New Delhi, June 26, 2014: Intel has extended the reach of its dual use tablet design to embrace the education field. Yesterday, it unveiled the first-ever 2 in 1 design for students and showcased a full range of Intel Education Solutions.
The reference design of the Intel Education 2 in 1 has the flexibility and mobility of a tablet plus the performance and productivity of a laptop, giving students the best of both worlds in one device. It has a front-facing 1.26 megapixel camera and rear-facing 5 MP camera. The dual-docking mode allows students the option of having the tablet screen face them when using the keyboard or having the tablet screen face their peers to facilitate collaboration.
“As a result of our work with educators around the world, Intel understands the need for engaging, student-centered learning in order to drive student success in school and beyond,” said Rajiv Bhalla, Director Market Development, Intel South
The Intel Education 2 in 1 is powered by a quad-core Intel Atom processor Z3740D, runs Windows* 8.1, and provides up to 7.8 hours of battery life as a tablet and an optional 3+ hours of additional battery life when docked to keep up with student learning all through the day. It is designed for education and ruggedized so that it can withstand drops from 70cms and offers IP 51 water and dust resistance to promote anytime, anywhere learning. There are kid friendly features such as a handle that makes it easier for small hands to hold and a stylus with a realistic pen-like grip. Connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.0, NFC (optional), 3G (optional) and LTE (optional). It comes with 2GB RAM and either 32 or 64 GB of storage.