|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Battery||10 hours (42 watt_hours)||Batteries on a computer can be recharged however some models of laptop use the batteries faster. Note that battery longevity varies depending on processor and screen utilisation. A battery can range from 3-12 hours. As a laptop gets older the battery life will decrease. If you are unplugged often it’s best to have a model with more batteries.|
|Hard Drive||128 GB||The hard disk on your laptop is where all the music, videos, images and files are saved. Hard drives can be measured in GB or TB with one TB is 1000 GB. Videos take up the most spacethe average film can use around one to twoGB. Hard disks generally range between 128GB to 2TB.|
|Ports||USB ports: 5
HDMI ports: 1
|If you need to move data files or connect to external devices such as a TV or printer, the input and output slots on a laptop are required and extremely helpful.
Some of the common slots you are likely to find on the laptop are usually USB for connecting hardware such as key boards and HDMI for sending the screen to your TV.
|Screen||14 centimetres – 1366 x 768 pixels||The dimensions of the screen on your laptop determines the overal physical size of the computer. The smallest laptops can be as small as 11″ while the biggest are over eighteen inches. A large screen size means better resolution, which is helpful when working on the computer for longer timeframes. High definition displays carry at least a 1720×1080 px screen resolution.|
|Processor||2x Intel Core i3||The onboard cpu usually decides the quickness and strength of a computer. The processor acts like the mind of the laptop. It dictates to the laptop what to do and when to do it. You can choose from a number of different processor chips available. Two of the market leaders are Intel and AMD.
Generally speaking Intel CPUs are faster than AMD cpus but AMD are cheaper.
|Random Access Memory||4 GB||The more random access memory in your laptop enables it to do more tasks at the same time.
random access memory is often used up when you have a number of web browser tabs open simultaneously. 4GB+ RAM will be ideal for people who likes to multitask. High demand applications like photo editing tools and newer multiplayer games could require 8GB. For normal web browsing 2GB is all that is needed.
|(OS) Operating System||Windows 10 Home||There are three main types of operating system, Windows, Mac OSX and Linux based Android. They all are very advanced operating systems and operate efficiently. Some programmes including MS Office will only run on MS Windows. Apple Mac is well known for its design and publishing software. Google Android is designed for netbooks and large screen phones.Chrome OS is a recent one on the list, known for being simple to use when browsing the iternet and viewing E-mail.|