Need help looking for the right laptop for me
by imonaJet - 4/21/12 4:07 AM
Hi. I'm new here and was sort of hoping I could get some help.
So, I was reading some articles on what specs should I consider before purchasing a laptop. I have listed down the specs I would prefer for a laptop but I don't know what Laptops have these specs. Hopefully someone can help me out and provide me a list of Laptops that fit these specs as well as provide their opinions on what should I buy.
So here are the specs that I prefer:
As Thin and Light as possible.
High native resolution.
Dual-core or Quad-core processors preffered.
Optical Drive that is able to burn DVDs and CDs Required
At least 4GB-8GB of RAM.
High capacity SSD is preferred but 320GB or larger 7200rpm HDD is ok.
Good battery life. At least 6-7 hours. More is better.
Needs to be able to connect to Wi-Fi, and an Ethernet connection is welcome.
Bluetooth is a nice addition as well, but not entirely necessary
At least 2-3 USB slots (I don't think more will be available on a 13"-15" laptop but more is better I suppose)
SD Card slot would be appreciated. But won't be a dealbreaker.
The laptop needs to be able to handle Video editing and Photo editing.
Hopefully has good visuals and sound. Hopefully display angles are good and color provides a close "what you see is what it is" type thing.
Might be used to play a few games here and there but it won't be it's main purpose. (Would be something as simple as Plants Vs. Zombies to possibly Left4Dead2 or The Sims 3)
Will also be used for basic office functions mainly creating documents and possibly presentations.
Other than that should be able to be used for web browsing and Skype calls.
So yeah, hopefully someone could help me out with this and also provide opinions on which would be a better buy and why. Thanks in advance.
Maybe your top 3-5 laptops you recommend would be great.
I would love detailed explanations on as to why I should buy the laptop you would suggest/recommend.