Recommended Laptops

Apple and Dell Offer Reduced Pricing for College of Charleston Students

Both Apple and Dell have established College of Charleston online stores, where you can take advantage of reduced pricing when purchasing personal computers. Both sites include models recommended by Information Technology at various price point options.

Also, by purchasing from the College’s online stores, warranty repair is available by IT Support Services located in Addlestone Library.

 

Dell Laptops

Budget Mainstream Mainstream Performance
Inspirion 14 5000 XPS13 XPS13 2-in-1 Precision 5550
Stay entertained Intelligence that matches yours
  • Basic computer
  • Heavier and bulkier than mainstream laptop
  • Small, thin and light laptop for portability
  • Small, thin and light laptop for portability
  • Foldable touchscreen for tablet mode
  • High performance
  • Thin and light laptop for portability

 

Intel i5 CPU Intel i5 CPU Intel i5 CPU Intel i7 CPU
8GB RAM 8GB RAM 8GB RAM 16GB RAM
256GB SSD 256GB SSD 256GB SSD 512GB SSD
Integrated GPU Integrated GPU Integrated GPU Discrete GPU

Note: When checking out, choose the appropriate laptop model and warranty (Computers purchased with the 3 year warranty have the option to purchase accidental damage under “Customize & Buy” – Hardware Support Services). College of Charleston recommends at least a 3 year warranty when purchasing a new computer.

*Students have access to Google and Office 365 suites for Cloud storage for documents.

Shop Dell (Click ‘Shop Your Standard Configuration’)

 

Apple Laptops

Mainstream Performance
MacBook Air MacBook Pro
Buy 16-inch MacBook Pro - Apple
  • Small, thin and light laptop for portability
  • 16 inch display
  • Thin and light laptop for portability
Intel i5 CPU Intel i7 CPU
8GB RAM 16GB RAM
256GB SSD 512GB SSD
Integrated GPU Discrete GPU

Recommend AppleCare+ extending the warranty to 3 years.  This can be added once you laptop is in your cart.

*Students have access to Google and Office 365 suites for Cloud storage for documents.

Shop Apple

*The following models have experienced difficulties connecting to our enterprise networks: Lenovo Chromebook C330

 

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