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A message to our customers related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

ALERT: Communication for customers impacted by the natural disasters. Learn More

ALERT: Communication for customers impacted by the natural disasters.

Our thoughts are with those affected by the natural disasters. We are here to help customers who've been impacted and contact us by evaluating:

  • waiving of certain fees
  • increases in credit limits on their cards to help with additional, necessary purchases

In times like these, people come together to help those in need.  At Synchrony, it’s our job not only to help our customers every day – but also when disasters like these strike.

LAPTOP: Buying Guide – What to Look For

When choosing a laptop, take some time to consider a few critical factors so your selection supports your needs today and in the future. The special financing* options available with the Synchrony HOME™ credit card can help you get the computer you want and need. So, there’s no reason to compromise on this valuable entertainment and productivity packed tool!

Determine these basics before you shop:

1. USE

Think about the ways you might use your new laptop, from light to demanding. Light use may include such activities as web surfing, personal / home budgeting, bill payments, social networking, photo collections / organization, streaming movies and more. Heavier / more demanding usage such as editing photos or videos might require more memory, a faster processor and a higher resolution screen


Consider how you’ll be using this – at home? Work? School? On the go? Screen size and weight matters when it comes to portability. Smaller devices start at about 3 pounds with larger ones more than doubling in mass and weight.


There are three main OS options – OS X (Mac), Windows (Microsoft) and Chrome OS (Google).


Determine the size and resolution you need. Consider if touchscreen functionality matters to you.


Go back to how you’ll use it to determine the specifications you need.


Most devices offer between a few to up to 12 hours of battery function. If you travel cross-country frequently, you may want a device that will outlast your flight times.

Visit www.mysynchrony.com/welcomehome to learn more.

*Subject to credit approval. Minimum monthly payments required. Promotional financing offers available at time of purchase may vary by location. See store for details.

Additional Readings

  1. https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/laptop-buying-guide


  1. https://www.bestbuy.com/site/clp/laptop-buying-guide/pcmcat310900050007.c?id=pcmcat310900050007


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