Staff can purchase desktops, laptops and tablets from authorised suppliers through UQeMarket.

Desktop computers, laptop computers and tablets can be purchased from the following suppliers. You can browse through their products on UQeMarket.

ITS works with the suppliers listed on this page 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 none of the computers on this page 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 for UQeMarket purchases.

For organisational units that are not supported by ITS, please contact your local IT support team for guidance.

All-in-one computers

These models are suitable for staff and HDR students who need to use Microsoft Office, email and web browsing, e.g. front-of-office staff, standard professional staff and standard postgraduate staff. (You could also consider a desktop computer.)

In all-in-one computers, all parts of the computer except the keyboard and mouse are built within the same unit. Each of these models includes keyboard, mouse, monitor and webcam, and has the following basic specifications:

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

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Models

Notes

UQ Standard Desktop All in One 21-23"

  • Apple iMac
  • Dell Optiplex 7460
  • Lenovo M910z

Preferred where desk space is at a premium.

UQ Standard Desktop All in One 27"

  • Apple iMac
  • Dell Optiplex
    7760

The same as Standard Desktop All in One 21-23", with a larger screen.

UQ Standard Desktop Modular All in One 21-23"

  • Dell Optiplex 7050 Micro
  • Lenovo ThinkCentre M710 Tiny-in-One

Computer attached to back of monitor. Monitors can be reused when the computer is replaced.

May also have an external power pack that sits on the desk.

Desktop computers

These models are suitable for staff and HDR students who need to use Microsoft Office, email and web browsing, e.g. front-of-office staff, standard professional staff and standard postgraduate staff. (You could also consider an all-in-one computer.)

Each model does not include a monitor, but they do include a keyboard and mouse. Each has an onboard video card, and LAN and wireless connectivity. Each has the following basic specifications:

  • i5 CPU
  • 16GB RAM
  • 512GB SSD

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Models

Notes

UQ Standard Desktop Small Form Factor

  • Apple Mac Mini
  • Dell Optiplex 7060 Small Form Factor
  • Lenovo ThinkCentre M710 Small Form Factor

 

UQ Standard Desktop Small Form Factor + Extra Drive

  • Dell Optiplex 7060 Small Form Factor
  • Lenovo ThinkCentre M710 Small Form Factor

Also includes 1TB 7200rpm hard drive.

These models suit more specific needs, detailed in the Notes column.

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Models

Specifications

Notes

UQ Standard Desktop Micro

  • Dell Optiplex 7060 Micro
  • Lenovo ThinkCentre M710 Tiny

i5 CPU

16GB RAM

512GB SSD

For use in meeting and conference rooms, with only limited space to install a computer.

UQ Performance Desktop

  • Apple iMac
  • Dell Optiplex 7060 Mini Tower
  • Lenovo ThinkCentre P320 Small Factor

i7 CPU

32GB RAM

512GB SSD

1TB 7200rpm hard drive

Specialist applications

UQ Research Workstation

  • Apple Mac Pro
  • Dell Precision Tower 3630

Xeon 4 Core CPU

32GB RAM

512GB SSD

2TB 7200rpm hard drive

Number crunching

Data analysis

Video rendering

Laptop computers

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

Note: Laptop warranties for Apple, Dell, Lenovo and Microsoft all last four years.

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Models

Specifications

Notes

UQ Convertible

  • Dell Latitude 5290
  • Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 380
  • Microsoft Surface Pro

i5 CPU

8GB RAM

256GB SSD

Onboard video card

Convertible Laptop Stylus enabled

Travel keyboard included

UQ Convertible Low Spec

  • Microsoft Surface

12.3" screen

i5 CPU

8GB RAM

128GB SSD

Onboard video card

USB 3.0 LAN

Convertible laptop

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR USE IN THE 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

  • Apple MacBook Pro
  • Dell Latitude 5491
  • Lenovo Thinkpad T480

14" screen

i5 CPU

16GB RAM

512GB SSD

Onboard video card

Built-in keyboard, trackpad and webcam

Standard laptop

UQ Laptop Ultraportable

  • Apple MacBook Air
  • Dell Latitude 7390
  • Lenovo Thinkpad X280 Ultraportable

12" screen

i5 CPU

16GB RAM

512GB SSD

Onboard video card

Built-in keyboard, trackpad and webcam

Ultraportable laptop

UQ Laptop Large Screen Lightweight

  • Dell Latitude 7490

14" screen

i5 CPU

16GB RAM

512GB SSD

Onboard video card

Built-in keyboard, trackpad and webcam

Large-screen, lightweight laptop

UQ Laptop Performance

  • Apple MacBook Pro
  • Dell Latitude 5491
  • Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon

14" screen

i7 CPU

16GB RAM

512GB SSD

Onboard video card

Built-in keyboard, trackpad and webcam

Has faster processing capacity than standard laptops.

UQ Laptop Portable Desktop Replacement

  • Apple MacBook Pro
  • Dell Precision 5530
  • Lenovo Thinkpad P51

15.6" screen

i7 CPU

16GB RAM

512GB SSD

Discrete video card

Built-in keyboard, trackpad and webcam

Research workstation-level computing in a portable device.

UQ Laptop 17"

  • Dell Precision 7730
  • Lenovo Thinkpad P71 Portable Workstation

17" screen

i7 CPU

16GB RAM

512GB SSD

Discrete video card

Built-in keyboard, trackpad and webcam

Research workstation-level computing required in a large-screen portable device.

Complete system packages

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

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UQ Standard Desktop Small Form Factor Package

  • Dell Optiplex 7060 Small Form Factor
  • Lenovo ThinkCentre M710 Small Form Factor

i5 CPU

16GB RAM

512GB SSD

UQ Standard Laptop Package

  • Dell Latitude 5491
  • Lenovo Thinkpad T480

14" screen

i5 CPU

16GB RAM

512GB SSD

Onboard video card

Built-in keyboard, trackpad and webcam

UQ Ultraportable Laptop Package

  • Dell Latitude 7390
  • Lenovo ThinkPad X280 Ultraportable

12" screen

i5 CPU

16GB RAM

512GB SSD

Onboard video card

Built-in keyboard, trackpad and webcam

Tablets

Apple iPads are available for purchasing.

Note: Warranties for Apple iPads last two years.

These models are portable tablets with wifi access.

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Models

UQ Tablet WiFi Only Apple iPad 128GB
UQ Mini Tablet WiFi Only Apple iPad Mini 128GB
UQ Pro Tablet 10.5" WiFi Only Apple iPad Pro 256GB
UQ Pro Tablet 11" WiFi Only Apple iPad Pro 256GB
UQ Pro Tablet 12.9" WiFi Only Apple iPad Pro 256GB

These models are portable tablets with roaming data.

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Models

UQ Tablet WiFi and Cellular iPad 128GB with Cellular Data Option
UQ Mini Tablet WiFi and Cellular iPad Mini 128GB with Cellular Data Option
UQ Pro Tablet 10.5" WiFi and Cellular iPad Pro 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

These models are the standard computers used in UQ computer labs. Each one includes keyboard, mouse, monitor and webcam.

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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

These models are used in common audiovisual installations. Each one includes a HDMI output.

Keywords for searching in UQeMarket Models Notes
UQ Standard Lectern Machine
  • Apple Mac Mini
  • Dell Optiplex 7060 Small Form Factor
Includes a security cover
UQ Standard Meeting Room Machine
  • Dell Optiplex 7060 Micro
 

Custom computer quotes

If none of the desktop and laptop models in our suppliers' catalogues meet your business needs, you can:

  • request a quote for a modified version of a catalogue model, or
  • request a custom quote for a product that meets specific requirements.

For organisational units supported by ITS, please remember that ITS only support standard computers as listed within UQeMarket – unless you have received prior approval for your purchase.

For more information on requesting advice or a custom quote, see IT purchasing procedures

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