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Which MacBook is suitable for students?

As a student, you need a laptop. Not just to do your homework, but maybe even more for your free time. Because when your school work is finished, it's time to reward yourself with a nice series or game. But which MacBook is suitable for you as a student? We tell you here.

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MacBook Air

As a student, you need a laptop for school and for in my free time. For example, you do research, write papers, or make summaries of your lessons for school. After school, your laptop still doesn't get a break. In your free time, you can stream a series on Netflix or play games like Fortnite and Minecraft.

Suggested model

International keyboard (QWERTY) | Intel Core i3 1.1GHz (10th gen.) - 8GB - 256GB SSD | Intel Iris Plus Graphics
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You're often on the road. It's recommended to choose a handy MacBook, such as the Apple MacBook Air (2020). The fast Intel Core i3 processor of the 10th generation helps you run all your programs smoothly. In addition, you can multi-task thanks to 8GB RAM. This way, you finish your assignments even faster and you have more time to binge watch your favorite series.

Fast processor for all your programs

Word on MacBook Air

To run all your programs smoothly, you need a fast processor. Depending on the programs you want to use, choose an Intel Core i3 or Intel Core i5 processor. Do you use your MacBook mainly for word processing, watching movies, and surfing the internet? Choose an Intel Core i3 processor. Do you also want to be able to edit photos? You'll be better off with an Intel Core i5 processor.

RAM for multitasking

MacBook Air

The RAM of your laptop ensures that your laptop continues to work quickly, even if you do a lot at the same time. You can choose from 8GB or 16GB RAM. For all the tasks you do for school, 8GB is more than enough. Do you also edit videos in your spare time? Then 16GB is a better choice. Especially if you want to enjoy your Apple MacBook for years to come.

Storage from 256GB

MacBook hard drive

All Apple MacBook have a fast SSD drive. This will boot your Macbook in seconds. That is great if you want to get started quickly. Make sure you choose sufficient storage capacity. You'll be good with at least 256GB. You'll have enough space for all your school files and photos. Would you rather have more space to store your holiday videos? Choose 512GB.

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