4 Main Factor To Consider When Buying A Laptop In Nigeria

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RAM; 

Depending on your budget, the more RAM you can get the better or smoother your computer will run. RAM is very important for users that regularly use graphic, web and gaming applications 8GB, 16GB, 32GB or higher. 

In most light users basic RAM of 2GB or 4GB would be enough. 

PROCESSOR; 

This is the processor type that determines the speed of data or speed of operations. There are two major manufacturers namely intel and AMD. As far as Nigeria is concerned it is better to choose INTEL processors over AMD processors as a result of the weather condition in Nigeria.  You can choose as AMD if your work space is equiped with Air Conditioner.

Intel processors ranges from core2duo, core i3, core i5, core i7, core i9. 

STORAGE; 

There are basically two types of hard drives now, HDD (hard disk drives) and SSD( solid state drive). 

Hard disk drives are cheaper and easily available in large sizes, they consist of spinning components, and magnetic plates which wears and fails with more use. They vibrate and make sound while working. 

Have two types namely IDE(older versions) and SATA. 

Solid State Drives (SSD) are more expensive that the HDDs but are much more efficient and faster because they consist of no spining components and uses flash memory to store and retrieve data. They also improve the battery life spam. 

Solid State Drives are slowly replacing the majority of Hard disk drives.

Depending on your budget, purpose of buying a laptop and level of user you are, this gives you a  good insight in making a choice.

BATTERY LIFE; 

Battery life is dependent on various factors in real world of user experience. There is the screen brightness, screen resolution, number of applications running in the background, operating system type, active wireless connections and types of application. 

However, best practise is to look out for the battery rating in Watt-hours(Wh) or milliamp-hours (mAh).  The larger these figures are the longer the battery can last. For example a battery with a rating of 44Wh or 50Wh will give you best result on an ultra book.

4 Main Factor to Consider When Buying a Laptop in Nigeria - By Miracle Nnanna - 2019-11-04 08:59:38

The most important thing to consider when buying a laptop is the battery, if the battery of the laptop is not strong enough, you can't enjoy all other features in the laptop. The battery life if a laptop is the most important thing to consider when buying a laptop. 

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4 Main Factor to Consider When Buying a Laptop in Nigeria - By Balogun Omotara - 2019-11-04 09:41:40

The most important things to consider are the storage and battery, if the battery doesn't last, I'm afraid there's nothing you can do, you won't be able to enjoy it well, you'll always have to depend on electricity or Gen to power it, also the storage, it's important to consider the storage too, if you're the type that saves a lot of things on the laptop, or if you're the type that types a lot, storage is one thing you have to consider 

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4 Main Factor to Consider When Buying a Laptop in Nigeria - By Manifestation Okedeji - 2019-11-04 11:12:11

Considering the battery and the storage is best option. Well. It still also depends on the reason you want to get the laptop. If it's for gaming, consider the processor. If it's only for minor work, like watching movies, using the internet, well, its not much to look into.

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4 Main Factor to Consider When Buying a Laptop in Nigeria - By Abdullahi Usman - 2019-11-04 15:19:17

Storage and RAM is the most important thing to put into consideration before buying a laptop. The storage determines the memory capacity of a computer, the number of files and documents it can take while RAM is very important for the smooth running of the system, a low RAM system can be very annoying as it'll be very slow in it's operations. 

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4 Main Factor to Consider When Buying a Laptop in Nigeria - By Francis Ekezie - 2019-11-06 12:54:46

Ram,  storage, processor and battery are all important when choosing a laptop. 

It all depends on the purpose you have in mind While buying the laptop. If it is for video editing, you need a laptop with a good processor. It would enable the computer to fasten the process of the editing work without wasting your time. What would have lasted for one hour would  Now last for 10 to 15 minutes. 

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4 Main Factor to Consider When Buying a Laptop in Nigeria - By Prince Tubolayefa - 2019-11-11 14:03:19

It will also be necessary to check system graphics card...  The size of the graphics card does matter. For game lovers your system graphics card is low, forget it. You won't enjoy playing PlayStation. It better to have AMD graphics and processor than Intel. Well for the pavilion HP you will love AMD. 

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4 Main Factor to Consider When Buying a Laptop in Nigeria - By Ajayi Happiness - 2019-11-12 11:03:14

Before purchasing a laptop, it's very important that you check out the battery life of the laptop. Don't leave out the processor and RAM. It's essential to also look out for the space it can take because a laptop without good storage isn't a long lasting one. 

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