IT enterprise vendor announced the launch of Dell Chromebook 11 targeting teachers, students and administrators in the U.S.
Dell Chromebook 11 comes with better platforms, education content and secure IT efficiency that schools and universities are seeking to personalize the learning experience and improve student outcomes.
With presence in over 400,000 classrooms around the world, Dell is a leading end-to-end IT solutions provider in education, collaborating with K-12 school districts and higher education institutions to deploy technologies.
Dell on Wednesday said the Dell Chromebook 11 4GB configuration will be available January 2014. Dell Chromebook 11 2GB configuration will be available during the first quarter of 2014. The Dell Chromebook 11 is expected to sell below $300 and will be available on dell.com in the United States and UK.
Neil Hand, vice president, Tablet and Performance PC Group, Dell, said that 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.
Caesar Sengupta, vice president of product management, Google, said the Dell Chromebook 11 with Google Apps for Education will bring exciting new possibilities for learning and collaboration inside and outside the classroom.
Specifications of Dell Chromebook 11 include 4th Generation Intel Celeron 2955U processor, 11.6-inch screen, up to 10-hours of battery lifei and 16GBii embedded Solid State Drive to facilitate a fast boot-time of under 8.4 secondsiii.
The Dell Chromebook 11 will be available in two models, one which includes 4GBiv of internal DDR3 RAM, and the other which includes 2GBiv of RAM.
Dell Chromebook 11 features an 11.6-inch, edge-to-edge glass screen with a maximum resolution of 1366×768 and is powered by Intel HD Graphics.
Connectivity options include 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, in addition to two USB 3.0 ports, Bluetooth 4.0 and an HDMI port. Battery life is up to 10-hours. Dell Chromebook 11 is less than one inch in height and starts at 2.9lbs.