Top Laptops under PHP 70,000 (2020)
A lot of releases this year have been very competitive in terms of price to performance ratio, so if you’re on the market for one and you have a more comfortable budget to work with, we’ve compiled a list of laptops you can get for under PHP 70,000.
Author’s note: The laptops listed below are officially launched in the Philippines in 2020.
Lenovo Legion 5
The Legion 5 is a sleek, all-plastic machine that packs a good-sized monitor and processor. The base model is equipped with a 15.6-inch FHD IPS 120Hz display, an AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, an NVIDIA GeForce 1650 GPU, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and 512GB of SSD storage.
The Legion 5 is priced at PHP 52,995.
Apple MacBook Air 2020
One of the best things about this year’s MacBook Air is the overall value. The 2020 model represents a good value for Mac users in need of a new laptop. The MacBook Air is now capable of powering an external 6K display, that includes Apple’s gorgeous 6K Pro Display XDR, thanks to the new Intel Iris Plus onboard graphics.
The entry-level machine now comes equipped with a 10th-generation 1.1GHz dual-core Intel i3 processor, 5,100mAh battery, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB SSD, which costs PHP 57,990 at Authorized Apple Resellers here in the Philippines.
Lenovo IdeaPad Gaming 3i
The IdeaPad is usually a work-focused laptop, but the IdeaPad Gaming 3i will allow you to mix both work and play. Its configuration is enough for handling productivity tasks like photo and video editing, as well as produce decent frame rates in some games in low to medium graphics settings.
Powering the IdeaPad Gaming 3i is an Intel 10th-gen Core i7-10750H processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX1650 Ti 4GB GDDR6 GPU, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD and it is priced at PHP 59,995.
MSI Modern 14 A10RB-677PH
The MSI Modern 14 is the more affordable version aimed at content creators and business users on tighter budgets. It packs in a 14-inch FullHD IPS display, 10th-gen Core i7-10510U processor paired with 8GB RAM, and a 500GB SSD. There’s also MX250 graphics from Nvidia to help along with any GPU-heavy tasks.
These are solid specs for a mid-range ultrabook-like laptop for the price of PHP 60,995.
Lenovo Legion 5i
Lenovo Legion 5i delivers good gaming performance and a comfortable user experience all in one clean and sleek package. It is perfect for people who are on-the-go and love playing. The new Lenovo 5i boasts a powerful RTX 2060 GPU for optimum gaming performance, a silky smooth 1920×1080 120hz display, and the 10th Generation Intel Core i7 processor.
Lenovo Legion 5i price starts at PHP 62,995.
ASUS TUF Gaming A17
The Asus TUF Gaming A17 offers powerful performance and solid battery life for a mainstream gaming laptop. It’s a 17.3-inch (1920 x 1080) display boasts adaptive sync technology and a 120Hz refresh rate, gaming laptop with a strong AMD Ryzen 7 4800H and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti GPU combined with long battery life, with an up to 32GB memory and up to 1TB SSD and a comfortable keyboard.
ASUS TUF Gaming A17 (FX706II-H7088T) — PHP 64,995
ASUS TUF Gaming A17 (FX706IU-H7082T) — PHP 71,995
Lenovo IdeaPad S540
The Lenovo IdeaPad S540 ticks a lot of the boxes professionals and students look for in a laptop. It offers up to 15.6-inch 60hz IPS display, Intel Core i7-10510U, NVIDIA GeForce MX 250, up to 12GB of RAM, and 512GB of SSD storage.
The Lenovo IdeaPad S540 12GB + 512GB RAM is priced at PHP 65,990. Its 8GB + 512GB with 14-inch display is priced at PHP 59,995.
Lenovo Yoga C740
With stylus support, Dolby Atmos-powered speakers, up to 16GB RAM, and up to 1TB SSD storage, the Lenovo Yoga C740 is a device ideal for content creators. Offering versatility, it has an Intel Core i7-10510U processor onboard mated with an integrated Intel HD 620 graphics card. As part of the Yoga series, it boasts a privacy webcam shutter and a fingerprint sensor for security. Prices start at PHP 59,995.
IdeaPad Flex 5i (15)
If you’re working on documents or presentations, taking online classes, or doing photo or video editing and heavy browsing, these machines will be up to the task and keep you going. The IdeaPad Flex 5i laptop are equipped with either up to AMD Ryzen 7 4700U with AMD Integrated graphics, or 11th-gen Intel Core i7 processors, with up to NVIDIA MX450 graphics with Intel Iris Xe Integrated graphics, up to 16GB of RAM, and up to 1TB SSD.
IdeaPad Flex 5i (15) is priced at PHP 64,995.
And that’s it! If you want to check out all the laptops launched in the Philippines in 2020, check out our list here.