What you need to know
- HP announced the ProBook x360 11 G7 EE laptop.
- The laptop is built for education and features a rugged design.
- The display, keyboard, and chassis of the laptop have been tested for up to 1,000 cleanings.
HP announced the ProBook x360 11 G7 EE laptop this week. It's a convertible laptop that can flip around to be used as a tablet or in several other modes. It features a rugged design that includes metal-reinforced corners a spill-resistant keyboard. It supports the HP Manageability Integration Kit that makes it easy to deploy and manage education devices.
The laptop features an 11.6-inch display and should stand up to the wear and tear of student life. It has metal-reinforced corners, a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 touchscreen, is drop tested up to 122 cm, and has a keyboard that is spill-resistant and pick-resistant. It passes 19 MIL-STD 810H tests, so it should be able to handle different types of damage.
The keyboard, chassis, and display of the laptop has been tested for up to 1,000 cleanings, which is important in a world where educators need to regularly sanitize equipment.
|HP ProBook x360 EE
|Windows 10 Home
|Intel Pentium Silver N6000
Intel Celeron N5100
Intel Celeron N4500
|Up to 8GB LPDDR4x
Up to 256GB SSD
|11.6-inch, HD, IPS
|2x USB 3.1, USB-C, HDMI, Audio jack, SD, RJ45, Rugged AES 1.0 pen (opt)
|Intel Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5
|5MP world-facing (opt)
|HP Sure Sense, HP Easy Clean, HP BIOS, Discrete TPM 2.0, Lock slot, HP Privacy Camera
|11.8 x 8.1 x 0.8 in (300 x 205.3 x 21.2 mm)
For organizations looking to purchase laptops in bulk, the HP ProBook x360 11 G7 EE works with the HP Manageability Integration Kit that allows people to deploy and manage education devices.
The HP ProBook x360 11 G7 EE is expected in February 2021. HP has not shared pricing details at this time.
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