Lenovo Ideapad 100
The computer comes with 8 GB RAM, a Intel processor and a 15.6 inches screen. The device has a weight of 2.3 Kg and dimensions of 50.4 x 33.2 x 7 cm. An integral 1 TB hard disk allows for sufficient storage for movies and photos. We don’t wish to cause too much confusion with tech jargon, so I have compiled a brief review.
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Random Access Memory||8 GB||Increasing random access memory in a notebook means it can process more tasks at the same time. RAM is often over utilised if you have large numbers of web browser tabs open simultaneously. 4GB+ RAM will be perfect for someone who likes to multitask. High usage apps like photo editing tools and the latest multiplayer games could require 8GB. When normal internet browsing 2GB is sufficient.|
|Hard Disk||1 TB||A hard drive on your laptop is where all your songs, videos, pictures and files are saved. Hard drives are measured normally in GB or TB with 1 terrabyte is 1000 gigabytes. Videos use the most roomthe average feature length film could use around 1-2GB. HDs commonly range between 128GB to 2TB.|
|Battery||4 hours (32 watt_hours)||A battery on a laptop are rechargeable however some models of laptop drain the batteries faster. Bare in mind that the battery life varies depending on what you are using the laptop for. Batteries should range between around three to twelve hours. As the computer gets older the battery life normally will go down. If you are on the road it is best to have the computer with that better battery power.|
|CPU||2x Intel Core i3||The processor usually determines the quickness and strength of your computer. The processor chip acts like the brain of the laptop. It tells your laptop what needs doing and when.
There are a number of different CPU options. Two of the market leaders are AMD & Intel.
Generally speaking Intel CPUs are quicker than AMD cpus but more expensive.
|Screen||15.6 inches –||The dimensions of the screen on a laptop or tablet determines the overal physical size of the laptop. The tinyest laptops can be as small as eleven inches while the largest are over 18″. A large screen size means higher resolution, which is helpful when working on the computer for long periods. High definition displays carry at least a 1720 x 1080px definition.|
|Connectivity||USB ports: 0
|If you want to transfer files or connect up to external hardware such as a television or scanner, the ports on your computer are essential and very useful.
The most common slots you will need on the laptop are USB for connecting external hardware such as mice and HDMI for outputting to a TV.
|Operating System||Windows 10||There are three forms of OS Windows, Apple Mac and Linux based Android. They all are extremely advanced operating systems and run well. Common software packages like Microsoft Office will only run on Windows. Mac OSX is well known for their graphics and iTunes capabilities. Android is designed for netbooks and smart phones.Google Chrome OS is the new addition to this list, known for being simple to use for browsing the iternet and writing email.|