Here is a new offering by ASUS. The unit weighs 889 g and dimensions of 18.2 x 26.3 x 1.5 cm. An internal 16 GB hard disk delivers plenty of space for media files. This chart shows the most important specifications in a easy to understand way.
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Hard Drive||16 GB||The harddrive on a computer is where a users music, movies, photos and documents are stored. They are measured normally in gigabytes or terrabytes and 1 TB is 1000 GB. Films take up a lot room, an standard movie could require around one to two gigabytes.
Hard drives commonly range from one hundred gigabytes to two terrabytes.
|RAM||4 GB||More memory in your notebook enables it to do more tasks at the same time. memory is mainly over utilised if you have a number of programs running concurrently. 4GB+ RAM will be ideal for someone who enjoys multitask. High demand programmes such as photo editing tools and newer multiplayer games could need up to 8GB. When general internet browsing 2GB is all that is needed.|
|System||Chrome OS||The 3 sorts of operating system; Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac and Android. All are extremely advanced operating systems and run efficiently. Some software packages including Office can only work on Microsoft Windows.
Apple Mac OSX is popular for their graphics and publishing capabilities. Android is designed for netbooks and smart phones.Chrome OS is a new one on the list, it is easy to operate for browsing online and viewing e-mails.
|Central Processing Unit||4x ARM Rockchip RK3288||The CPU usually determines the quickness and strength of a laptop. The processor acts like the brain of the computer. It dictates to the computer what needs doing and when.
There are a number of processor options. Two of the market leaders are Intel and AMD.
Generally speaking Intel processors are quicker than AMD chips and more costly.
|Screen Size||10.1 inches –||The screen size on a laptop or tablet will determine the total physical size of the computer. The smallest laptops can be as small as eleven inches while the largest are over 18″. A large screen size means higher resolution, which is useful when working on the device for long periods. HD screens have a minimum of 1720×1080 px screen resolution.|
|Battery Life||(31 watt_hours)||Batteries on a laptop computers can be recharged but some models of laptop drain the battery faster.
Bare in mind that battery life varies depending on processor and screen utilisation. Batteries will range from around 3-12 hrs. When a laptop ages the battery life can go down. When you are unplugged often it is best to have the computer with that more battery.
|IO Ports||USB ports: 0
|Whether you wish to move data files or connect up to external hardware like a television or printing device, the input and output ports on a laptop are required and extremely useful. The most common ports you are likely to find on the laptop are USB to connect external hardware such as printers and HDMI for connecting to a TV.|