Toshiba along with Intel have recently announced its new creation the “Classmate” or simply “CM1” touch screen tablet Pc for the education industry only. The Classmate tablet PC looks very similar to a netbook except for the fact that its display can rotate180 degrees and it has the ability to share information with electronic boards via its handy wireless connectivity.
The Classmate Tablet PC will have Windows 7 operating system and will be powered by Intel N450 Atom processor of 1.66GHz. The CM1 will also have Intel NM10 express chipset, 160GB hard drive, 2GB RAM, Wi-Fi support, Ethernet LAN support, integrated web cam etc. The Toshiba Classmate CM1 tablet PC has a 10.1 inch pressure-resistant LCD touch screen display supporting a maximum resolution of 1366×768. Overall these seem like very decent features for the education sector. Above all the configuration will consume relatively low power and the batteries are made to provide more backup time.
The Toshiba Classmate CM1 tablet PC is not the only computer being released for the education sector. Just recently, HP also announced its new HP Mini 100e education edition netbook. Toshiba has announced to release the Classmate CM1 tablet computer in August this year in the Japanese market.
| via press release |