How to choose a laptop
You could just decide upon a budget and grab whatever a big manufacturer such as Dell, Lenovo, HP, or Acer is selling for that price, but what if the machine doesn’t do what you want? What if the keyboard or screen isn’t right, or it doesn’t have all the ports you need? You can’t just swap out your keyboard monitor and while you can do things like upgrade the RAM or move up to a bigger or faster hard drive, doing those things is not as easy as it is on a desktop PC. You need to think carefully about what you need your laptop for before you hand over your cash. In this comparison , we’ll cut through some of the confusion by taking you through the different kinds of laptop available, providing an overview of the different specifications you’ll come across.
How to choose a laptop: which one is the best
There’s no best laptop overall; it really depends on your own requirements and budgets, and size will play a big part in that. Laptops tend to be divided into categories based on the diagonal size of their screens, in inches. This is because a laptop’s screen size also determines the overall size of its chassis. A laptop with a huge 17-inch screen will be fantastic for work and gaming, and is likely to feature a decent-sized keyboard to make typing easier, but will be far bigger and heavier than a 13-inch model. You need to think carefully about whether you’ll be travelling with your laptop or using it only at home; there isn’t much point buying an ultra-light 13-inch model if you’re going to use it on a desk at home most of the time. Likewise, a 17-inch powerhouse makes a good replacement for a desktop PC, but is unlikely to fit in a rucksack, and if it did, you might not be happy with lugging around something that weighs something a little shy of 3kg
Acer Aspire 5 Slim Laptop
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Acer Aspire 5 A515-43-R19L comes with these high level specs: AMD Ryzen 3 3200U Dual-Core Processor 2.
6GHz with Precision Boost up to 3.
5 ghz (Up to 4 mb L3 Cache), Windows 10 in S mode, 15.
6″ Full HD (1920 x 1080) widescreen LED-backlit, IPS Display, AMD Radeon Vega 3 Mobile Graphics, 4 gb of Memory DDR4, 128 GB PCIe-based NVMe SSD, a True Harmony of Technology, Two built-in Stereo Speakers, Acer Purified.
Voice Technology with Two Built-in Microphones, 802.
11ac Wi-fi with 2×2 MIMO (Dual-Band 2.
4GHz and 5 ghz), 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 port), Bluetooth 4.
0, backlit Keyboard, HD Webcam (1280 x 720), 1 – USB 3.
1 Gen 1-Port, 2 – USB 2.
0 Ports, 1 – HDMI Port with HDCP support, Lithium-Ion, Up to 7.
5-hours of Battery Life, 3.
97 lbs. | 1.8 kg (system unit only) (NX.
Samsung Chromebook 3
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Built-in security features to ensure that you are protected against viruses and malware.
No installation or long loading times-it simply log in with a Google account, and voila.
travel the world with Chrome OS.
for the best of Google, Gmail, Maps, docs and photos, and save everything securely in the cloud.
And since your Chromebook updates automatically, it will only get better.
A battery that gets up to 11 hours on a single charge means you can view the information on the coffee in the morning, CHECK your e-mails at lunch, and then surf social media after the dinner, all without having to recharge.
in Addition, it is made for the long term, because it continues to retain most of its capabilities, even after 3 years of use.
The strong design that you would expect from a reliable brand such as Samsung.
Go ahead, let the kids use it to watch movies during snack time, or to keep it in the kitchen without worrying about the accident thanks to a water resistant keyboard.
2019 Lenovo 11.6″ HD IPS Touchscreen
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Processor: MediaTek MT8173C (4C, 2x A72 @ 2.
1GHz + 2x A53 @ 1.
Graphics: Integrated MediaTek Graphics
Memory: 4 GB
6″ HD (1366×768) IPS
Multi-touch: 10 points Multi-touch
Storage: 32 gb eMMC
wi-fi + Bluetooth: 11a/b/g / n/ac, 1×1 + BT4.
Color: Blizzard White
Fingerprint Reader: No
Battery: 3-cell (45Wh)
Operating System: Chrome OS
Dimensions (W x H x D): 11.
7 x 0.8 x 8.1″ / 297.2 x 20.3 x 205.7 mm
Note: This laptop does not have DVD drive/CD-rom drive.
Smallest (11.37” x 0.7” x 8.04”)
Lightest (2.54 lb)
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|Size (LxWxH)||14.31” x 9.74” x 0.71”|| 11.37” x 0.7” x 8.04”
|8.03” x 11.42” x 0.75”|
|Weight||3.97 lb|| 2.54 lb
|Features||– AMD Ryzen 3 3200U Dual Core Processor (Up to 3.5GHz); 4GB DDR4 Memory; 128GB PCIe NVMe SSD
-15.6 inches Full HD (1920 x 1080) Widescreen LED backlit IPS Display; AMD Radeon Vega 3 Mobile Graphics
-1 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Port, 2 USB 2.0 Ports & 1 HDMI Port with HDCP support
-802.11ac Wi-Fi; Backlit Keyboard; Up to 7.5 Hours Battery Life
-Windows 10 in S mode. Maximum Power Supply Wattage 65 W
|– Up to 11 hours battery life on a single charge
-Built in security Features ensure you’re protected from viruses and Malware
-11.6 inches HD anti reflective Display
-Spill resistant keyboard protects against accidental Damage
-Intel Celeron N3060 Processor with 4G Memory and 64GB storage; Bluetooth v4.0
|– 11.6″ 1366 x 768 HD resolution. IPS technology for wide viewing angles. Energy-efficient LED backlight.
-MediaTek MT8173C Quad-Core Base Clock Speed 1.3 GHz, Maximum Boost Speed 2.16 GHz (4C, 2x A72 @ 2.1GHz + 2x A53 @ 1.7GHz)
-4GB LPDDR3 SDRAM, 32 GB Integrated eMMC, No Optical Drive
-802.11a/g/n/ac, 1×1 + BT4.2, 720p HD webcam, 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C, 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A, 1 x HDMI, 1 x 1/8″ (3.5 mm) Headphone/Microphone Combo Jack, Integrated Microphone, Integrated Speaker
-Google Chrome OS, 10-hours 3-cell Battery
|OperatingSystem||Windows 10 Home||Chrome OS||Windows 10|
|Size||Notebook only||Intel Celeron, 4GB RAM, 64GB||4GB RAM, 32GB ChromeOS|
|PartNumber / MPN / Model||A515-43-R19L||XE500C13-K06US||81ER0001UK|
|Warranty||One-year International Travelers Limited Warranty (ITW)||1 Year|
|Manufacturer / Publisher||Acer||Samsung IT||Lenovo|
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