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    (Original post by TJKyle)
    Whats the best laptop for essay based degrees?
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    What is your budget for the laptop?

    And are you only writing essays or is there anything else you're doing that might be intensive.
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    There is no "best laptop" for essay based degrees. There are a lot of things you can prioritise such as having a good keyboard, a large screen so you can have you essay and reference material open side by side and so on but there isn't one laptop that beats out all others. Suggestings would depend on your budget and what else you want a laptop for. In the broadest sense, it doesn't matter as any laptop is capable of writing an essay. But to actually recommend something we're going to need a bit more information.
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    One with a keyboard 🤔

    Tbh if you’re only going to run simple applications like Word and internet browsers (no Excel or any specialised applications) you can probably happily go for a very basic and reasonably priced model. Perhaps you need to consider size and keyboard layout, however. What are you used to? Do you prefer something flatter or with a more pronounced click? Do you need a number pad on the right hand side? Will you want to take the laptop to lectures, in which case can you put up with more of a notebook size to aid portability? What kind of battery life do you need; are you likely to move around with it a lot or be sat at home/in a library where you can plug it in? What weight are you willing to carry?
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    I would go for HP laptops since they are good for their bargain than most laptops (like MacBook which are to complicated for me and costs way too much for its specs). Avoid Asus brand laptops since they tend to breakdown or deteriorate with 6 months of regular usage. Try to go for laptops with long battery life too since plug sockets are scarce in some lecture theatres
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    I want one that I can carry to lectures/ the library, but I want a full size laptop as that would be my main resource for notes and essays.
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    I want one that I can carry to lectures/ the library, but I want a full size laptop as that would be my main resource for notes and essays.
    That doesn't tell us anything. What degree are you studying? What price range can you afford? What sort of requirements are there, is there a certain weight requirement that you need to ensure it's portable for example? By definition all laptops are portable so you can carry any laptop to lectures or the library.
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    Geography, preferably less than £1000, lightweight but strong
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    Geography, preferably less than £1000, lightweight but strong
    What are the full spec sheets of the two you've already found?
 
 
 
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