#6: Lenovo ThinkPad T430 i5-3320M
This is a new product by . This device comes with 8 GB RAM, a Intel processor and a 14.10 inches screen. The laptop has a weight of 3.16 Kg and dimensions of 23.1 x 34 x 3 cm. An internal 240 GB hard disk provides lots storage for files and media.
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Screen Size||14.10 inches – 1600×900||The screen size on a laptop determines the overal physical size of the laptop. The smallest screens are as small as 11″ while the largest are over eighteen inches. A large screen size often means higher resolution, this is useful when working on the device for long periods. High definition displays carry at least a 1720 x 1080px resolution.|
|Hard Drive||240 GB||A harddisk on a laptop is where the music, videos, images and data are stored. HDs can be measured normally in gigabytes or terrabytes with one terrabyte is 1000 gigabytes. Videos use a lot space, the standard film can use around one to two gigabytes.
HDs frequently range from 128GB to 2TB.
|Connectivity||USB ports: 0
|Whether you want to move files or connect up to external hardware like a TV or scanner, the input and output ports on a laptop are essential and very useful.
Some of the most used slots you are likely to need on the laptop are USB to connect hardware such as mice and HDMI for connecting to a TV.
|Battery Life||()||The battery on a computer can be recharged however some models of laptop drain battery faster.
Bare in mind that battery life depends on current power consumption. Batteries can vary from around 3-12 hrs. As a laptop gets older the battery life will go down. If you are out of the office often, it is good to choose a computer with that extra battery.
|Random Access Memory||8 GB||Increasing random access memory in a laptop means it can do more tasks at once.
RAM is mainly over utilised when you have a number of web browser tabs open simultaneously. 4GB+ RAM will be ideal for a person who likes to multitask. High usage programmes like photo editing tools and the latest multiplayer games can require 8GB. When general internet browsing 2GB is all that is needed.
|CPU||x Intel Core i5||The central processing unit generally determines the speed and power of your computer. The processor chip acts like the mind of the laptop. It dictates to the computer what needs doing and when to accomplish. You can choose from a number of different processor units. The two market leaders are AMD & Intel.
Generally speaking Intel processors are quicker than AMD cpus but more expensive.
|System||Windows 10 Professional||The 3 main forms of OS; Microsoft Windows, Mac and Linux based Android. All are extremely good operating systems and run well. Some programmes including Office can only work on MS Windows.
Mac OS is popular for its graphics and publishing software. Android works best with netbooks and mobile phones.Google Chrome OS is a recent one on the list, it is easy to operate when browsing online and checking e-mails.