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that wrote: »
As above post said.
these are still excellent https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Dell-Latitude-E7240-Ultrabook-i5-4300U-4GB-128GB-SSD-Touchscreen-Laptop/232902237137?
their webcam is broken, but is not a big issue for many people, could be replaced i suppose. Personally would like a larger disk, but still about the best cheapest deal around, were around £900 new, now £150 + £3-ish for windows license from ebay. if they are not already licensed?These are not the best screen resolution, and if you are pay stupid money make sure it is at least 1,920x1,080.
EveryWhere wrote: »
12" Full HD Touchscreen is 1920 x 1080 pixels.
A working webcam would be quite important for Skype.
Yes, you can just clean install Windows 10 for yourself.
Also agree that the OP should buy what they can afford, as opposed to going on the "never, never".
dan958 wrote: »
The interest rates will most likely be extremely high,
As other people have said, getting a used laptop from eBay will be your best bet. If money is a bit tight, I recommend using your local library as they may have computers.
that wrote: »
Most of the built in web cams, especially the older ones are crud, so even if it did work the chances are they would buy an external one.The first batch of these were 1920 x 1080, but they are probably all gone before christmas.
End of the day you have to cut your coat according to your cloth. I'd rather buy one of these than a Chromebook for £300 as advertised in the London Metro this morning
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