Designed for the daily rigors of K-12 education, the rugged ThinkPad X131e Chromebook is a fast booting, highly customizable laptop PC. As stated by the company, it’s amied to simplify software and security management for school administrators. Regarding powerhouse, the 11.6-inch X131e laptop features an Intel® Celeron processor and a 16 GB Solid State Drive. Priced at $429, the new chromebook also offers students and teachers with quick access to thousands of apps, education resources and storage. Other highlights include: up to 6.5 hours of battery; Dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and Ethernet; HD Camera; 2x USB 3.0, 1x USB 2.0; and 1x HDMI Port, 1x VGA Port.
“The ThinkPad X131e has proven to be very successful in education environments,” said Jerry Paradise, executive director of product marketing, ThinkPad Product Group. “With the rugged features we added to the X131e, we’ve seen reduced failure rates in the field. This is a huge benefit to schools and students. We’re pleased to be able to offer this hardened ThinkPad Chromebook as a great computer for schools.”