P2 - UNIT 3 TYPES OFCOMPUTER SYSTEMS By Sophie Bishop
DESKTOP COMPUTERA desktop computer is a screen which provides graphics and sound, akeyboard and mouse are connected to it. The base keeps all theinternal components safe, such as the motherboard, graphicscard, sound card and RAM..
LAPTOPA laptop is a portable computer, it’s components are smaller so it islight and small. The laptop screen is connected to the keyboard andthere is a touch pad instead of a mouse.
TABLETA tablet is a touchscreen potable computer, one of the most populartablets is the ipad made by Apple. The tablet allows you to go ontothe internet, it does everything a computer does but you can just tapthe screen, there is no mouse or touch pad.
HANDHELD COMPUTERA handheld computer is like a mobile phone with a computer, ahandheld computer is used a lot in work places.
PERSONAL DATA ASSISTANTThis is a handheld portable mobile phone. It keeps data on it and is apersonal planner, and it is a touchscreen you have to use a plastic stick(like a pen) to tap on the PDA with.
GAME CONSOLESGames consoles are a computer system that shows graphics on ascreen and you use a handheld device which sends signals to theconsole to move characters/objects on screen. Xbox, PlayStation andWii are all game consoles. Game consoles either have a screen on thedevice or you ply the device into a television.
HANDHELD GAME CONSOLEA hand held games console is the same as a game console but isportable.