A rubber bumper around the top cover absorbs the force of side bumps. The corners are 50 percent stronger, to reduce damage when dropped at an angle. The bezel is thicker, to protect the LCD panel, and a stronger rear cover reduces accidental LCD damage. The hinges and brackets have been strengthened, to last 50,000 cycles and to withstand more force to the cover. Reinforced ports and a reduced gap between anchored keys help prevent accidental damage from a bored child's exploring fingers. This is one tough machine.
With a boot time as fast as 3 seconds, integrated browser security, and auto-updates to ensure your technology is always up-to-date, you get all the benefits of a Lenovo/Google partnership. Plus, the 11e Chromebook comes loaded with useful Google apps like Gmail, YouTube, and Google Maps, and you can access thousands more—including those that help you to succeed in the classroom and beyond—in the Chrome Web Store.
Military-specification testing validates the ruggedness, durability, and quality of ThinkPad products by testing against eight parameters: high pressure, humidity, vibration, high temperature, temperature shock, low pressure (15,000 ft), low temperature, and dust.
All-Day Battery Life
Stay productive all day long on a single charge. The 4-cell integrated battery lasts up to 8 hours. (Battery life varies depending upon configuration and use.)
Fast Data Transfer
Move data between the 11e and other devices quickly with USB 3.0 — it's up to 10 times faster than previous USB technologies and backward-compatible with USB 2.0.
Integrated HD Webcam
The low-light-sensitive, 720p HD webcam with face-tracking, plus dual digital-array microphones, will help you enjoy web conferences or online video chats like you're really there.
Powered USB Port
Enjoy the benefits of an always-on port, charging your USB devices without having to turn on your laptop.
For easy connection to a television or other display.