Laptop for Primary school students

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Laptop for Primary school students

Postby Searchingyou » Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:09 am

Hi,

I am looking at a laptop for my boy. For MC online and Superstar teacher lessons purpose. Any recommendation? budget below 1K.

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Re: Laptop for Primary school students

Postby galaxyraider » Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:07 pm

Searchingyou wrote:Hi,

I am looking at a laptop for my boy. For MC online and Superstar teacher lessons purpose. Any recommendation? budget below 1K.


Nowadays there are lots of laptops below $1K. Mine is Fujitsu and it cost about $700. It's still working fine after many years. Can't remember how many years, but I think about 3-4 years now.

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Re: Laptop for Primary school students

Postby Niharika » Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:09 pm

Using Asus for over 3 yrs now
We use mconline and koobits
It has served us well
Paid around $800

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Re: Laptop for Primary school students

Postby yaksowmin » Tue Aug 30, 2016 1:53 pm

i recommend HP, i bought my last laptop $600+ on windows vista. Used so many years til microsoft dont support anymore.
i bought my new one also HP, also $600+. Windows 8 is poor, but now upgraded to windows 10, it has never been better.

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Re: Laptop for Primary school students

Postby Snow24 » Sat Sep 10, 2016 4:24 pm

Hi
Brand and model to recommend?
What are the features and specs to have ?

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Re: Laptop for Primary school students

Postby slmkhoo » Sun Sep 11, 2016 4:38 pm

Snow24 wrote:Hi
Brand and model to recommend?
What are the features and specs to have ?

Pr school students don't need anything fancy. As long as it can do word processing and surfing, that's good enough for school. Most basic PCs will have what's necessary. Go to a reputable shop and they can advise you.

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Re: Laptop for Primary school students

Postby zbear » Sun Sep 11, 2016 5:29 pm

Do Primary School students need laptop?

My kids only have laptops when they go to JC.

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Re: Laptop for Primary school students

Postby grimm » Sun Sep 11, 2016 8:07 pm

zbear wrote:Do Primary School students need laptop?

My kids only have laptops when they go to JC.


Maybe things are different now? And maybe more for upper primary students?

Personally, I love my toys so I can't wait for an excuse to buy him his first laptop (maybe a Microsoft Surface) :smile: or better yet his first gaming laptop!

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Re: Laptop for Primary school students

Postby slmkhoo » Mon Sep 12, 2016 9:16 am

zbear wrote:Do Primary School students need laptop?

My kids only have laptops when they go to JC.

Pr school kids don't need personal laptops, but by upper Pr, it would be useful to have a PC at home to use for some word-processing and online searching. I'm not too sure they definitely need a personal one even in sec school unless the school is one of those that requires it (not all do). My kids also didn't get personal PCs until they were in Sec school.

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Re: Laptop for Primary school students

Postby ChiefKiasu » Mon Sep 12, 2016 9:28 am

grimm wrote:Maybe things are different now? And maybe more for upper primary students?

Personally, I love my toys so I can't wait for an excuse to buy him his first laptop (maybe a Microsoft Surface) :smile: or better yet his first gaming laptop!


Fight that temptation. You will rue the day when you have to stop his addiction to online games with his friends.

For kids until Secondary 4, I think it is better to give them a desktop machine which they can only access in the living room, out in the open. It is much easier to oversee what they are using the machine for that way.

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