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Senkatel Announces $314 Education Chromebook

Senkatel, a company specializes in hardware and software solutions for enterprise and education markets has announced a new Chromebook based on the Intel reference design, complete with the rotatable camera.

The Chromebook’s school-friendly features include:

  • Built to withstand bumps and accidental drops up to 70cm
  • Water-resistant keyboard channels liquids (up to 330ml) away from the electronics to prevent damage.
  • Sealed touchpad protects electronics from moisture and spills.
  • Anti-peel keys resist removal
  • Reinforcement around ports and hinges
  • Non-slip texture hides wear and scratches

Specs

The Chromebook holds a reasonable 2 GB RAM, 16 GB SSD for storage (and the usual 100GB Google Drive storage for 2 years), Bluetooth 4.01, 1366 x 768 IPS, TFT-LCD with Anti-Glare for bright classrooms. For USB, there is 2.0 and a 3.0 port.

Here is the complete list of specs:

Display11.6″ 1366 x 768 IPS, TFT-LCD;
Anti-Glare for bright classrooms
CPUIntel ®Celeron™ N2830, 2.16 GHz
Operating SystemGoogle® Chrome™ OS
Memory(RAM)2 GB SDRAM 1600 MHz
Storage(SSD)16 GB SSD and 100 GB of Google Drive™
cloud storage free for 2-years
USBUSB 2.0  x 1 and
USB 3.0 x 1
HDMIFull HDMI Port
WirelessIntel® Dual-Band Wireless AC7260
Wi-Fi 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n/ ;  2×2 T & R
BluetoothBluetooth 4.01
Camera1.0 MP 720p HD 1800 rotatable camera
Sound systemBuilt-in stereo sound; Integrated
microphone rotates with the camera
BatteryUp to 9.5-hours with 3-cell
3200 mAh /cell (36WHr) Li-Pol battery
Serviceable by school’s IT staff
Ports2-in-1 Card Reader (SD/MMC)
Kensington® Security Lock Slot
Dimensions and Weight300 x 215 x 22.4 mm, 1,290 grams
11.8” x 8.5” x 0.9”, 2.88 lbs.
Unit housing materialTextured Durable Plastic case with
integrated handle and 70cm drop
resistant

Price and Availablity

“The C1101 is available immediately through SYNNEX Corporation at an MSP of $313.99, which includes a 1-year manufacturer’s warranty. Discounts are available for volume purchases -within Senkatel standard manufacturing lead times and minimum order quantities (MOQ).”

Source: Official Press Release via Brent Sullivan

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