HP ProBook x360 Education Edition hybrid is designed primarily for school use

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The ProBook x360 Education Edition is HP’s take on a multi-functional convertible device aimed solely at school usage.

The company lauds the new ProBook x360 Education Edition as military standard certified and affordably priced. The device is expected to roll out worldwide on December 16.

How is it optimized for this kind of usage? There are several design as well as physical specifictions packed into the machine that makes it fit for a school environment.

Features of ProBook x360:

  • The device is flexible in such a way that it offers four modes: The notebook, tablet, stand, and tent mode. The HP ProBook x360 Education Edition has a 360-degree hinge to rotate into a tablet and a tent stand for ease of viewing.
  • The device is capable of withstanding accidental spills and drops by kids. The company claims it to protect the laptop from spills of about 12 ounces of liquid.
  • Its sturdy build and the industrial rubber casing makes it indestructible. Well, almost. But it is, however, capable of  enduring falls from as high as a school bench.
  • Users can customize it with a damage-resistant Gorilla Glass 4-strengthened panel for extra durability.
  • The ProBook also packs student-friendly features and a touchscreen with inking support (pen optional) that should make taking notes a breeze.
  • Its built-in Take a Test app. It introduces several modern and secure methods of test-taking that could potentially help teachers create test-taking environments.
  • The keys are designed to be child-proof in a way that it cannot be picked at.
  • The additional ‘Set up School PCs’ app, allows teachers to set up devices in three easy steps, even without professional help.

Aside from these charming and serviceable features, the device is claimed to be the world’s thinnest yet most sturdy 2-in-1 laptop out there. The 11-inch HP ProBook x360 Education Edition runs the latest Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Of course, no new device can acquire a decent number of sales without robust technical specifications. Let’s look at a brief overview of HP ProBook x360 Education Editions technical bric-a-bracs.

Specifications:

  • There’s a dual camera system which uses a 1080p HD camera. It is embedded into the keyboard to let users take video in tablet mode as well.
  • The HP ProBook x360 EE has gone through crucial testing to ensure that it fulfills the MIL-STD 810G standard. Which means that it’s salt-, fog-, humidity-, transport shock-, thermal shock-resistant, and more
  • Powered by either a Pentium N4200 or Intel Celeron N3350 processor. Comes with an 8GB RAM, and between 64GB and 256GB of internal storage.
  • Offers up to 11 hours of battery life on a single charge, and comes with a USB 3.1 Type C. A headphone jack, Ethernet and a MicroSD reader are also some of its perks.

It will be available with a starting price of $329.

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