ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 27, 2017 / — Today at the Future of Education Technology (FETC) conference in Orlando, Florida, CTL®has announced the new CTL J5X Convertible Chromebook for Education, an extra rugged convertible Chromebook and tablet in one. This convertible Chromebook is ideal for students, educators or mobile professionals who need a versatile, rugged device. With a 360-degree hinge, users can choose to type on the keyboard in laptop mode or fold the keyboard under and angle screen back for presentations. This extra rugged Chromebook can be converted into a tablet.
“The CTL J5X Convertible Chromebook for Education is one of our most versatile and durable Chromebooks to date,” said CTL President, Erik Stromquist. “This extra rugged Chromebook has it all: durability, touch screen, tablet functionality and a competitive price point.”
The new CTL J5X Convertible Chromebook for Education is available from CTL at a starting price of $289.00, which includes a free 1-year accidental damage warranty. Discounts are available to qualified education customers. Educators may purchase a discounted unit to try through CTL’s “Buy and Try” program.
The CTL J5X Convertible Chromebook for Education is durable enough for the rigors of student use, and has been drop tested up to 2.3 feet. The water-resistant keyboard has been tested to channel spills of up to 11.16 oz. away from the electronics. Other features include reinforced ports, hinges and power plug as well as a frame around the screen, sides and corners to help absorb the shock of bumps when dropped.
In addition to having a rugged design, the J5X has extra fortification from a pressure-resistant cover that doubles as a whiteboard. The patented CTL X-Protect Cover can withstand over 300 pounds of pressure from the top, reducing breaks by 90%.
CTL J5X Convertible Chromebook for Education Features / Benefits
- Pressure-resistant cover doubles as a whiteboard
- 11.6” HD (1366 x 768) 5 point touch 16:9 IPS Panel
- 10-point capacitive touch screen
- Intel Braswell N3060 processor (bursts to 2.48 GHz)
- 4GB LPDDR3 RAM
- 32GB storage standard
- Chrome OS
- 1x combo audio jack
- 3x USB 3.0 port
- 1x HDMI
- 1x Micro SD card
- HD Web Camera
- Up to 10 hours battery life
- Serviceable battery