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Are Laptops or Tablet Computers Better To Buy?

What do you get better value from?

Do Laptops or Tablet Computers last longer ?

Are Laptops or Tablets Computers faster?

Suniverse
2 months ago
What do you think of this?
KirstyW
KirstyW2 months ago

I need this advice too, i never seem to have enough memory on mine

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MrsCraig
MrsCraig2 months ago

It depends as what you plan to use them for. If it is just for browsing websites, checking email, using social media then a tablet would do.

If you play alot of games or type a lot of word documents etc then a laptop is better.

As to which is better value, again purely depends on what you want it for. Which lasts longer will depend on how often it is used and which is faster will depend on the type you get.

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MeestairChrees
MeestairChrees2 months ago

Completely depends on what you want them for. For any serious work, then laptops. For portability, tablets. Both have their uses. I very rarely use my laptop, but even some word processing is painful on a tablet in comparison to a laptop.

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Suniverse
Suniverse
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2 months ago

You can get a Tablet Computer with a portable keyboard

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MrsCraig
MrsCraig2 months ago

Suniverse yes but it is still a tablet. It just makes it easier for you to type with it. It isn't the same as a laptop.

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MeestairChrees
MeestairChrees2 months ago

Suniverse you can, not as MrsCraig said, it's still a tablet. Tablet and phone interfaces tend to hide features away and there's no mouse - it's harder to be productive on them.

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Suniverse
Suniverse
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2 months ago

MrsCraig MICROSOFT Surface is like a Tablet and a Laptop they are very expensive hopefully there will be great deals on Boxing day.

https://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/computing/laptops/laptops/microsoft-12-3-intel-core-i5-surface-pro-7-with-black-type-cover-256-gb-ssd-platinum-10200680-pdt.html

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BonzoBanana
BonzoBanana2 months ago

In sheer performance terms laptops are generally faster. Something like a current gen Ryzen mobile processor delivers superb CPU and GPU performance. I would also say laptops do last longer as they fold to protect the screen but that is debatable and windows is not a stable operating system.

If its for productivity then laptop really.

You can get chromebooks which are a sort of half-way house offering some of the benefits of tablets especially if you get a chromebook with a touch screen.

List what you want of the device and then see what fits best.

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tumblespots
tumblespots2 months ago

This is a really good question. I am considering buying a new laptop at the moment so I shall watch the responses with interest. A friend recommended an Apple thing which you could add a keyboard to but I don't think I could type on an 'upright' keyboard so am veering towards another ordinary laptop. Prices seem to have increased dramatically since my last one though (doubled in 4 years!) for a similar model/spec. 🐞

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chelseaturpin
chelseaturpin2 months ago

Deoends on the make

Ive had an ipad recently and broke within a couple of months laptop second hand and wasnt used for ages and still works.

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hspexy
hspexy2 months ago

since I got my ipad, i dont need my laptop. The usability via apps on the iPad is sufficient and I can access what I need quickly. However, for work and anything requiring lengthy writing or spreadsheet work, I use my computer

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MumOfThree
MumOfThree2 months ago

It depends what you need it for. I prefer a tablet for me but my daughter needs a laptop for her homework.

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