|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Processor chip||x||The CPU usually decides the quickness and power of your computer. The central processing unit acts like the brain of your computer. It tells your laptop what to do and when.
There are a variety of processor chips available. Two of the largest manufactures are AMD & Intel.
In the main Intel processors are faster than AMD and more expensive.
|Hard Drive||A harddisk on a laptop is where the music, movies, pictures and files are stored. They can be measured normally in gigabytes or terrabytes with 1 TB is 1000 GB. Movies use a lot space, the standard film could require between 1-2 gigabytes.
HDs commonly range from 128GB to 2TB.
|Screen||–||The size of the screen on your laptop or tablet determines the total size of the device. The tinyest laptops can be as small as eleven inches and the largest are over eighteen inches. Large screen size means higher resolution, which is helpful when working on the laptop for longer periods. High definition screens have a minimum of 1720x1080px screen resolution.|
|Battery Life||()||A battery on a laptop computers can be plugged in to recharge but some models of laptop drain battery quicker.
Bare in mind that the battery life depends on processor and screen utilisation. A battery will range from 3-12 hrs. When the battery ages the battery life will go down. If you are out of the office all day, it is best to choose a model with more batteries.
|Operating System||There are three main sorts of OS Microsoft Windows, Mac and Google Android. These are extremely good operating systems and run well. Some programmes including Microsoft Office will only run on Windows. Mac OSX is popular for its graphics and iTunes capabilities. Android works best with netbooks and smart phones.Google Chrome OS is a recent one on the list, known for being simple to use when browsing the iternet and writing emails.|
|IO Ports||USB ports: 0
|Whether you wish to transfer files or connect up to devices like a monitor or scanner etc, the slots on a laptop are essential and extremely helpful.
Some of the most used ports you will need on a computer are usually USB to connect hardware like keyboards and HDMI for connecting to your TV.
|RAM||The more random access memory in your laptop means it can do more jobs at the same time. memory is mainly used up when you have large numbers of programs running simultaneously. 4GB+ RAM is going to be perfect for someone who enjoys multitask. Heavy demand apps such as photo editing tools and the latest games could require 8GB. For general web browsing 2GB is sufficient.|
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