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Best affordable laptop for prospecting?

I'm going on a work vacation, and I don't want to bring my 50 pound desktop and monitors with me. What laptop do you recommend for when I have 30 tabs open and am making calls through it?

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FamilyTruckster
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Exec Director, Major Accounts
What is a work vacationΒ 
Beans
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Account Executive
Slave life baby.
TheNegotiator
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VP of Sales
Buy the new 16 inch MacBook Pro with the M1 Max and 64GB of RAM. It’s a bargain
Incognito
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Master of Disaster
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CuriousFox
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Senior Account Executive
You could prob get a HP on the cheap.Β 
1nbatopshotfan
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Senior Director, Enterprise Technology
Work vacation? Is that just working remotely somewhere else? Depending on how much you’re going to work, I’d probably just lug the old computer. No need to buy new tech, in my opinion.Β 

Outside of that can you use something like a chrome book?Β 
goose
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Sales Executive
Everyone should have a laptop with the ability to fire up a remote desktop.Β  Get yourself a Macbook Pro with a VPN connection and off you go.

By the way, I can't see how 30 tabs open equals productivity.
Diablo
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AE
Not sure what's work vacation, assuming you will be remotely working (in a different city/country etc.).Β 

I don't endorse any but this latest post might help you get some idea:Β Β https://www.pcmag.com/picks/the-best-budget-laptops
Have a great vacay!
UrAssIsSaaS
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SaaS Eater
What do you consider affordable?Β 
wahmsales
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SDR
Less than $1000 CAD
UrAssIsSaaS
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SaaS Eater
bizarre that your company wont buy you one but I use the new macbook air w/ m1 and its great. Its $999 usd but works well enough for me.
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DungeonsNDemos
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Rolling for Initiative
I'm a fan of my macbook and having the many tabs feature/windows.
Three finger swipe gives you fast switching.

I hope a work vacation involves many drinks and light work
sugardaddy
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Head Of Sales
Running with MacBook Air 2018 13” - I’m having shit lots of tabs open as well, works perfect, fast and smooth. I will recommend!
TheNegotiator
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VP of Sales
Wtf. HOW? I have a 2020 MBA with the quad core intel processors and it’s POOP. Seriously considering taking a 65% loss on resale and upgrading because it’s so terrible.
sugardaddy
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Head Of Sales
Okay? That’s sounds insane. How many tabs are we talking about? Haha
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Beans
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Account Executive
Just buy a cheap dell or ask your company to provide one, especially if they expect you to work on PTO.Β 
dwightyouignorantsale
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Manager, Sales
I’d request a laptop through your work. Idk how a company with sales reps, especially if they’re expected to travel, can get away with supplying only desktops in 2021???
countingmyinterest
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Account Executive
standard macbook pro - who still uses a desktop?!
Upper_SaaS
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chromebook
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