Acer Chromebook R11 CB5-132T
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Hard Disk||32 GB||The harddisk on your computer is where the music, videos, photos and files are stored. HDs are measured normally in gigabytes or terrabytes and 1 terrabyte is 1000 gigabytes. Movies take up a lot spacean standard film should use between one to two gigabytes.
Hard disks commonly range from one hundred gigabytes to two terrabytes.
|Operating System||Chrome OS||There are 3 main types of operating system, Windows, Apple Mac and Linux based Android. They all are very good systems and run efficiently. Common programmes like Microsoft Office will only work on Microsoft Windows.
Apple Mac OS is well known for their graphics and publishing software. Google Android works best with tablets and smart phones.Chrome OS is the recent addition to this list, known for being simple to operate when browsing online and reading E-mail.
|Ports||USB ports: 2
HDMI ports: 1
|Whether you want to move files or connect to devices such as a TV or printer, the input/output ports on a laptop are required and extremely useful.
The most common ports you are likely to need on the computer are usually USB for connecting external hardware such as scanners and HDMI for outputting to the external monitor.
|Random Access Memory||4 GB||Increasing RAM in a laptop enables it to process more jobs at the same time.
RAM is mainly used up if you have large numbers of web browser tabs open at the same time. 4GB+ RAM is going to be ideal for a person who likes to multitask. High usage programmes like image editing and the latest games could require 8GB. For general web browsing 2GB is all that is required.
|Central Processing Unit||2x Intel Celeron||The processor usually decides the quickness and power of your computer. The onboard cpu plays the role of the mind of your computer. It tells your computer what to do and when to accomplish.
You can choose from a variety of processor chips available. Two of the largest manufactures are AMD & Intel.
Generally speaking Intel chips are faster than AMD processors and AMD are cheaper.
|Battery||10 hours (37 watt_hours)||Batteries on a computer can be recharged but some models of laptop use batteries faster.
Note that battery life varies depending on what you are using the laptop for. The batteries will range between 3-12 hours. As the laptop ages the battery life normally will decrease. When you are out of the office often, it’s best to have a laptop with better battery life.
|Screen||29.46 centimetres – 1366 x 768 pixels||The screen size on your laptop computer determines the overal size of the machine. The tinyest screens can be as small as 11″ while the biggest are over eighteen inches. Large screen size means better resolution, this is useful when working on the device for longer timeframes. High definition displays carry at least a 1720 x 1080 px screen resolution.|