1What’s New in Dell’s Chromebook 11 and Chromebook 13
2Chromebook 11: A Protective Design
Since the Chromebook 11 is designed with students in mind, Dell this clamshell notebook to be durable. The device comes with a sealed and spill-resistant keyboard and has rubberized edges for additional protection. Dell also includes a feature called Drop Protection to protect it from drops and falls. Its screen is also protected by Gorilla Glass.
3Chromebook 13 Has Slightly Larger Screen, But No Touch
4Chromebook 11 Includes Healthy Number of Ports
While some Chromebooks come with only the bare minimum of ports, Dell was more generous. The Chromebook 11 includes two USB 3.0 ports to go along with its SD card reader and full-size HDMI port. Users will also find a combination headphone/microphone jack. Those ports should allow users to do everything from plug in an additional monitor to connect all sorts of accessories through USB 3.0.
5Chromebook 13 Optimizes Mobility
6Chromebook 13 Includes Extra Security Features
7Chromebook 11 Provides a High-End Warranty
Dell didn’t skimp on its Chromebook 11 warranty. The device ships with four years of ProSupport Plus, a feature that will let users contact Dell and have it remotely diagnose and fix problems. Better yet, if the problem can’t be addressed so easily, the Chromebook 11 offers next-business-day onsite service.
8Chromebook 11 Provides Impressive Battery Life
9Chromebook 13’s Battery Life, Durability is Equally Good
Dell is offering as much protection in the Chromebook 13 as it is in the Chromebook 11. Notably, the Chromebook 13 comes with the same spill-resistant keyboard and rubberized edges as the Chromebook 11. It can also withstand a short fall. And although it’s bigger and might use a bit more energy, the Chromebook 13 can also last at least 10 hours on a single charge.
10Chromebook 11’s Pleasingly Modest Price
11Chromebook 13’s Price Is Just Slightly Higher
Like the Chromebook 11, the Chromebook 13 will be available to customers on Feb. 7. The device will be a bit more expensive, however, with a starting price of $299. Its functionality can be similarly improved with the purchase of compatible accessories.