In every group, there is one friend to whom everyone comes for advice. Not for relationship advice, but for advice regarding what tech gadget to buy. I am that guy in my group! There has once been a time when the line between smartphones, tablets, and computers was very broad. Like computers weren't meant for running applications, smartphones came with a type pad and served one single purpose – calling (and sometimes playing games or music), and people weren't paying much attention to tablets due to their high price. But these days, the line seems to almost vanish. Smartphones are now being released with as much as 12GB ram, tablets with capabilities of handling desktop tasks, and desktops turning into portable devices known as .
With this line being almost worn out, it's quite necessary to learn about what you should spend money on – , or .,
Unlike heavy desktops, laptops are personal computers that are easy to carry around. Laptops aren't fixed to a place neither they need a lot of cable work(which makes them easy to carry). The tech in laptops has advanced dramatically in the last few years which enabled them to give hard competition to desktop computers. I personally ditched desktops 2 years ago and started using laptops. As of now, my workstation has both desktops and laptops.
When it comes to newbies, I'd always recommend getting a desktop instead of a . Because I personally learned about using my desktop PC. Due to my desktop usage, I have a sound knowledge of what hardware goes inside a computer.
But if you need something you can carry around you need a . There are lots of (laptops running the Windows ) as well as Macbooks (laptops running the Mac ) in the tech market. I will advise you to go for small laptops with foldable features instead of the ones with ().
The is for when you don't have to do tedious tasks like hardcore gaming () or running industry-standard software.
Pros of Having a
- You can have a full-fledged computing experience despite the fact that you don't have to go through all the hassle of wires and other things.
- Let it be gaming or office work, you can do anything that you could do on your desktop.
- Don't forget that your is portable, you can use it wherever you want! Coffee shop, bedroom, or office desk – whatever works for you! (and has an electric socket).
Cons of Having a
- Even with the same configuration, Laptops are more expensive than desktops.
- Despite being referred to as portable, these devices do carry some weight.
- The costs of repair are far more than that of a desktop.
Tablets were once compared with smartphones because of their low specifications. But, with time, they are now competing for the end-to-end with even laptops. Thanks to the likes of , , , , , , (), and some other tablets.
Laptops took it one step further when they added portability to their feature. The tablets took the whole portability (size) to be one step ahead of a . before. Now new laptops have small sizes and can even be folded into
The main reasons people prefer getting a over a (or sometimes even a ) are;
Portability: As mentioned above, the USP of tablets is lightweight and easy to carry around. You'll agree with this as long as you don't have a MacBook. Despite being portable, do carry some weight.
Productivity: These days, with more and more applications being made for tablets(Android), tablets are fast becoming the choice of users. Primarily because tablets have a comfortable touch surface, added with a Bluetooth a , but definitely more than a ., it works like a charm. It might not offer as much functionality as
Easy to use: Laptops are easy to use if you are in a coffee shop or have a proper surface to keep your on. If you are in a taxi or walking down the road, you won't be able to ‘comfortably' use your . This is where tablets leap one step ahead. Unlike laptops, they don't need space to be flipped out. All you have to do is to power them up and start using them. Rest, it depends on you whether you wish to work on a document or play candy crush saga.
Battery life: I won't blame laptops for not having a long battery life. With so many programs and functions on the a . The majority of the tablets have more battery life than a and last longer than how a typical does., it becomes very hard for a battery to last long. Although, this isn't a problem on
Flexible: Increase the , your comes near a . Remove the from your , it comes near the . The point is that a is somewhere between a and a . You can use it for writing word documents, making video calls, and shooting videos.
Cons of T
- Some users are not much comfortable with touch keyboards. Although they can get a Bluetooth , still carrying it around takes effort.
- PCs are not good for gaming.
- The majority of the doesn't provide a voice-calling feature(most of them use wifi connectivity only).
Now the thing that took the whole society by storm. This is indeed the most widely used piece of tech gadget in the 21st century. I can hardly recall anyone whom I met that didn't have a (trust me I try).
The USP of smartphones is their ultra-portability. Smartphones can easily be carried in the pockets. Small tasks such as reading a document or browsing the internet can be done easily with smartphones. Not to mention that you can shoot videos, listen to music and play games too. All thanks to apple devices, Samsung devices, and other .
Pros of smartphones
- Most advanced regarding portability.
- Tons of applications are already present for Android and ios smartphones in the Google play store and Apple respectively. There would be even more in the coming future.
- Well suited for the techy lifestyle.
- The gaming experience is awesome on high-end devices
Cons of Smartphones
- For reading ebooks, the might be a problem.
- You can't do heavy or even moderate work on your .
- They need a or desktop to feed large chunks of data.
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To narrow it down – it all depends on what you need the for.
Do you need a a ! for Office tasks or blogging? – Get
Do you need a a ! for learning or reading ebooks? – Get
Do you need a ! for listening to music, chatting and browsing the internet? – Get a
Before going for any , make sure you first figure out what you need a for and then buy one accordingly.