When it comes to laptops and desktop processors, you might not fully understand what Intel’s processor line up really mean; the Core i3, Core i5 and the Core i7.
Generally, if you want an entry level laptop for basic browsing and light tasks, a Core i3 laptop will suit your needs.
A core i5 will be suitable for anyone looking for decent performance to perform slightly demanding tasks while still being sensitive on the cost.
The core i7 on the other hand is targeted at those people who need the best performance to perform demanding tasks such as video editing, processing large data sets or running demanding applications like AutoCAD. Today we will take a look at a few Core i3 laptops to determine which one will suit your needs, depending on the tasks you will be carrying out on it.
Core i3 Entry Level laptops in Kenya.
At this price level, you want a laptop that meets a few requirements. First, is a laptop that has a good ergonomic keyboard for comfortable typing for extended periods of time. Second, you want a laptop that has a good battery life, at least 6 hours if fully charged. And finally, you want a laptop that has a good display for comfortable viewing of your media and to also avoid eye strain.
The Asus X543U found here on our website meets these requirements at an affordable price. You get a large HD display at 15.6 inches, a massive 1 TB internal hard disk to store your documents and media and an ergonomic chicklet keyboard for comfortable typing should you need it. Furthermore, the laptop is equipped with 4 GB of fast DDR4 RAM to enable you to multitask with ease and ensure that you don’t suffer from slowdowns when having those crucial Zoom meetings. For slightly more, you can get a configuration with 8 GB of RAM here to further enhance your multitasking experience. You can visit us at Compland Shop located at Bihi Towers along Moi Avenue, Basement 1, Room no. B3 to take a further look or view other options and brands.
Core i3 Midrange Laptops in Kenya.
The midrange level in the Core i3 category improves on the entry level by moving to a full HD display (FHD, 1920×1080) and getting an SSD for faster loading times instead of the slower HDDs.
The Dell Vostro 3401 spots a 10th gen core i3, 8 GB of DDR4 RAM and a 256 GB SSD making it a perfect match for this category. The SSD though having a low capacity will significantly make your everyday tasks so much faster you won’t miss the extra storage. The Full HD (1920×1080) display at 14 inches will give you a pleasant experience over the standard 1366×768 displays and also guaranteeing wider viewing angles. You can get the Dell Vostro 3401 laptop here.
Core i3 Refurbished Laptops in Kenya.
Another option is to get a refurbished Core i3 laptop as they are cheaper while satisfying the same need. This is especially useful when you are on a tight budget and can’t afford a brand new laptop at the moment.
The HP 210 G1 will suit anyone shopping for a laptop in this price segment. Boasting 4 GB of RAM, a 4th Gen Core i3 and 320 GB of storage, it will perform reasonably well on day to day tasks from writing documents or dealing with spreadsheets to scrolling through the internet on your favorite browser. And at only 11.6 inches, it makes for a very portable laptop so that you can quickly pack it and move. You can get this laptop here.