#5: ASUS Chromebook Flip C100PA
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Hard Disk||16 GB||The hard disk on a laptop is where the music, movies, pictures and data are stored. They are measured normally in gigabytes or terrabytes with one TB is 1000 GB. Videos take up the most space, the standard film should require between one to two gigabytes.
HDs commonly range from 128GB to 2TB.
|RAM||4 GB||The more memory in your notebook means it can do more tasks at once.
random access memory is mainly used up if you have a number of programs running concurrently. 4GB+ RAM is going to be perfect for a person who enjoys multitask. High demand apps like photo editing tools and newer multiplayer games can require 8GB. When general web browsing 2GB is all that is needed.
|Battery||(31 watt_hours)||The battery on a laptop computers are rechargeable however some models of laptop drain the battery faster. Keep in mind that the battery life depends on current power consumption. The batteries should vary from 3-12 hours. As a computer gets older the battery life can go down. When you are out of the office often it’s good to choose the laptop with that extra batteries.|
|Processor chip||4x ARM Rockchip RK3288||The CPU usually decides the speed and strength of a laptop. The CPU plays the role of the brain of your computer. It tells your computer what to do and when to do it.
There are a number of processor options available. The two biggest companies are Intel and AMD.
Generally speaking Intel CPUs are faster than AMD processors and more costly.
|Connections||USB ports: 0
|If you wish to move data files or connect to devices such as a television or printer, the slots on a computer are required and extremely useful.
Some of the most common slots you are likely to find on a computer are usually USB for connecting hardware such as keyboards and HDMI for outputting to the external monitor.
|Screen Size||1.01 inches –||The dimensions of the screen on your laptop or tablet determines the overal physical size of the laptop. The smallest laptops can be as small as eleven inches while the biggest are over eighteen inches. A large screen size means better resolution, which is useful when working on the computer for longer periods. High definition displays have at least a 1720 x 1080px screen resolution.|
|System||Chrome OS||The 3 types of OS; Microsoft Windows, Mac OSX and Google Android. These are very advanced operating systems and run efficiently. Common software packages including Office can only work on Windows. Mac is popular for its design and publishing software. Google Android is designed for netbooks and mobile phones.Chrome OS is the new one on the list, it is easy to operate for browsing the iternet and writing e-mails.|