Laptop Buying Guide | how to choose the best laptop?

Laptop Buying Guide

If you are thinking to buy a new laptop but confused with lots of option & feature then this article is only for you. In this article, I am going to tell you how to choose the best laptop? This article is the complect “Laptop Buying Guide” which help you to chose the best laptop for you.

Laptop Buying Guide

When you are going to buy the first laptop Then the salesman confused you by asking the various question like Which processor you want i3 i5 i7?, Which type of operating system you want to use?  How must RAM do you need? Which RAM DDR3 or DDR4, SSD or HDD and much more…

If you don’t know anything they will easily manipulate you to buy a laptop in which they have more profit margin. This complect Laptop Buying Guide helps you to chose the best laptop for you. You just need to specify all the below thing before going to purchase the laptop.

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Why you need a laptop

The first question you need to ask yourself when you are going to buy a new laptop is why you need to buy a Laptop. If you are going to buy a laptop just to show off in front of your friends, you are the student and need a laptop for educational purposes, you are the professional need a laptop for official work, you need a laptop just to play a game or you need a laptop just to use the internet, stream videos and for some basic work. First, you need to specify Why you need a laptop.

Specify your budget

What is your budget is the first question asked by the seller when you are going to buy a laptop so first, you need to specify your budget.

You get different laptops according to your budget. You can set your budget according to your profession and your financial condition.

In my opinion, if you are going to buy a laptop for professional and educational purposes then for the best laptop according to your needs you need to pay at least 30 to 40 thousand.

If you are the gamer and going to buy a laptop for gaming then I suggest you build a PC because games become heavy day by day. If you have PC you can upgrade anything in the PC at any time. This is the plus point of PC.

Which operating system is Best For You

Laptop Buying Guide

There are many types of operating system available in the market for different needs like Microsoft WindowsMS-Dos, Linux, Ubuntu, and MacOS.

If you are the normal user then you have two option Microsoft Windows And MacOS.

Windows operating system is used in almost all laptops expects MacBook. If your budget is under 50 thousand then you can buy the windows laptop like Dell, Lenovo, HP, ASUS and If your budget is more than 50 thousand you can go for MacBook Air or MacBook Pro which comes with MacOs. If your budget is more than 50 thousand and you want to buy windows laptop then you have lots of option. All the laptop over 50 thousand is come with pro configuration.

According to the lots of laptops, user windows laptop is getting slow day by day but in mac, you don’t need to worry about that.

If you are the college student. You need to buy the laptop of windows operating system because lots of collage software are not available in the MacOs.

If you buy a laptop for just browsing an internet, streaming video and for some other basic work then its based on your budget. You can easily buy the windows laptop in cheap prize but if you want to use MacOs you need at least 50 thousand budget.

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How much RAM do you need?

RAM stands for Random Access Memory. RAM is the main memory of Laptop. lots of people say that more RAM means more speed But its not completely true. The speed of the device is also based on the other configuration.

If you are the basic user and going to use a laptop for just normal work like browsing. 4 GB of RAM is sufficient for you.

If you are the college student and you need to use the heavy collage software on the laptop 4 GB is also sufficient for you but if you can buy laptop 6 GB of RAM its best.

If you are the pro user and you are going to use the laptop for heavy work like video and photo editing, graphic design and you want to play the high graphics game then you need to buy a laptop with more than 6 GB of RAM.

DDR3 or DDR4: Normally all the laptops come with DDR3 RAM but if you have a high budget and need to do heavy work like video editing you can go for DDR4 RAM. DDR4 is more expensive than DDR3.

For more information must read our in-depth article able Random Access Memory(RAM)

Which type of Storage device is best?

At the time of buying a laptop. you need to specify that which storage device you want in your laptop SSD, HDD or SSHD.

First of all, take a look at SSD. SSD stands for Solid State Drive HDD. It is also expensive than HDD. The speed of SSD is more than HDD. one of the best advantages of buying SSD is SSD consume less power than HDD so it is best in the Laptop.

HHD is the most commonly used storage device. HDD stands for the Hard disk drive. A hard disk is actually a set of stacked disks, Every disk has data recorded electromagnetically in HDD,  The data in HDD will be maintained for only 6 to 7 years.

the Solid-state hybrid drive (SSHD), This is another type of storage device which is the combination of HDD & SDD. In Solid-state hybrid drive(SSHD) you get some part of SSD and some part of HDD. In which your operating system is installed in the SSD and other files will be stored in HDD. This is another good options.

If you are the normal user you can go for HDD or SSHD. And If you are the pro user and need more speed you can go for SSD. All the apple laptops come with SSD storage.

If you want more information about HDD, SSD or SSHD you can readout in-depth article about SSD vs HDD Explained! Which is better SSD or HDD?

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Which processor is best for you?

Laptop Buying Guide

The processor is one the most important part in the laptop, which process our all input and output operation

There are two companies which provide the processor for laptop AMD or Intel. difference between AMD and Intel processor is as below.

  • Intel processor is more expensive than the AMD processor.
  • AMD processor consumes more power than Intel processor. In the laptop, Intel processors are best.
  • Intel processor has more speed of processing than the AMD processor.
  • AMD processor has more heating problem than Intel processor.

I hope you understand which is processor is best for you Intel or AMD.

If you are the normal user then i3 is best for you. If you use your laptop for some heavy work or you are a college student then you need to buy a laptop with an i5 processor. you can also play lots of game on i5 but if you have to play the game with very high graphics. you need to buy a laptop with an i7 processor.

For more information must watch this video

Graphics Card

Graphics card is not important for the users who use the laptop only for some basic work like browsing the internet, Stream video on the internet.

If you want to use your laptop for some heavy work like video editing, graphic design or you want to play the heavy graphics game on the laptop then you can buy a laptop with graphics card according to your need.

In my opinion, 2 to 4 GB of graphics card is sufficient for the normal user.

Which Laptop Company Is Best?

According to me and lots of laptop user Laptop of DELL, HP, Lenovo, Acer, and Apple. If your budget is under 50 thousand you can go for DELL, HP, Lenovo, Acer or if your budget is more than 50 thousand you can go for MacBook Air and MacBook Pro.

DELL, HP, Lenovo, Acer, and Apple have the best after-sale service. If you have any problem you don’t need to worry you can easily contact them.

I personally use DELL and Lenovo laptop they are amazing and the after sale service is also best.

Online or In Local store

If you are from a small town or from any village I prefer you to buy from the local store because while delivering to your laptop can easily damage internally.

If you are from the metro city or a big city you can go for both because, In the big city courier service very safe and fast, Its depends on you how you like to buy the laptop

I hope you understand all the above points. If you like this complect Laptop Buying Guide please share this with your friends. If you have any question please comment below.

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About the Author: Vishal Dalve

Hi, my name is Vishal Dalve. I am a blogger, web Designer and science graduate from India, When I am in the 2ed year of my graduate I wanted to start the blog to share my knowledge and I started Techclarify.com

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