BYOD DEVICE REQUIREMENTS
BYOD Device Requirements
High schools: The department's Wi-Fi network installed in high schools operates on the 802.11n 5Ghz standard. Devices that do not support this standard will not be able to connect.
The current or prior version of any operating system.
Software and apps:
School-based requirements. All software and apps should be fully updated.
A minimum of 5hrs battery life to last the school day.
Memory and RAM:
Chromebooks do not have a minimum storage requirement as most storage is cloud based. For all other devices a minimum specification of 16 GB storage and 2 GB RAM to process and store data effectively is required.
Camera and microphone.
Reasonable sized screen and a sturdy keyboard to enable continuous use throughout the day.
Casing: Tough and sturdy to avoid breakage.
Weight: Lightweight for ease of carrying.
Durability: Durable and strong.
Carry case: Supply a carry case or skin to protect the device.
Insurance and warranty: Be aware of the terms of insurance policies/warranties for the device. The school will not accept responsibility for loss or breakage.
Back-up storage: Consider a portable hard drive as an appropriate source of back-up storage for essential documents. (Not required for Chromebooks)