Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|CPU||2x Intel Core i5||The processor chip generally decides the speed and power of your laptop. The CPU acts like the mind of your computer. It dictates to the laptop what needs doing and when to do it.
There are a variety of different processor units available. The two market leaders are AMD & Intel.
|Ports||USB ports: 6
HDMI ports: 1
|If you need to move files or connect up to external hardware like a television or scanner, the input and output slots on your laptop are essential and very helpful.
Some of the common slots you are likely to need on the laptop are USB to connect devices such as key boards and HDMI for connecting to the video output.
|Battery||10 hours (84 watt_hours)||Batteries on a laptop computers can be plugged in to recharge however some models of laptop use the batteries quicker.
Note that battery longevity depends on current power consumption. A battery can range between around three to twelve hours. When a battery gets older the battery life will decrease. When you are out of the office all day it’s good to choose the model with better battery power.
|Screen Size||13.30 inches – 2560 x 1600 pixels||The screen size on a laptop determines the total physical size of the machine. The tinyest laptops are as small as eleven inches while the biggest are over 18″. Large screen size often means better resolution, this is helpful when working on the device for long periods. High definition screens carry at least a 1720 x 1080px definition.|
|System||macOS||There are 3 main forms of OS, Microsoft Windows, Mac OSX and Android. All are very good systems and run well. Common software packages like Office will only work on Windows. Mac is popular for its design and iTunes software. Google Android works best with tablets and smart phones.Google Chrome OS is the new addition to this list, it is simple to operate when browsing the iternet and writing E-mails.|
|Hard Drive||128 GB||A harddrive on a laptop is where all a users music, movies, images and data are stored. HDs are measured in GB or TB and 1 terrabyte is 1000 gigabytes. Films use a lot room, the average movie can require around 1-2 gigabytes.
HDs generally range between one hundred gigabytes to two terrabytes.
|Random Access Memory||8 GB||Increasing random access memory in your laptop computer means it can process more jobs at once.
memory is often used up when you have large numbers of web browser tabs open concurrently. 4GB+ RAM will be ideal for people who likes to multitask. High usage applications such as photo editing tools and the latest games can need up to 8GB. For normal web browsing 2GB is all that is needed.