Staff can purchase desktops, laptops and tablets via UQeMarket, from the following authorised suppliers:

ITS works with these suppliers to ensure competitive pricing. Accessories and other small IT items may appear on UQeMarket from other suppliers whose prices are outside our management. We recommend due diligence in price-checking other suppliers' products.

If the devices on UQeMarket do not meet your business needs, you can request a custom quote.

Warranties

The standard warranties for UQ-purchased computers are:

  • Apple: 4 years
  • Dell: 5 years
  • Lenovo: 5 years
  • Microsoft: 4 years.

The exceptions are:

  • Apple iPads: 2 years
  • Laptops from Dell and Lenovo: 4 years.

Purchasing a computer

To buy a computer:

  1. Choose a suitable model from the tables below.
  2. Follow the instructions to purchase via UQeMarket.

If you require assistance, submit an IT support request (or contact your contact your local IT manager).

Prior to placing your order, we recommend contacting the relevant supplier to check if the delivery timeframe meets your needs.

All-in-one computers

All-in-one computers are suitable for staff and HDR students who need to use Microsoft Office, email and web browsing. Desktop computers also meet these requirements.

All-in-one computers house all computer components (except the keyboard and mouse) within the one unit. Each model includes a keyboard, mouse, monitor and webcam, and has the following basic specifications:

  • i5 CPU
  • 16GB RAM
  • 512GB SSD
  • onboard video card
  • LAN and wireless connectivity.

Search the keywords listed below to find the computer you require in UQeMarket.

UQeMarket keywords Models Notes
UQ Standard Desktop All in One 21-23"

Apple iMac

Dell Optiplex 7470

Lenovo M920Z AIO
Preferred where desk space is limited.
UQ Standard Desktop All in One 27"

Apple iMac

Dell Optiplex 7770
 
UQ Standard Desktop Modular All in One 21-23"

Dell Optiplex Micro 7070

Lenovo ThinkCentre M720 Tiny-in-One

The computer is attached to the monitor. Monitors can be reused when the computer is replaced.

This model may have an external power pack that sits on the desk.
UQ Standard Desktop Modular All in One 27" Dell Optiplex 7070 Micro  

Desktop computers

Desktop computers are suitable for staff and HDR students who need to use Microsoft Office, email and web browsing. All-in-one computers also meet these requirements.

Desktop models do not include a monitor, but they do include a keyboard and mouse. Each model has the following basic specifications:

  • i5 CPU
  • 16GB RAM
  • 512GB SSD
  • onboard video card
  • LAN and wireless connectivity.

Search the keywords listed below to find the computer you require in UQeMarket.

UQeMarket keywords Models Notes
UQ Standard Desktop Small Form Factor

Apple Mac Mini

Dell Optiplex 7070 Small Form Factor

Lenovo ThinkCentre M720 Small Form Factor
 
UQ Standard Desktop Small Form Factor + Extra Drive

Dell Optiplex 7070 Small Form Factor

Lenovo ThinkCentre M720 Small Form Factor
Includes 1TB 7200rpm hard drive.

The models listed below suit more specific needs, which are detailed in the Notes.

UQeMarket Keywords Models Specifications Notes
UQ Standard Desktop Micro

Dell Optiplex 7070 Micro

Lenovo ThinkCentre M720 Tiny

i5 CPU

16GB RAM

512GB SSD
For use in meeting and conference rooms with limited space.
UQ Performance Desktop

Apple iMac

Dell Optiplex 7070 Tower

Lenovo P330 ThinkStation

i7 CPU

32GB RAM

512GB SSD

1TB 7200rpm hard drive
For use with specialist applications.
UQ Research Workstation

Dell Precision Tower 3630

Lenovo P330 ThinkStation

Xeon 4 Core CPU

32GB RAM

512GB SSD

2TB 7200rpm hard drive

Ideal for number crunching, data analysis and video rendering.

Laptop computers

These models do not include a docking station, but they do include LAN and wireless connectivity.

Search the keywords listed below to find the computer you require in UQeMarket.

UQeMarket keywords Models Specifications Notes
UQ Convertible

Dell Latitude 7200 2-in-1

Lenovo ThinkPad X390 Yoga

Microsoft Surface Pro 7

8GB RAM

256GB SSD

Onboard video card

  • Convertible laptop stylus enabled
  • Travel keyboard included
UQ Convertible Low Spec

Dell Latitude 7200 2-in-1

Microsoft Surface Go

Microsoft Surface Pro

8GB RAM

128GB SSD

Onboard video card

USB 3.0 LAN

Surface Pen V4

When used in UQ environment:

  • These laptops will not store data on their local drives.
  • Profile information is removed at each restart.
  • Only minimal software can be installed.
  • Hardware cannot be upgraded.
UQ Laptop Standard Low Spec Apple MacBook Air

13" screen

i5 CPU

8GB RAM

256GB SSD

Integrated video card

Touch ID

Built-in keyboard, trackpad and webcam

When used in UQ environment:

  • These laptops will only store limited data on their local drives and would not be suitable for syncing, e.g. with OneDrive, CloudStor, UQRDM.
  • Only minimal software can be installed due to hard drive size.
  • Not recommended for video editing or graphics intensive tasks.
  • Virtualised operating system installations will not be supported.
  • Hardware cannot be upgraded.
  • Limited connectivity - two Thunderbolt 3/USB-C ports.
UQ Laptop Standard

Apple MacBook Pro 13" or 16"

Dell Latitude 5401

Lenovo ThinkPad T490

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 15"

i5 CPU

16GB RAM

512GB SSD

Onboard video card

Built-in keyboard, trackpad and webcam

 
UQ Laptop Ultraportable

Apple MacBook Air

Dell Latitude 7300

Lenovo ThinkPad X390

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2

13" screen

16GB RAM

512GB SSD

Onboard video card

Built-in keyboard, trackpad and webcam

Ultraportable laptop
UQ Laptop Large Screen Lightweight

Dell Latitude 7400

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Gen 7)

14" screen

i7 CPU

16GB RAM

512GB SSD

Onboard video card

Built-in keyboard, trackpad and webcam

  • Large screen
  • Lightweight
UQ Laptop Performance

Apple MacBook Pro 16"

Dell Latitude 5401

Lenovo ThinkPad T490

14" screen

i7 CPU

32GB RAM

512GB SSD

Onboard video card

Built-in keyboard, trackpad and webcam

Faster processing capacity than standard laptops.
UQ Laptop Portable Desktop Replacement

Apple MacBook Pro 16"

Dell Precision 5540

Lenovo ThinkPad P53

Microsoft Surface Book 2

15" screen

i7 CPU

32GB RAM

512GB SSD

Discrete video card

Built-in keyboard, trackpad and webcam

  • Provides research workstation-level computing in a portable device
  • Microsoft Surface Book 2 has a maximum of 16GB RAM
UQ Laptop 17"

Dell Precision 7740

Lenovo ThinkPad P73

17" screen

i7 CPU

16GB RAM

512GB SSD

Discrete video card

Built-in keyboard, trackpad and webcam

  • Provides research workstation-level computing
  • Large-screen portable device

Complete system packages

Each package includes all basic equipment required for a complete system setup, including a monitor, keyboard, mouse, cables and a docking station for laptops.

Search the keywords listed below to find the computer you require in UQeMarket.

UQeMarket keywords Models Specifications
UQ Standard Desktop Small Form Factor Package

Dell Optiplex 7070 Small Form Factor

Lenovo ThinkCentre M720 Small Form Factor

i5 CPU

16GB RAM

512GB SSD
UQ Standard Laptop Package

Dell Latitude 5401

Lenovo ThinkPad T490

14" screen

i5 CPU

16GB RAM

512GB SSD

Onboard video card

Built-in keyboard, trackpad and webcam

Includes two monitors
UQ Ultraportable Laptop Package

Dell Latitude 7300

Lenovo ThinkPad X390

13" screen

i5 CPU

16GB RAM

512GB SSD

Onboard video card

Built-in keyboard, trackpad and webcam

Includes two monitors

Tablets

Search the keywords listed below to find the device you require in UQeMarket.

The models below are portable tablets with wifi access.

UQeMarket keywords Models
UQ Tablet WiFi Only Apple iPad 128GB
UQ Mini Tablet WiFi Only Apple iPad Mini 256GB
UQ Pro Tablet 10.5" WiFi Only Apple iPad Air 256GB
UQ Pro Tablet 11" WiFi Only Apple iPad Pro 256GB
UQ Pro Tablet 12.9" WiFi Only Apple iPad Pro 256GB

The models below are portable tablets with roaming data.

UQeMarket keywords Models
UQ Tablet WiFi and Cellular iPad 128GB with cellular data option
UQ Mini Tablet WiFi and Cellular iPad Mini 256GB with cellular data option
UQ Pro Tablet 10.5" WiFi and Cellular iPad Air 256GB with cellular data option
UQ Pro Tablet 11" WiFi and Cellular iPad Pro 256GB with cellular data option
UQ Pro Tablet 12.9" WiFi and Cellular iPad Pro 256GB with cellular data option

Lab computers

The models listed below are the standard computers used in UQ computer labs. Each computer includes a keyboard, mouse, monitor and webcam.

Search the keywords listed below to find the computer you require in UQeMarket.

UQeMarket keywords Models Specifications
UQ Standard Lab Machine All in One 21-23"

Dell Optiplex 7460

Lenovo M910z All-in-One

i5 CPU

16GB RAM

256GB SSD

Onboard video card

LAN and wireless connectivity

Audiovisual computers

The computers listed below are used in audiovisual installations in shared environments such as teaching spaces and meeting rooms. Each model includes a HDMI output.

Search the keywords listed below to find the computer you require in UQeMarket.

UQeMarket keywords Models Notes
UQ Standard Lectern Machine

Apple Mac Mini

Dell Optiplex 7070
Includes a security cover
UQ Standard Meeting Room Machine

Dell Optiplex 7070 Micro

Lenovo ThinkCentre M720 Tiny
 

 Modifications and custom quotes

If the devices listed on UQeMarket do not meet your business needs, you can:

  • request a quote for a modified version of a model listed on UQeMarket, or

  • request a custom quote for a product that meets your specific requirements.

For organisational units supported by Information Technology Services (ITS), please note that ITS only supports standard computers listed within UQeMarket, unless you have received prior approval for your purchase.

For more information on requesting advice or a custom quote, visit our ICT purchasing procedures web page. 

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