A Laptop computer (also called portable computer or notebook computer in English) (Other terms, such as ultrabook or netbook, refer to specific types of laptop) is designed with portability in mind. It was developed in the late 1980s. It is briefcase style with a foldout screen with a clamshell form factor, suitable for mobile use and with a miniature keyboard. It is small enough to use in your lap. The laptop is battery or AC-powered personal computer that should be charged via a plug and socket, and when it runs out of power, it must be recharged regularly.
Laptop computer originally monochrome CRT-based, The components of a laptop are built-in monitor; keyboard, touchpad (which replaces the mouse), USB, graphics card and sound cards as well as high-capacity batteries that are made to keep the laptop power for a long period of time.
The laptops are more expensive because the technology to be more compact and they are more difficult to design and manufacture. If you have a limited space, it is worth considering a "portable" computer. They give you exactly the same comfort and performance of a desktop computer, but they take up less space.
How is a Laptop Different from a Desktop?
There are some important differences between laptop and desktop is its mobility as well as its compact size. The laptops computer work with the same equipment using a desktop computer thanks to its numerous I/O ports. This basically turns your laptop computer into a desktop, with one main difference: You can easily disconnect the equipment and take the laptop with you wherever you go. However, some laptop computer, such as netbooks, sacrifices some functionality in order to be even more portable. There are many different styles and brands of laptop and they all come with different software and programs. Laptop computer can also be used to access the Internet using a USB wireless. They can also be connected to a microphone, webcam and digital camera. The screen sizes of these computers are 12 inches to 16 inches.
You get all multimedia qualities of your laptop without response time thanks to a RAM memory of 2 GB on average and a graphics card that is just as powerful as a desktop. Thus you can easily enjoy your favorite DVDs, playing video games or edit your pictures. Your laptop can handle it all.