|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|RAM||8 GB||More memory in a notebook means it can complete more tasks at the same time.
random access memory is often over utilised if you have large numbers of programs running simultaneously. 4GB+ RAM is going to be perfect for someone who enjoys multitask. Heavy demand applications like photo editing tools and newer multiplayer games could require 8GB. When normal internet browsing 2GB is all that is required.
|Screen Size||15.6 centimetres – 1920 x 1080 pixels||The size of the screen on a laptop or tablet determines the overal physical size of the machine. The tinyest laptops can be as small as eleven inches while the biggest are over eighteen inches. Large screen size means higher resolution, which is helpful when working on the laptop for long periods. High definition displays have at least a 1720 x 1080 pixels screen resolution.|
|Battery||12 hours (64 watt_hours)||Batteries on a computer can be recharged but some models of laptop use the batteries faster.
Bare in mind that the battery life varies depending on what you are using the laptop for. A battery should range from around three to twelve hours. As the laptop ages the battery life can decrease. If you are out of the office often it is good to have the model with more battery power.
|CPU||4x Intel Core i7||The onboard cpu usually determines the speed and power of your laptop. The processor chip acts like the mind of the laptop. It dictates to the laptop what to do and when.
You can choose from a variety of different processor units. The two largest manufactures are AMD & Intel.
Generally speaking Intel processors are faster than AMD chips but more expensive.
|Hard Drive||1000 GB||A harddrive on a computer is where the music, videos, photos and files are saved. HDs can be measured normally in GB or TB with 1 TB is 1000 GB. Films use a lot room, an standard film can use around one to twoGB.
HDs frequently range between 128GB to 2TB.
|(OS) Operating System||Windows 10 Home||The 3 main forms of operating system; Windows, Apple Mac and Linux based Android. These are very good systems and run well. Common software packages like MS Office can only work on Microsoft Windows.
Apple Mac OS is well known for their graphics and iTunes software. Google Android works best with tablets and mobile phones.Google Chrome OS is the new addition to this list, known for being easy to operate when browsing online and reading e-mail.
|Inputs/Outputs||USB ports: 3
HDMI ports: 1
|If you wish to transfer data files or make a connection to external devices like a monitor or printing device, the slots on your computer are essential and extremely helpful.
The most common slots you will find on a laptop are usually USB to connect hardware such as key-boards and HDMI for outputting to the television.