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BYOx Technical specifications

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Technical Specifications

The information below is provided  as a guide for choosing a device which will enable students to engage with the majority of the curriculum. If students are looking at a device for use in a specific elective (Engineering, Digital Media etc.) then the software technical requirements would serve as a baseline.

Junior Secondary BYOx (Year 7 to Year 9)

Windows Laptop

Essential Specifications

  • Dual Band Wireless 5GHz and 2.4GHz (College WiFi only operates on 5GHz, older home modems operate on 2.4GHz)
  • Windows 8 or 10 (Home / Home Premium / Professional are supported, Windows 10 S is not supported)
  • 128GB Hard drive (minimum)
  • Accidental Damage Protection
  • Protective Case

Minimum Specifications (In Addition to Essential)

  • 4GB of RAM
  • 8hrs Battery Life
  • SSD

iPad OS Devices

Supported WiFi Models (iPadOS 13 and up)

  • iPad 5th Gen (and up)
  • iPad Air 2nd Gen (and up)

Accessories

  • Apple Care (Essential)
  • Case (Essential)
  • Screen Protector (Essential)
  • Pen (Optional)

Senior Secondary BYOx (Year 10 to Year 12)

Windows Laptop

Minimum Specifications (Core classes)

  • Dual Band Wireless 5GHz and 2.4GHz (College WiFi only operates on 5GHz, older home modems operate on 2.4GHz)
  • Modern Mobile CPU (Core i3 or similar)
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 8hrs Battery Life
  • Accidental Damage Protection
  • Protective Case

 Preferred Specifications (Core classes)

  • Dual Band Wireless 5GHz and 2.4GHz (College WiFi only operates on 5GHz, older home modems operate on 2.4GHz)
  • Modern CPU (Core i5 or similar)
  • 8GB of RAM
  • 128GB SSD HDD
  • 8hrs Battery Life
  • Accidental Damage Protection

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Last reviewed 05 June 2020
Last updated 05 June 2020