Masconomet Minimum Requirements for BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)

Updated June 2017


Masconomet Minimum Requirement, June 2017

Device Type

Laptop form factor (clamshell style, keyboard)

Operating System

Chrome OS, Apple OS-X version 10.9 or newer, Microsoft Windows 7 or newer

Case Material

Hardened chassis, durable plastic or aluminum

Device Durability Rating

Drop rated at 2’ 4” or higher


1.4 GHz or faster

Memory (RAM)

2 GB or more for Chrome OS, 8 GB or more for Microsoft Windows and Apple OS-X

Hard Drive Type

Solid State Drive

Hard Drive Capacity

16 GB or larger for Chrome OS, 128 GB or more for Microsoft Windows and Apple OS-X

Screen Size

13” or larger recommended, 11” minimum

Screen Resolution

1366 x 768 (industry standard) or better

Battery Life

7 Hours or better

Device Total Weight

4 lbs or less recommended

Input Interface

Full size keyboard, touch/track pad required

Web Camera

Onboard required

Wireless LAN

802.11 a/b/g/n (industry standard) or newer


Onboard, 4.0 (industry standard) or better


Onboard, preferably omni-directional


Onboard, stereo with headphones jack

USB Connections

2 or more, USB 2.0 or faster

SD Card Slot

1 or more

Video Out

Standard HDMI, either natively or with an adapter

Energy Efficiency

Energy Star preferred


Manufacturer’s, 1 year or better