Best Gaming Laptops under 1500 in 2019 Helpful List

Technology keeps getting better and better. Especially in the gaming laptop world! Now you have more options than ever in the $1000~$1500 price range. and you might get confused and just don’t know which one is better for you. So, I’m here to help you choose the right one. let’s get into it.

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5. Acer Predator Helios 300 (model 2018)

 

I can see you now looking at the model year and saying that can’t be right! Well, Just bear with me.
Yes, this is the last year’s model. but right now that is the best value you can for your money. Let’s see what it has to offer:-
Specs:
– Intel 8th gen core i7-8750H 6-core CPU with 9MB cache base/boost clock of 2.2/4.1Ghz.
– 16GB of upgradable 2666MHz DDR4 ram and 256GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD (with additional empty 2.5″ slot).
– 15.6″ Full HD (1920×1080) IPS display (144Hz, 300 nits, 92% sRGB, 72% NTSC).
– Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB GDDR5 VRAM (overclockable).
Pros:
– Retails for under 1000$ on amazon.
– a very powerful combination with a high refresh rate screen.
– Easy to upgrade the RAM, wifi card, and hard drives.
Cons:
– a slightly older model.
– battery not that great (about 4 hours average use, less than 1 hour in gaming).
– thick bezels and a slightly wide body.
– It gets hot after heavy usage.

4. Acer Predator Helios 300 (model 2019)

 

 

That is the latest model of the previous laptop, it still got the amazing value for money with just less than $200 more you’ll be up to date with the latest specs.
Specs:
– Intel 9th gen core i7-9750H 6-core CPU with 12MB cache base/boost clock of 2.6/4.5 GHz.
– 15.6″ Full HD (1920×1080) IPS display (144Hz, 300 nits, 92% sRGB, 72% NTSC).
– 16GB of upgradable 2666MHz DDR4 ram and 256GB M.@ PCIe NVMe SSD (with additional empty 2.5″ and M.2 PCIe slots for even more storage options).
– Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660-TI 6GB GDDR6 VRAM.
Pros:
– it packs a lot of power for a reasonable price.
– improved design and thin bezels.
– slightly better battery life (about 5 hours average use, just above 1 hour in gaming).
– 3 available hard drive slots (one already occupied).
– Better heat mangement.
Cons:
– even though it’s a powerful device, but you’ll need to purchase and additional drive for storing games and files.
– lack of thunderbolt 3 connection.

 

3. HP Omen 2019 15-dc1030nr

 

HP is a very powerful brand and it has been known for its good value for money.
And the OMEN lineup has its reputation for being powerful for a decent price. And this device is no different. let’s see what it packs inside:-
Specs:
– Intel 8th gen core i7-8750H 6-core CPU with 9MB cache base/boost clock of 2.2/4.1Ghz.
– 15.6″ Full HD (1920×1080) IPS display (60Hz, 266 nits, 111% sRGB).
– 16GB 2666MHz DDR4 RAM.
– 128GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD and 1tb 7200RPM SATA HDD.
– Nvidia RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6 VRAM with the latest Ray-Tracing Technology.
Pros:
– Very respectable specs that support the all-new Ray-Tracing technology on a decent price.
– VR-Ready.
– Good battery life (70Wh ~ 5.5 hours of average use)
– high color gamut screen for productivity work.
Cons:
– The screen refresh rate is kinda low for gaming.
– No Thunderbolt 3 port.

2. ASUS ROG Zephyrus S (GX531)

 

This is definitely the most powerful laptop in this list, it packs a lot of power in a very slim metal chassis. It gets away with this amazing by moving the keyboard down the chassis and sticking the touchpad besides the keyboard and leaving all of the top portions of the body for cooling. and the screen lifts the base a little bit for even more airflow. It definitely has a non-usual design. but thanks to this design you get to enjoy the high-end performance for a mid-range price point. Let’s get to the specs:-
Specs:
– Intel 8th gen core i7-8750H 6-core CPU with 9MB cache base/boost clock of 2.2/4.1Ghz.
– 15.6″ Full HD (1920×1080) IPS display (144Hz, 290 nits, 100% sRGB, 72% AdobeRGB).
– 16GB 2666MHz DDR4 RAM.
– 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD.
– Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q 8GB GDDR5.
Pros:
– Very Impressive Performance-to-weight factor. This laptop is definitely changed the gaming laptop industry, with only the weight of 4.63lbs.
– Very good screen color accuracy and GPU compilation for demanding productivity loads, like graphic designing or 3D modeling, etc.
Cons:
– Yet this is the most powerful laptop in this list, but it packs components from the last generation and not the current.
– Some people will not like typing experience because of the weird keyboard position.
– Because of the Thermal design, it is hard to use the laptop on the lap position. It’s more preferable if used on a desk or tabletop.

1. Eluktronics MAG-15

 

You may have never heard of this brand and maybe you are a little skeptical. And in normal cases, you would be right. But actually this laptop has developed by Intel in collaboration with other small companies like Eluktronics to make a thin and light gaming laptop that would be a better experience for the consumer. and they delivered on that. it’s definitely one of the lightest if not the lightest gaming laptop in the market, that packs a lot of power with a big battery and an amazing thermal performance. let’s see the specs:-
Specs:
– Intel 9th gen core i7-9750H 6-cores CPU with 12MB cache base/boost clock of 2.6/4.5 GHz.
– 16GB DDR4 RAM and 512GB Intel M.2 PCIe NVMe drive (with an additional empty M.2 PCIe slot for future upgrades).
– 15.6″ Full HD (1920×1080) IPS display (144 Hz, 290 nits, 96% sRGB, 73% AdobeRGB)
– Nvidia GTX 1660-TI 6GB GDDR6 VRAM
– Intel latest Wifi-6 card
– 94Wh, 6-cell battery
– Magnesium alloy light-weight body.
Pros:
– Very powerful specs yet in a very lightweight package at only 4.15lbs
– Very strong battery up-time (up to 10 hours).
– Thunderbolt 3 port and SD Card reader.
– Brown switch mechanical keyboard (RGB backlit).
– Great thermal performance.
Cons:
– Speakers are muddy and not that powerful.

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