Laptop Buying Guide

Be it work or your personal space, a laptop can greatly impact our day to day experiences. From streaming a video to writing complex codes, laptops serve a wide range of functionalities for students, professionals, gamers, designers etc. But when it comes to buying a laptop, most of us stand confused amidst the myriad configurations and specifications available in the market.
Paytm Mall's Laptop Buying Guide helps you with the top parameters to consider while deciding which laptop to buy.
Choose which Form Factor best suits your need:
  • Notepad
  • Thin & Light
  • Convertible
  • Gaming
The processing unit of your laptop will greatly determine its performance-speed, multitasking ability, nature of applications that can be run etc.
While processors majorly come under two brands, Intel and AMD, each brand comes with multiple series to choose from.
Choose which Processor best suits your need:
  • Atom
  • Celeron
  • Pentium
  • Core i3
  • Core i5
  • Core i7
  • Core i9
  • E1
  • E2
  • A4
  • A6
  • A8
  • A9
  • A10
  • A12
  • Ryzen 3
  • Ryzen 5
Random Access Memory or RAM is the component which is responsible for enabling multiple processes running simultaneously on your system. Although RAM memory starts from 2 GB, basic computing needs are sufficed by 4 GB RAM. Extremely high processing requirements, like in the case of gaming, can be fulfilled by a RAM memory of 8 GB or higher.
Choose which RAM best suits your need:
  • 2 GB
  • 3 GB
  • 4 GB
  • 8 GB
  • 12 GB
  • 16 GB
  • 32 GB
Laptops generally come with three types of internal storage devices: Hard Disk Drives, Solid State Drives and Hybrids. The third type is essentially a mix of the first two types. Please read the below to understand the pros and cons of each type.
Choose which Storage best suits your need:
  • 1 TB
  • 2 TB
  • 32 GB
  • 64 GB
  • 128 GB
  • 256 GB
  • 500 GB
  • 512 GB
  • 750 GB
  • 1TB HDD + 128GB SSD
  • 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD
  • 1TB HDD + 512GB SSD
A laptop’s operating system determines how you interact with your device visually. It is the interface between you and the various files on your system. There are broadly three types of operating systems.
Choose which Operating System best suits your need:
  • Ubuntu/Linux/DOS
  • Windows
  • Mac OS
The visuals on laptop screens are comprised of millions of pixels. The more the number of pixels your screen can display horizontally and vertically, the higher will be the quality of the visuals. This defines 'Screen Resolution'
Choose which Display best suits your need:
  • HD 1280x720px
  • Full HD 1920×1080px