Acer Chromebook R11 CB5-132T
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|(OS) Operating System||Chrome OS||There are three main forms of operating system, Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OSX and Linux based Android. They all are extremely advanced operating systems and operate well. Common software packages including MS Office will only run on Windows. Apple Mac is popular for their design and iTunes software. Android is designed for netbooks and large screen phones.Google Chrome OS is the new one on the list, known for being simple to use when browsing the iternet and reading E-mails.|
|Hard Drive||32 GB||The harddisk on a computer is where a users songs, movies, photos and documents are stored. Hard drives are measured in gigabytes or terrabytes and 1 TB is 1000 GB. Films take up a lot space, an standard movie could require around one to two gigabytes. Hard drives generally range from one hundred gigabytes to two terrabytes.|
|Battery||10 hours (37 watt_hours)||Batteries on a laptop computers can be plugged in to recharge however different laptop use battery faster. Keep in mind that the battery life depends on processor and screen utilisation. Batteries should range between around 3-12 hours. When a battery gets older the battery life will decrease. If you are unplugged it’s best to choose the computer with better battery.|
|Connectivity||USB ports: 2
HDMI ports: 1
|Whether you want to move documents or connect up to external devices such as a television or printing device etc, the input and output ports on your laptop are required and extremely useful.
Some of the most common ports you are likely to require on the laptop are usually USB for connecting external devices like printers and HDMI for sending the screen to the video output.
|RAM||4 GB||Increasing memory in a laptop computer means it can do more tasks at the same time.
random access memory is often used up when you have a number of programs running concurrently. 4GB+ RAM is going to be ideal for people who enjoys multitask. Heavy demand programmes such as photo editing tools and the latest multiplayer games could require 8GB. When normal web browsing 2GB is sufficient.
|Central Processing Unit||2x Intel Celeron||The processor chip generally determines the speed and power of a computer. The central processing unit plays the role of the brain of the laptop. It tells your laptop what needs doing and when to accomplish.
You can choose from a number of processor units. The two largest manufactures are Intel and AMD.
For the most part Intel CPUs are faster than AMD cpus but AMD are cheaper.
|Screen Resolution||29.46 centimetres – 1366 x 768 pixels||The screen size on your laptop or tablet will determine the total physical size of the machine. The tinyest laptops can be as small as eleven inches and the largest are over 18″. A large screen size can mean better resolution, this is useful when working the device for longer periods. HD screens have at least a 1720 x 1080 px resolution.|