Lenovo announced ThinkPad X131e Chromebook on January 17th, Making a step to enter the Chromebook Market.It is good news for elementary school students. They can get cheap service charge for Chromebook. This is Lenovo’s first Chromebook Laptop.
Lenovo ThinkPad X131e Chromebook is launched as a Chrome OS laptop, which is built specially for K-12 schools, running Google’s operating system. The ThinkPad X131e Chromebook highlights in the Chrome OS itself, fast boot time and long battery life for a scool day. Now let us look at the other features.
The Display: an 11.6-inch 1366 x 768 anti-glare display
Processor: Intel processor
Ports: USB ports, HDMI and VGA ports(for class presentations)
webcam: a webcam to allow collaborative programs(can run between different scools)
Lenovo ThinkPad X131e is a tough piece of hardware to avoid of the falling by school students. They build a rubber bumper into the top cover to survice the accident of fall. What about the prices? We have talked before that it is specially build for school students or teachers. So it is only selling for schools or institutions with the price of $429 (EU￡268, AU$406). Those educational people who are interested can batch order from Feb. 26th,2013.
Though it is limited in release , perhaps we can expect the new generation of more Lenovo Chromebook for better and better performances.