Greenest Laptop Computers
Buying an energy efficient laptop computer is your best bet when shopping for a green computer.
Lenovo ThinkPad T Series laptops such as the T400 and T500 come with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, Windows Vista, 2 GB of RAM, a 160 GB hard disk drive and a mercury-free widescreen LCD display. It has a power-saving graphics mode to conserve energy for mobile computing. You can customize your ThinkPad T Series laptop computer with additional features such as an LED backlit display, additional memory, a larger hard drive or an energy-saving solid state hard drive and a 9 cell Li-Ion battery for improved energy efficiency and performance.
The ultra-lightweight and rugged HP EliteBook laptop models 2530p, 6930p, 8530w mobile, 8730w mobile and 8530p are some of HP's greenest computers. These models come with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, Windows Vista, a widescreen anti-glare display, 8 GB maximum RAM and a SATA hard drive. The HP EliteBook is customizable to include a solid state hard drive, a Centrino 2 processor with vPro technology and a 9-cell Li-Ion battery. The EliteBook starts at only 3.1 pounds, making this laptop computer easily portable. On the HP website, you must select "Configure Energy Star" to get a customized computer with the Energy Star label.
Apple's 13, 15 and 17 inch MacBook Pro models come with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, a SATA hard drive, NVIDIA graphics, up to 8 GB of RAM and a lithium polymer battery. The MacBook also has a mercury-free LED-backlit display with arsenic-free glass, internal cables that are free from polyvinyl-vinyl chloride (PVC), a recyclable aluminum and glass enclosure and reduced packaging. The MacBook Pro is also free from brominated fire retardant (BFR).