Acer R11 CB5-132T
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Processor chip||2x Intel Celeron||The processor usually decides the speed and strength of a computer. The processor plays the role of the brain of the computer. It dictates to the laptop what needs doing and when to do it. You can choose from a variety of CPU chips available. The two largest manufactures are Intel and AMD.
In the main Intel processors are better than AMD chips and more expensive.
|Operating System||Chrome OS||The three main forms of operating system Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac and Android. These are very good systems and operate efficiently. Some software packages including Microsoft Office can only run on MS Windows.
Apple Mac is popular for their graphics and publishing capabilities. Google Android works best with tablets and large screen phones.Chrome OS is a new one on the list, known for being easy to use when web browsing and reading emails.
|Connections||USB ports: 1
HDMI ports: 1
|Whether you wish to transfer documents or connect to external devices like a TV or printing device etc, the ports on your laptop are required and incredibly useful.
Some of the most common ports you will require on a laptop are usually USB to connect hardware like keyboards and HDMI for connecting to the TV.
|Screen Size||11.6 inches – 1366 x 768 pixels||The dimensions of the screen on your laptop will determine the overal physical size of the device. The smallest screens can be as small as eleven inches and the biggest are over 18″. Large screen size often means better resolution, which is helpful when working on the computer for longer timeframes. HD displays have at least a 1720x1080px definition.|
|Random Access Memory||2 GB||The more memory in a laptop computer enables it to do more tasks at once.
RAM is often over utilised if you have a number of programs running at the same time. 4GB+ RAM is going to be ideal for people who likes to multitask. High demand applications such as Photoshop and newer multiplayer games can need up to 8GB. When normal internet browsing 2GB is all that is needed.
|Battery||10 hours (36 watt_hours)||A battery on a laptop can be recharged however some models of laptop drain the battery quicker.
Note that battery longevity varies depending on current power consumption. A battery can vary from 3-12 hours. As a laptop gets older the battery life can go down. When you are unplugged all day it’s best to have a model with that extra batteries.
|Hard Disk||16 GB||The hard disk on a laptop is where your music, videos, pictures and files are saved. HDs are measured normally in gigabytes or terrabytes and one TB is 1000 GB. Movies take up the most space, the standard feature length film should use between one to twoGB.
Hard drives frequently range from one hundred gigabytes to two terrabytes.