Every computer comes with Chrome OS and Windows model, and they offer the same set of improvements.
All models comply with the stand-alone MIL-SPEC 801H standard, and in addition, Lenovo’s stringent educational specifications require reinforced ports and hinges, with rubber bumpers to prevent falls.
Spill resistance is improved by approximately 10 percent, while Corning Gorilla Glass provides better screen protection.
The new designs also include features to enable more productive and comprehensive learning wherever:
- The USB Type-C port allows for flexible connectivity for easy connection of external devices and supports fast charging by saving up to 80 percent of the battery within an hour.
- The new HDMI port enables a second monitor to be connected to expand the learning workspace
- Optional Wi-Fi 6 helps network performance and stability, while 4G-LTE4 is optional in select models for multi-site learning capabilities.
- User privacy is enhanced with the addition of an actual webcam shutter.
And the 14-inch Lenovo 14w and Lenovo 14e are powered by AMD-optimized Chromebook processors.
And the models are distinguished by their colors, with the Windows-based Lenovo 14w coming in black, while the Chromebook 14e is available in a gray aluminum design.
The Lenovo 100 laptop and the Lenovo 300 and Lenovo 500 convertible models are clearly identified by their designation with e, which refers to Chromebook and w, which means Windows, and the 11.6-inch models are also distinguished by their distinctive appearance.
The Lenovo 100e, Lenovo 300e and Lenovo 500e feature gray color with a speckled design and white dots on gray bumpers.
The Lenovo 100w, Lenovo 300w, and Lenovo 500w devices offer a similar design approach, but they are blue to distinguish clearly between the versions.
The Lenovo 500e and Lenovo 500w are powered by the Intel Celeron N5100 and Intel Pentium N6000 processors, respectively.
The Lenovo 100e and Lenovo 300e are powered by AMD’s latest Chromebook processors, along with their Windows counterparts.
Below are the prices and availability dates for the new Lenovo devices:
- Lenovo 14w device, starting at $ 335, and arriving in May 2021.
- Lenovo 14e, starting at $ 335, and arriving in May 2021.
- Lenovo 100e, starting at $ 300, and arriving in May 2021.
- Lenovo 300e, starting at $ 360, will arrive in May 2021.
- Lenovo 500e, starting at $ 430, and arriving in May 2021.
- Lenovo 100w device, starting at $ 300, and arriving in June 2021.
- Lenovo 300w, starting at $ 360, and arriving in May 2021.
- Lenovo 500w, starting at $ 430, and arriving in June 2021.