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Types of Portable Computers

Laptop

A device that serves either as a desktop replacement or a portable gaming rig.
Characteristics: Large screen, full QWERTY keyboard, good system.

Netbook

A small and lightweight device meant for the internet and the cloud, for people on the go.
Characteristics: Small size, lightweight, long battery life

Notebook

It is usually sleek and light, but bulkier than a netbook. Used for documents and presentations.
Characteristics: Sleek and lightweight, large screen.

Smartbook

Has a range of connectivity options, a hybrid between a smartphone and a notebook.
Characteristics: Connectivity options, lightweight, long battery life

Tablet

A Tablet is like a digital slate, with a full touchscreen surface, and no keyboard.
Characteristics: Is basically a large touchscreen

UMPC

Stands for Ultra Mobile PC, a tablet with a sliding keyboard, speakers or other peripherals. Characteristics: Lack of a folding screen, low processing power.

4 comments:

  1. Where are the ultra portables? They are basically laptops with long battery life, rivaling that of the netbooks (depending on how you use it, of course).

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  2. That can be counted under UMPC !

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  3. Not really. They don't have low processing power, are not tablets and don't have sliding keyboards?

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