Acer Chromebook R13 CB5-312T MTK MT8173
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Battery Life||12 hours (54 watt_hours)||Batteries on a laptop are rechargeable however different laptop drain the batteries quicker. Keep in mind that battery life depends on usage. A battery should range from around three to twelve hrs. When a computer gets older the battery life will go down. When you are out of the office all day it’s best to choose the model with that more battery power.|
|(OS) Operating System||Chrome OS||The 3 forms of operating system Windows, Mac and Google Android. They all are very advanced operating systems and operate efficiently. Common programmes like MS Office can only work on MS Windows.
Apple Mac OS is well known for its graphics and iTunes capabilities. Google Android is designed for netbooks and smart phones.Chrome OS is the recent addition to this list, known for being easy to operate for browsing online and reading email.
|Hard Disk||64 GB||A harddrive on a computer is where all a users music, movies, images and files are stored. They are measured in GB or TB with 1 terrabyte is 1000 gigabytes. Movies use a lot room, an average movie should require around one to two gigabytes.
Hard drives typically range between 128GB to 2TB.
|Inputs/Outputs||USB ports: 1
HDMI ports: 1
|Whether you wish to move files or make a connection to hardware like a monitor or scanner etc, the input and output slots on a laptop are essential and extremely helpful.
Some of the most common ports you are likely to need on a computer are USB to connect hardware like mice and HDMI for outputting to a video output.
|Screen||13.3 inches – 1920 X 1080||The screen size on your laptop determines the total size of the laptop. The tinyest screens are as small as 11″ and the largest are over eighteen inches. Large screen size often means better resolution, this is helpful when working on the device for longer periods. High definition screens have at least a 1720 x 1080 px screen resolution.|
|Processor||4x MediaTek None||The processor chip generally determines the quickness and power of a laptop. The processor chip plays the role of the brain of the laptop. It tells your computer what needs doing and when.
There are a number of different CPU units. Two of the market leaders are Intel and AMD. In the main Intel CPUs are quicker than AMD chips but more costly.
|Random Access Memory||4 GB||Increasing memory in a laptop computer means it can process more tasks at once.
memory is often over utilised when you have large numbers of programs running simultaneously. 4GB+ RAM will be ideal for someone who likes to multitask. Heavy demand applications such as photo editing tools and newer multiplayer games can need up to 8GB. For normal internet browsing 2GB is all that is needed.