Lenovo Ideapad 100
It weighs 2.3 Kg and dimensions of 50.4 x 33.2 x 7 cm. We do not want to drown you in the tech data, so this is just a brief outline.
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Operating System||Windows 10||The 3 sorts of OS, Microsoft Windows, Mac and Linux based Android. These are extremely good systems and operate efficiently. Common programmes like Microsoft Office can only work on Windows.
Mac is popular for its graphics and iTunes capabilities. Android works best with tablets and smart phones.Chrome OS is the recent addition to this list, it is easy to operate for browsing online and checking E-mails.
|Hard Disk||1 TB||The hard drive on a computer is where all a users music, movies, pictures and documents are stored. They are measured normally in gigabytes or terrabytes with one terrabyte is 1000 gigabytes. Videos take up the most room, an average movie could require around 1-2 gigabytes.
Hard disks commonly range from 128GB to 2TB.
|RAM||8 GB||The more memory in your notebook enables it to do more tasks at the same time. memory is often over utilised when you have large numbers of web browser tabs open concurrently. 4GB+ RAM will be perfect for people who enjoys multitask. High demand apps like photo editing tools and newer multiplayer games could require 8GB. For normal internet browsing 2GB is sufficient.|
|Inputs/Outputs||USB ports: 0
|Whether you need to transfer data files or make a connection to devices like a monitor or printer etc, the ports on your computer are required and very useful.
Some of the most common slots you will find on a computer are usually USB to connect external devices like keyboards and HDMI for outputting to your television.
|Screen||15.6 inches –||The size of the screen on a laptop or tablet determines the total physical size of the computer. The tinyest screens are as small as eleven inches while the biggest are over eighteen inches. A large screen size often means better resolution which is useful when working the laptop for long periods. High definition screens have at least a 1720×1080 pixels screen resolution.|
|Battery||4 hours (32 watt_hours)||A battery on a computer can be recharged however different laptop use up batteries quicker.
Bare in mind that battery longevity varies depending on current power consumption. A battery can vary from around 3-12 hours. As a laptop gets older the battery life will decrease dramatically. If you are out of the office frequently it is good to have the model with extra battery.
|Central Processing Unit||2x Intel Core i3||The processor chip generally decides the quickness and power of your computer. The CPU plays the role of the brain of the laptop. It tells your laptop what needs doing and when.
There are a variety of CPU options available. Two of the market leaders are AMD & Intel.
Generally speaking Intel processors are faster than AMD cpus but more costly.