Usually, laptops come with a charger in the package. However, if your charger is damaged or doesn’t work properly, then you need to buy a new laptop charger. You may also choose to buy an alternative charger just to keep it handy. However, not all laptop chargers are similar and you need to buy the charger carefully as you might end up losing your money. So, carefully consider the brand and model of your laptop before you buy a new one.
With the variety of online stores, brick and mortar stores offering the same product, it might get confusing for the customer. You can consider the following options before you set out to buy a new adaptor.
- Compatibility : The manufacturer of adapter’s will vary; you need to buy an adapter which is compatible with your laptop. Check out the brand and model of the laptop, even if you buy a adapter for your Lenovo laptop, it might not work as there are so many laptop’s offered by Lenovo and the charger might not be compatible with all models.
- Ensure you buy a charger compatible with your model as well as the brand of laptop
- Portability: If you travel a lot and have many laptops, you might consider buying travel chargers, car charger, or a universal charger. Buy the charger which suits your needs.
- Warranty: Ensure you have warranty and replacement options to replace or get a new one if in case your charger doesn’t work.
Take into consideration all factors like your need, compatibility and portability before you buy the charger. Check at various retail stores and manufacturer before you purchase a new one. If your laptop is of certain brand, buy a charger of that brand only and not from any other brand. Keep in mind that buying a charger from its manufacturer is a much better option than going for a cheapest option.