New Lenovo Education Laptops announced today!
Lenovo Delivers Broadest Education Portfolio Ever
Lenovo’s portfolio engineered for education is designed to deliver experiences that empower student exploration and achievement.
Portfolio has been expanded to include both Windows and Chrome options on notebook and multi-mode form factors for broader choice.
Highlights of the new line-up include: Hardened for Education Environments, the new Lenovo Chromebooks include Rubber bumpers, reinforced ports and hinges and improved mechanically anchored keyboards
The entire education portfolio is MIL-SPEC tested including drop-testing up to 29.5 inches and designing keyboards that resist spills up to 330ml
Enhanced for pen use, both the 11e Yoga and 500e Chromebook feature garaged stylus which is great for extended writing and designing on the go
The Yoga 11e and 500e Chromebook include a World-Facing Camera making it easier to record and take pictures and videos in all modes
Chromebook models include support for Google Classroom and G Suite for Education
Windows models include support for Microsoft Intune Management system
Lenovo’s Commitment to Education We believe in a distinct and unique value proposition for students and educators alike. Our focus on integrating new innovations with proven technologies, such as pen and touch, will help classrooms keep pace with the modern world.
Lenovo is committed to drive solutions that include hardware, software and services that empower educators and create a better daily learning experience that add up to bolder ambitions and achievements. Classroom management software tools, like Lenovo LanSchool and AirClass and Google Classroom, can simplify and adapt to different environments and service offerings can improve student productivity and satisfaction.
Our expertise will provide education institutions a confidant path forward, solving today’s needs and preparing for tomorrow’s unknowns. By delivering future-proof solutions that span the end-to-end needs of customers, we are in a unique position to support virtually any requirement from advanced data center capabilities for comprehensive transformation to new emerging technologies including cloud infrastructure and AR and VR technology. In addition to the portfolio of notebooks announced today, we are also announcing an exciting new VR Classroom kit built on Lenovo Mirage Solo with Daydream. Further details to come.
ThinkPad 11e and 11e Yoga Highlights:
Thinner and lighter than the previous generation, the 5th generation ThinkPad 11e and 11e Yoga also offer improved battery life, up to 12 hours1.
ThinkPad 11e and 11e Yoga with Windows are updated with latest Intel N series processors
12 method MIL-SPEC testing prepares the laptops for the rigors of classroom life.
11e Yoga features a garaged pen for easier storage and world-facing camera enabling pictures and videorecording in tablet mode
11.6-inch HD IPS display, with touch now available on 11e notebook
Lenovo 500e Chromebook Highlights:
Lenovo 500e Chromebook is a new design featuring an 11.6-inch HD IPS display with Gorilla Glass
Includes a pressure sensitive pen that is conveniently stored in a built-in compartment
5MP world-facing camera makes it easier to record and take pictures in the correct orientation from all four modes.
Powered by an Intel Celeron N3450 processor with up to 8GB RAM and 64GB storage
Up to 10 hours battery life2 and weighs 2.97 pounds (1.35kg)
Lenovo 300e Highlights:
Lenovo 300e is available with Windows 10 or Google Chrome
Lenovo 300e (Windows model), features Intel Apollo Lake processors
Lenovo 300e Chromebook is powered by MediaTek MTK 8173C processor
The multi-mode form factor offers users flexibility to work in whichever mode suits the task at hand
An improved ten-point multi-touch display provides a better interactive experience
Up to 8 hours battery life on Windows model1 and up to 10 hours on Chrome model2
Weight from 3 pounds (1.35kg) with an 11.6-inch HD IPS display
Windows model includes pen support
Lenovo 100e Highlights:
Lenovo 100e is available with Windows 10 or Google Chrome
Features an Intel Celeron N3350 processor
Up to 10 hours battery life1 and weighs just 2.7 pounds (1.22kg)
11.6-inch HD antiglare display
Pricing and Availability:
All Lenovo products will be available on www.lenovo.com.
ThinkPad 11e will be available from February 2018, starting at $429 (USD)
ThinkPad 11e Yoga will be available from February 2018, starting at $499
Lenovo 500e Chromebook will be available from January 2018, starting at $349
Lenovo 300e will be available from January 2018 for Windows and February 2018 for Chrome, starting at $279 (Windows) and $279 (Chrome)
Lenovo 100e will be available from January 2018 for Windows and March 2018 for Chrome, starting at $219 (Windows) and $219 (Chrome)
Datasheets are available on request.
Lenovo will be present at this years’ Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando, 23-26 January at booth 220. Lenovo will also be present at the BETT Show in London, 24-27 January at stand C180.
1 Measured using BAPCo MobileMark 14 2 Based on Google Chrome Power_LoadTest, a battery run down test. For more information about Google Chrome Power_LoadTest, visit www.chromium.org