Intel tempts schools with the Classmate

This computer has been around for some time, but the version 2 has just been shown off at the CES and it means to take on the school market both in the UK and the US where there have been promises to provide all school children with a laptop to help them with their education.

 

 

Features:

CPU & PLATFORM

Intel® Atom™ Processor 1.6GHz

TPM

STORAGE

60GB 1.8″ PATA HDD

2-in-1 SD/MMC memory card reader

Supports boot from card reader and USB

USB 2.0 Interface for external storage.

I/O PORTS

2 USB 2.0 Ports

1 x RJ-45 10/100 LAN

1/8″ External Microphone-in jack

1/8″ External headphone jack

2-in-1 SD/MMC memory card reader

Kensington Lock Ready.

MEMORY

1GB Standard

WIRELESS LAN

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with open mesh support (Linux Only)

Mini-card form factor, single antenna

DIMMENSIONS AND POWER

Size: 9.5″ (W) x 7.5″ (H) x 1.5″ (D)

Weight: < 3 lbs

6-cell Li lon Battery

Battery life approx 5hrs+ typical usage time

AUDIO

2 integrated 1 watt speakers

VIDEO

8.9” LCD, 1024 x 600

Colour LCD TFT, LED Backlight

Digital LVDS Interface

Integrated camera

Driver / AP support Windows XP

OPERATING SYSTEM

Microsoft® Windows® XP Home – Installed

Supports Linux (ETA April 2009)

WARRANTY

1 Year Depot/Mail-in Parts and Labour Warranty

OTHER

Resistive Touch Input

Includes stylus/pen for resistive touch input

Built-in accelerometer senses orientation and automatically switches screen between portrait and landscape modes

Priced at $500

 

Source [IT Pro Portal]

 

 

 

 

 

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