Entry Level Recommendations for CoE Primary Computing Mobile Device

(The following minimum specifications will be required for mobile devices effective fall of 2014)


  • Hardware
  • Processor: 2.5GHz Intel i5 (dual core) or AMD equivalents
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Available Storage: 250 GB
  • Screen Size: 13”
  • Screen Resolution: 1280x720 (720p)
  • USB Ports: 3
  • Wireless adapter: 802.11n
  • External Backup Storage: 500 GB drive
  • Portable Storage: 4 GB USB flash drive
  • Battery Life: 4hrs
  • Warranty: 3 year

Notes: Extended battery life is recommended as long as it does not severely limit portability since additional battery cells add weight to the portable device. iPads, tablets, and other IOS/Android mobile devices may be used as secondary computing devices. From Microsoft, only the Surface Pro tablet is supported/recommended.


Financial Aid: Available financial aid for the amount of up to $2,000 can be used towards the purchase of the above portable device. For information about it please visit http://www.tntech.edu/engineering.

Tax Free Weekend: The State of Tennessee's Annual Sales Tax Holiday is held every year on the first Friday in August and ends the following Sunday night. For additional information please refer to http://tn.gov/revenue/salestaxholiday/computers.pdf For additional inquiries please contact Marbin Pazos-Revilla This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it , the College of Engineering IT Specialist.

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