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Replacing MacBook laptop with another laptop

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Hi All. Bought a MacBook Air that I just sold due to two reasons. The resolution and no HDMI ports / no windows support.

I'm looking for another laptop which I will spend up to 1000$. I kind of like Eurocom business approach and innovation.

Laptop needs to have 1080x1920
HDMI port
Prefer aluminum casing if possible (or rubber)
Lit up keyboard

Hope some of you have good recommendations !

The laptop is going to be used for my Graduate Studies. Lots of typing, video chat, and image viewing(in MS and adobe).
 
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Lots of typing, video chat, and image viewing(in MS and adobe).
For this kind of work pretty much any laptop will do fine.
 

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Pretty basic tasks, it is only gaming you really need something pretty hefty and robust in size and weight.

Get a Laptop with 16GB of Ram it can be a Core i3 or AMD APU
 
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