Laptop Price in Bangladesh
A laptop, sometimes also called a notebook computer is a battery-powered personal computer designed to be used while travelling. They typically have a clamshell design with an LCD or LED screen on the upper lid and a keyboard in the lower part. Find all laptop price in Bangladesh here.
Laptop price list in Bangladesh
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Adam Osborne invented the first laptop “Osborne 1” in 1981. It was a large machine with no battery and weighed around 10kg. The first modern laptop called COMPAQ SLT/286 came into the market in 1988 complete with a battery, internal hard drive and a VGA supported LCD screen.
Comparison with desktop
A laptop has functions similar to a desktop, but the two machines are very different from each other. Apart from the apparent differences in mobility and size, laptops tend to be more expensive than desktops. Laptops are considered to be more flexible in terms of network access. Compared to a desktop a laptop is an overall more comfortable and dynamic device.
When laptops came & started getting popular in Bangladesh
The very first laptops came to Bangladesh during the late 90’s and early 2000s. Back then the laptops were costly and only used by wealthy businessmen. Laptops became popular with the general public during the 2005-2008 period when big laptop brands first came into the local market. Another big boom in popularity happened after 2010 when students started to use laptops in their works.
Popular laptop brands in Bangladesh
Nowadays almost all big names in the laptop industry have operations in Bangladesh. The most popular among these brands seem to be Lenovo, HP, Dell, Asus & Acer. Other brands also have a measurable presence in the Bangladeshi market such as Microsoft, Apple, Xiaomi, Sony & I-life.
Laptop price varies in Bangladesh from about BDT 17000 to over BDT 260000 depending on the brand and laptop specifications. At the lower end of the spectrum, there are laptops like I-life Zed Book and Zed Air 14 which are priced in the range between BDT 16500 to BDT 17000. On the other hand, MacBook pro of Apple is some of the most expensive laptops in the Bangladeshi market ranging from BDT 120000 up to BDT 265000. HP and Microsoft also have products in the same price range. Brands like Asus, Dell, HP, Acer & Lenovo have products priced between BDT 25000 to BDT 80000. These brands provide the most variety when it comes to price in Bangladesh. An average customer may find a decent laptop at around BDT 35000 to BDT 50000 depending on their needs from these five brands.
Things to consider while buying a laptop
First of all, size (screen size and weight) of the device is a big issue. Generally, laptops come in the range between 11.6 to 17.3 inches. It is always a good idea to go for a mid-range laptop but the preferred size and weight also greatly depends on the user’s work. For a light and slim device, a person can choose Ultrabook or smaller windows laptops which favor mobility over high-end performance. By contrast, traditional clamshell & gaming laptops are bulkier but boast significantly higher specs. In the middle of the scale, we have Notebooks which provide a right balance between size and performance.
Screen quality is also a factor to consider when buying a laptop. Many laptops today provide touch screens. Although useful in many cases, the touchscreen also means a glossy and reflective display. So, it is best to avoid them if the user wants a reflection-free experience. This fact is especially important for gaming and image or video editing. Usually, screen resolution of 1920x1080-pixel (Full HD) is most optimum for the general user. If the user is a gamer, then a look at the refresh rate of the screen can prove to be the right decision. A faster refresh rate means a smoother and more responsive gaming experience.
In terms of CPU, it is best to stick with intel core processors, i.e. Intel Core i3, i5, & i7. These systems provide the best performance with multitasking and multimedia tasking. Low-end products incorporate Core i5 processors whereas most mainstream laptops have Core i5 processors. Core i7 processors are included in the more expensive devices which are much more powerful than the other laptops. Gamers, on the other hand, can try out the Ryzen Mobile CPU from AMD which provide much better gaming experience paired with ADM’s Vega graphics chipsets.
RAM is another piece of hardware that any buyer needs to consider when getting a new laptop. For any user today, the best policy is to get a device with 8GB RAM. In case of gamers and power-users, that figure should be bumped up to 16GB or 32GB. In terms of storage capacity, it is best to choose a laptop that offers 500GB or more. As for battery life, it is always a good idea to choose a laptop with a higher battery capacity.