Lenovo is releasing the ThinkPad X131e Chromebook for use in K-12 education. Its big selling point is its speed, durability, and accessibility, which should make it ideal for education. Students can potentially toss is around without a care, boot it up in moments when they need to, and easily navigate its software.
Google Apps for Education provides students with the tools to create documents, edit spreadsheets, view videos, create slide shows, and more. The 11.6-inch ThinkPad X131e also comes equipped with a webcam for face-to-face communication.
The ThinkPad X131e will be available starting February 26th via special bid volume pricing starting at $429.