Looking fot a laptop with the best battery life Tags: Laptops Battery Last response: May 28, 2011 11:29 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share samba_0891 May 26, 2011 11:50:10 PM Hi i'm looking for a laptop to be used on trips including long plane flights, mostly for watching movies and web browsing, also some light to medium gaming would be nice, as would windows 7 home Basically battery life is the most important, i dont mind having a medium spec for the rest 1. What is your budget? £600/$1000 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? 14.1 3. What screen resolution do you want? 1280 800 4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? portable 5. How much battery life do you need? at least 7hrs 6. Do you want to play games with your laptop? If so then please list the games that you want to with the settings that you want for these games. (Low,Medium or High)? fallout 3 on lowest setting maybe, or am i asking too much? 7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.) movies, web browsing 8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need? 320/500 9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links. I really dont know where to buy it from, somewhere which i can easily return it for warrantyrepair etc if needed 10. How long do you want to keep your laptop? for a while, i still use my dell inspiron occasinally and thats 8 years old or more 11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ? dvd rom 12. Please tell us about the brands that you prefer to buy from them and the brands that you don't like and explain the reasons. not sure, please recommend 13. What country do you live in? UK 14. Please tell us any additional information if needed. preferably not a glossy screen, Thanks! More about : fot laptop battery life | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove samba_0891 May 28, 2011 5:15:45 PM Hi my research from a while back found the ASUS UL80Vt-A1 http://www.amazon.com/UL80Vt-A1-14-Inch-Light-Laptop-Ba... claims 11.5hrs battery life and the rest of the spc looks good, but is 2.5 years old anyone know of anything more updated? | Report abuse Irontheater May 28, 2011 5:32:30 PM Lenovo X220: Costs: Starting price 979$ Lasts 7.15 hours on small battery, 14.5 hours running a Video on large battery, probably the best battery life i've seen http://www.pcworld.com/article/223366/lenovo_thinkpad_x... | Report abuse samba_0891 May 28, 2011 11:29:20 PM Thanks for the reply Irontheater, that one looks great but in the uk i can only find it for double the price! | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Laptops & Notebooks>Looking fot a laptop with the best battery life> Related ressources: ForumAMD vs. Intel: Battery Life Investigated ForumLooking for a laptop with battery life ForumLooking for a gaming laptop , but without terrible battery life ForumLooking for a portable gaming laptop with good battery life ForumLooking for a laptop under $600, With good battery life ForumBest battery life laptop ForumBest Dell laptop for trips? (w/wi-fi, dvd, battery life ) Forum15.6" Laptop With Extreme Battery Life ForumModest Gaming Laptop with Battery Life ForumLaptop Battery Life Lasts Half as Long Overnight ForumNeed a good gaming laptop with high battery life ForumLaptop Advice: Portable + Battery Life + Some Power ForumWho makes the best laptop for creating animation ForumBest Way To Conserve Battery Life ForumGaming laptop with good build quality/ battery life ForumLaptop battery life ForumI need help! ForumLooking for gaming/photo video editing laptop 2000$ budget ForumAcer laptop help centre ForumSager vs Asus: The Best One ? More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !