Laptops & computer components database

Since I made in 2016 a very complete and accurate Mobile Phones Database sourcing data from GSM Arena website, several people asked me if I can make a database of laptops or computers.

This is a trouble: while phones have under case same specifications, and we have websites like which shows all phone models from most popular manufacturers from 1994 to present, laptop manufacturers produce them with a lot of different specifications under same case, and allow you to further customize them before ordering. Laptops can also be customized aftermarket by anyone. So, any laptops database I make, its accuracy risk to be poor (not match the specifications of laptops available for sale on various websites).

I was myself looking for a laptop of older generation that support Windows XP but not too old to be powerful and have FULL HD screen. I realized that HP EliteBook series was one of the latest laptops with Windows XP support until xx70 generation launched in 2012. While looking on OLX I found multiple sellers and had to ask each one for specifications. I bought an HP EliteBook 8770w which can be found with 3 screen options: 1600×900 TN 1920×1080 TN, 1920×1080 DreamColor IPS, multiple processor options: i5 and i7, RAM memory from 8 to 32 GB, default HDD is 500 MB but the one I bought had 1 TB HDD, and so on. Probably few hundreds different combinations of components under SAME name: Elitebook 8770w.

Alternatively, I can do scraping from websites like (someone suggested this website) creating India Laptops Database SAMPLE.xls but these are ONLY laptops currently for sale in India, rather than all laptops ever produced. Also, I do not want to create a database usable only for indians, because we all know how little they pay. I want to make a laptop database that can be purchased by customers from developed countries of Europe and America.

Would be more useful to make a database of individual computer components rather than whole laptops?


I am waiting for suggestions!

Don’t forget to check other databases made by me (100+ databases).

One thought on “Laptops & computer components database

  1. I do not understand your question and why did you said “yes correct” when I asked you to give me a website link?

    Chat started on Monday, April 06, 2020 12:20:25 PM

    (12:20:25 PM) *** Visitor 43145114 has joined the chat ***
    (12:20:27 PM) Teoalida (site owner): Hello visitor from India, are you looking for a specific database? Let me know if I can help you!
    (12:21:28 PM) Visitor 43145114: can get to know the database where i can find release year of all laptops from year 2010 to 2020
    (12:21:40 PM) *** Teoalida has joined the chat ***
    (12:21:42 PM) Teoalida: which database?
    (12:22:07 PM) Visitor 43145114: Like Gsmarena site have many info of mobile phones and Tablet PC.
    (12:22:30 PM) Visitor 43145114: where i can find the release year of all mobile phone and Tablet PC.
    (12:22:40 PM) Teoalida: so do you know any website similar with GSM Arena but for laptops?
    (12:22:49 PM) Visitor 43145114: yes correct.

    (12:22:53 PM) Teoalida: I am also interested so I can create an Excel database based on it
    (12:23:31 PM) Teoalida: without such website, I will need to use Wikipedia pages like
    (12:23:39 PM) Teoalida: this indicate laptop model names and release year
    (12:23:55 PM) Teoalida: but since page format vary from brand to brand, is impossible to compile data into ONE Excel table automatically
    (12:24:14 PM) Teoalida: and doing manually would take too much effort for the potential $ earnings from selling database
    (12:28:52 PM) Teoalida: beside release year you don’t need other specifications? these specifications are next trouble because they vary between laptops with SAME NAME
    (12:34:09 PM) Teoalida: see all databases I made so far … maybe you find others interesting too
    (12:38:03 PM) *** Visitor 43145114 has left ***

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