#9: Acer NX.GJEEK.002 Chromebook 14
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Ports||USB ports: 2
HDMI ports: 1
|Whether you wish to move files or make a connection to external devices like a television or printer, the slots on your computer are essential and incredibly helpful.
Some of the common slots you are likely to need on a laptop are usually USB to connect external hardware such as key-boards and HDMI for sending the screen to the external monitor.
|(OS) Operating System||Chrome OS||There are three sorts of OS Microsoft Windows, Mac OSX and Android. These are very advanced systems and operate well. Common programmes like MS Office will only run on Microsoft Windows.
Mac OSX is popular for its design and iTunes software. Google Android is designed for tablets and smart phones.Google Chrome OS is the recent addition to this list, known for being simple to use for browsing online and checking emails.
|Processor||4x Intel None||The CPU generally decides the speed and power of your computer. The processor chip acts like the brain of your laptop. It dictates to the computer what needs doing and when.
You can choose from a variety of different processor units available. The two largest manufactures are AMD & Intel. Generally speaking Intel chips are faster than AMD processors but AMD are cheaper.
|RAM||4 GB||More random access memory in your laptop enables it to process more jobs at the same time. random access memory is mainly over utilised if you have large numbers of web browser tabs open concurrently. 4GB+ RAM is going to be perfect for a person who enjoys multitask. High usage applications such as photo editing tools and newer games could require 8GB. For general internet browsing 2GB is all that is required.|
|Hard Drive||32 GB||The hard disk on your laptop is where a users songs, movies, photos and files are stored. HDs can be measured in GB or TB with one terrabyte is 1000 gigabytes. Videos take up the most spacethe standard movie should require around 1-2 gigabytes.
Hard drives generally range between 128GB to 2TB.
|Battery Life||12 hours (45 watt_hours)||Batteries on a computer can be recharged but some models of laptop use up the batteries faster.
Bare in mind that battery life depends on laptop usage. Batteries should vary from three to twelve hrs. When a laptop ages the battery life normally will decrease dramatically. When you are out of the office often it is best to choose the computer with that extra batteries.
|Screen||35.56 centimetres – 1920 X 1080||The size of the screen on a laptop determines the total physical size of the machine. The tinyest laptops can be as small as 11″ while the largest are over 18″. A large screen size can mean higher resolution which is useful when working on the laptop for long periods. High definition screens have a minimum of 1720 x 1080px definition.|