Recommended Minimum Device Specifications

Hopedale Public Schools cannot offer any suggestions on specific brands or models of devices. Recommended minimum device specifications for student's devices are below. Devices that do not meet these specifications can still be used, but may have compatibility issues with certain programs or methods being used by teachers.

Tablets

iOS

iPad 2 or newer

Android

Screen size: 7+ inches

Resolution: 1280x800 or higher

Processor: 1.2 GHz Quad-Core, 1.6GHz Dual-Core or higher

Memory (RAM): 1GB or higher

Wireless: 802.11a/b/g/n or higher (802.11 ac suggested)

Operating System: Android 5 or higher

(Bluetooth) keyboard suggested for typing


Laptops

Windows

Screen size: 11+ inches

Resolution: 1024x768 or higher

Display: LED backlit

Processor: 1.4GHz Quad-Core, 1.8GHz Dual-Core or higher

Memory (RAM): 4GB or higher

Wireless: 802.11a/b/g/n or higher (802.11 ac suggested)

Operating System: Windows 7 or newer

Hard Drive: 128GB storage capacity or higher (Solid State Drive (SSD) suggested)

Battery: 6 hours use time or higher

Ports: Audio jack for headphones, usb 3 for external drive

Mac

Screen size: 11+ inches

Resolution: 1024x768 or higher

Display: LED backlit

Processor: 1.4GHz Quad-Core, 1.8GHz Dual-Core or higher

Memory (RAM): 4GB or higher

Wireless: 802.11a/b/g/n or higher (802.11 ac suggested)

Operating System: MAC OSX 10.11 or higher (El Capitan)

Hard Drive: 128GB storage capacity or higher (Solid State Drive (SSD) suggested)

Battery: 6 hours use time or higher

Ports: Audio jack for headphones, usb 3 for external drive

Chromebook

Screen size: 11+ inches

Resolution: 1024x768 or higher

Display: LED backlit

Processor: 1.0GHz Quad-Core, 1.4GHz Dual-Core or higher

Memory (RAM): 2GB or higher

Wireless: 802.11a/b/g/n or higher (802.11 ac suggested)

Battery: 6 hours use time or higher

Ports: Audio jack for headphones

Mobile Phone

Screen Size: 4+ inches

Resolution: 640x1136 or higher

Processor: 1.0GHz Quad-Core, 1.2GHz Dual-Core or higher

Memory (RAM): 1GB or higher

(Bluetooth) keyboard suggested for typing

OS: Android 5 or higher, iOS 8 or higher, Windows 10 mobile