The war comes to the classroom with Microsoft launching up to 10 low-cost laptops to stand up to Chromebooks

Microsoft is committed to standing up to Chromebooks in the classroom and nothing better to attract those involved with alternative equipment that presumes above all at an affordable price. For this reason, he has presented a series of low-cost equipment with which he intends to improve his presence in the classrooms.

Those of Redmond has presented a series of teams thanks to the collaboration with the traditional partners of the company. Brands such as Lenovo, HP or JP will provide new low-cost Windows 10 devices that are aimed primarily at students.

Equipment that boasts a very interesting price and adjusted services for the market niche to which they are directed and the needs that are expected to satisfy. The new laptops will start from $ 200 in the United States.

In this sense we find models like the Lenovo 100e, with Intel’s Apollo Lake processor, which integrates an 11.6-inch screen at an HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, with an Intel Celeron processor with Apollo Lake architecture, 2 GB or 4 GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 32 or 64 GB of storage for 220 dollars. And a step above is the Lenovo 300e, a two-in-one computer that adds a stylus and that has a price of 279 dollars.

HP also has its place with the HP Stream 11 Pro G4 EE, a team very similar to the Lenovo 100e that offers only a version that has 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. A team for 225 dollars. Another alternative is the HP ProBook x360 11E, a 2 in 1 device that will cost $ 299

Another brand that arrives and this is not so well known is JP, which offers the JP Leap T303, a computer that for 199 dollars offers Windows Hello support. One step up is JP Trigono V401, which has a price of $ 299.

Computers with Windows inside that has Windows Hello function or support stylus and that can come with both Windows 10 S and Windows 10 in the basic version. In addition, users, students, and teachers can access a Microsoft Office 365 license.

In addition, interested schools can, for example, access tools such as Microsoft Teams to organize teamwork. They will also have access to the Microsoft Learning Tools platform in a way that makes it easier for students to use Microsoft’s office suite using their voice.

It is interesting equipment with functions that can surely be very useful in the classroom. We expect information about the availability of this equipment in markets other than the United States.

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Omar Belkaab

Journalist Editor for TechGIndia. Although I am passionate about new technologies and the best Android devices, I remain very attached to the good old feature phones that have often left me in the lurch.