These days, students studying in higher schools and colleges cannot do without laptops. Especially, if you are residing in a hostel, a laptop becomes a necessity. Not only entertainment, but also from the educational point of view, laptops are very important. Whether you have to complete an assignment or you want to relax yourself by watching a decent movie, a laptop can help you always. This article is a must read for those students who are planning to buy a new laptop. Here, in this article, I am providing you with a list of the top 10 most preferred laptops for students in the year 2012.
10. ASUS Zenbook Prime UX31A
The High Definition display screen of this device carries a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It means that you can watch movies and videos on your laptop in utmost clarity. You can also boast about the clarity of your screen in front of your friends and if they don’t believe, just show them the presentation made by you, on your laptop! This laptop is powered by an i5 Core processor and the backlit keyboard facilitates easy typing even in dim light. The weight of the device is just 3 pounds which makes it easy to be carried along. The powerful battery of the device provides 6.5 long hours of use. So you need not worry about your laptop turning off even if you have a long day at school or college.
9. Apple MacBook Air MC968LL/A
What would be better than to own an Apple MacBook during your student life and make your friends jealous? Well, not just that purpose, but the Apple MacBook Air MC968LL/A is also featured with all of the important features and functionalities that a student would require in his laptop. The 11.6 inches LED backlit display of the device facilitates viewing of the content in stunning clarity that would leave your friends wondering for hours. With a 64GB HDD, there is no chance that you can fall short of memory storage capacity. The device is powered with an Intel Core i5 processor clocked at 1.6GHz. Further, it is equipped with Intel HD Graphics 3000.
8. Acer S3-951-6464
A student would like his laptop to be light enough so that he could carry it to school or college easily. The Acer S3-951-6464 laptop fulfils this requirement very efficiently. The device is just 0.51 inches thin and has a weight of 3 lbs only. Further, the 13.3 inches TFT LCD display of the device imparts classy look to the device. Powered with an Intel core i5 dual core processor, the device is also equipped with Intel HD Graphics 3000.
7. Sony Vaio E Series (11 inches)
Sony Vaio is widely popular among students due to its attractive design. The 11.6 inches display of the screen is very clear at display and the weight of the laptop is 3.3 pounds only. For your assignments and research related work, this laptop would be the perfect one as it is powered with an AMD dual core processor clocked at a frequency of 1.7GHZ. The Radeon HD graphics and the 4GB RAM further adds to the pleasure. Side by side, you can build up a huge collection of music videos and movies and you will never fall short of memory with its 500GB HDD.
6. HP Envy Sleekbook 6z
HP has launches its sleek book 6z keeping in mind the students only. With its thickness of just 0.8 inches, the HP Sleekbook 6z offers a portability that is almost equivalent to ultrabook of the present generation. Further, 6 long hours of use per single charge make sure that students can spend their day at school or college without any difficulty. The red finish on the bottom of the device gives an elegant look to the device. Watching movies with your friends is also going to be a great fun as the laptop is equipped with Beats Audio.
5. HP Pavilion DV6-6150US
HP Pavilion DV6-6150US is something tailor made for students only. With a large memory storage capacity of 750GB, you can have a large collection of movies, games, music and almost everything. The 2nd Generation Core i5 processor enhances your experience of working on projects. Music and videos are also fun to watch with a laptop fitted with Beats Audio by Dr. Dre Audio. The powerful battery provides 6.5 hours of use. The only shortcoming of this laptop is that it is too heavy to carry everywhere along with you. With a weight of 5.78 lbs, you can carry this laptop to school or college only when it is extremely necessary.
4. Lenovo ThinkPad T430
If you are a kind of student that would need laptop for very long hours of use and cannot handle your laptop very carefully, Lenovo ThinkPad T430 would be the perfect choice for you. The exclusive feature of this laptop is that it provides 13 hours battery life. And since the lid of the device is made up of rubberised ABS plastic, it could be handled roughly to some extent. The roll cage provided in the interior of the device and the bottom made up of reinforced carbon further add to the strengths of the device.
3. Dell Inspiron 15R SE
There was a time when the XPS series of Dell was the most preferred one. But this time, the company has added a new laptop in the Inspiron series that has proved itself better than XPS series. The design is entirely new and the 3rd Generation i5 processor and AMD Radeon HD graphics make it exciting for you to work with assignments. The device is also equipped with Waves Maxx Audio 4.
2. Toshiba Satellite L755-S5271
When it comes to buying laptops for students, parents obviously want something that would give them a nice experience that is worth of the money that they are spending. The 15.6 inches LED display screen of the device is good at display. Also, the 640GB hard disk drive ensures that the laptop comes handy when you have to store a large collection of music and videos.
1. Lenovo IdeaPad Z580
On the top of our list, we have Lenovo IdeaPad Z580. This laptop is equipped with everything that a student wants – a powerful Intel Core i5 processor clocked at 2.5GHz, 15 inches display, 750GB of hard disk drive, 6GB RAM and many others. Also, this laptop is equipped with enhanced speakers by Dolby, so that you can have nice experience of listening songs and watching videos as well. certain other features included in this device are VeriFace facial recognition so that no other person in your hostel can use your laptop in your absence, the Lenovo’s exclusive AccuType keyboard which provides fast and easy typing, OneKey theatre so that watching movies becomes all the more fun with an optimised screen and many others.