At BETT, Microsoft is showcasing new Windows devices, designed for education. These devices compete with Chromebooks on price, but with the power, performance and security educators, students and families can count on from Windows devices.
Lenovo today announced the updated ThinkPad 11e laptop that comes both in the traditional laptop or the Yoga multimode form-factor. With the Yoga models, students can go from writing a report in laptop mode to reading assignments in tablet mode, watching math video tutorials in tent mode to collaborating with classmates in stand mode, all in one day. ThinkPad 11e is focused on reliability and productivity, including military standard testing procedures and up to 11 hours’ battery life. The Yoga 11e comes with a pen and support for Windows Ink.
Lenovo today also announced the new Lenovo N24 featuring Windows 10 and newly added pen support. The new Lenovo N24 was designed in partnership with Microsoft for the education segment. The N24 convertible notebook will offer an 11.6-inch IPS display with 360-degree screen rotation giving multimode capability, 10-point touch and an Active Pen with pen holder. The Lenovo N24 is expected to be available mid-2017.
The Lenovo N24 joins the currently available Lenovo N22 and N23 Yoga, powerful and durable notebooks built specifically for education at the affordable prices of $189 and $249, respectively.