ASUS X441SA-WX152T VivoBook
This is another laptop from ASUS. It weighs 1.7 Kg and dimensions of 24.2 x 34.8 x 2.8 cm. An integral 1000 GB hard disk delivers plenty of space for files and documents. We do not wish to cause too much confusion with tech jargon, so I have compiled a short summary.
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Inputs/Outputs||USB ports: 3
HDMI ports: 1
|If you need to transfer data files or connect up to hardware such as a television or printer, the slots on a laptop are essential and very useful. The common ports you will find on the computer are USB for connecting external hardware such as keyboards and HDMI for connecting to the external monitor.|
|(OS) Operating System||Windows 10||The 3 types of operating system, Windows, Apple Mac and Google Android. They all are extremely good operating systems and run well. Common programmes like MS Office can only work on MS Windows.
Apple Mac is well known for their graphics and iTunes capabilities. Android works best with netbooks and mobile phones.Google Chrome OS is the recent addition to this list, it is easy to operate for browsing online and reading E-mail.
|Hard Drive||1000 GB||A harddrive on a computer is where the songs, videos, photos and documents are saved. Hard drives can be measured normally in GB or TB and 1 TB is 1000 GB. Videos use a lot room, an standard film can use around 1-2GB. HDs commonly range between one hundred gigabytes to two terrabytes.|
|Processor chip||2x Intel Celeron||The onboard cpu usually determines the speed and power of your computer. The processor acts like the mind of the computer. It dictates to the laptop what to do and when. There are a number of processor options. The two market leaders are AMD & Intel.
Generally speaking Intel CPUs are better than AMD chips and AMD are cheaper.
|Battery||8 hours (36 watt_hours)||Batteries on a laptop can be plugged in to recharge but some models of laptop use up the battery faster. Be aware that the battery life varies depending on processor and screen utilisation. Batteries can range from around three to twelve hours. As the battery ages the battery life will decrease dramatically. If you are unplugged often it is good to have a computer with that more battery power.|
|Screen||14 centimetres – 1366 x 768 pixels||The screen size on a laptop determines the total physical size of the laptop. The smallest screens are as small as 11″ while the largest are over eighteen inches. Large screen size means higher resolution which is helpful when working the device for long periods. High definition screens have a minimum of 1720 x 1080px definition.|
|RAM||4 GB||More RAM in a laptop enables it to do more jobs at the same time. memory is often used up if you have large numbers of programs running at the same time. 4GB+ RAM will be perfect for people who enjoys multitask. Heavy demand applications like image editing and newer games could need up to 8GB. For normal web browsing 2GB is sufficient.|