Asus announces Chromebook BR1100 educational series

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Asus today announced the Chromebook BR1100, an all-new education-focused series that is available in an 11.6-inch clamshell form (BR1100C) for a traditional experience and a convertible design that transforms into a tablet. multi-touch (BR1100F).

New Asus BR1100 Chromebook Laptops are built to military grade standards to survive the hustle and bustle of everyday life at home, outdoors and in the classroom, with smart protective features including a rubber bumper all around and a spill resistant keyboard. They also support optional 4G LTE for fast connectivity and feature AI-powered noise cancellation technology for high-quality remote learning and conferencing. There’s battery life to handle a full day of learning and beyond, plus easy-to-maintain modular construction, while the convertible BR1100F additionally benefits from a world-facing camera and a optional stylus for innovative learning opportunities and maximum flexibility.

Robust design

Asus Chromebook BR1100 laptops are designed to withstand everyday drops and spills without damage. For starters, all four outer edges and corners are protected by a tough rubber bumper, which reduces the impact of physical shock to ensure critical components are always safe and sound. Then there is the splash-proof keyboard, which can safely handle liquid splash up to 330cc. BR1100C and BR1100F also have a rubber safety handle on the base. This not only provides a solid support for the laptop, but also makes it easier to grip when carrying, reducing the risk of trial and error and slipping.

All of these fenders and more mean the BR1100C and BR1100F surpass US military-grade durability standards MIL-STD-810H. They also go through torture tests to pass Asus’ rigorous quality tests, confirming that they are able to withstand drops of up to 120cm, more than standard desk height. The display hinge and I / O ports are also extensively tested to withstand the stresses and strains of everyday use.

Exceptional storage and versatility

Both new Asus Chromebook BR1100 laptops have 128GB of eMMC storage built-in, and there’s also a slot for an M.2 SSD to allow optional storage up to a whopping 512GB. With up to 10 hours of storage time. run on a single charge, the BR1100C and BR1100F can last for a full day of classes and more, allowing students to enjoy both uninterrupted learning and relaxation.

The BR1100F further offers the option of a precision stylus to help students get every detail right when drawing, taking notes or annotating documents. The folding BR1100F also includes a special world-facing camera, positioned just above the keyboard. This allows students to explore and learn in whole new ways, allowing them to capture photos and videos in tablet mode.

Connectivity and clarity

The BR1100C and BR1100F offer the 4G LTE option for safe, secure and fast mobile connectivity where and when you need it for work, rest or play. As an additional aid for distance learning and video conferencing, the BR1100C and BR1100F both include innovative Asus AI noise cancellation technology. This uses sophisticated machine learning techniques in order to isolate unwanted noise from human speech for a clearer voice. Additionally, the webcam uses innovative 3D Noise Reduction (3DNR) technology to remove up to 94% of random noise, dramatically improving picture quality.

They also feature connectivity, including the latest USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 port – with support for high-speed data transfers and USB Power Delivery – as well as USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, HDMI, microSD card reader and an Ethernet port for wired networking.

Extras adapted to learning

BR1100C and BR1100F have an illuminated LED indicator built into the top cover. This allows teachers to see at a glance if a particular student’s laptop is having connectivity or power issues. Additionally, to help protect users, the surfaces of these new learning-oriented laptops are treated with Asus BacGuard. It has been scientifically shown to inhibit the growth of bacteria by over 99% over a 24 hour period, helps keep surfaces clean and hygienic, potentially reducing the spread of harmful bacteria on contact. The display is also certified by TÃœV Rheinland for its low blue light emissions, which potentially helps protect students’ eyes from damage during extended study sessions.

Availability and prices

the Asus BR1100 Chromebook will be available from July 15 in the UAE with the official Asus distributor (Trigon LLC) and resellers (DG Business – Corporate Division of Sharaf DG) from 1,299 Dh.

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