Designed for students, educators, and IT professionals, the 11.6″ Pavilion x360 11 G1 EE Multi-Touch 2-in-1 Notebook from HP is a system whose screen can rotate up to 360° to vary between laptop, tent, stand, and tablet mode. Laptop Mode features the traditional layout of a laptop where you use the keyboard and touchpad to navigate the screen. Stand Mode is where you can watch videos and view photos with little to no touch interactions with the computer. Tablet Mode is when you push the screen all the way back, transforming this notebook into a tablet. Tent Mode is when you stand the system up on its edges, resembling a tent, which is well-suited for PowerPoint presentations. This system can easily transition between the classroom and home.
The Pravilion x360 11 G1 EE has an 11.6″ 1366 x 768 LED-backlit display, a 16:9 aspect ratio, a typical contrast ratio of 300:1, a brightness of 220 cd/m2, a refresh rate of 60 Hz, 135 ppi, and viewing angles of 45/45/25/35°. The display is also a touchscreen, which supports the 10-point multi-touch gestures incorporated into Windows 10 Pro. There’s also an HDMI port, so you’ll be able to output video to an external display at resolutions up to 3840 x 2160 @ 30 Hz.
The system is powered by a 1.6 GHz Intel Celeron N3350 Dual-Core processor that boosts up to 2.4 GHz when needed. It also has 4GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L RAM for quick access to frequently used files and programs. Please bear in mind that the RAM is soldered to the motherboard and may not be upgraded. For storage, it has a 128GB M.2 2280 SATA III SSD. Other integrated features include two USB 3.0 Type-A ports, one USB 3.0 Type-C port (data transfers only), Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, a microSDXC card slot, a user-facing 720p webcam, a world-facing 1080p webcam, dual digital microphones, and built-in stereo speakers. The non-removable 3-cell / 41Wh lithium-ion polymer Long-Life battery lasts for up to 10.5 hours before recharging is required, and the installed operating system is Windows 10 Pro (64-bit). Also included is an AC adapter and a 3.3′ power cord.
- Built to Survive
- Make life simple for IT professionals and educators with an easy-to-carry PC that’s designed to protect against bumps and pass MIL-STD 810G1, with Corning Gorilla Glass 4, co-molded industrial rubber, and a spill-resistant keyboard.
- Encourage Blended Learning
- Flip, fold, and learn with a 360° hinge and dual cameras that adapt to most activities. Create content in Notebook Mode; collaborate in Stand Mode; share and present in Tent Mode; and read, write, and draw in Tablet Mode.
- Touch or Tap
- Annotate, draw, solve math problems, and take notes right on your screen with integrated 10-point multi-touch technology that supports an authentic digital inking experience similar to paper and pen or paintbrush.
- Improve Learning Outcomes
- HP’s School Pack 2.5 suite of digital tools and content are designed for collaborative, standards-aligned, and personalized learning.
Windows 10 Professional
- Start Menu
- After its hiatus in Windows 8, the Start Menu has returned. Utilizing a combination of the traditional menu system and Windows 8’s Live Tiles, the improved Start Menu gives you more information at a glance, showing notification information alongside your applications and other pinned items.
- Microsoft’s digital personal assistant, Cortana can answer your questions with information gleaned from both your device and the internet at large. You can type or even talk with her, if your system has a microphone. Using her Notebook, Cortana keeps track of your needs and wants, and she learns over time to improve her information gathering skills.
- Microsoft Edge
- After nearly 20 years, Microsoft has finally replaced its Internet Explorer web browser. With Microsoft Edge, users can write directly on web pages and share notes with friends and colleagues. It also improves the online reading experience by adding a distraction-free mode and read-it-later functionality. Edge also has built-in Cortana integration; you can have her help you find a restaurant, make a reservation, and pull up directions without leaving your browser.
- Windows Store
- For Windows 10, Microsoft has unified the Windows Store. Now, apps for PCs, tablets, and phones will all be accessible from one place. And with support for Universal Apps, one version of an app can work across all your compatible devices automatically.
- Windows Continuum
- Windows 10 was designed for a variety of screen sizes and input styles, and with its Continuum feature, it automatically adapts to fit your needs. A Windows 10 tablet on its own requires a touch-centric approach, but attaching a mouse and keyboard will shift everything to a more traditional interface. You can even attach an external monitor to your Windows 10 phone for a near-desktop experience. But it’s not just the operating system; Windows Universal Apps take advantage of Continuum as well.
- Xbox on Windows 10
- Gaming is a big focus of Windows 10. Xbox integration allows for PC players to match up against Xbox One players on supported games, and if you have an Xbox One, you can even stream compatible titles to your PC. Native support for recording with the new Game DVR feature makes it easy to capture and share your gameplay. The new DirectX12 takes better advantage of multi-core processors, giving games a performance boost, even on older hardware. Windows 10 also features native support for virtual reality headsets, such as the Oculus Rift.
- Windows 10 Pro
- The Pro version of Windows 10 includes all of the features of Windows 10 Home plus many designed specifically for businesses users, including Hyper-V virtualization, BitLocker disk encryption, and remote desktop access. Devices will also be able to join domains and the Azure Active Directory, and they can even access a specialized version of the Windows Store featuring custom, company-specific applications.