goingtolearn Posted November 11, 2022 Share Posted November 11, 2022 1) What is your budget? ~1000$ but can increase if needed. Just trying to find cheapest option that meets requirements as this will not be my primary laptop. 2) What size notebook would you prefer? The major requirement im looking for, the lightest and smallest screen size possible while still having a numpad keyboard 3) In which country will you buying this notebook? USA 4) Are there any brands that you prefer or any you really don't like? a. Like: N/A b. Dislike: N/A 5) Would you consider laptops that are refurbished/redistributed? yes 6) What are the primary tasks you will be performing with this notebook? internet browsing and basic office applications 7) Will you be taking the notebook with you to different places, leaving it on your desk or both? taking it places, thats why I'm in need of a light/smallest possible while still having a numpad key section 8.) Will you be playing games on your notebook? (If so, please state which games or types of games?) No 9) How many hours of battery life do you need? 7+ hrs, preferred at least 10 10) Would you prefer to see the notebook you're considering before purchasing it or buying a notebook on-line without seeing it is OK? online is fine 11) What OS do you prefer? Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Chrome OS, etc. must be windows capable 12) What ports do you require on your laptop? (ex. MiniDisplayPort or HDMI? Displayport or USB-C w/ DP?) 1 standard USB, no other ports needed Screen Specifics 13) What screen resolution(s) would you prefer? See further below for explanations. no preference 14) Do you want a glossy/reflective screen or a matte/non-glossy screen? See further below for explanations. no preference Build Quality and Design 15) Are the notebook's looks and stylishness important to you? Not a requirement but i'm not a fan of touchpads without separate left/right click buttons, but thats rare to come by now days so not a hard stop Notebook Components 16) How much storage space do you need? 10GB, most the stuff will be online Timing, Warranty and Longevity 17) When do you consider purchasing this laptop? by end of year 18) How long do you expect to use this laptop? a few years 19) How long could you afford to do without your laptop if it were to fail? not a problem, i have a main desktop 20) Would you be willing to pay significantly extra for on-site warranty, or would it be acceptable to you to have to ship the laptop to the vendor for repair with perhaps a week or more outage? ship to vendor is fine in short, my main main requirements are: -Long battery life -lightest and smallest possible while still having a numpad key section on the keybord -not a must but I would consider/like a touchscreen as well Thank you for your time 🙂 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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