|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Hard Drive||16 GB||A harddrive on a laptop is where all a users songs, movies, photos and files are stored. They are measured in gigabytes or terrabytes with 1 TB is 1000 GB. Videos use a lot room, the average movie can require around one to two gigabytes.
Hard disks generally range from 128GB to 2TB.
|Processor chip||2x Intel Celeron||The processor generally decides the speed and power of your laptop. The processor chip plays the role of the mind of the computer. It dictates to the laptop what to do and when to accomplish.
There are a number of processor options available. The two market leaders are AMD & Intel.
Generally speaking Intel CPUs are faster than AMD cpus and more expensive.
|Screen||11.6 inches – 1366 x 768 pixels||The size of the screen on your laptop will determine the total physical size of the machine. The smallest laptops can be as small as eleven inches and the biggest are over 18″. Large screen size means higher resolution, which is useful when working the laptop for longer periods. HD screens carry at least a 1720 x 1080 pixels screen resolution.|
|Operating System||Chrome OS||There are three main types of OS, Windows, Mac OSX and Linux based Android. They all are extremely advanced systems and operate well. Common programmes like Microsoft Office will only run on Microsoft Windows.
Mac is well known for its design and iTunes software. Android is designed for tablets and mobile phones.Google Chrome OS is the recent addition to this list, it is simple to use when browsing online and checking E-mail.
|Random Access Memory||2 GB||The more memory in a laptop means it can do more tasks at the same time.
memory is mainly over utilised if you have large numbers of web browser tabs open concurrently. 4GB+ RAM is going to be perfect for someone who likes to multitask. Heavy usage applications like photo editing tools and newer multiplayer games could need up to 8GB. For general internet browsing 2GB is all that is needed.
|Battery||8 hours (30 watt_hours)||A battery on a laptop computers can be plugged in to recharge however different laptop drain batteries faster.
Bare in mind that the battery life varies depending on usage. A battery will vary from 3-12 hours. As a battery gets older the battery life can go down. When you are out of the office it is good to have the model with that extra batteries.
|Connections||USB ports: 2
HDMI ports: 1
|If you need to move data files or connect to external hardware like a monitor or printing device, the ports on a computer are required and very helpful. The common slots you are likely to find on the laptop are USB to connect external hardware such as keyboards and HDMI for connecting to a monitor.|