Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Hard Drive||128 GB||A hard disk on your computer is where all a users songs, videos, pictures and documents are saved. They are measured in gigabytes or terrabytes with 1 terrabyte is 1000 gigabytes. Movies use the most spacean average movie should use between 1-2GB.
Hard disks generally range from 128GB to 2TB.
|Screen||13.30 inches – 2560×1600||The dimensions of the screen on your laptop or tablet determines the overal physical size of the device. The smallest screens are as small as 11″ and the biggest are over eighteen inches. A large screen size often means higher resolution which is helpful when working on the computer for longer timeframes. High definition displays have at least a 1720x1080px screen resolution.|
|IO Ports||USB ports: 6
|Whether you need to move data files or connect to hardware such as a TV or printer etc, the input and output slots on your computer are essential and incredibly helpful. Some of the common slots you are likely to find on the computer are USB for connecting external devices like mice and HDMI for outputting to a video output.|
|Random Access Memory||8 GB||Increasing memory in a laptop means it can complete more jobs at once.
memory is often over utilised if you have a number of web browser tabs open simultaneously. 4GB+ RAM is going to be perfect for a person who likes to multitask. High demand applications such as image editing and the latest games can require 8GB. When normal internet browsing 2GB is sufficient.
|CPU||2x Intel Core i5||The processor chip usually determines the quickness and power of a computer. The onboard cpu plays the role of the mind of the laptop. It tells your computer what needs doing and when to accomplish.
There are a number of different processor chips. Two of the largest manufactures are Intel and AMD.
Generally speaking Intel chips are better than AMD cpus but more costly.
|Operating System||macOS||The 3 sorts of operating system Microsoft Windows, Mac and Linux based Android. These are very advanced operating systems and operate efficiently. Common software packages including Microsoft Office can only work on Windows.
Apple Mac OSX is popular for its graphics and iTunes capabilities. Google Android is designed for netbooks and mobile phones.Chrome OS is the new one on the list, it is easy to operate for browsing online and reading emails.
|Battery Life||10 hours (84 watt_hours)||A battery on a laptop computers are rechargeable however some models of laptop use up the batteries quicker. Bare in mind that battery longevity depends on usage. The batteries can range from 3-12 hrs. As a computer gets older the battery life will decrease dramatically. If you are out of the office all day it is best to choose a laptop with that more batteries.|