2022 Lenovo 300e 11.6″ 2-in-1 Touchscreen Chromebook
2022 model 2nd generation Lenovo 300e is a modern 2-in-1 Chromebook with an 11.6-inch touchscreen display, Intel Celeron N4020 processor, 32GB eMMC flash storage, 4GB LPDDR4 RAM memory, Chrome operating system and modern connectivity options and long battery life. March 7, 2022 is the date this Lenovo 300e was first available at Amazon.com and is ranked the 7th best selling 2-in-1 laptop computer.
Lenovo 300e is a flip convertible laptop with a water resistant and rugged case for many years of use. It is designed for home, personal, multimedia and study purposes and comes with an IST pen that you can use on the touch display with 10-point multi-touch function and Stylus support. With a solid 360-degree rotating hinge you can use this versatile machine in four different modes of laptop, stand for watching videos, tent for presentations and tablet and anything in between, for different purposes.
Lenovo 300e Chromebook weighs 2.89 pounds and measures 11.42 x 8.03 x 0.8 inches. With its lightweight, portable and compact design and up to 10 hours of battery life from its 42Wh lithium ion battery you can take it with you wherever you go and use it all day long at school or outdoors. It has a water resistant backlit keyboard with a sealed touchpad to resist 330ml of water and up to 29.5” (75cm) drop-resistant rugged design for it to cope with challenging situations by the students. And it has enough power for teaching or learning in classroom. And your level of productivity will be enhanced with the Stylus pen.
11.6-inch HD touchscreen display has the 1366 x 768 pixel resolution, 250 nits of brightness, decent contrast and colors and IPS panel for viewing comfortably at up to 178 degrees horizontally and vertically. It comes with a user facing 720p HD webcam on the top bezel and a 5MP world facing webcam for your live chat sessions or taking still photos. Intel UHD 600 built-in graphics card is good enough for your daily multimedia needs. You can connect it to the external displays if you want to work on a large screen as it supports two compatible monitors if you wish to multitask.
The entry level dual core Intel Celeron N4020 processor (4M L3 cache, 2 threads without hyper-threading) works at a base speed of 1.1GHz that goes up to 2.8GHz with the turbo boost function. Both the 4GB LPDDR4 at 2400MHz memory and the 32GB eMMC flash storage are the minimum amounts you can have on a modern computer these days. But they will serve the purpose for this entry level computer as the Chrome OS takes up much less space than Windows and functions differently. Chrome OS is fast, safe and versatile, has a simple user interface, comes with the built-in Cloud backups and thousands of applications.
Connectivity options include the 802.11a/b/g/n/ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.2, 2 x USB-C 3.1 Gen 1 ports that support DisplayPort & Power Delivery, 2 x USB-A 3.1 Gen 1 ports, a MicroSD Card Reader, an HDMI output and a microphone and Audio jack combo. For security you have the dedicated TPM security chip and the 3rd part security lock devices. You can use the apps from Chrome Web (LucidChart, Geogebra, Activity Learn, Alma etc.) and Google Play (School Loop, Khan Academy, Kahoot! etc.) stores. In the package you’ll find the 300e Gen 2 Multi-Touch 2-in-1 Laptop, IST Computers Stylus Pen, power adapter and user manual. It is suitable for video streaming, web browsing, online teaching and study, Zoom meetings, documents, spreadsheets and playing Chrome games. You can’t really use it for demanding tasks, video editing or heavy gaming.