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Hi
I was just wondering which laptop would be better for running Ubuntu on Virtual Box, programming, running Photoshop etc.

1:
IdeaPad C340 (14")
spec:
Processor
Intel Pentium Gold 5405U Processor ( 2.30GHz MHz 2MB )
Operating System
Windows 10 Home in S mode
Display Type
14.0"HD Glare 1920x1080
Memory
4.0GB PC4-19200 DDR4 SODIMM 2400MHz
Storage
128GB SSD PCIe
Warranty
One year Depot or Carry-in
AC Adapter
65W
Graphics
Intel UHD Graphics 610
Battery
4 Cell Li-Polymer
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version 4.1
Pointing Device
ClickPad
Wireless
Lenovo AC Wireless
Security Features
Not available
(This laptop also touchscreen would this be better or worse for computer science student)

2.New Inspiron 15 5000 Laptop
Processor
10th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-10210U Processor (6MB Cache, up to 4.2 GHz)
Operating Systems
Windows 10 Home 64bit English
Video Card
NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 with 2GB GDDR5 graphics memory
Display
15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-glare LED Backlit Non-touch Narrow Border WVA Display
Hard Drive
512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive
Memoryi
8GB,4Gx1 + 4G onboard, DDR4, 2666MHz
Primary Battery
42 WHr, 3-Cell, Integrated battery
Wireless
802.11ac 1x1 WiFi and Bluetooth
Colour
LCD Back Cover for Non Touch Screen with backlit Silver Keyboard- Platinum Silver
Warranty
1Y Collect and Return Service - No Warranty Upgrade
Accidental Damage Protection
None
Keyboard
Internal Silver UK/Irish Qwerty Backlit Keyboard
Ports
1 HDMI 1.4b
1 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C™ (DP/PowerDelivery)
2 USB 3.1 Gen 1
1 USB 2.0
1 Micro SD card reader
1 Headphone & Microphone Audio Jack
Slots
1 Wedge-shaped lock slot
Dimensions & Weight
Height: 17.72 mm (0.68") x Width: 321.77 mm (12.67") x Depth: 217 mm (8.54")
Starting Weight: 1.64 kg (3.61 lb)i
Camera
Integrated Widescreen HD (720p) Webcam with Dual Digital Microphone Array
Audio and Speakers
2 tuned speakers, audio processing by Waves MaxxAudio® Pro
1 combo headphone / microphone jack
Chassis
Bluetooth
802.11ac, Bluetooth, 2x2
802.11ac, Bluetooth, 1x1

Customized Features
Security: Fingerprint Reader with Windows Hello (Optional)

Keyboard
Full-size, spill-resistant keyboard
configurations without a backlit keyboard)
configurations with a backlit keyboard)al backlit full-size, spill-resistant keyboard

Touchpad
Multi-touch gesture-enabled precision touchpad with integrated scrolling
This Dell one is 15.6 inch would it be too big for going to class or is it ok.

It's for my little brother as birthday presents he is computer science student.

Thanks for your help.
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Anything with an SSD and a minimum of 8GB RAM.. you may just want to buy an average laptop and upgrade the HDD to an SSD and add more RAM
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