Many will be shopping for laptops for Christmas 2010
, but the massive variety of computers
that are available this season may be rather overwhelming. Here is an overview of some of the most popular selections in computer financing
, with some details that may help you select which one is just right for a special someone.
For a good everyday laptop on a tight budget, the Presario is an affordable and eye-catching choice. Use of the internet and other routine functions is intuitive with one-touch keys, and a user can also watch DVDs or edit photos on this simple and effective model.
Toshiba Satellite Models:
These laptops are a great gift for those who love entertainment, with stereoscopic 3D Vision options, Dolby Advanced Audio, and sharper resolution for higher definition viewing. The Satellite is one of the most affordable popular laptops and comes in several size varieties as well as the kid-friendly L-635 design.
HP G62x series:
A great and affordable laptop for a daily productivity with the features for media enjoyment, including superior Altec Lansing speakers, on-line support for troubleshooting is a click away with the desktop icon, and HP also offers FAQs and online classes at their Total Care resource.
HP Pavilion (dv6z series):
This laptop is an ideal HP for both everyday computing and enjoyable media use, with MediaSmart software, built-in WiFi, Dolby Enhanced Audio for entertainment, and also advanced hard drive speed and storage space. Pavilion owners can also take comfort in HP’s ProtectSmart safeguard, which protectively locks the hard drive in the event that your laptop is dropped.
Asus A52F Versatile Entertainment Laptop:
Asus provides a backlit high definition screen, SRS Premium sound, a multi-DVD drive, and HDMI digital and video output in this notebook that provides an ultimate media experience. With an attractive and scratch-resistant surface, this laptop is a durable choice for a frequent traveler who loves entertainment and a good device for multi-tasking.
Considered by Apple to be their most universally appealing laptop model, the Macbook now offers 10 hours of battery life in addition to an LED-backlit display, NVIDIA graphics, a glass multi-touch navigation trackpad, innovatively designed magnetic power connection, and built-in iSight camera with video chat feature. It also packs these features into its slick design at a thickness of only 1.08 inches and weight of 4.7 pounds. The new 13-inch Macbook Pro offers all the features of the Macbook with twice the data memory, a Firewire 800 port, and a backlit keyboard.
Apple Macbook Air:
The thinnest Apple laptop yet has a great package of Macbook features packed economically into their 11- and 13-inch Air models. Despite its size, the air has five to seven hours of battery life, and is light but also fast with all-flash storage technology borrowed from the iPad.