#5: Dell Inspiron 15 3000
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Hard Disk||1 TB||The harddrive on your laptop is where all your songs, movies, images and files are saved. They are measured normally in GB or TB with 1 TB is 1000 GB. Movies take up a lot roomthe average feature length film could require around one to twoGB.
Hard drives commonly range between 128GB to 2TB.
|Battery Life||7 hours (40 watt_hours)||Batteries on a computer are rechargeable however different laptop drain the battery quicker.
Bare in mind that the battery life varies depending on laptop usage. A battery can range between three to twelve hrs. As the computer gets older the battery life will go down. When you are on the road all day it is best to have a model with that better battery life.
|(OS) Operating System||Windows 10||There are three main sorts of OS, Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OSX and Linux based Android. All are extremely good systems and operate efficiently. Some software packages including MS Office will only run on Windows. Mac OS is popular for their design and iTunes capabilities. Android works best with tablets and smart phones.Chrome OS is a new one on the list, it is simple to use when browsing the iternet and writing E-mails.|
|Inputs/Outputs||USB ports: 3
HDMI ports: 1
|If you wish to move files or connect up to external hardware like a television or printing device etc, the slots on your computer are required and extremely useful.
Some of the most common ports you are likely to need on the laptop are USB to connect external hardware like key-boards and HDMI for sending the screen to a video output.
|Random Access Memory||8 GB||The more random access memory in a laptop means it can complete more jobs at the same time.
RAM is often used up when you have large numbers of web browser tabs open simultaneously. 4GB+ RAM is going to be perfect for a person who likes to multitask. High usage applications like photo editing tools and newer games could require 8GB. When normal web browsing 2GB is all that is needed.
|Screen Size||39.6 centimetres – 1366 x 768 pixels||The size of the screen on a laptop will determine the overal size of the machine. The tinyest laptops are as small as 11″ and the largest are over eighteen inches. A large screen size can mean higher resolution, which is helpful when working on the laptop for long periods. HD displays have at least a 1720 x 1080px screen resolution.|
|Central Processing Unit||1x Intel Pentium||The onboard cpu generally decides the quickness and power of a laptop. The CPU acts like the brain of the laptop. It dictates to the computer what to do and when to accomplish. You can choose from a number of processor units available. Two of the largest manufactures are Intel and AMD. Generally speaking Intel CPUs are quicker than AMD cpus but more expensive.|