Laptop seems to have not a luxury anymore. For they who had high mobility and frequent travel, choose a laptop as a ‘true friend’ to accompany each of their jobs wherever they go. But few consumers were confused in trying to buy a new laptop since the laptop is not the cheap stuff. At present there are different types of laptops with different specs and brand, and any various price too. And many of consumers buying a laptop with the “high” specifications without thinking about its usefulness. So, How to choose a laptop that suit our needs?
1. Think about its Usefulness, whether the laptop will be used to design, gaming, develop the system, or mobile. If the laptop is used for the purpose of design and gaming, we should choose a laptop specifications with emphasis on the VGA card (Video Graphics Array) and a reliable memory. If you want a laptop with a higher capacity, choose multi-core technology and 64-bit architecture is strongly recommended. To use graphic design or gaming, we suggest you choose a laptop with a VGA high power and large memory in order to design and game play feels more ‘light’. VGA card itself is useful to translate the computer output to the monitor. While memory is digital data storage device while the usual measure of capacity based on standard digital bits of 16MB, 32MB, 64MB, 128MB, 256MB and so on. For developing, usually develop the necessary software needed resource. You can choose to consider a laptop with a processor and memory with a high specification in order to compensate for the development of software and developing tools that became bolder ‘greedy’ memory. Multi-core technology and 64-bit architecture is also recommended. For mobile, you can emphasize the choice of battery life, laptop weight, screen size, as well as some internal features such as wifi connectivity, bluetooth, IrDA, NetworkCard, Modem.
2. Outside from the use of selection, some of which must be considered in choosing a laptop is about a screen size, laptop weight and battery life. If you will often use a laptop on the trip, we suggest you choose a lightweight laptop with a not too large screen size so it could be brought easily. Battery life is also worth considering. Generally laptop battery can last at least 2 to 3 hours without connecting to the adapter. If you want to save battery usage, turn off connectivity functions such as Wifi or Bluetooth because these functions will reproduce more battery consumption.
3. Consider after-sales service. If We want to buy a laptop, do not forget to consider the after-sales service ranging from counter service. Recommended, do not buy a laptop which its spare parts hard to find.
Hopefully these tips could be fruitful for those of you who want to buy a laptop to accompany their work.
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