Read About the Different Categories of Laptops
By Mary Thomson
Choosing a good quality laptop may seem very confusing when you are at the showroom. This confusion can be avoided if you understand what various kinds of machines can offer you. After that you should choose a laptop which satisfies all your needs and budget. Here we will be discussing about various types of laptops and its specifications. Buying a desktop is much easier than purchasing a laptop. Laptop computers are primarily classified based on its functionality.
The smallest in the category of laptops is the UMPCs or Ultra Mobile Computers. These are the hand held devices with 5 or 7 inch screens. They are more like large mobile phones with touch screen. They are now commonly referred as tabs. These computing devices have evolved a lot in the recent years and is now filling the gap between mobile phones and laptops. It has become a rage among the young generation. Tabs do not have physical keyboards or mouse attached with it. They are devised based on the entertainment point of view.
Next is a Netbook which has a 7 - 12 inch screen. They are laptops with small keyboards and minimalistic specifications. They have a low voltage single core processor, 1 GB of RAM and genuine OS. They lack any optical drives and are very light in your hands. The category of netbooks are becoming out of fashion as tablets are capable of doing more things at a lower price.
Ultra-thin and ultra-portable laptops are the next in line. They sport a 12+ inch screen and will be having a standard keyboard which will be very comfortable for constant typing jobs. These devices are mainly aimed at the office workers. They are light weight without features like DVD drives and heavy storage capacity. They will be equipped with all the functionality for perfect office work. They will be having batteries with longer life.
Then we have the market of thin yet powerful laptops. These laptops are packed with heavy features with almost all the facilities that are provided by a desktop. They will be adaptable to your needs in various ways. The power of the device will be above average and will be equipped with the latest processors like i5 and i7. Then we have the basic laptops with 4GB RAM and 250 GB memory. There are laptops which are capable of replacing our desktops and this will cost about 4 times the price of desktop PCs.
You should always choose the best laptops that meet your requirements.