Here’s the list of Abbreviation or names/category of laptops.
Desktop Replacement Laptop (DRL)
These are systems that generally have a similar spec to desktop PCs, it has a big 17inch to 20inch display screen some has a numberpad. It’s more powerful than laptops but makes it less portable.
Having the average display size of 12 inch-15inch.
A laptop with an 11inch or smaller screen, normally weighs around 1.5kg.
According to T3 Magazine, “just a sexier term for subnotebook” it has a similar specs of Subnotebook and the so-called “Ultraportable”
For the the name itself netbook is for Internet connectivity only, it’s good for people who spend time in a Wi-Fi zone like Starbucks.
Ultra-Mobile PC (UMPC)
A small touchscreen PC with an 8inch screen, primarily for internet use.
Ultra Low-cost PC or Ultra Light PC (ULPC)
A low cost laptop and it’s price is still dropping and dropping and dropping.
One Laptop Per Child (OLPC)
A low cost PC for educational purpose.
Mobile Internet Device (MID)
A communicator like device that runs internet browser for internet purposes. Duh?!
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