Technology Comparison Chart

Which technology option is right for your child?
Greenwood's two options for the laptop program are:
  1. A new computer specified by the school through a third party supplier (for 2019-2020, this device is the Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga X390); or
  2. The “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) option.
Refer to the comparison chart below to determine which program best suits your child’s needs.

Minimum Requirements
Laptop Program
Bring Your Own Device
(BYOD) Program
Hardware
Type
Standard Laptop/Tablet PC
Standard Laptop/Tablet PC or MacIntosh
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 or Mac OSX 10.11
(or higher)
CPU
i5 (8th generation Intel Processor)
Memory
8 GB minimum, 16 GB recommended
Hard Drive (storage)
256GB SSD
Graphics
HD
Display
FHD (1920 x 1080 or better)
Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
AC standard/2nd Generation (or better)
Battery Life
7 hours
Peripheral
USB Headset
External Video
HDMI or HDMI Adapter
Software & Support
Laptop Program
Bring Your Own Device
(BYOD) Program
Software
Virus/Spyware Protection and Support
Included
Required
Microsoft Office 2013 Home and Student Edition Included
Included
Required
Support
Basic Wireless Support
Included
Included
Onsite 3-year support and accidental damage protection
Included
Not Eligible
Laptop loaner for repairs
Included
Not Eligible
Technical Support
Unlimited
Limited to 3 support visits/school year
 

Greenwood College School

443 Mount Pleasant Road
Toronto, ON M4S 2L8
Tel: 416 482 9811