Top Laptop Buying Mistakes

Buying a new laptop may be a difficult process but it is also an exciting one. Many people get too excited while choosing a laptop which usually results in a bad decision. Even those who did the right research can also make mistakes before finalizing their purchase. Sometimes these mistakes can lead to a laptop that is totally unsuitable for your purposes. Following are some commonly made mistakes that you have to avoid in order to get the right laptop.

Believing your eyes

New buyers hardly ever put the user interface on the top of their priority list, which is wrong. There can be significant differences between the user interfaces on different laptops, and you don’t have to spend a lot of money to get the right one that suits you. Before making a decision, you should visit a store and try out different keyboards and touchpads to see how they feel.

Buying the wrong size

Users often get attracted to laptops that are either too big or too small for their needs. Laptops having a larger display than 15.6 inches are really difficult to move around while those having a smaller display than 13.3 inches are tiny and uncomfortable. For normal use, you should go with a 15.6-inch laptop. This size is easy to carry and can be used for any purpose you want.

Paying for extra RAM

RAM is expressed in numbers and bigger numbers are better. It is also not as expensive as other components. Therefore, manufacturers pack in some extra gigabytes to get extra profit. The truth is that you won’t need more than 4GB of RAM. There are some exceptional cases, but they are rare. Therefore, you should not buy more than 4GB of RAM because you won’t need it.


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