Affordable Laptops You Can Buy In Ghana For School

As a student at the University, College of Education, Technical University or Health Institute, there is a need for you to use a laptop at some point in your education.

Usually, depending on the course you’re offering, there may be specifications as to the kind of laptop required for your lessons.

In this article, we shall look at some cheap and durable laptops students in Ghana can acquire for school.

Why you need a Laptop as a student in Ghana

As a student in Ghana, it is necessary for you to acquire a laptop as it contributes to your academic success.

A laptop is required for the following purposes as a student in Ghana:

  1. For researching your assignments and personal research works.
  2. For reading your slides and making notes.
  3. For designing PowerPoint presentations.
  4. For researching, typing and editing your long essays or project work.
  5. For keeping yourself entertained after your daily course work.
  6. For beginning and maintaining online portals and freelance works for part-time income while in school.

Here are some laptops you should consider as a student in Ghana:

Lenovo V145

The Lenovo V145 is a very strong laptop with good speed and also very affordable.


  • CPU: Core i3
  • GPU: AMD Radeon R4
  • Display size: 15.6 Inches
  • HDD: 500GB
  • RAM: 4GB Up to 8GB
  • Operating System: Windows 10
  • Weight: 2.10 KG

Comes with an HD 720 P web camera, microphone jack, in-built microphone, Security lock slot, Bluetooth, wifi, card reader, USB ports and more.

The Lenovo laptop is available on offer from 1,200 cedis and above.

HP 250 G6

This HP Machine is also a mid-range laptop that can be used for students who do not require high specs and tedious works.


  • Colour: Black
  • Weight: 2.5 KG
  • Processor: Intel Core i3
  • SPeed: 2.0 GHz
  • HDD : 500GB up to 1TB
  • Graphics Processor: Intel HD Graphics

Comes with Wifi, Bluetooth, Wifi, VGA, HDMI, USB port, and operate Windows 10 Home.

This laptop is on offer from 1,900 cedis upwards.

HP 15 Notebook

This HP Notebook is good for a minimum to mild usage and has a long-lasting battery and widescreen for a good display.


  • RAM: 4GB up to 8GB
  • HDD: 500GB
  • Processor: i3
  • Speed: 2.0GHZ
  • DVD Writer
  • Screen: 15.6 Inches
  • Operating System: Windows 10 home

This machine also comes with two USB Port 3.1, Bluetooth, wifi, two speakers and an HD digital web camera integrated with a microphone. This machine is on offer from 2,000 cedis upwards.

Dell Notebook 3542

This Dell Notebook is a students’ laptop with a strong battery, strong outer layer and beautiful display for all kinds of light-usage activities.


  • Processor: Intel Core i3
  • Speed: 2.0 GHz
  • Screen Size: 15.6 Inches
  • HDD: 500GB
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Operating System: Windows 10 home

This machine comes with 4 hours plus battery life, web camera, microphone, Bluetooth 4.0, 2 USB 2.0 and 1 USB 3.0. This laptop is on offer from 2,200 cedis upwards.

Dell Inspiron 15-5570

Dell Inspiron is in a category of its own with a charming look, room for entertainment and a unique user interface and display features. It is good for mid-usage and has powerful displays.


  • Screen size: 15.6 inches
  • Processor: Intel Core i3
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Speed: 2.40 GHz
  • HDD: 1 TB
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home
  • Weight: 2.3 KG

The device also comes with 3 USB 2.0 ports, a web camera, Bluetooth, wifi, a dual speaker, a lithium battery with 9 hours plus battery life. It is on offer from 2,800 cedis upwards.


The above-listed laptops are few of the many options available for students who wish to acquire good laptops for their course work in Ghanaian schools.

There are other better machines but if you have less than 3,000 cedis to spend on a laptop, then the ones listed above should be your best bet. If you know of any other affordable but powerful laptops suitable for students, kindly mention them in the comments box beneath the post.

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