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4 Dec 2023

Laptop buying guide – Choose the best laptop for yourself

Whether you are planning to buy a laptop to work from home or attend online classes, finding a good laptop requires the proper insight into must-have features and specifications.

To streamline your search, here is a laptop buying guide to help you identify the best laptop with offers for your needs.

Operating System

Choosing the correct Operating System (OS) is the first and the most important step when buying a new laptop as it determines the environment you will work in. Therefore, verify that the pre-loaded OS meets your end-user needs.




  • The latest version is Windows 10

  • Easy to use, intuitive GUI

  • An ideal platform for work or study use

  • The latest version is macOS 10.15 'Catalina'

  • Simplified user interface

  • Ease of multitasking for robust users

  • Less vulnerable to security lapses

  • Open-source Operating System

  • Secure to malicious programmes

  • Supports wide range of programming languages for coders

  • Reliable and does not compromise performance

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Screen size

15.6-inch is standard size, but 12 to 14-inch can be more portable

Display type

Pick IPS for great viewing angles


4GB RAM or more for multitasking with at least 512GB storage

Battery life

Around 8 hours of battery life support

Storage capacity

More storage capacity helps a laptop perform actions in the background seamlessly. It is always good to have more storage in your laptop to save media files and give enough space to the device to boot flawlessly. Different types of hard drives are:




Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) offer huge storage size at a reasonable cost per gigabyte

Solid State Drives (SDDs) provide smooth booting and multitasking performance and are good for thin and light laptops

Solid State Hybrid Drives (SSHDs) offer maximum capacity at an affordable price along with sound booting and loading

RAM size

Larger RAM renders good multitasking abilities in laptops. You can identify the right RAM size for your new laptop, depending on your usage, i.e., office work, casual browsing, or online classes.

Light use

Medium use

Heavy and demanding use

For browsing websites, watching videos online, or doing office work

Intensive usage like photo editing and semi-demanding office programmes

Professional gaming, video editing, and rendering, working with large number of images, animation, and graphic design work

Budget laptop with a decent 4GB RAM and 256GB SSD storage

Core i3 – i5 processor with 4GB to 8GB RAM and 512GB SSD storage

Core i9 and above, 16 to 32GB RAM and a top-end SSD storage unit





  • Integrates two processors in a single package

  • Ideal for multitasking

  • It consumes less energy

  • Delivers fast performances

  • Integrates two Dual-Core processors within a single processor

  • Doubles efficiency and speed

  • More battery efficiency

  • Best suited for gaming

  • Security features, manageability, and performance

  • Controls the temperature

  • Robust battery life

  • Performance at a reasonable price range

When it comes to choosing a good laptop, the CPU processor must be considered wisely. The best CPU processor offers the fastest speed and the number of cores.

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Features to look for in a new laptop

Now that you know the most important features that you should look in a laptop before buying, here are some of the additional specifications not to miss out.

USB Port



USB Type-C offers speed and functionality

OLED screen displays better than real life images

Makes the interface simpler and eases access

2-in-1 PCs



Next-gen laptops that can fold flat and even detach for a tablet experience

Get next-gen Wi-Fi 6 that is faster than the standard 802.11ac Wi-Fi

Look for a laptop that has a Nvidia Graphic chip

Buy the best laptops on EMIs

Finding the best laptop that serves you right with perfect features and specifications may fall heavy on your pocket. To ensure you get the best and most reliable laptop from the best brands, the Bajaj Finserv EMI Network offers you to buy laptops on EMI. You can use your Bajaj Finserv Insta EMI Card to avail of instant financing at any of our partner stores across 4,000+ cities in India. Here is what you can:

Buy laptops on EMI online

  1. Visit the Bajaj Mall website
  2. Select the product that you want to buy
  3. Select a suitable EMI option and make the payment
  4. Your product will be delivered to you soon

Buy laptops on EMI at a partner store

  1. Walk into your nearest Bajaj Finserv partner store
  2. Choose your preferred laptop
  3. Use your Bajaj Finserv Insta EMI Card to make the payment
  4. Avail instant in-store financing (if you do not have the card)


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