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Depends on how they do testing where you work.

Portability is a big deal in a laptop. My personal goal is to keep my laptop under 1kg, which is still a difficult goal. This means only an ultralight, and probably something tablet-y. I'm running a Surface Pro right now (sadly, a Surface Pro 3, but I'm in the market to upgrade). You can walk a long way with a 1kg tablet in your bag and not develop a hunchback.

It's all about the RAM if you buy a laptop, needed to run virtual machines for testing in. But hopefully they have test servers for the workaday testing, so you don't need super fast CPU. Still for VMs an i7 with several cores would be best. Is there an i5 with four real cores (not just SMT) yet?

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