Light notebook

Discussion in 'What Notebook Should I Buy?' started by Unityofrace, Feb 1, 2020.

  1. Unityofrace

    Unityofrace Newbie

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    General Questions

    1) What is your budget? 400-1000

    2) What size notebook would you prefer? c
    a. Ultraportable; 10" - 12" screen
    c. Thin and Light; 13" - 14" screen
    d. Mainstream; 15" - 16" screen
    e. Desktop Replacement; 17"+ screen
    3) Which country will you buying this notebook? CH, europe

    4) Are there any brands that you prefer or any you really don't like? No
    a. Like:
    b. Dislike:
    5) Would you consider laptops that are refurbished/redistributed? Yes

    6) What are the primary tasks will you be performing with this notebook? MS Office

    7) Will you be taking the notebook with you to different places, leaving it on your desk or both? Different places, travel

    8) Will you be playing games on your notebook? (If so, please state which games or types of games?) no

    9) How many hours of battery life do you need? AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE, and/ or replacable battery

    10) Would you prefer to see the notebooks you're considering before purchasing it or buying a notebook on-line without seeing it is OK? Online is ok

    11) What OS do you prefer? Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Chrome OS, etc. Windows

    Screen Specifics

    12) What screen resolution(s) would you prefer? (See further below for explanations.) any

    13) Do you want a glossy/reflective screen or a matte/non-glossy screen? (See further below for explanations.) matte non glossy


    Build Quality and Design

    14) Are the notebook's looks and stylishness important to you? No

    Notebook Components

    15) How much hard drive space do you need? Any

    Timing, Warranty and Longevity


    16) When are you buying this laptop?
    2020

    17) How long do you expect to use this laptop? 10 years

    18) How long could you afford to do without your laptop if it were to fail? Dont know

    19) Would you be willing to pay significantly extra for on-site warranty, or would it be acceptable to you to have to ship the laptop to the vendor for repair with perhaps a week or more outage? Thats fine
     
  2. Charles P. Jefferies

    Charles P. Jefferies Lead Moderator Super Moderator

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    Your budget is a little limited. Fortunately, outside of battery life, your requirements are modest and most 13-14" notebooks will meet them.

    I'd start with a business model like the Dell Latitude 14 5000 series, which is strong and can withstand travel better than most consumer notebooks. The HP ProBook 600 line is another, though probably more expensive.

    Charles
     
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