As we’ve written before, the PC market had a relatively successful first quarter of 2017 when the shipment numbers finally went up. According to IDC, Chromebooks were the ones that contributed greatly to this tendency and even the biggest brands in this segment feel that there is a new and serious competitor on the market.
The latest Chrome OS laptop came from one of the fastest growing laptop makers of today – Lenovo. The Chinese company introduced Flex 11 and this laptop is born to last. As Chromebooks have the biggest demand in education, Levono focused or reliability in Flex 11. The laptop will withstand drops from 75cm and totally water-resistant, there are even special channels under the keyboard for water removal.
Another distinction of Flex 11 is its rotating 11.6-inch screen with a 1366×768 resolution. This helps users to work on this device as a tablet. As for the technical specs, Flex 11 is powered by a dual-core ARM processor, has 4GB RAM and 32GB storage. Most importantly, it has a big battery that lasts for more than 10 hours, which means that it really is a laptop for students. Lastly, Flex 11 has multiple connectivity ports: USB 3.0, USB-C, HDMI and a memory card slot.
Lenovo Flex 11 Chromebook will be available later this month.