Acer Chromebook CB3-431 14 with
I don’t want to drown you in the technical jargon, so this is just a brief outline.
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|RAM||4 GB||Increasing random access memory in your laptop enables it to complete more tasks at the same time.
random access memory is mainly used up when you have a number of web browser tabs open simultaneously. 4GB+ RAM will be perfect for someone who enjoys multitask. Heavy demand apps such as Photoshop and the latest multiplayer games could need up to 8GB. For general web browsing 2GB is all that is needed.
|Battery Life||12 hours (45 watt_hours)||A battery on a computer can be recharged however different laptop drain battery faster.
Note that battery longevity depends on what you are using the laptop for. Batteries will range from around three to twelve hrs. When a laptop gets older the battery life normally will go down. If you are unplugged often it’s best to choose the computer with more battery power.
|Operating System||Chrome OS||The 3 forms of OS; Windows, Mac and Google Android. These are extremely advanced operating systems and operate well. Some software packages including Microsoft Office can only work on MS Windows.
Mac OS is well known for its graphics and publishing software. Android is designed for netbooks and large screen phones.Google Chrome OS is a new one on the list, it is easy to operate for web browsing and writing e-mail.
|Screen Size||35.6 centimetres – 1920×1080||The screen size on a laptop determines 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 often means higher resolution which is helpful when working the device for long periods. High definition displays have at least a 1720 x 1080px resolution.|
|Ports||USB ports: 0
|Whether you need to transfer files or connect up to external devices such as a television or scanner, the slots on your computer are required and extremely useful. Some of the most used slots you will need on the laptop are usually USB for connecting external devices such as key boards and HDMI for connecting to your TV.|
|Processor||4x Intel Celeron||The central processing unit usually determines the quickness and power of a laptop. The CPU acts like the mind of the laptop. It dictates to the laptop what needs doing and when to accomplish.
You can choose from a number of different CPU chips. Two of the market leaders are Intel and AMD. Generally speaking Intel processors are quicker than AMD chips but AMD are cheaper.
|Hard Drive||32 GB||The hard disk on a computer is where your songs, movies, pictures and documents are saved. Hard drives can be measured normally in GB or TB and one terrabyte is 1000 gigabytes. Films take up the most space, an standard feature length film can require around 1-2GB. Hard drives frequently range between one hundred gigabytes to two terrabytes.|