|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Battery Life||4.5 hours ()||A battery on a laptop computers can be plugged in to recharge but different laptop drain the battery quicker.
Note that the battery life varies depending on current power consumption. Batteries can range between 3-12 hrs. When the battery ages the battery life will go down. If you are unplugged all day it’s good to have the computer with better batteries.
|Screen||13 inches –||The size of the screen on a laptop or tablet determines the total size of the machine. The tinyest screens are as small as eleven inches and the biggest are over eighteen inches. Large screen size can mean better resolution which is useful when working on the laptop for long timeframes. High definition screens carry at least a 1720 x 1080 pixels screen resolution.|
|RAM||1 GB||The more RAM in a laptop enables it to process more tasks at once.
random access memory is often used up if you have a number of web browser tabs open simultaneously. 4GB+ RAM will be perfect for a person who enjoys multitask. Heavy usage applications like image editing and newer multiplayer games can require 8GB. When normal web browsing 2GB is all that is needed.
|Hard Disk||120 GB||A harddrive on your laptop is where all a users music, movies, photos and documents are saved. They can be measured in GB or TB and 1 TB is 1000 GB. Movies use a lot roomthe average movie can require around 1-2GB.
HDs generally range between one hundred gigabytes to two terrabytes.
|Operating System||Mac OS X||There are three forms of OS; Microsoft Windows, Mac and Google Android. These are extremely good operating systems and operate efficiently. Common programmes like Microsoft Office will only run on Microsoft Windows. Mac OSX is popular for its graphics and iTunes capabilities. Android works best with netbooks and mobile phones.Chrome OS is the recent addition to this list, it is simple to use for browsing the iternet and checking e-mails.|
|IO Ports||USB ports: 0
|Whether you need to transfer data files or connect up to devices like a television or printer, the ports on your laptop are essential and incredibly helpful.
Some of the most used slots you will find on a computer are usually USB to connect devices such as mice and HDMI for outputting to a external monitor.
|Processor chip||2x Intel Core 2 Duo||The processor usually determines the quickness and strength of a laptop. The onboard cpu acts like the brain of your computer. It dictates to the computer what to do and when. There are a number of processor options. Two of the biggest companies are Intel and AMD. For the most part Intel processors are faster than AMD processors and more expensive.|