Need help in buying a new laptop for web development and programming

Rahul Mukherji

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1. What is your budget?
700$ and below
2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?
At least 13 inches, under 2 kg and preferably under 1.5 kg
3. What screen resolution do you want?
None in particular. 1366x768 is fine.
4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?
Has to be portable. Light and easy to move around
5. How much battery life do you need?
Should be high. 6-8 hours is best, 5 hours is acceptable
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 gaming.
7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.)
Programming and web development. Mobile app development with Android Studio and Eclipse
and game development with Unity. Will be using many IDEs and text editors and Virtualbox for
emulators
8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?
500GB
9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.

10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?
8 years minimum
11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?
Nothing in particular
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 don't mind any brands really.
13. What country do you live in?
India
14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.
If it has Ubuntu Linux preinstalled, that would be great. 4GB RAM should be there, and
processor should be i3 and better.

 
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