Friday, January 18, 2013

Lenovo Launches Thinkpad for Schools

Lenovo will be launching its most up-to-date laptop for schools which will run on Google and not Microsoft.

The ThinkPad X131e Chromebook was made with the teachers and school administrators in mind. It can be controlled easily and offers thousands of apps with educational purpose. Lenovo hasn't announce its pricing yet, but the special bidding for schools starts next month. 

The Chromebook weighs 3.9 pounds and includes an 11-inch display with an anti-glare feature and a 1366 x 786 resolution.  It also has a webcam, 3 USB ports and VGA and HDMI ports. The company did not reveal its Intel processor or the battery life of the device, but it claimed that the laptops will lasts the entire duration of 1 school day.

Thinkpad can also withstand the wear and tear of students because it has reinforced corners, a rubber bumper as well as hinges which are tested to endure 50 thousand closes and opens.