you are looking for a premium laptop with an OLED display, ASUS has this Zenbook 13 OLED made for you, charged up with Ryzen 7 5700U and 16GB LPDDR4X RAM; look no further as this is the thin and light beast you are getting at a hefty price though. You have a great display, all the necessary ports and connectivity with long battery life, all you expect from a portable ultrabook.
Buy from here: https://amzn.to/3tGJvus
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