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Factors To Consider When Getting a New Laptop

Online Innovation April 20th, 2018

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Getting a new laptop is always a big investment. You need to make sure you buy the right device for all your computing requirements. A good laptop will last you for more than 5 years, especially if you invest in a high-quality device. In this article, we recommend some tips and tricks that can help you choose the right option.

  • Size

If you intend to travel with your laptop everywhere, it is wise to consider the device’s size. Big laptops are difficult to handle and can be quite heavy. They’re a good choice for people looking for laptop replacements, but not a good option for professionals needing a mobile device. Travelers should stick with 11 to 13-inch devices because they’re compact, light-weight, and easy to handle. Modern laptops have small bezels and great screen quality so you won’t need to worry about the display.

  • Screen

If you’re a power user and spend anywhere between 8 to 10 hours on the laptop, you need to make sure the screen is suitable for prolonged use. If you’re a graphic designer, you will benefit from a smooth touchscreen laptop. Invest in a laptop with a good screen to avoid any kind of eye-strain. Most modern laptops on rent in Mumbai have LED screens, which are gentler on the eye and suitable for prolonged use.

  • Processor

This is the most important factor to consider because it influences your laptops performance. It handles everything from opening a file to making complex calculations. You can always benefit from a powerful processor, even if you’re not a power user. Most people choose Intel processors and the latest devices have different versions of i3, i5, or i7 processors. The i3 option is suitable for most regular users. If you need a computer for watching videos, browsing the internet, editing documents, and similar tasks, the i3 processor is suitable.

If you need a computer for advanced tasks that editing pictures, graphic design, programming, etc, the i5 processor is more suitable. Most modern users choose the i5 processor because it strikes the right balance between performance and affordability. If you’re a power user and edit complex video files, you need the i7 processor to get things done.

  • RAM and ROM

RAM dictates how many programs you can keep open at one time while ROM dictates how much information you can store in your laptop. 4GB RAM is suitable for regular tasks like editing documents, watching videos, and checking emails. You will need higher RAM storage if you want to play intense games or run multiple heavy programs at once.

Storage depends on your requirements. 250 to 500 GB is sufficient for most users but you can get 1 TB hard disk if needed.

A laptop is often the primary computing device, but it is good to have a backup. There’s no need to buy a new laptop as you can’t lug two heavy devices everywhere. Consider getting tablets on rent in Mumbai as a backup. These devices can be adequate laptop replacements for a short period.

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Marcela De Vivo is a freelance writer and marketing professional. When she began her own business, she found out how important it is to use social media to its fullest, specifically Google+

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