A laptop can as a PC that is used for portable also. This means that can be moved from one place to another. Therefore, it is necessary that it possess two main features that are compactness and less weight. Apart from these two, there are other features of a laptop that make it unique when compared to the other devices, and They can be listed out as follows,
2. Central processing unit
3. The graphical processing unit
5. Internal storage
6. Removable media drive
8. I/O ports
9. Expansion cards
10. Battery and power supply
12. Docking station
13. Charging station
14. Solar panel,
Laptops provide a high-resolution display that allows all the items to fit on the same single screen. Their display depends upon the LED lighting. Since LED lighting displays are used the brightness will be more and the power consumed will be less.
2. Central Processing Unit
The central processing unit of a laptop works in such a way that maximum power is saved and also the amount of heat generated is minimal. Because of this characteristic feature of a CPU in the laptop, it provides high performance.
3. Graphical Processing Unit
A wide range of laptops possesses a graphical processing unit embedded in the CPU. Because of this arrangement, a lot of power and space of the laptop will be saved. However, there are certain laptops that contain a separate GPU
Most of the laptops contain a memory that is attached to f memory cannot be updated when required. And This memory can also be extended up to 16GB
5. Internal Storage
Internal Storage refers to a unit used for storing data. In earlier laptops, the internal storage was composed of a Hard disk drive (HDD). But, later this was changed to solid-state drives with the invention of flash memory. The SSD’s provide high and efficient performance compared to HDDs.
But HDDs are highly preferred because of their low costs.
6. Removable Media Drive
This feature of a laptop allows it to plug in various media components such as CD/DVD/BD. After using these can be removed from the laptop.
This feature of a laptop allows a user to provide input to the system through a pointing device that is integrated (or) embedded in a keyboard.
8. I/O Ports
A laptop provides various I/O ports in order to carry out various functionalities. Some of the ports are USB ports, monitor port (MDMI), audio I/O port, etc.
9. Expansion cards
This feature allows a laptop to add (or) remove certain functionalities. These help in empowering a laptop with rich features.
10. Battery and Power Supply
The type of battery used by laptops varies from one laptop to another. The latest laptops contain lithium-ion batteries and the older ones had Nickel-metal hybrid batteries. These batteries are powered by using a power supply.
This feature of a laptop cools it down from the excess heat generated due to the operations. For this purpose, modern laptops include heat pipes that drive out the waste heat out of the device.
12. Docking Station
It is an accessory of a laptop that consists of a wide range of multiple ports and expansion slots. A laptop can be easily connected or disconnected to this by using a connector.
13. Charging Station
In order to charge multiple laptops, charge trolleys are used that can be moved from one place to another. These are called are the charging stations,
14. Solar Panel
This feature in a laptop facilitates it to operate using solar power. There are many laptops that depend upon solar power for their operation.