8 Things That Must be Considered When Buying a Laptop

In 1995, an old laptop not only the shape is not good. But, heavy and also very expensive, At a very high price, we can buy a screen with a size of 4:3, a chunky keyboard, and a hard drive with a size of MB, not GB. Fortunately, today's modern laptops are very different from their predecessors. They are lighter, faster, much more flexible and less expensive than their predecessors. In the first quarter of 010, approximately 50 million tablets were sold worldwide.

Things That Must be Considered When Buying a Laptop

In today's era, there are so many variants of the latest laptop that make us confused about choosing and buying them. Some are looking for gaming, graphic design, some are looking for a laptop for light work.

Here, we will learn to know things that must be considered when buying a laptop.

1. Select Operating System

Choice :

Windows or Mac OS (Only Mackbook) Most laptops are equipped with two of the most favorite and most desirable operating systems namely Windows and Mac Os (Only for Macbook). Windows is the most flexible operating system and operates on more laptop models than Chrome Os or Mac Os. The latest version, the Microsoft operating system can be used in tablet and desktop mode.

While the Macbook comes with the Apple desktop operating system, Mac Os. Overall, this operating system offers similar functionality to Windows 10, but with a different look on the interface that replaces the app at the bottom of the screen for its menu. Mac Os is more adequate when used in Apple products. With Mac Os, all apple devices can be easily connected to each other.

Apart from that, there is Chrome Os, Google Chrome Os is the newest operating system in the market and is found in the line of cheap Chromebook laptops. While simple and secure, Chrome OS is more limited than Windows or Mac. Most of the apps you use on Chrome Os are web apps and don't work well offline. With Chrome OS don't expect you to be able to use your laptop to run applications, such as Adobe Collection because Chrome OS doesn't support it.

Overall, Chrome Os is faster and more flexible now than ever. the foundation is still web-centric. However, the platform now supports Google Play and Android apps making an ideal laptop companion if you have an android phone.

Even Chrome Os has also mimicked Apple's messages, allowing Chromebook owners to send text messages from their laptop without picking up the phone.

2. Tips For Choosing a Laptop Based on CPU

CPU (Central Processing Unit) is the brain of the computer. The processor has a huge impact on computer performance, but it really depends on what you want to do. There are 2 processors that are widely installed in laptop that are sold in the market like Intel and AMD. Intel Core processors offer the best performance in terms of multi-tasking and multimedia and AMD offers performance in terms of graphics.

3. Specify RAM Memory Capacity

RAM (Random Access Memory) is what your laptop uses to store data while the processor does a lot of things. everything that is being worked on now should be able to fit in RAM. If the RAM is too small or runs out of RAM when opening many applications you will not be able to open other applications and the laptop must be restarted. Ideally, today's laptop should have a minimum of 8GB of RAM to help run the laptop.

4. Choose SSD or HDD

Storage Drive is also and important role in running a laptop. Because, with Storage Drive, you can store your data. Your laptop storage space depends on your choice, we recommend buying a laptop with SSD (Solid State Drive) is different from HDD, SSD will offer overall speed on your laptop.

5. Pay Attention to Battery Capacity

If you buy a large laptop or gaming rig that will only be used on a desk near a power outlet, you don't have to worry about battery life. However, if the laptop you are interested in is planned to use on your la, even at home and or in the office then you need at least 7 hours of endurance, a battery with more than 8 hours of power is ideal.

Looking at the battery rating in Watt-hours (Wh) or milliamp-hours (mAh) the larger these numbers, the longer the battery can last. For example, a battery rated from 44Wh to Wh will give you the best endurance.

6. Check Number of Ports

The type of port on the laptop is important. Port are places where you can plug something into your laptop, like a USB device, or change it. Let's you plug in an external hard drive or SSD drive and back up data or use a mouse and keyboard.  There should be at least one USB-C, one USB-A, and a microphone/headset jack.

There are several types of USB, namely USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 port which has a speed ten times faster than USB 2.0 is USB 3.0 this means that data transfer via USB 3.0 takes a much shorter time.

7. Adjust the Budget

Of course, you need to balance the laptop's features needs and the amount of money you have. You may have to make some compromises in finances especially when it comes to the price of goods. Don't be too tempted by the stunning features and aspects, but you impose your financial situation, look for a middle ground that benefits both your goods and your finances.

With all the understanding of performance and operating system specs, the most important part of choosing a new laptop is budgeting. It's easy to recommend all the high-end components and features, but if you can't afford it, that's fine.

8. Choose the Right Place to Buy

The hardest part of this whole process is finding the perfect laptop shop that is easy to find and trust. You can buy directly from the manufacturer's website, or you can go to the official store. Don't be afraid when you go to the store or browse online all the options available in the market.

While manufacturers' websites ( such as Apple, HP, Microsoft, and Dell Products) are sometimes plentiful, as are online stores, there are also plenty of laptop retail sites with deceptively low prices. Pay attention to the details, and read the specs on each page to make sure you can compare prices to match.

Also pay attention to the warranty. The choices vary greatly according to where you buy the laptop. However, it's better if you buy directly so you can see and try the laptop of your choice.

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