This is the latest product by ASUS. The integral hard disk allows for plenty of storage for movies and photos.
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Hard Drive||A harddisk on your laptop is where all a users songs, videos, images and documents are stored. They are measured in GB or TB and 1 terrabyte is 1000 gigabytes. Videos use a lot spacethe average movie should use between one to two gigabytes.
HDs typically range between one hundred gigabytes to two terrabytes.
|Operating System||Windows 10||The 3 sorts of OS; Windows, Mac and Linux based Android. All are very advanced operating systems and operate efficiently. Some software packages like Microsoft Office can only work on MS Windows.
Mac OS is well known for its graphics and iTunes capabilities. Google Android is designed for netbooks and mobile phones.Chrome OS is a new addition to this list, it is easy to operate for browsing online and checking e-mail.
|Connectivity||USB ports: 2
HDMI ports: 2
|Whether you need to transfer documents or connect up to hardware such as a television or scanner etc, the ports on your computer are required and incredibly useful.
Some of the most used ports you will require on the computer are USB for connecting devices like mice and HDMI for sending the screen to your monitor.
|Screen||29.464 centimetres – 1366 x 768 pixels||The dimensions of the screen on a laptop computer determines the total physical size of the machine. The smallest laptops are as small as eleven inches and the largest are over 18″. A large screen size can mean higher resolution which is useful when working on the computer for long periods. High definition screens have a minimum of 1720 x 1080 px screen resolution.|
|Battery||14 hours (38 watt_hours)||The battery on a laptop computers can be recharged however some models of laptop use up battery quicker.
Bare in mind that the battery life depends on usage. Batteries will range from around 3-12 hours. As a laptop gets older the battery life can decrease dramatically. If you are on the road frequently it is good to choose a computer with more battery power.
|Random Access Memory||2 GB||The more memory in your laptop enables it to complete more jobs at the same time.
RAM is often over utilised if you have a number of web browser tabs open concurrently. 4GB+ RAM is going to be ideal for someone who likes to multitask. Heavy usage applications like image editing and the latest games could require 8GB. When normal internet browsing 2GB is all that is needed.
|Processor||4x Intel Atom||The processor chip usually decides the quickness and power of your computer. The CPU plays the role of the mind of your laptop. It tells your computer what to do and when to accomplish.
You can choose from a variety of different CPU chips available. Two of the biggest companies are AMD & Intel.
Generally speaking Intel processors are faster than AMD processors but AMD are cheaper.