General Questions 1) What is your budget? $800 US 2) What size notebook would you prefer? c. Thin and Light; 13" - 14" screen d. Mainstream; 15" - 16" screen 3) Which country will you buying this notebook? US 4) Are there any brands that you prefer or any you really don't like? No 5) Would you consider laptops that are refurbished/redistributed? No 6) What are the primary tasks will you be performing with this notebook? Photography Editing 7) Will you be taking the notebook with you to different places, leaving it on your desk or both? Both 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? 5-7 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 okay 11) What OS do you prefer? Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Chrome OS, etc. Windows 10 Screen Specifics 12) What screen resolution(s) would you prefer? (See further below for explanations.) 1920X1080 minimum 13) Do you want a glossy/reflective screen or a matte/non-glossy screen? (See further below for explanations.) Matte Build Quality and Design 14) Are the notebook's looks and stylishness important to you? A little Notebook Components 15) How much hard drive space do you need? 256GB minimum Timing, Warranty and Longevity 16) When are you buying this laptop? Now 17) How long do you expect to use this laptop? A few years 18) How long could you afford to do without your laptop if it were to fail? week or 2 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? I would ship it I would like i7 and 16GB ram preferably as well. Something with higher screen quality and better colors if possible as well. Would also rather stay around $800, but if that is too low to get what I want I could go up a few hundred.