Since the first time personal computer went viral in early 1980s, now we can see that this device has made a significant jump. Not only on its features, but this technological jump is also comes in its functionality and mobility. If in the past we could see that computing device has big body and a big deal of weight, now the things turns to be different. The computing device nowadays is no longer has monstrous-kind of body with tons of weight. It even doesn’t have to be stuck on the desk anymore. And the best part of it is that now you can take it to everywhere you want. That’s why it‘s called mobile computer, a computer device that can be operated in mobile.
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With relatively same function and more functionality, mobile computer has succeeded in attracting people attention. With this mobile device people can do their job in wherever and whenever they want. This is the main reason of why mobile computing device can increase productivity significantly. Further, with the rapid development of technology, now we can find so many kinds of it in the market. And to understand what kinds of this mobile computing device, you can see below explanation.
Kinds of Mobile Computer
The first kind of mobile computer is laptop. Laptop is basically a mobile version of Personal Computer. Overall, both laptop and PC share the similar hardware and can run the same application. With more mobility, this device provides more ease to its user. And the most interesting thing here is that now we can find a laptop with ultra thin design called ultrabook. This is a kind of laptop with Intel specification, but covered in ultra thin device (around 21 mm). Moreover, there is also other variation of laptop called Netbook. This device is actually laptop. But, it comes in much smaller shape with about 7,8,9 or 10 inch screen size. Just like laptop, netbook also comes in more various operating system such as Android, Windows, Linux, etc.
Apple iPad is the sensational tablet introduced to the market in January 2010. The launch of this device has triggered the tablet device industry. It made many manufacturers started to manufacture the same tablet device at that time. Tablet is actually a kind of mobile computer with the operation is fully done on its touch screen, with only the help of home button. With this kind of operation, tablet doesn’t need any keyboard, mouse, or even CPU anymore. Further, it is also comes in super thin design with lighter weight. With this kind of design, it provides more practicality, ease, and functionality as well.
Started in the 1999, Microsoft launched platform named “Pocket PC”, or what it called by “Windows Phone” today. This platform was used in small organizer-size device called Personal Device Assistance (PDA). This was the early stage of modern smartphone. And started from the very basic mobile computer with only several basic features, now smartphone has evolved to be something more advance with so many features in it. With these features, it can cover the owner’s needs from the entertainment aspect, office apps, etc.
Besides these products above, there are several other kinds of mobile computer. They are E-book reader, such as kindle fire by Amazon, game consoles, and media player. Although, it is difficult to categorize the game consoles and media player into mobile computer since media player and game consoles has different functionality with mobile computer. But, since these devices have the basic function of internet connectivity, even for some brands, they have web browser, so we classify them to mobile computer.
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Mobile Computer Needs SDPPI Type Approval
To compete with the other brands, manufacturers are always trying to bring the newest technology in their mobile computer product. And one of the things that becomes their focus is on the connectivity sector. Nowadays we can find the advance level of connectivity such as GSM, CDMA, Bluetooth, WLAN, 3G, or even 4G.
By having the connectivity above, it means that in Indonesia, these devices are classified to the post and telecommunication devices. This classification is based on the Indonesian regulation No. 18 Tahun 2014 about telecommunication devices certification. This regulation states that every communication device that still being produced, assembled, used and traded in Indonesian territory, is mandatory to have type approval certification. Therefore, we can conclude that mobile computer device needs to obtain SDPPI Type Approval first before being distributed in Indonesia.
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Talking about brands, there are many manufacturers that are manufacturing many popular brands of mobile computer. from the frontliners, we can see big player such as Apple, Samsung, Hp, Asus, LG, Lenovo, Google, Acer, Toshiba, Panasonic, Dell, and many more. All of them have introduced the amazing mobile computer products in the market. And if you are about to buy mobile computer device, you can choose one of their brands that is just click with your needs.
And in closing, if you have any idea about what mobile computer device that has the great specification and functionality, we can discuss it further in the comment session below. Finally, we hope that this article can be your useful reference, and keep up date with us. Thank you.