In this guide, we’ll present our top 10 picks for laptops under PHP 40,000 covering the 2nd quarter of 2022. If you have already read the Top 10 Laptops under PHP 30,000 (30K), you may also be interested with laptops at a slightly higher budget and more computing power.
Laptops under PHP 40,000 (40K) are expected to be significantly more powerful and can do a lot of stuff. These kinds of mid-range laptops can do more multimedia stuff aside from the usual office productivity or web browsing apps.
Here’s our list to guide you in finding a suitable laptop for you under PHP 40,000 (40K).
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1. HP Laptop 15S-EQ2163AU
Beginning with this list is the HP Laptop 15S. It has a 15-inch HD display, powered by an AMD Ryzen 5 5500U partnered with an AMD Radeon Graphics. Inside it is an 8GB DDR4 RAM coupled with a 256GB NVME M.2 SSD.
The HP Laptop 15S is running the latest Windows 11 and has a 41Wh battery capacity. Despite being the most affordable in this list, it can still do a lot based on its specs.
Shopee – PHP 30,190
2. realme Book Laptop
Next on our list is coming from one of the known smartphone manufacturers, realme. The realme Book laptop offers a 2K resolution 14-inch IPS LCD which gives a significant clear display. It houses an Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor together with an Intel Iris Xe graphics, powerful enough to do a lot of tasks.
Within it is a dual-channel 8GB DDR4 RAM and 512GB PCIe storage. Installed inside is a Windows 10 which is free to upgrade to the latest Windows 11. The realme Book laptop has a 54Wh battery capacity supporting a 65W PD super-fast charge using a Type-C.
Shopee – PHP 39,990
3. Acer Aspire 5 2022
We have here the Acer Aspire 5 2022 powered by the latest 12th gen Intel Core i5-1235U processors coupled with an Intel Ires Xe Graphics. It features a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display.
The laptop also has a sizeable 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD. With this kind of specs, it’ll sure get a lot of job done.
The Acer Aspire 5 2022 is running the latest Windows 11 and has a battery capacity of 50Wh. In terms of WiFi, it supports WiFi 6 which features a 2×2 Mu-Mimo technology enough to handle faster data transfers and internet speeds.
4. Chuwi COREBOOK X PRO
Chuwi may not be a known brand that much but they still offer something for us.. The Chuwi COREBOOK X Pro features a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display, an intel core i5-8259U partnered with an Intel Iris Plus 655 graphics.
The Chuwi COREBOOK X Pro also has an 8GB RAM and a 512GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD for storage with an extra M.2 expansion slot up to 1TB. The laptop is running a Windows 10 OS and it has a 69.93Wh battery capacity which can give it’s user up to 6hrs of office life or 90hrs of standby life.
5. Asus X515 X515EP-BQ302T
Another known brand in the industry is Asus. The Asus X415 features an Intel Core i5-1135G7 partnered with an NVIDIA GeForce MX330 graphics. The Asus X515 also has a 14-inch Full HD IPS display. Underneath it is an 4GB RAM and a 512GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD that has an extra 2.5 SATA slot for expansion.
Running inside the Asus X515 is a Windows 10 and 37Wh battery capacity. With this kinds of specs, it’s surely the kind of mid-range laptop that can do a lot of stuff.
6. Infinix INbook X1 PRO
You may have heard of Infinix as a smartphone maker but do you know they also make laptops? Infinix INbook X1 Pro offers us the only i7 in this list, it boasts an Intel Core i7-1065G7
Coupled with an Intel Iris Plus for the graphics which can give a lot of computing power.
Its RAM is a big 16GB and it has a 512GB SSD. The Inbook X1 Pro uses Windows 10 and it also supports the latest WiFi 6. It features a battery capacity of 55Wh.
7. Asus VivoBook 14 M413UA-EB436W
Next on our list is the Asus VivoBook 14 which has a 14-inch Full HD IPS display. It also houses an AMD Ryzen 5 5500U together with AMD Radeon graphics. Underneath it is a 512GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD coupled with an 8GB DDR4 RAM.
The Vivobook 14 runs on the latest Windows 11, it has WiFi 6 and has a battery capacity of 42Wh.
8. Modern 14 B5M-084PH
We have here the MSI Modern 14 B5M which houses an AMD Ryzen 5 5500U Processor and an AMD Radeon Graphics. Also in it is a 14-inch Full HD IPS display. The Modern 14 also has a 8GB DDR4 RAM together with a 512GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD for storage.
The Modern M14 B5M is running the latest Windows 11.
9. Modern 14 B5M-206PH
Going now to another MSI brand. The MSI Modern 14 has a 14-inch Full HD IPS display, a boastful AMD Ryzen 7 5700U partnered by an AMD Radeon RX Vega 8. This laptop powered by AMD can absolutely give a very good performance.
The MSI Modern 14 also has an 8GB DDR4 RAM and a 512GB SSD for storage. It also runs with the latest Windows 11 and it supports the latest WiFi 6.
10. NEW HUAWEI MateBook D 15
Last but not the least, we have the new Huawei MateBook D 15. This Huawei laptop sports a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display, an Intel Core i5-1135G7 together with an Intel Iris Xe Graphics. Inside it is an 8GB RAM and a 256GB SSD of storage.
The Huawei MateBook D15 runs on a Windows 10 that can be upgraded to Windows 11 for free. It has WiFi 6 and a battery capacity of 42Wh that uses a 65W USB-C adapter for fast charging.
Shopee – PHP 35,999
And that is it for our list of laptops under Php40,000 (40K) in the Philippines for the 2nd quarter of 2022. Don’t hesitate to let us know of your favorite laptop on this list. Do let us know if you have any comments or suggestions and we’ll gladly look into it.