15 Best Laptops for University and College Students (2018)

Best Laptops For University and College Students in Kenya

What is the best laptop for college and university students in Kenya? A laptop is really important for university students. This is due to assignments that need to be typed, researched and printed. In this day and age, it is very hard for a college student to survive without a laptop in Kenya. Here, I have considered the features such as storage, design, performance, build quality and display size. What is especially important when buying laptops for university/ college in Kenya is the storage capacity and performance. I have only considered computer laptops with not less than 500GB storage, good performance and quality design and build. So here are the best laptop university and college students in Kenya. Included are the prices, the pros and cons of the machines. You can also check out the best laptops under 25K in Kenya or have a look at the best laptops under 20k in Kenya.

The Following are the Best Laptops for University and College Students in Kenya (2018):

Acer Extensa 15 EX2519-c4u0 - 15.6 - Intel Celeron - 500GB HDD - 4GB RAM

Acer Extensa 15 EX2519 c4u0 15.6 Intel Celeron 500GB HDD 4GB RAM Boot up Linux Black Laptop
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PriceKSh 29,999
CPUIntel® Celeron® N3060, 1.6 GHz; Dual-core
GPUIntel® HD Graphics 400
Display Size15.6 inches
Display ResolutionHD (1366 x 768) pixels
RAM4GB
Storage Space500GB
OSLinux( can be updated to windows 10)
Weight2.4Kgs
ProsMany Ports, Large Screen size, Performance
ConsQuite Heavy

ASUS R540S -15.6 -Intel Celeron - 500GB HDD-4GB - DOS

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PriceKSh 24,899
CPUIntel® Celeron® 
GPUIntegrated Intel® HD Graphics 
Display Size15.6 inches
Display Resolution16:9 HD (1366x768)
RAM4GB
Storage Space500GB
OSDOS, Can be upgraded to Windows 10
Weight2.5Kgs
ProsPrice, Design, Ports
ConsNo OS

ASUS R541s - 15.6 - Intel Celeron - 500GB HDD - 2GB RAM - Windows 10

ASUS R541s 15.6 Intel Celeron 500GB HDD 2GB RAM Windows 10 Black
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PriceKSh 25,999
CPUIntel Celeron 1.16Ghz
GPUIntel Integrated HD Graphics
Display Size15.6 inches
Display Resolution1376 x 768 (HD)
RAM2GB DDR3 1600MHz
Storage Space500GB
OSWindows 10
Weight1.98Kgs
ProsPorts, Pricing, Design
ConsRAM

ASUS X540U - 15.6 - Intel Core i5 - 1TB HDD - 8GB RAM - Free DOS

ASUS X540U 15.6 Intel Core i5 1TB HDD 8GB RAM Free DOS Black & Gold
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PriceKSh 61,999
CPUIntel Core i5-7200U
GPUIntel HD
Display Size15.6 inches
Display ResolutionHD (1366x768) Pixels
RAM8GB
Storage Space1TB
OSFree DOS (Upgradable to Windows 10)
Weight2.2 Kgs
ProsLarge Storage, Battery Life, Performance, Display Quality, Build
ConsExpensive

Dell Inspiron 3552 -15.6 - Intel Celeron - 500GB HDD - 4GB RAM - Ubuntu

Dell Laptops for university students in Kenya
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PriceKSh 31,999
CPUIntel Celeron
GPUIntel HD Graphics
Display Size15.6 inches
Display Resolution1366 x 768 ( HD )
RAM4GB
Storage Space500GB
OSUbuntu (Upgradable to windows 10)
Weight2.5KGs
ProsMany Ports, Long Battery Life, Quality Build
ConsNo Ethernet Port

HP Probook 450 G2 - 15.6 - Intel Celeron - 750gb HDD- 8GB RAM - Dvdrw

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PriceKSh 29,799
CPUIntel Celeron 2957u 1.4ghz
GPUIntel HD Graphics
Display Size15.6 inches
Display Resolution1366 x 768 Pixels
RAM8GB
Storage Space750 GB HDD
OSFree DOS (Upgradable to Windows 10)
Weight2.0 KGs
ProsPricing, Design, Display, Size
ConsCPU

ILIFE Zed Air H2 - Intel Celeron - 32GB SSD - 3GB RAM - 500GB HDD - Windows 10

ILIFE Zed Air H2 Intel Celeron 32GB SSD 3GB RAM 500GB HDD Windows 10 Silver
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PriceKSh 20,999
CPUIntel Celeron 2.4 GHz
GPUIntel® HD Graphics 500
Display Size14 inches
Display Resolution1366 x 768 pixels
RAM3GB
Storage Space32GB SSD +  500GB HDD 
OSWindows 10
Weight1.3Kgs
ProsUltra thin, Long battery life, Quality
ConsScreen Size

Lenovo Flex 4 - 14.1 - Intel Core i5 - 8GB - 1TB - Windows10

Lenovo University Laptops
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PriceKSh 64,999
CPUIntel Core i5-6200U
GPUIntel HD Graphics
Display Size14 inches
Display Resolution1920 x 1080
RAM8GB DDR3
Storage Space1TB SSD
OSWindows 10
Weight1.8KGs
ProsDesign, Price, Performance
ConsNone

Lenovo Ideapad 110- 15.6 - Intel Celeron - 500GB HDD - 4GB RAM -Free Dos

Lenovo Ideapad 110- 15.6 - Intel Celeron - 500GB HDD - 4GB RAM - No OS Installed
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PriceKSh 27,999
CPUIntel Celeron  N3050 1.6 GHz processor
GPUIntegrated Intel® Graphics
Display Size15.6 inches
Display Resolution1366 x 768 pixels
RAM4GB
Storage Space500GB HDD
OSFree DOS (Upgradable to Windows 10)
Weight2.2 KGS
ProsBattery Life Pricing, Free Bag, Quality
ConsNone

Lenovo Ideapad 110-15ISK - 15.6 - Intel Core i3 - 1TB HDD - 4GB RAM

Lenovo Ideapad 110- 15.6 - Intel Celeron - 500GB HDD - 4GB RAM - No OS Installed
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PriceKSh 38,999
CPUIntel Core i3
GPUIntel HD Graphics
Display Size15.6 inches
Display Resolution1366 x 768 pixels
RAM4GB
Storage Space1TB
OSFree DOS (Upgradable to Windows 10)
Weight2.5 Kgs
ProsPerformance, Price, Storage Capacity
ConsHeavy

Lenovo Ideapad 110-151BR 15.6 - Intel Celeron - N3060 - 500GB HDD - 4GB RAM - Free Dos

Lenovo Ideapad 110 15IBR 15.6 Intel Celeron N3060 500GB HDD 4GB RAM No OS Installed Black
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PriceKSh 26,999
CPUIntel Celeron N3060 1.6GHz processor
GPUIntegrated Intel® Graphics
Display Size15.6 inches
Display Resolution1366 x 768
RAM4GB DDR3L
Storage Space500GB HDD
OSFree Dos- Upgradable to Windows
Weight2.3Kgs
ProsPrice, Ports, Performance
ConsNone

Lenovo Ideapad 510-15IKB - 15.6 - Intel Core i7(2.7Ghz) - No OS Installed - 1TB HDD - 8GB RAM -4GB Graphics

Lenovo ideapad 510 15IKB 15.6 Intel Core i7
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PriceKSh 81,499
CPUIntel Core i7 (2.7Ghz)
GPUIntel HD Graphics 510 and 4G Dedicated Graphic Card
Display Size15.6 inches
Display Resolution1920x1080 pixels
RAM8GB
Storage Space1TB HDD
OSDOS (Upgradable to Windows 10)
Weight2.5Kgs
ProsPerformance, Gaming Laptop, Screen Quality
ConsNone

Lenovo Ideapad IP 320-14IAP - 14 - Intel Celeron - 500GB HDD - 2GB RAM - DOS

Lenovo Ideapad IP 320 14IAP 14 Intel Celeron 500GB HDD 2GB RAM DOS Silver
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PriceKSh 25,299
CPUIntel® Core: Intel Celeron
GPUIntel® HD Graphics
Display Size14 inches
Display Resolution(1366 x 768) pixels
RAM2GB
Storage Space500GB
OSDOS (Upgradable to Windows 10)
Weight1.85Kgs
ProsPricing, Free Bag, Many Ports
ConsOnly 2GB RAM

HP 250 G6 - 15.6 - Intel Celeron N3060 - 500GB HDD - 4GB RAM - No OS

HP Laptops For College and University Students in Kenya
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PriceKSh 28999
CPUIntel Celeron N3060 1.6GHz processor (Upto 2.4GHz)
GPUIntel HD Graphics 400
Display Size15.6 inches
Display Resolution1366 x 768 Pixels
RAM4GB RAM DDR3L
Storage Space500GB HDD
OSFree DOS (Upgradable to Windows 10)
Weight2.15KGs
ProsPricing, Performance, Value for Money
ConsNone

Apple MacBook Pro MF839LL/A: 13.3" Intel Core i5 128GB SSD 8GB RAM

Apple-MacBook-Pro-MF839LLa-Laptop-in-Nairobi
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PriceKSh 155,990
CPUIntel Core i5
GPUIntel Iris Graphics 6100
Display Size13.3 inches
Display Resolution2560 x 1600
RAM8GB
Storage Space128GB
OSMacOS X Yosemite
Weight1.57Kgs
ProsPerformance, Design, Weight
ConsPrice

You should also take a look at HP Laptop Prices in Kenya or check out Lenovo Laptop Prices in Kenya.

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