This difference Laptop and Notebook

The development of technology is increasing, ranging from portable computer that weighs 4-8 pounds, or approximately 2 to 4 kilograms, until the birth of portable computers commonly called a laptop.
Then what is the fundamental difference between laptops and notebooks, as reported by the Diffen, Wednesday (11/09/2016), the following comparison.


Laptops are mobile devices desktop PC replacement. A portable computer that can be taken away. With a standard size makes it more efficient to carry anywhere.

Laptop has the advantages of a place to play DVDs. The drawback, there is the weighing approximately 3-4 kg, battery drain, and the prices are a little more expensive than a PC.


Notebook called because the smaller size of the laptop, the advantage is that the battery life is durable, comfortable, and very simple. The drawback is the limited features and is generally not conducive to playing games.

The difference with a laptop, notebook does not have a place to play CDs or DVDs, and therefore the need for additional devices such as external DVD.


Laptop: Apple, Dell, Toshiba, Acer, Asus Lenovo, HP, Samsung, Sony, MSI, Alienware, Microsoft. While notebooks: HP, Apple, Samsung, Sony, Toshiba, Dell.


Laptops were created to replicate the full functionality of a desktop PC with the addition of portability. These devices typically have a memory of 1 TB hard drive or solid state drive (SSD), capacity of 4-12 GB RAM and a screen resolution of HD.

Keyboard offered complete and large, about 13 to 18 inches. While notebooks usually presents a memory of 512 GB on the hard drive, 2-4 GB RAM, screen quality varies. For keyboard size ranging from 8.5 to 12.5 inches.


The price for a fairly new laptop varies depending on the brand, display, specifications, and hardware configuration. Laptops with low-end spec inclined at a price tag of $ 500, while the high-end laptop category USD1.000.