Lenovo Ideapad 100S
|Feature||Spec||What it means|
|Battery Life||8 hours (31.9 watt_hours)||Batteries on a laptop are rechargeable however different laptop drain battery faster. Bare in mind that the battery life depends on processor and screen utilisation. Batteries will vary from around three to twelve hrs. When a computer gets older the battery life normally will go down. For people on the road often it is good to choose the computer with extra battery power.|
|RAM||2 GB||The more random access memory in your laptop enables it to process more jobs at once.
memory is often used up if you have a number of web browser tabs open simultaneously. 4GB+ RAM will be ideal for people who enjoys multitask. Heavy demand programmes like Photoshop and newer games can need up to 8GB. For normal web browsing 2GB is all that is required.
|Screen Size||11.6 inches –||The screen size on your laptop computer will determine the total size of the computer. The tinyest laptops can be as small as eleven inches and the biggest are over 18″. A large screen size often means better resolution, which is useful when working on the device for longer timeframes. HD screens have at least a 1720×1080 px resolution.|
|IO Ports||USB ports: 2
|If you wish to move data files or connect up to external hardware such as a TV or printer, the ports on a computer are essential and incredibly useful. Some of the most common ports you are likely to find on the laptop are USB for connecting hardware such as key boards and HDMI for connecting to the monitor.|
|(OS) Operating System||Windows 10||There are 3 types of operating system Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OSX and Google Android. They all are extremely good operating systems and operate well. Some software packages including MS Office will only work on MS Windows.
Apple Mac OSX is popular for their design and publishing software. Android works best with netbooks and large screen phones.Google Chrome OS is a new one on the list, it is simple to operate for web browsing and viewing emails.
|Hard Disk||32 GB||A harddisk on a computer is where all a users songs, movies, images and documents are saved. Hard drives can be measured in GB or TB with 1 TB is 1000 GB. Videos use a lot space, an average movie could require between 1-2GB. HDs typically range between 128GB to 2TB.|
|Processor chip||4x Intel Atom Z3735||The central processing unit usually determines the speed and strength of a computer. The processor plays the role of the brain of the computer. It dictates to the computer what to do and when to do it.
You can choose from a variety of CPU options. The two market leaders are Intel and AMD.
In the main Intel CPUs are faster than AMD chips and more expensive.