Off to College? Pick the right computer for your needs with this handy guide

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Buying a new student device means knowing what it can do for you. To help you choose your right computer, we have the below icons on devices to show you performance, weight, thickness and battery life.

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It’s simple really: the higher the performance, the faster your computer can process tasks.

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While reams and reams of heavy books might be a thing of the past, laptops can vary significantly when it comes to weight. If you’re going to be on the go, don’t let your device weigh you down.

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An important factor when it comes to portability. Thinner computers are lightweight and portable.

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Longer battery life means less charging between uses.

GOOD TO KNOW

Understanding these key terms will help you find a device that best suits your needs.

RAM – This is where the computer stores data before it’s processed. RAM memory is measured in gigabytes (GB).

SOLID STATE DRIVES are faster and quieter than Hard Drives. Enjoy instant boot up, rapid file access and near silent operation.

HD VS FHD – HD (High Definition) refers to 720p image resolution, while FHD (Full HD) refers to even crisper 1080p resolution.

For more info on getting yourself college ready, pop into your local store and chat to our team members for expert tips and advice.