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I'm moving to a unique environment and need your advice!

by atp2005 / February 2, 2014 5:49 AM PST

My family and I will be moving to northern Mozambique next year and are heading there for a month this July on a short term trip. That being said, we need a laptop that can handle increased humidity, dust, and the rigors of being transported over uneven terrain. I've narrowed my selection down to two laptops; those being the Lenovo X1 Carbon (2nd Generation) and the Lenovo t440s. I wonder about all of the extra ports (vga, etc) that are on the t440s, but I love the power bridge idea. The X1 is thin and light, but the internal battery seems like it might be an issue over there when I won't always have access to a power source. Between those two laptops, what would you recommend? (This will be our families main/only computer and will thus travel with us out to villages at times)

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(NT) The only models for this I ever consider are "ToughBooks."
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 2, 2014 5:56 AM PST
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My organization uses
by orlbuckeye / February 6, 2014 11:00 PM PST

toughbooks for people the job takes them outside. I live in Florida and heat it torture on laptops. Back a bit ago we purchased some Dell Durable laptops for our police dept. Well we had a problem with the screens melting. so we went back to toughbooks. There are competitors to Panasonic Toughbooks such as Durabooks. There are other that supply machine to the military that are capable of working in the desert.

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