Chapter 3. Buying Your Laptop

Buying Your Laptop

There are many styles of laptops available, from those designed to be lightweight and portable to heavy desktop models with large screens and hefty keyboards. The prices for laptops also vary widely, from around $600 to as much as $5,000. This chapter is where you discover all of the factors that are involved when choosing the perfect laptop for your needs and your pocketbook.

  • Choose an Operating System

  • Select a Price Range

  • Select the Right Weight

  • Look at Wireless Capabilities

  • Understanding Battery Life

  • Choose the Best Battery

  • Choose a Monitor

  • Determine Memory and Storage Needs

  • Select a Microprocessor

  • Review Graphics Capabilities ...

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