PC maker Dell today launched Latitude 2100, a netbook PC designed specifically for K-12 students. The Latitude 2100 is part of Dell’s connected classroom ? innovative technology products, services, software and training that make learning in the digital age a reality. Well, the laptop is also ideal for any business or public institution that needs affordable, durable, Internet-ready devices for e-mail and collaboration.
The Latitude 2100 has a 10-inch screen and a keyboard that’s a little bigger than regular netbooks. It can also be configured with a touch screen. Offered in five colors – School Bus Gold, Chalkboard Black, Ball Field Green, Blue Ribbon and Schoolhouse Red– the Latitude 2100 comes with a unique “four-square-ball-style” rubber casing, making it easy for little hands to grip the netbook. It’s starting weight is 2.91lb (1.32kg) with 3-cell battery.
Powered by an Intel Atom processor N270, the Latitude 2100 can run basic versions of Microsoft’s Windows XP and Vista operating systems and the Ubuntu version of Linux. Other features of Latitude 2100 include 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, three-in-one Media Card Reader, VGA port, three-cell or six-cell battery, optional external DVD+/-RW via USB, optional webcam and a keyboard featuring antimicrobial protection (U.S. only). The Latitude 2100 is available with a Mobile Computing Station that equips classrooms with a cart to store securely, manage and network up to 24 netbooks with one Ethernet and power cord.
What about price? Dell’s Latitude 2100 available from today with an starting price of $369. For more information visit www.dell.com/latitude.