How to Pick the Best Laptop for Your Needs

How to Pick the Best Laptop for Your Needs
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How to Pick the Best Laptop: 

When you intend to buy a laptop, a huge list of smart laptops come to your mind and ultimately you end in confusion. Looking for the best in a vast market of laptops is not less than a mumbo jumbo task! Because most of the laptops owe many of the same hardware or software features. Moreover, with the exponentially growing technology, laptop features are going smarter and more complex. Every day, there rises a new technology in the laptops industry. Every laptop has its unique features, and some are the same.

So, are you confused about choosing the right one laptop? Are you unaware of the features that must be looked for in a laptop? Have you searched all over the web to find the best brand, still confused? We have endeavoured our best to articulate a summarize and simple guide to the best of the market’s laptops. This article will help you to make your best purchase.

Specs To Ponder Upon Before Choosing The Best Laptop: 

There are a couple of specs and features to analyze keenly before making a purchase.

1- Cost:

Cost is the very first factor you should look for in a laptop. And it completely depends on your budget. There are plenty of laptops available in the market with a long-range of variations in the prices. Higher and higher you would go for the costs, greater would be the specs and quality. But, you have to analyze the one that pretty fits your budget as well as have decent features. Besides, cost also depends on a great number of features, but all are not necessary for your work needs. Analyze which features, are complementary for meeting your requirements and which are a pretty sort of extra for you.

2- Size:

Size is an important factor to consider. It solely depends on your needs. However, smart and sleek, easy to carry off laptops are more trendy these days, but some people don’t like smaller screens like some people have weaker eyesights or don’t feel comfortable to use relatively smaller keyboards for typing. So, if you are a student or someone who keeps his laptop with him during travelling, you should go for mini laptops because they have

  • Lighter in weight
  • Smart in look
  • Long Battery timing
  • Swifter speeds
  • Best for techno- experts

However, if you are the sort of person who often watches movies sort of stuff, bigger screens will entertain you more. Bigger laptops have

  • Easy to type with keyboards
  • Less sensitive software
  • Large Storage space

Typically, laptops available in the market range from 11.6 to 17.3 inches in size. So, smartly choose the one that you need.

3- CPU:

CPU, central processing unit, is the main functioning unit and is extremely important to consider, as it controls the processing speed of all the functions of a PC. Intel and AMD, both are manufacturing smart CPUs.So, it is completely up to you, to select any of them. However, Intel CPUs are more trustworthy and common in the Laptops. Generally, Intel Core i3, i5, and i7 are available. As the core advanced, the functioning and processing speeds got better. So, if you want the best execution rates and multi-tasks you can go for i7. However, i7 releases more heat than i3 or i5. So, it’s better not to keep it on your lap, while working. Core i5 also serves the best game!

4- RAM:

Ram, random access memory, not only stores the data but also an important factor to put up the speed. However, fast your internet connection is, if you have a low RAM, you can’t get all of the faster connection. Always choose RAM for more than 4 GB. These days 16 GB Ram is common. While some advanced laptop also consists of 32 GB RAM. If you perform heavier functions and heavier software, video editing sort of things, then you can use 32 GB.

5- Hard Disk:

Hard Disk is one of the main components of the laptop. The operating system, running applications, and all the other files are stored in Hard disk. So, while choosing a laptop, see the capacity of its hard disk besides other features. There are two types of hard disks, generally fabricated. HDD (hard disk drive), the most common one, and SSD (solid-state drive). But these days high-quality laptops use SSD because it’s swifter and spacious.

6- Speakers:

Choose the one with great built-in speakers. By great, we mean the great quality of sound. Before buying, check the volume. Keep the volume at full level and check the sound is clear or not. Moreover, check that the system has more than one built-in speaker because sometimes speakers fail then you can choose other options.

7- Battery:

How long the battery lasts is another feature to look for before making a decision. One of the famous laptop experts Richard from Store Shoppe says, if you work longer on a laptop, then you should choose the one with great battery capacity.” Because sudden shut down of your laptop, while you are doing a very important task, is tad annoying. You might lose your data as well. Moreover, now people keep their laptops with them as it is a highly portable device, so charging ports are not available everywhere, you go. Mr. Andy Yang from Adapter Chargers says laptop adapters must also have a long life because mostly adapters run down after two or three years.” So, choose the ones with great battery and adapter life.


We have tried our best to cover the main aspects to look for in a laptop, before making a decision. Particularly, anyone laptop can’t be named as Mr.Perfect, but yeah a list of best and smart laptops can be categorized. Moreover, never buy a laptop by just reading the specs mentioned by the company. Each company advertises its product as the best. Check all the features yourself, also read the reviews of other customers on websites like amazon. After checking all the parameters, make a purchase!

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