Acer NX.GC2EK.003 Chromebook 14 CB3-431
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Operating System||Chrome OS||The 3 main sorts of operating system, Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OSX and Linux based Android. These are very good systems and run efficiently. Some software packages including Microsoft Office can only work on MS Windows. Apple Mac is popular for their design and iTunes capabilities. Google Android works best with tablets and smart phones.Chrome OS is a new one on the list, known for being easy to operate when browsing the iternet and reading E-mails.|
|CPU||2x Intel Celeron||The CPU usually determines the speed and power of your laptop. The CPU acts like the mind of your computer. It tells your laptop what to do and when to accomplish.
There are a variety of different CPU units. The two largest manufactures are AMD & Intel.
|IO Ports||USB ports: 2
HDMI ports: 1
|Whether you want to transfer files or connect up to external devices like a TV or scanner, the slots on your laptop are required and incredibly helpful.
The most common slots you will need on the laptop are usually USB to connect external hardware such as mice and HDMI for outputting to a TV.
|Battery Life||14 hours (45 watt_hours)||Batteries on a laptop are rechargeable however some models of laptop drain the batteries faster.
Bare in mind that battery life depends on usage. A battery will range between 3-12 hrs. As a computer gets older the battery life can go down. If you are unplugged, it is best to choose a model with better batteries.
|Screen||35.56 centimetres – 1366 x 768 pixels||The screen size on a laptop computer will determine the total size of the device. The tinyest laptops are as small as eleven inches and the biggest are over eighteen inches. Large screen size often means higher resolution, which is helpful when working the device for long timeframes. HD screens have at least a 1720×1080 px screen resolution.|
|RAM||2 GB||Increasing RAM in a laptop computer enables it to process more jobs at once.
memory is often used up when you have a number of web browser tabs open at the same time. 4GB+ RAM will be ideal for people who enjoys multitask. Heavy usage apps like Photoshop and newer games can require 8GB. When normal web browsing 2GB is all that is needed.
|Hard Disk||32 GB||The hard drive on a computer is where all your music, videos, pictures and files are saved. They can be measured in GB or TB and one terrabyte is 1000 gigabytes. Films take up the most room, an average feature length film could use around one to twoGB.
Hard disks typically range between one hundred gigabytes to two terrabytes.