laptop : Computer Hardware Buyers’ Glossary

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Laptop computers are so compact you can carry them around. A notebook is smaller and lighter than a laptop, though many people use the terms interchangeably. Book size computers are smaller still. Tablets are smaller still. PDAs (Personal Digital Assistants) are the smallest.
The advantages of laptops over desktop computers are: The disadvantages of laptops are:

Shopping for a Laptop

electronic product image recommend electronic⇒Acer C720 Chromebook (11.6-Inch, 2GB)to electronic home
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This is first and foremost a very inexpensive computer. It is very stripped down, light weight, only 1¼ kg (2.76 lbs), primarily designed to be portable. It has a mere 2 MB of RAM. Battery life is 8.5 hours. It has a small 11.6” screen. It has a relatively sluggish 1.4 GHz Intel Celeron processor. It has no hard disk at all, but it has a 16 GB SSD, which is faster, quieter and uses less power than than a hard drive, but has a microscopic capacity. 32 GB model also available. It has built-in WiFi. You could use this machine to take notes, or browse the web where you have WiFi access. Don’t even think about trying to run things like Adobe Photoshop or IntelliJ. There is no room on it for storing videos or music. Specs.
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electronic product image recommend electronic⇒Acer Aspire ES1-511-C59V 15.6-Inch Laptopto electronic home
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This is a remarkably inexpensive, but more than adequate laptop. Weighs 2.40 kg (5.29 lbs). It has a big screen, reasonable 2.16 GHz single core Celeron CPU, Adequate 4 GB RAM. Huge 500 Gb hard disc. 4.5 hour battery life. Acers are nice vanilla machines that work with perfectly standard Windows. Has built-in WiFi. The Acer keyboard is the thing you are least likely to like, but that is true of almost all laptop keyboards.
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electronic product image recommend electronic⇒Apple MacBook Pro ME294LL/A 15.4-Inch Laptop with Retina Displayto electronic home
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There are two ways to look at this laptop:
  1. As a status symbol.
  2. As a luggable desktop.
It costs ten times what a comparable desktop does. Weighs 2.04 kg (4½ lbs). 16 GB RAM. No hard disk, but has enormous 512Gb SSD. 2.3 GHz Intel quad-core processor. 15.4-inch retina display 2880 × 1800. 8-hour battery life. specs. Shop around, you might save 60%.
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