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Best Cheap Laptops In Kenya 2017

This is a list that includes all the best cheap laptops in Kenya. All the laptops on this list cost less than KSh. 30,000.

It’s quite challenging for most people looking for the cheapest laptops in Kenya to find the machines that suit them best because of the limited choices. When buying a laptop, there are several factors that you should consider. The key things that you should consider when looking for a new laptop include RAM, Processor Speed, Design and storage. You should prioritize these features based on what you want to use your laptop for.

This website makes it easy for you to find the cheap laptop for business, work or pleasure. Whether you are in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Eldoret or in any other town in Kenya, this page will help you find the best brand new laptop on a budget.


ASUS X540SA-SCL0205N Kenya

ASUS X540SA-SCL0205N is no doubt one of the best cheap laptops in Kenya right now.  This laptop comes with a 15.6 inch screen. This is the best screen size for you if you are looking for a laptop that you can conveniently watch movies and work on.  The ASUS X540SA-SCL0205N comes with a HD screen with a resolution of 1376 x 768 pixels.

The ASUS X540SA-SCL0205N is a laptop suitable for student and people looking for a simple laptop for basic office work. You can also use it for “light” gaming. Its Intel Celeron processor is 5 th generation: this help to make it more power efficient.  You can use it for more than two hours when it is fully charged.

The ASUS X540SA-SCL0205N comes with 2GB of RAM.  This is adequate for browsing the internet, playing light games, watching movies and running applications such as Microsoft Office efficiently.  The good thing about this laptop is the fact that you can upgrade its RAM up to 16GB if you feel that you need more performance power.


  • It supports Bluetooth data transfer. This means that you will always be able to transfer data to and from other Bluetooth enabled devices without a cable.
  • The ASUS X540SA-SCL0205N has a HDMI port. You can connect this laptop to your TV using a HDMI cable to enjoy your videos and movies on a larger screen.
  • It comes with a DVD drive
  • The ASUS X540SA-SCL0205N has a camera that you can use for video conferencing.
  • It comes with USB type 3.0. This is much faster than USB type 2.0.


ASUS X540S Kenya

This is another very good Asus laptop that you can buy with less than KSh. 30,000. It comes with a 15.6 inch screen, Intel Celeron processor, 4GB RAM and 500 hard disk drive. 4GB of RAM makes multitasking a bliss. You should also expect to play light games on this laptop with any hitches.

NOTE: This laptop has two versions, one with 2GB of RAM and the other with 4GB of RAM. All the other features are the same.  You should be keen when making a purchase to ensure that you are buying the one you need.

The Dell Inspiron 11 3162

Dell Inspiron 11 3162 Kenya

This laptop was specifically made for people who do a lot of document editing & production e.g. those who use Microsoft Office Suite on a daily basis.

It comes with 32GB SSD out of the box. SSD is pretty fast when compared to HDD.  That is why this laptop boots very fast when compared to a laptop with a HDD.  The Dell Inspiron 11 3162 laptop comes with Windows operating system already installed (Windows 10).

You can only play games which are less than 100MB in size on this laptop. If you are an avid gamer, this laptop may not be suitable for you. It is quite powerful but you can only play a limited number of games because of memory restrictions.

This laptop comes with a 11.6 inch screen.  This makes it a good choice if you want a small, light laptop.  With this laptop, it will never be difficult to have your machine with you everywhere you go.  Furthermore, this laptop can give you up to 9 hours of screen time when it is full charged.

Other features of Dell Inspiron 11 3162

  • Intel Celeron 1.6GHz CPU
  • Intel HD graphics
  • USB type 3.0
  • HDMI port
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Lenovo Ideapad 110-151BR

This is another good pick for you if you are looking for a laptop with a 15.6 inch screen. Like many laptops on this list, this laptop is fitted with an Intel-Celeron processor. Lenovo Ideapad 110-151BR can easily handle basic office task, light gaming and other simple task.

The Lenovo Ideapad 110-151BR comes with a full HD screen with a resolution of 1366 pixels x 768 pixels.  This makes it one of the cheap laptop available in Kenya with the best screens.

The key features of Lenovo Ideapad 110-151BR

  • 15.6 inch screen
  • Intel Celeron-1.6GHz.
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 1 USB 3.0
  • HDMI port
  • Sterio speakers
  • 3.5mm headphones jack
  • 500GB hard disk drive

Lenovo Ideapad 300

Lenovo Ideapad 300 Kenya

This cheap laptop in Kenya has a lot of similarities with other laptops on this list.  It comes with a 15.6” screen, an Intel processor, 2GB of RAM and 500GB internal storage space.

The Lenovo Ideapad 300 is a good choice if you are looking for a laptop for school work or for basic office tasks.  After a full charge, its battery can give you more than 4 hours of on-screen time.

Lenovo B51-30

Lenovo B51-30 Kenya

Lenovo has some of the best cheap laptops in Kenya. The Lenovo B51-30 is another cheap laptop that you can buy in Kenya with less that KSh. 30,000.  This laptop comes with an Intel Celeron processor, 2GB RAM and 500GB HDD.

Again, like most laptops on this list, the Lenovo B51-30 is ideal for you if work with Microsoft Office and other light application most of the time.  If you are looking for a gaming laptop, this one may not appropriate for you since it does not have enough RAM, dedicated graphics card a powerful processor. However, you can play “light” games on it without a problem.

HP Chromebook – 11.6″

HP Chromebook 11.6 kenya

This laptop runs on Google’s Chrome operating system.  This is not the laptop that you should buy if you want a laptop that runs on the Windows Operating system. The HP Chromebook comes with an 11.6” screen (touchscreen).

This laptop is ideal for individuals looking for a laptop for editing documents and browsing.  The HP Chromebook provides only 16GB of internal storage space.  It SSD storage makes it can be good choice for anyone looking for a fast laptop for work.  It is a pretty fast machine.

HP Chromebook 14”

HP Chromebook 14 inch Kenya

This laptop is very similar to its brother above. The key differences between the two is their size.  This one comes with a bigger 14 inch screen.

All these cheap laptops in Kenya are good choices. Their features are almost similar and they have almost the same performance capabilities.  If you are looking for a decent, brand new laptop for work or school work, do not hesitate to buy any of the laptops on this list.

Tonny has been interested in phones and mobile phone technology for as long as he can remember. He loves everything smart – smartwatches, smartphones, smart TVs, etc. He can tell you which phones were released last month, which ones will be released next month and the best phone you can buy at KSH. 20,000. Tony also loves cars and traveling. Reach him via tonny@naiventures.com.