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10 Laptops used by College freshmen in Malaysia

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Generally, Malaysian people bought discounted laptops at IT fairs. But if in the case like buying a laptop for attending college purposes or working, it will be a very difficult decision making.

Since Malaysian government handout smartphone voucher rather than laptop voucher, you could always buy a tablet or cheap smartphone. 

For your information, laptops are easily categorized by pricing. RM1000-RM1500 for casual user, RM1500-RM2500 for average user, RM2500-RM7000 laptops are for professional and heavy users.


Brand : Lenovo

Highlighted features : 2GB, Nvidia Geforce, 1.0 webcam, Display 11.6",

Released date : 2012

Although it looked like a laptop, it is smaller in screen. Most of the laptop are 13" in screen size. Lenovo Ideapad 11 is slightly bigger than tablets but slightly smaller than most of the laptop. Good for balance in work and play. Nvidia Geforce is popularly known as company producing world finest gaming chips. It has numerous feature a laptop does not have like 360 degree flip and flop. It is built-in with Microsoft windows 8 and boast longer battery life. It cost not more than Rm1500.00 . Check current price at Lenovo ideapad Yoga 11



Highlighted features : Samsung Exynos 5 Dual Processor, WIFI & Bluetooth, Solid State Drive(SSD)

Released date : 2011

This laptop only recommended for working and doing assignment purposes. It is not for gaming related. SSD enables user enter their working paper in laptop efficient and effectively by shortening the process open up the laptop. If you are not a graphic designer student or working in graphic design company, you are encourage to buy because it is really cheap nowadays due to new Samsung chromebook generation. The price is not more than RM1300.00.  Full detailed information at Samsung Chromebook Free 1TB Harddisk


Brand : ASUS

Highlighted features : Windows 8, 500GB SATA HDD, 2GB RAM, 11.6" screen size

Released date : 2012

ASUS laptops are ranked the best in term of durability. It is a rumour astronaut are using Asus made laptop at space and even at harsh condition it is still working perfectly fine. It is running on Microsoft's windows 8 and has SDD boosting faster computer boot and average 4GB RAM plus 2GB DDR3 /16GB eMMC plus 500GB SATA HDD. It is for average user. Asus transformer book owner can store their personal data like images, video or important document on cloud for emergency backup or in an event of unfortunate. It also boasts longer battery life. Price not more than RM3400,00 and above. Check out current price and availability at Asus Transformer book TX201

Fujitsu laptop



Highlighted features : 15.6" screen size, Intel I3 processor, 4GB RAM, 750GB storage capacity

Released date : 2012

Bigger screen and optimal performance. 4GB RAM and i3 is possibly what an average user really need. It is not equipped with good graphic card and only encourage for multi tasking people. One can open up 15 google chrome browser tab in the same time with 4GB RAM.  You will hardly need an external hard disk with 750GB storage capacity for video and images. It only cost not more than RM1500,00.  Check current price at Fujitsu ah552


Brand : HP

Highlighted features : Intel's i5, 4GB RAM, Windows 8 , 750GB Hard Disk, 14" screen size

Released date : 2012

14" screen size with great speed for better performance. Built-in Windows 8 and touch screen enabled. HP bring user to whole new level by implementing HP features. It also look very sleek and very light good for bringing around to nearest Startbuck for WIFI. With above average new tech inside the laptop it only cost not more than RM2000.00.  Check current price at HP pavillion DV4 5114TX


Brand : ASUS

Highlighted features : Windows 8, Intel i5, 4GB RAM, 14" screen size, Nvidia GeForce GT72M

If you like the brand new Microsoft windows 8, you must choose ASUS model S46CA. It has 4GB RAM which is generally an outstanding laptop. You can run 20 browser tabs and the performance is still smooth. Couple with high-end Intel i5 processor, it is lag worry free laptop ! . Install latest Microsoft word and excel with hassle free. It cost not more than RM1900.00. This laptop is good for you doing assignment and occasionally a mid-end gamer. You can play dota 2 or any high-graphic-requirement games out in the market. Check current price at Asus X450LC Grey



Highlighted features : Windows 8, AMD Radeon HD8250, 13' screen size, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Quad core.

It is one of the most recommended Samsung laptop. All the specification inside this laptop does not only worth RM1700.00. Genuine windows 8, 4GB RAM and usable graphic card are the requirement for young adult and college freshmen. It fast and compact with 128GB solid state drive you could turn off and on in a time frame favour than other laptop using HDD. Although it has lesser storage capacity, one can buy external hard disk. It is ultra slim too. Do check here for current price at Samsung ATIV book 9 Black


Brand : ACER

Highlighted features : Windows 8, Intel's i5, 8GB RAM & 1TB HDD, Nvidia Geforce GT750M, 15" screen size

The largest PC maker rolling out my favourite laptop. This glamour laptop is supported by windows 8 and touch screen feature. Powerful graphic card and powerful processor make your desire for better performance in high-end PC game achieved. considerable amounts of storage capacity for more movies and songs. It does not come cheap cost around RM3000.00 +. Don take this lightly, this likeable laptop is multi purpose. It can be a tablet or laptop it depends on your like.  Not to mention, it has bigger screen 15" screen size. It is a genuine laptop so that you would not get caught asking whether your laptop is using fake windows 8. Check availability at Genuine acer aspire R7


Brand : DELL

Highlighted features : 14" screen size, Intel's i5, 4GB RAM and 500GB SATA HDD,Windows 8.

If you just need one normal laptop don want to have touch screen feature or turn-to-tablet feature. You might consider Dell Inspiron series with normal screen size but built-in high specification for average user. It is protected by an aluminium body and sizeable amounts of storage capacity. If someone told you buy a laptop does not have 4GB RAM, better ignore him. It is all about higher RAM for better performance. It cost not more than RM2200.00. Do check current price at Dell Inspiron 5437


Brand : APPLE

Highlighted features : Intel's fourth generation I5, 4GB RAM, flashstorage 256GB, 13" screen size

Released date : 2013

Taylor university, MMU university and any college related to graphic design are Macbook supporter mainly because Macbook simply designed for future designer. Apple announced 2013 Macbook Air with faster performance thank to flash storage 4 times faster than traditional hard disk laptop. It is not foreign to us Macbook run iOS and it also mean better battery life, better picture quality, better video performance and of course there are lesser virus or malware created for iOS. It also has multi task touchpad, thinner and lighter. It is selling more than RM3700.00 today.  Apple Macbook Air 13"

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