Microsoft has announced 4 new budget laptops. These laptops are focused on school & college activities done by students & teachers. All 4 of them are running on windows 10 & offers free access to Microsoft office 365 to school teachers in 146 different countries.
Laptops are developed by Lenovo & Jp with budget oriented perspective. Two of them which were developed by Lenovo is following:-
NOTE:- All four of them are spill proof, rugged laptops & promise to deliver excellent battery life.
- Priced at – $ 189
- Powered by – Intel Celeron apollo
- Ram – 2GB LPDDR4
- Display – 11.6 – inch HD (1366 x 768) anti-glare
- Battery back up – up to 10HR
- weight – 1.22Kg
2.Lenovo 300e 2 in 1 (Convertible)
- Priced at – $199
- Powered by – Intel Pentium Processor
- Ram – 4GB LPDDR4 Ram
- Display – 11.6 inch HD (1366 x 768 pixel) with Active Pen & Multi-touch display
- Battery – Up to 8HR
LAPTOPS FROM JP
1.Classmate Leap T303 Laptop with windows hello support Priced at – $ 199.
2.Trigono V401 2 in 1 convertible priced at $ 300 with touch & pen support.
OFFICE 365 Education
Microsoft education also announced the major update in office 365 for student & offers free access to office 365 to school teachers in 146 different countries. ACCORDING TO THEIR ARTICLE “Today, we’re taking time to share the latest updates from that continuous feedback, and we’re eager to share the excitement around how teachers have discovered ways to transform their classrooms and workflows with Teams, the hub for teamwork in Office 365 Education. It’s clear that Teams saves valuable teacher time and fosters a more modern classroom experience, and we see it in conducting virtual PLC meetings with the meet-now feature, and organizing group projects via channels. Take a look at how Teams and OneNote came to the rescue for a teacher on their sick day.”
- In coming days Microsoft will add a dictation button in office. Which allows students to dictate the work across many platforms, which will help them to do work in a more fun & easy way.
- Onenote class notebook. Now students can create an assignment with a OneNote page.
- Class notebook add-in integration with teams assignments plus grading within the OneNote desktop app.
- Assignment notification ding whenever a teacher creates a new assignment for students.