wi-fi enabled laptop-how do i know?

  wulfin8 23:04 22 Sep 2008

I want to buy a laptop to replace my pc. We currently have wireless internet in the house and I would like to be able to access it using the laptop (not mobile broadband just in my own house).

I don't know how I can tell if a laptop can do this though. The short list so far is:
Samsung R60 plus, Dell inspiron 1525, Toshiba satellite pro P300-14P.

Could anyone advise as to whether these have this or how I can tell or how I can get it??


  peter99co 23:09 22 Sep 2008

Intel's wireless 802.11a/b/g chipset.

  peter99co 23:13 22 Sep 2008

Built-in ethernet now comes standard on all portables, with many models carrying gigabit ethernet. Many laptops also have built-in Bluetooth. Laptops using the Intel Core Duo or Core 2 Duo processors - or AMD's Turion 64 X2 processor - include Intel's wireless 802.11a/b/g chipset.

  iscanut 09:32 23 Sep 2008

The R60+ spec says its wireless
click here
I have the R700 which is also wireless and am very pleased with it.

  djbenny 13:15 23 Sep 2008

i think all new laptops these days are wireless but it should say in the specs, title or description

  wulfin8 17:48 23 Sep 2008

Thank you for that. I read the chipset thing but didn't know whether that was all it needed. Thanks again:)

  peter99co 19:18 23 Sep 2008

Tick resolved?

  wulfin8 17:37 25 Sep 2008

this is resolved, i've already ticked it twice but it wont agree with me that it is resolved!

  peter99co 17:44 25 Sep 2008

Tick box and then click on resolved button

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