need a laptop plz help

Mar 15, 2012 8:33PM PDT

want to buy a compact laptop
i have next to NO knowlege of computers so plz help

1. has to be compact light weight
2 . must have all basic functions
3 must be very fast
4 . i have alot of videos and photos (large files ) im a freelance photographer ....
so there is alot of transfering copying , burning etc .
the computer must be FAST . i cannot spend hours getting an events pics ready to present to the client .
also multitasking on the net ,simultanesly
5.some major storage. i do have the EHDD
6 a webcam wud be good
7. USB ports a few

i guess thats about it .... i think

plz help ... else pls tell em what i shud be luking for ... as of now .. all i know is i shud be luking at a notebook .

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Let's start with what you use now that meets all this.
Mar 18, 2012 3:16AM PDT

Let's hear about your current machine that does all this and then we can see if we can find a laptop with the same or better performance.

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About the Dell Inspiron 15R
Mar 19, 2012 2:30AM PDT

I have that one and for photo work I would remove this one from the list. Mine is plenty fast enough but the just barely good enough LCD has me thinking Photographers may be upset.

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Laptops suiting your requirements
Mar 18, 2012 6:48PM PDT

According to your requirements i suggest you following options to choose from:
1. Dell Inspiron 15R
2. Acer Timeline X
3. Toshiba R835
4. Apple MacBook Pro 2011

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Mar 19, 2012 4:02PM PDT

thanks very much carleen
u have given me a few names to go on ... someone else has mentioned the dell
.. thanks much !

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