ASUS ZenBook UX310UA-FB485T
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|RAM||8 GB||Increasing RAM in a laptop means it can complete more jobs at the same time.
memory is often over utilised if you have a number of web browser tabs open simultaneously. 4GB+ RAM will be ideal for someone who enjoys multitask. Heavy usage programmes like photo editing tools and newer games could require 8GB. When normal internet browsing 2GB is all that is needed.
|Battery Life||9 hours (48 watt_hours)||A battery on a laptop can be recharged however different laptop drain battery 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 hrs. As a laptop gets older the battery life normally will go down. For people on the road often it is best to have a model with that more battery power.
|Connections||USB ports: 3
HDMI ports: 1
|If you wish to transfer files or make a connection to external devices like a television or printing device etc, the input and output ports on your laptop are required and very useful.
Some of the common ports you will need on a laptop are usually USB to connect devices like key boards and HDMI for outputting to your TV.
|Hard Drive||256 GB||A harddrive on a computer is where all the music, movies, photos and data are stored. HDs are measured normally in gigabytes or terrabytes and 1 TB is 1000 GB. Videos use a lot room, an average film should require around one to two gigabytes.
Hard drives frequently range from one hundred gigabytes to two terrabytes.
|CPU||2x Intel Core i5||The central processing unit usually determines the quickness and power of a laptop. The onboard cpu acts like the mind of the computer. It tells your computer what to do and when to accomplish.
You can choose from a variety of different processor options. Two of the market leaders are Intel and AMD.
For the most part Intel processors are better than AMD chips and more expensive.
|Screen Resolution||33.782 centimetres – 3200×1800 pixels||The dimensions of the screen on your laptop computer determines the total size of the device. The tinyest screens can be as small as 11″ while the largest are over eighteen inches. A large screen size often means better resolution which is useful when working the computer for longer timeframes. High definition screens have at least a 1720x1080px resolution.|
|System||Windows 10||The three main forms of OS; Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac and Android. These are very good operating systems and run well. Common programmes like Office can only run on Windows.
Mac OSX is popular for their graphics and publishing capabilities. Google Android works best with netbooks and smart phones.Google Chrome OS is the recent addition to this list, known for being easy to use when web browsing and checking e-mails.