Best Lightweight notebook for software development


Oct 24, 2009

I need recommendation for a lightweight notebook for software development and IT works (programming, running database, web server, etc).

1. What is your budget? $400-530

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? lightweight notebook

3. What screen resolution do you want? whatever as long it's adequate for IT works

4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? portable

5. How much battery life do you need? adequate enough for IT works

6. Do you want to play games with your laptop? If so then please list the games that you want to with the settings that you want for these games. (Low,Medium or High)? no

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.) nothing except for IT works

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need? whatever as long it's adequate for IT works

9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links. -

10. How long do you want to keep your laptop? minimum 2 or 3 years

11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ? whatever

12. Please tell us about the brands that you prefer to buy from them and the brands that you don't like and explain the reasons. I heard acer products has many problems, so I might want to stay out from acer.

13. What country do you live in? indonesia

14. Please tell us any additional information if needed. -