Tips On How To Buy A Laptop (Part II)


Here is the second part of tips on how to buy a laptop. The article lists other important considerations that you must credit before you make your purchase.

Multipurpose

Tips On How To Buy A Laptop (Part II)
Tips On How To Buy A Laptop (Part II)

Decide if you want a laptop that is two-in-one. There are many hybrid laptops that are a mixture between a tablet and a laptop. You can stick with a classic laptop that does not have a detachable screen. There are other laptops that have a touchscreen feature and the monitor is detachable and it automatically transforms into a tablet. A hybrid laptop provides you with versatility but it may suffer in terms of performance. If you want an exclusive computer, go for a traditional laptop.

Size

There are different sizes to cater to your different needs. 11 to 12 inches are the thinnest and lightest options. Go for a laptop that measures 13 to 14 inches in length if you want the perfect balance between portability and performance. The bigger laptops usually have better performance and they are best if you are only going to leave your laptop on your table most of the time. This is also perfect for viewing movies or videos.

Keyboard And Touchpad

Tips On How To Buy A Laptop (Part II)
Tips On How To Buy A Laptop (Part II)

Don’t be shy to go for endless test runs in the computer shop as you are looking for the laptop with the best keyboard and touchpad performance. The ergonomics matters because it will dictate your comfort while using your laptop for a long time. If you are going to use the laptop for long stretches of time, make sure that the keyboard has reliable tactile feedback. There should also be sufficient space between the keys to ensure your comfort. The mouse pad should be very responsive and precise. The cursor should not be jumpy and should be responsive to multi-touch gestures. Examples of multi-touch gestures include pinch to zoom, scrolling, etc.

Specs

This is perhaps one of the most important factors to consider while choosing a laptop. The specs is dependent on what you are going to use the laptop for. It has a very hug influence on the performance of your laptop. The most powerful at the moment are the 10th generation processors named Ice Lake and Comet Lake. Next in line are Intel Core i9, i7, i5, and i3. You can choose these depending on what you need. Intel Core i5 is perfect if you just want a basic and mainstream laptop performance that can handle a great performance at a reasonable price point.

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