Good laptop for learning ethical hacking and some android development

earth_eagle

Right off the assembly line
Hi All,

Looking to buy a laptop around 40k INR that would be mostly used for learning ethical hacking. Running virtual machines and all. I would also use for it writing books and programming. Which laptop would be a good option.?


1) What is your budget? (INR or USD)
Around 40K Inr

2) What size & weight consideration (if any) would you prefer?
15.6"

3) What are the primary tasks you will be performing with this notebook?
Running Virtual machines, developing android apps and writing books

5) Any typical configuration in your mind you're eying for ?
i5 after 4th gen
more than 6 gb ram
Good display to use for long hours

4) Are there any brands that you prefer or any you really don't like?
Nothing as such


6) Anything else you would like to say?
Screen resolution 768p HD
Battery back up - normal (3-4hrs)
Purchase place- No preference should ship to India
 

thetechfreak

Legend Never Ends
I think it would be ideal if you go for an i7 based laptop rather than a i5 one. That also means you will have to spend a bit more.
Buy Asus R510JX-DM230T 15.6-inch Laptop (Core i7 4720HQ/8GB/1TB/Windows 10/2GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M Graphics), Glossy Black Online at Low Prices in India - Amazon.i

Yes this is way way way over your budget but it should be worth it.

Else,

HP 15-ac034TX M9V14PA Core i5 (5th Gen) - (4 GB DDR3/1 TB HDD/Windows 8.1/2 GB Graphics) Notebook Rs.43199 Price in India - Buy HP 15-ac034TX M9V14PA Core i5 (5th Gen) - (4 GB DDR3/1 TB HDD/Windows 8.1/2 GB Graphics) Notebook White SIlver Color With Diamond & Cross Brush Pattern Online - HP : Flipkart.com

I just couldn't find any non-u(low power) series i5 in this range. Ideally for VMs it's best you run them on a Laptop. Also don't expect 3-4 hours battery life when you run multiple VMs at the same time.
 
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