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16 Best Laptops Under 30k Kenya Shilling in Kenya 2023

by Patrick Kuria

What are the best laptops under 30K in Kenya? At this price point, you get value for your money. This is because the price of 30,000 Kenya Shilling is the point where affordability goes hand in hand with good features. You should expect specifications such as 500GB HDD and above, core i3 or Pentium laptops. In this list of best laptops under N100K, I have listed the important specifications. Therefore, the buying decision is made easier for you. This list has laptops from brands like Acer, Asus, Lenovo, HP and Dell. There are also a couple of best mini laptops below 100K Naira in Nigeria.

The Following are the Best Laptops Under 30,000 Kenya Shilling in Kenya 2023

HP EliteBook 840 G3 14" Anti-Glare HD Business Specs

This HP laptop features a Intel HD 520 graphics card, an Intel Core i5-6300U CPU and 8 GB of RAM.

You get a 14 inch laptop - smaller, but also lighter, weighing only 3.27 lb (1.48 kg).

Key Specifications

Operating System

Windows 7 Professional 64 (available through downgrade rights from Windows 10 Pro 64)

Memory (RAM) 8GB

Processor       6th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor

Screen Size     14"

Battery Life       Up to 12 hours and 30 minutes

Weight         Starting at 3.27 lb (non-touch); Starting at 3.75 lb (touch)

Product overview

Impressively thin and light, the HP EliteBook 840 empowers users to create, connect, and collaborate, using enterprise-class performance technology that helps keep you productive in and out of the office.

Portable powerhouse

Combine high performance technology and long battery life with Windows 10 Pro,1 6th Gen Intel® Core processors,2 and a PCIe Gen3 SSD3. Drive performance with up to 32 GB of DDR4 memory,3 and dual storage options3 for your most demanding business applications and fast access to data.

Slim new design with all the right ports

Connect to essential ports without the hassle of dongles. At just 18.9 mm, the ultraslim and light HP EliteBook 840 comes with VGA, Display Port, RJ-45, USB, USB-C, and enterprise docking capabilities.

Security inside and out

HP helps protect you from malware and visual hacking. HP Sure Start with Dynamic Protection protects against BIOS attacks, and the optional HP Sure View integrated privacy screen shields your screen from prying eyes with the touch of a button.

Designed for collaboration

Replace your speaker phone with the HP EliteBook 840 with Audio by Bang & Olufsen plus HP Noise Reduction Software that provides a rich collaboration experience for applications like Skype for Business.3

Key Features

Let nothing stand in your way

Power through your day with Windows 10 Pro and the powerful, sleek, thin, and light HP EliteBook 840.

Keep visual hackers in the dark

Instantly protect against visual hacking with the optional HP Sure View integrated privacy screen, featuring 3M privacy technology. At the touch of a button your screen appears dark to those around you while you see your content clearly.

Self-healing safeguard

HP Sure Start with Dynamic Protection checks your BIOS every 15 minutes to detect attacks and corruption then self-heals the BIOS automatically.

Give your fingers a break

Enjoy a remarkable balance of comfort and feedback with the HP Premium Keyboard engineered for accuracy.

Storage options galore

Get the speed and space you need without having to use external storage. Dual drive support options quickly boot, wake, and run your system on a fast SSD and let you maintain access to your files with a high-capacity HDD.

Field ready

Stand up to the workload with an EliteBook that passed MIL-STD 810G testing.

Impressive sound

Experience the difference with HP Clear Sound AMP and the HP EliteBook 840 speakers.

Cut out the chatter

Suppress background noise including keyboard clicks with HP Noise Reduction Software.


3-year limited parts, labor (3/3/0) warranty. Certain restrictions and exclusions apply.


Operating system Windows 7 Professional 64 (available through downgrade rights from Windows 10 Pro 64)4
Memory Slots 2 SODIMM
Memory 8 GB DDR4-2133 SDRAM (1 x 8 GB)
Standard memory note Transfer rates up to 2133 MT/s
Memory and storage 8 GB memory
500 GB HDD storage
Storage type HDD
Internal Storage 500 GB 7200 rpm SATA
Chipset Chipset is integrated with processor
Processor speed 2.4 GHz
Processor family 6th Generation Intel® Core i5 processor
Processor Intel® Core i5-6300U with Intel HD Graphics 520 (2.4 GHz, up to 3 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology, 3 MB cache, 2 cores)
Processor technology Intel® Core i5 with vPro technology
Graphics (integrated) Intel® HD Graphics 520
Display 14" diagonal HD display
14" diagonal HD SVA anti-glare slim LED-backlit (1366 x 768)
Display size (diagonal) 14"
Battery life Up to 12 hours and 30 minutes
Battery type HP Long Life 3-cell, 46 Wh Li-ion
Power 45 W Smart AC adapter
45 W Smart AC adapter 2-prong (Japan only)
65 W Smart AC adapter
65 W EM Smart AC adapter (China and India only)
Weight Starting at 1.48 kg (non-touch)
Starting at 1.7 kg (touch)
Starting at 3.27 lb (non-touch)
Starting at 3.75 lb (touch) 
Audio features Audio by Bang & Olufsen
Integrated dual array microphone
Integrated premium speakers
HP Noise Reduction Software
HP Clear Sound Amp
Camera 720p HD webcam
Keyboard Spill-resistant keyboard with drain
Expansion slots 1 media card reader
1 external SIM6
Expansion slots note Supports SD, SDHC, SDXC.
Ports 1 USB 3.0
1 USB 3.0 charging
1 USB Type-C
1 DisplayPort
1 headphone/microphone combo
1 AC power
1 RJ-45
1 docking connector
Network interface Intel® Ethernet Connection I219-LM 10/100/1000 (with Intel® i5-6300U and i7-6600U)
Wireless Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2x2) WiFi and Bluetooth® 4.2 Combo
Security management Security lock slot (lock must be purchased separately)
TPM 1.2/2.0
Integrated smart card reader (active)
Preboot Authentication (password, Smart Card)
HP Fingerprint reader (optional)7
Energy efficiency ENERGY STAR® certified
Environmental Low halogen
Software HP 3D Driveguard
HP Client Security
HP Connection Manager (models with Windows 7 only)
HP ePrint Driver
HP Recovery Manager
HP SoftPaq Download Manager
HP Support Assistant
Buy Office
HP Mobile Connect Pro (models with Windows 8.1 and Windows 10)
HP Noise Reduction Software
HP Image Assistant
HP BIOSphere
HP Sure Start with Dynamic Protection8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Warranty 3-year limited parts, labor (3/3/0) warranty. Certain restrictions and exclusions apply.



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