Spend your money on a proper laptop using this laptop buying guide

1. Pick a platform: Windows 10 vs. Mac vs. Chrome OS?

This is not a straightforward question to answer, especially if you are not aware of both Macs and PCs. But this quick overview of every platform’s strengths and weaknesses should help.

Most laptops include one of these operating systems: Windows, Chrome OS or macOS. Choosing the proper one may be a personal preference, but here's a fast summary of what each offers.

Windows 10 | macOS (for MacBooks only) | Chrome OS

2. Decide If you wish a 2-in-1

Many laptops represent the category of 2-in-1 laptops. Hybrid devices may switch between traditional mode/ tablet mode to a stand mode. 2-in-1s generally are available in two different styles. Detachable with screens that come off the keyboard & versatile laptops bend 360 degrees.

Most of those systems are far better at serving the purpose. With bend-backs being laptops first and detachable offering a superior tablet experience. But, if you do not see the necessity to use your notebook as a slate, you'll get the performance with a standard laptop.

3. Choose the correct Size

Laptop different display sizes 13-inch 15-inch and 17-inch

Before you have a look at specs or pricing, you wish to work out how portable you would like your laptop to be. Laptops are usually categorized by their display sizes: 11 to 12 inches, 13 to 14 inches, 15 to 16 inches, 17 to 18 inches.

4. Make certain Keyboard and Touchpad

The most impressive specs don't mean the laptop you're buying has good ergonomics. Ensure the keyboard offers solid tactile feedback. Lots of key travel (the distance the key goes down when pressed, usually 1 to 2mm) and enough space between the keys. If you're buying a Windows laptop, take care of its Precision touchpad drivers.

5. Pick Your Specs

Here are the most components to stay an eye fixed on.

CPU: The "brains" of your computer. The processor features a huge influence on performance. But reckoning on what you wish to try and do, even the least-expensive model is also ok. 

Here's a rundown: 

Intel 11th Gen CPUs, 

Intel Core i9, 

Intel Core i7, 

Intel Core i5, 

Intel Core i3, 

Intel Xeon, 

Intel Pentium / Celeron, 

Intel Core m / Core i5 / i7 "Y Series, 

AMD Ryzen 4000 and Ryzen 5000, 


FX or E Series, 

Apple M11, 


Storage Drive (SSD), 


Touch Screen, 

Graphics Chip, 



DVD/Blu-ray Drives.

6. Don’t Skimp on Battery Life

If you're buying an oversized, bulky notebook or a gaming pad. You will use it only on a desk near an outlet, you must not worry about battery life. But, if you intend to use the laptop you will need at least 7 hours of endurance, with 8+ hours being ideal. to work out a notebook's expected battery life, don't take the manufacturer's word for it. Instead, read third-party results from outside sources, like our reviews.

7. Plan supported Your Budget

You'll be able to buy a laptop for under 25, 000/-. If you rise your budget a bit. You'll get a system with the better build quality, performance and a much better display. Here's what you'll get for your price range: 


8. Mind the Brand

Your laptop is pretty much as good because of the company that stands behind it. Accurate & timely technical support is paramount. This is why we assess every major brand in our store. 

Support is a part of what makes a notebook brand worth your money. Visit Jamesandco.in South India’s largest online electronics store to buy a latest laptop in your budget at offer price. 

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