In this lesson, you will learn the main elements of a laptop. Look at the diagram below and see how this compares to your laptop device.
The display screen is one of the main parts of the laptop, the display screen can also be called a monitor screen, just as a desktop computer has a monitor screen, in the same way, a laptop has a display screen.
A display screen allows the computer to produce visuals that correspond with what is going on.
The display is an essential component of the laptop so that a user can use the laptop. Users without a screen cannot use a laptop computer.
There are many types of laptop screens, as given below.
The top panel is the part of the laptop in which the display screen and camera of the computer are fitted.
The base panel houses all the main parts of computer such as the Motherboard, Processor, Hard Disk, SSD, Battery, Optical Drive, Keyboard, Touchpad and Cooling Fan, etc.
The keyboard is located on the base panel of the laptop.
Using the keyboard, the user inputs any type of data into the laptop computer because the keyboard is an input device.
A touchpad allows the user to interact with elements show on the display screen. Often this is done using one finger to move the curser (arrow) and another to click to interact.
There is a battery contained in the base panel most laptops. A battery allows the laptop to charge power and then run on its own using the batteries power.
Each battery has a certain amount of time it can run for, so make sure to save your work if your battery is getting low.
Your charger is a cable which allows the laptop to connect to a power source. Your laptop’s battery is charged from the charger itself so that after the power cut, the laptop runs from the battery.
The speaker is a device often found in the base panel of the laptop. With the use of the speaker, you can also listen to different types of songs on your laptop computer.
The camera is located on the top panel of the laptop. The camera is in most laptops, and allows the user to video call.
You can talk to friends and family accross the world using Zoom and a laptop camera.