Apple MacBook Air MMGF2B/A
The following table shows the main specs in a easy to understand way.
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Battery||12 hours ()||The battery on a laptop computers can be recharged but some models of laptop drain the battery faster. Keep in mind that battery longevity depends on current power consumption. The batteries can range from three to twelve hours. As a laptop ages the battery life can go down. When you are unplugged often it’s best to choose the laptop with that more batteries.|
|Connectivity||USB ports: 2
|Whether you wish to move documents or connect up to external hardware such as a monitor or printer, the input and output ports on a computer are required and very helpful.
Some of the common slots you are likely to require on the laptop are USB for connecting hardware such as key boards and HDMI for sending the screen to the monitor.
|RAM||8 GB||Increasing RAM in your notebook enables it to complete more tasks at once.
random access memory is mainly over utilised if you have large numbers of programs running simultaneously. 4GB+ RAM is going to be ideal for people who enjoys multitask. Heavy demand applications like Photoshop and newer multiplayer games can need up to 8GB. When general internet browsing 2GB is all that is needed.
|Processor chip||2x Intel Core i5||The CPU generally decides the speed and power of your computer. The CPU plays the role of the brain of your laptop. It dictates to the computer what to do and when to do it.
There are a variety of processor units available. The two market leaders are AMD & Intel.
For the most part Intel chips are faster than AMD but more expensive.
|System||OS Sierra||There are 3 main forms of operating system Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OSX and Linux based Android. They all are very good systems and run well. Some programmes including Office will only work on MS Windows.
Apple Mac OS is popular for their design and iTunes software. Google Android works best with tablets and mobile phones.Google Chrome OS is a recent one on the list, known for being simple to operate when browsing online and reading emails.
|Screen Resolution||13.3 inches – 1440 x 900 pixels||The dimensions of the screen on your laptop computer will determine the overal size of the computer. The tinyest screens are as small as eleven inches while the biggest are over 18″. A large screen size often means higher resolution which is helpful when working the computer for longer periods. HD displays carry at least a 1720×1080 pixels resolution.|
|Hard Drive||128 GB||The harddisk on a laptop is where the music, movies, pictures and files are stored. They are measured normally in gigabytes or terrabytes and 1 terrabyte is 1000 gigabytes. Movies take up a lot space, the standard film could require around one to two gigabytes.
Hard drives commonly range from one hundred gigabytes to two terrabytes.