Lenovo decided to join companies such as Samsung and Acer in making Chromebooks, the company just announced the new ThinkPad X131e Chromebook that was built specially for use in schools. Designed specially for K-12 education, Lenovo made sure to add a rugged exterior in-case of accidental drops, there’s a rubber bumper around the top cover and stronger corners, strengthened hinges and hinge brackets that can handle more than 50,000 open and close cycles.
The new Chromebook is based off its original X131e, it is powered by an Intel processor and runs on Google’s Chrome OS web-based platform. The ThinkPad X131E ChromeBook comes equipped with a 11.6-inch LED-backlit display with a 1366×767 pixel resolution and provides VGA and HDMI outputs.
It also offers WiFi connectivity plus there are three USB ports for connection needs. Lenovo also added a substantial battery that can last an entire school day without the need to be recharged. The ChromeBook from Lenovo is expected to be launched on February 26th for a special bid volume pricing starting at $429.