Dell just announced the Chromebook 11, an affordable and highly-portable 11.6-inch laptop with an edge-to-edge glass screen providing 1366×768 resolution, powered by Intel HD Graphics, and a front-facing 720p webcam. The Chromebook is less than one inch in height and starts at 2.9lbs, making it highly portable. The Dell Chromebook 11 features 4th Generation Intel Celeron 2955U processor, up to 10-hours of battery life and 16GB embedded Solid State Drive to facilitate a fast boot-time of under 8.4 seconds. The Dell Chromebook 11 will be available in two models, one which includes 4GB of internal DDR3 RAM, and the other which includes 2G of RAM. Additional features include two USB 3.0 ports, Bluetooth 4.0, an HDMI port, and 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi.
With the addition of the Dell Wyse PocketCloud application, Dell Chromebook 11 users have access to content and applications across a “personal cloud” of devices. Users can access, edit, save and share their digital assets such as presentations, documents, photos and videos regardless of where the original documents are located. PocketCloud works across mobile devices, tablets, PCs, laptops and Chromebooks. It is tightly integrated with the Google ecosystem and leverages the Google infrastructure effectively to authenticate, discover and access users’ content and applications. The PocketCloud app will be available for download in the Google Chrome Web Store in January 2014.
The Dell Chromebook 11 easily connects to Dell’s next generation learning technologies, infrastructure and peripherals. Additionally, with Google Cloud Print, users can easily print documents, photos or emails using Google Docs and other Chrome apps.
Price and Availability
The Dell Chromebook 11 4GB configuration will be available January 2014 for $300.
The Dell Chromebook 11 2GB configuration will be available during the first quarter of 2014.