19 Nov 2010, 00:00

Notebook/Laptop Feature Requirements

Minimum requirements for a notebook/laptop as of november 19th 2010:

  1. Screen size: >=13 inches
  2. Battery life: >5 hours
  3. Video Card: at least Nvidia ION2 or Intel HD
  4. Screen finish: non-glossy
  5. Case temperature: <95F @ palm rest and underneath
  6. Keyboard: backlit
  7. Networking: Ethernet, 802.11n, Bluetooth
  8. Video out (vga or hdmi?)
  9. Multi-card reader (at least Fuji’s xD)
  10. Front facing webcam (back facing webcam would also be nice)
  11. Decent speakers
  12. Linux Compatible
  13. SSD Hardrive