If you are not happy with your laptop and/or your tablet device, Intel has come up with a new two-in-one laptop cum tablet device. Called as the Intel Education 2 In 1, the hybrid device has been specially designed to fulfill the requirements of the students, as the name suggests. The Intel Education 2 in 1 laptop cum tablet is priced at Rs. 24,000 onwards.
Ashutosh Chaddha, the Director of Intel South East Asia said, "The main highlighted feature of this device is that it is rugged. This device is also customized specially in such a way that it gives a valid and easy solution to the students and they can easily multi task by completing their assignments."
This 2 in 1 device exhibits the flexibility and mobility of the tablet with the productivity of a laptop. Manufactured by Elitegroup Computer Systems, the Intel Education 2 in 1 is powered by a 1.8GHz Quad Core Intel Atom processor, and it runs on Windows 8.1 OS 32-bit compliant operating system. It also has a front facing 1.26 MP VGA and a rear-facing camera of 5.0 MP.
If specifications are concerning you, the Intel Education 2 in 1 comes packed with 2 GB DDR3L RAM and two storage options - 32 GB eMMC or 64 GB eMMc. The 10-inch screen has a 1366 x 768 pixel resolution, a wide-viewing angle, 16:9 Active touchscreen and features 5-point touch. Along with a capacitive stylus, the 7600 mAh polymer battery ensures long-term productivity thanks to the company's claims of up to 7.8 hours of battery life as a tablet and an optional 3-plus hours of additional battery life when docked.
As far as the connectivity options are concerned, the device offers Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, 3G and LTE along with 802.11a/b/g/n 2x2 WLAN, supporting WIDI. The System I/O includes - a USB 3.0 port, a microSD card slot, an audio-microphone combo jack and a micro HDMI port. Apart from these, there's Accelerometer (G-sensor), Ambient Light sensor, E-compass, Gyroscope and GPS (optional) as well as Integrated audio, stereo speaker, and a digital microphone.
The most highlighted feature of the device is its performance as a laptop and the mobility offered as a tablet. With 70 cm drop resistance and water/dust proof feature, the new device from Intel brings a rugged design appropriate for the use by students. There's also a Stylus and a free McAfee antivirus software.