Terms for subtypes of notebooks (and related computer types) include:
Laptops usually run on batteries, but also from adapters which also charge the battery using mains electricity.
Laptops are capable of many of the same tasks that desktop computers perform, although they are typically less powerful for the same price. Laptops contain components that are similar to those in their desktop counterparts and perform the same functions but are miniaturized and optimized for mobile use and efficient power consumption.
You can often find laptop computers at a discount eBay. A computer store may have surplus laptop computers or an individual computer user might wish to sell their old laptop once they have purchased a new one. You can benefit from this by purchasing a laptop computer at a reduced cost.
Following are laptop computers auctions on eBay.