Dell announces Chromebook 11; Specs and Price
Finally Dell is also entering into the Chromebook battle field. The company has announced its first Chromebook named Dell Chromebook 11. The device is specially focused on education and measures 11.6 inch. The device will be launched with a Wyse PocketCloud app making things easy for students and teachers to share their educational things online. The app will be available in January of 2014 from Google Chrome Web Store and users will able to connect to Wyse account on all devices.
In terms of specs, the Chromebook 11 comes powered by a 1.4GHz Celeron processor and sports a 11.6-inch edge to edge screen with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution. The Chromebook also features ports which include two USB 3.0 ports and a full-sized HDMI-out port. There is also a 16GB solid-state drive and will be shipped in two versions, one with 2 GB RAM and other with 4GB of DDR 3 RAM.
For connectivity, there is a WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 as well as a webcam for video call which will offer a 720p video and should be good for a hangout on Google+.
The Dell Crhomebook 11 gets its juice from a pretty impressive battery, which Dell claims to last for 10 hours at a charge.
Dell has also announced its pricing and availability. According to the company the Dell Chromebook 11 with 2GB RAM will be available in UK for £159 and the release date is somewhat around Q1 2014, In US the notebook is expected to be available for around $300, no exact release date mentioned.