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Kenan-Flagler Tablet Computer Offerings for 2017-2018

UNC Kenan-Flagler Student Laptop/Tablet Recommendations
In order for us to accomodate the wide variety of options students can choose from when selecting what kind of devices to use in/for courses at UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School, Kenan-Flagler's IT Department will no longer be recommending any specific computer models for students. Instead we are providing this website as a way for you to learn about the various options available and make some recommendations on hardware/OS specifications. If you have any questions about any of the information provided on this website, please feel free to contact the Kenan-Flagler IT Helpdesk.
 

Below is a list of many of the options you have to choose from when deciding which laptop/tablet to purchase as well as our minimum and preferred recommendations.

If you click on a specific option, you will be given more detailed information to assist you in making your decision.

Option/Category​ Minimum Recommendation​ Preferred Recommendation​
Windows /Apple Computer​ ​Windows 10 or Apple Mac OS X/Mac OS with Windows via Boot Camp or Parallels ​Windows 10
Flat Device Standard Form Laptop (but will be unable to use them in some core classes)​ Convertible Tablet Laptop
Processor Intel M7 or Intel i5 Haswell (4th Gen) at least 2GHz​ Intel ​i5/i7 Skylake (6th) or Kaby Lake (7th Gen)
Hard Drive At Least 500GB Traditional HDD At Least 256GB SSD (Solid State Drive)
RAM ​8GB At Least ​8GB of RAM
Display Touch screen if you want to take notes on the device Touch Screen
Warranty ​3 Years w/Accidental ​4 Years w/Accidental
​Accessories ​Important!  ​Video Adapters (HDMI & VGA)
External Hard Drive and/or Flash Drive
​Important!  Video Adapters (HDMI and VGA)
External Hard Drive
Flash Drive (Thumb drive)
Microfiber Cloth
 

UNC's Student Software Portal

UNC Student Store's Discounted Software

Kenan-Flagler KnowledgeIT Website - Configuration Instructions (active Kenan-Flagler account required)