What type of laptop is best for programming in 2017?

 

In this article, you will see some of the best laptops that we need for doing programming in 2017. There are hundreds and thousands of laptops available in the market which creates confusion to pick one of the best laptops for programmers or developer.

This article will be helpful for those who are confused to pick the best laptop, we will share some points that help to pick up effect laptop 4 working as a programmer or developer.

Points to remind when you are purchasing a laptop for programming.

RAM

The first thing we are discussing is the RAM of the laptop because this is the space where all your unsaved programs run and show as you all know what is RAM is all about. A laptop with around 8 GB of RAM is the ideal choice but we prefer you 16 GB of RAM because this thing never bugs you while you’re programming. If you have a low-performance machine you can upgrade its Ram to 8 GB and if you have a low budget you can purchase 4 GB RAM also.

Processor

This is the thing which processes all your programs while doing and helps you in doing multitasking. Because as a programmer we all know that multitasking is the important thing while doing coding. A laptop with i5 processor is an ideal choice but you can go up to i7 Processor if you have a good amount of budget but if you are knowing your budget you can choose an i3 processor. If you have a massive amount of budget you can wait for an i9 processor which is coming in upcoming months of this year.

Graphics card

This thing is not so important for Java or C++ programmers but if you are a game developer then you know what graphic card is for you.

The best choice while picking a graphic card is the external graphic card of around 2 GB or 4 GB and for the Ideal and low budget choice, you can choose integrated graphic cards.

Battery life

This thing is the most important 4 developers that love to travel or travel for business. In our workplace, we all had the power supply but when we are traveling all long distance the only thing which needs while traveling is a good for the decent amount of battery life.

Storage

There are two types of storage devices in the market which is SSD and HDD. SSD provides you are better performance but it is so costlier than the HDD. If you can afford an SSD drive you can purchase it but if you have a low budget then you can purchase and HDD drive.

You can add external SSD hard drive to your system later on. And you can also change your internal hard drive of a laptop 2 SSD in future.

Below here some of the suggestions for your purchase, you can select your desired laptop based on your budget.

Apple MacBook Air

  • 1.6GHz Intel Core i5 processor
  • 8GB DDR3 RAM
  • 128GB storage
  • 13.3-inch screen, Intel HD 6000 Graphics
  • Mac OS X operating system
  • 12 hours battery life, 1.4kg laptop
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible

This laptop has the excellent battery among all the Apple Laptops.

Acer Aspire E 15

  • 7th Generation Intel Core i3-7100U Processor (2.4GHz, 3MB L3 cache)
  • 15.6 Full HD Widescreen ComfyView LED-backlit Display supporting Acer ColorBlast technology
  • 4GB DDR4 Memory, 1TB 5400RPM HDD
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Up to 12-hours Battery Life

This laptop is for the budget segment. If you had a low budget you should try this.

ASUS K501UW-AB78

  • 2.6GHz Core i7 4720HQ processor
  • 8GB DDR3 RAM, 1TB 5400rpm Serial ATA hard drive
  • 15.6-inch FHD Anti-Glare Display, 2GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M Graphics
  • Windows 10 64Bit Operating System
  • One-piece Seamless Chiclet Keyboard

This laptop is for the Graphic need geeks, if you need high intense graphics, it has GTX 950M graphic card with 1TB SSD drive.

iBall Exemplaire CompBook

  • 1.83GHz Intel Atom Z3735F processor
  • 2GB DDR3 RAM
  • 32GB flash storage
  • 14-inch screen, Integrated Graphics
  • Windows 10 operating system
  • 1.46kg laptop

This is the best budget laptop ever, this comes only in 12K rupees only(varies according to date).

If you want to know more about these laptops you can click on the names of the laptops and then you can check the complete information about the laptop.

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