Lenovo and Intel to address education segment in India

Lenovo and Intel have decided to address the education segment in India.

As part of strengthening presence in education sector, Lenovo and Intel have introduced new PCs – the Lenovo Classmate + and ThinkCentre TINY.

The new PCs are expected to transform the learning experience in classrooms in India. These solutions are more student-centric as opposed to the traditional teacher centric solutions and will help to ride the new wave of digital learning.

These new PCs offer students, teachers and IT administrators more ruggedness with new durability features like greater spill resistance, affordability, battery life up to 10 hours and enhanced usability with Intel Learning Series software suite for using the e-reader, web camera and digital writing features.

TINY is Lenovo’s innovative and smallest ThinkCentre Desktop ever with the latest and most comprehensive hardware based management and security capabilities.

ThinKCentre TINY is ideal for behind the board implementation, has 40 percent less energy consumption and is just 1 litre in size

“The education industry worldwide as well as in India, is rapidly evolving to become more student-centric and this is an opportune time for solution providers to leverage this opportunity. As the No 1 PC maker in Education in India and globally, we are committed to enhancing learning via our platform of PC solutions designed for students. By joining with Intel to create the new Lenovo Classmate+ laptops, we are demonstrating how mobile computing fits into any learning environment, no matter the location or budget,” said Rahul Agarwal, executive director, Commercial Business Lenovo India.

Lenovo is ranked Number 1 in India overall as well as in the Education PC market as per IDC  Asia/Pacific Quarterly PC Tracker Q12012.

“As schools decide which technology will debut in their classrooms this fall, IT administrators and decision makers can rely on the proven value of Intel Learning Series Software and Lenovo’s classroom-ready Classmate+ laptops and ThinkCentre TINY for the ideal learning experience,” said Michael de la Cruz, senior global sales and marketing manager, World Ahead Education Team, Intel Corporation.

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