Buying a notebook computer is a serious decision and should be done after proper needs analysis, research and consultation. Herewith a synopsis of five criteria to assist new buyers to make an informed decision to achieve maximum return on their investment.
To buy the cheapest notebook computer available on the market today may not necessarily meet individual performance / connectivity / mobility / warranty requirements over the primary lifespan of the product. Notebook pricing generally range from R4 800 to approximately R20 000 and it’s not to say your choice should be at the extreme ends of this pricing continuum. A notebook should be acquired to fulfill a specific personal / business requirement and a three year ownership period should be considered to provide the required Return On Investment.