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Kenan-Flagler Tablet Computer Offerings for 2015-2016

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 using Windows 8.1​; Digitizer also if want to take notes on the device Touch Screen, 10 Finger ​Touch and Digitizer
​Battery Any​ User Replaceable & Sealed Batteries​
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 Carolina Computing Initiative (CCI) Ordering Website

UNC's Student Software Portal

UNC Student Store's Discounted Software

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