Dell today announced its education-focused notebook called Chromebook 11 at Dell World 2013. This is the first Dell device based on Chrome OS. The new Dell Chrome OS laptop 11 is an affordable and highly-portable Chromebook. It is an education-focused notebook designed to facilitate integration of technology in the classroom and at home for teachers, students and administrators. This educational Chromebook is a new addition to Dell’s end-to-end education ecosystem. Dell Chromebook 11 is fast, secure and allows easy-to-manage access to Google apps for education with Dell resources, services and support.
This new Chromebook 11 has sleek, black outside. Inner specs of this 11.6-inch educational laptop includes Intel HD graphics display of resolution 1366x768, 1.4GHz Intel Celeron 2955U processor, 16GB internal memory, 2GB/4GB RAM, front-facing 720p webcam and up to 10-hours of battery life. It weighs only 2.9 pounds. Its embedded 16GB Solid State Drive will facilitate a fast boot-time of less than 8.4 seconds.
The Dell Chromebook 11 will be available in two models. One Chromebook 11 model will come with 4GB of internal DDR3 RAM in January 2014. Second model will come with 2GB of RAM during the first quarter of 2014. Both these models will provide options for the education ecosystem. It will allow students, teachers and administrators to access, create and collaborate throughout the day at a price point that makes widespread student computing initiatives affordable. The Dell Chromebook 11 is expected to sell below $300 in the United States and UK.
“Dell believes that when implemented successfully, teachers, students and technology work together to enrich the learning process,” said Neil Hand, vice president, Tablet and Performance PC Group, Dell. “The Dell Chromebook 11 will give schools and districts another tool to consider as they plan their digital content and curriculum strategies, and its competitive pricing will help open access to technology for more students around the country.”