Types of Computer

After completing this lesson, student must be able to:

  • Classify the computer on the basic of work. 
  • Classify the computer  based on configuration.
  • Explain the features of each types of computer.


Classification of Computer On the Basis of Work

We can classify the computer as special purpose computers and general purpose computers.There are three types of computer on the basis of work-analog, digital, and hybrid computer. This note provides an information about classification of computer on the basis of work.

Classification of Computer Based on Configuration

On the basis of size there are four types of computer. They are minicomputer , micro computer mainframe computer and super computer. This note explains the classification of computers on the basis of their size.