Student life is full of vigours, and these make students’ gadgets, including laptops, easily develop fault. Dell knows this and it is proposing its new set of laptops to be the perfect companions that will cope with the ruggedness of being a student. This proposition was held today in London at the BETT education expo, where the computer hardware manufacturer exhibited its proposed gadgets.
These new gadgets include Latitude 11, Chromebook 11, Latitude 11 Convertible, Chromebook 11 Convertible, Latitude 13 and Chromebook 13 notebooks.
One important feature of all these latpops is their keyboards which are fully-sealed, and, according the Dell, the keyboards can survive liquid spills of all kinds—no laptop maker claimed this before.
In addition to the spill-resistance claim, Dell said the new gadgets passed the MIL-SPEC 810G testing (a durability test that all US military equipments must pass).
Out of these new gadgets, the Latitude 11 Convertible stands out. It sports a ‘world-facing’ camera that can give a shot in tablet mode, and also supports Dell’s Productivity Active pen, which gives a pen-to-paper writing experience.
Aside the Chromebooks, all the other laptops will be available in market in 6th and 7th Generation Celeron, and Pentium processors. The Chromebooks are limited to 6th Gen. Celeron. Latitude 13, being the largest of all with 13-inch screen, can be customized to Kaby Lake or Core i7 processors. All the other laptops come in 11 inches.
Latitude 11 Convertible will start at $579, Chromebook 11 Convertible will start at $349, Latitude 11 will start at $349, Chromebook 11 will start at $219, Latitude 13 will start at $519 and Chromebook 13 will start at $299.
All these models will go on sale from February.