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ASUS Introduces Laptop Geared for Primary School Learning

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Explore the new ASUS BR1100 – an all-new, education-focused Windows 10 laptop series that’s available in a convertible design that flips to become an 11.6-inch multi-touch tablet.
The new ASUS BR1100 laptop is built to military-grade standard to survive the hustle and bustle of everyday life at home, outside and in the classroom, with clever protective features including an all-round rubber bumper and a spill-resistant keyboard.

It has AI-powered noise-cancelling technology for high-quality remote learning and conferencing. There’s battery life to handle a full day’s learning and beyond, plus an easy-to-service modular construction. The convertible BR1100 additionally benefits from a world-facing
camera and optical stylus for innovative learning opportunities and maximum flexibility.

Rugged design

ASUS BR1100 laptop is built to withstand everyday knocks, bumps, drops and spills without damage. For starters, all four exterior edges and corners are protected by a tough rubber bumper, which reduces the impact of physical shocks to ensure critical components are always safe and sound. Then there’s the spill-resistant keyboard, which can cope with liquid spills of up to 330 cc without harm – so minor splashes are easily drained, cleaned and dried. It features a rubber safety grip on the base which not only provides a sturdy support for the laptop but also makes it easier to grip when carrying, reducing the risk of fumbles and slips.

ASUS BR1100 primary school learning

The keyboard is also designed to resist tampering, with a minimal gap between the edges of the keycaps and the keyboard surround to prevent the keys from being pried out. The laptops are even have a tough, micro-dimpled finish that’s able to brush off both fingerprints and minor scuffs and scratches. All these defenses and more besides mean that the ASUS BR1100 surpass demanding US military-grade MIL-STD-810H durability standards. They’re also torture-tested to pass stringent ASUS quality tests, confirming that they’re able to withstand drops of up to 120 cm — more than standard desk height.

It has 128 GB of eMMC storage built right in, as well as up to 10 hours battery life on a single charge, BR1100 is able last for a full day of classes and more – empowering primary students to enjoy both uninterrupted learning and relaxation.

Clarity and connectivity

As a further aid to remote learning and video conferencing, the ASUS BR1100 includes innovative ASUS AI noise-canceling technology. This employs sophisticated machine-learning techniques in order to isolate unwanted noise from human speech for clearer voice. In addition, the webcam employs innovate 3D noise reduction (3DNR) technology to remove up to 94% of random noise, significantly improving image quality.

ASUS BR1100 primary school learning

They’re also loaded with connectivity, including the latest 3.2 Gen 2 USB Type-C (USB-C) port — with support for high-speed data transfers and USB Power Delivery — along with a USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, HDMI, microSD card reader and an Ethernet (RJ45) port for wired networking.

Learning-friendly extras

ASUS BR1100 has a bright LED indicator integrated into the top cover. This enables educators to see at a glance if a particular student’s laptop is facing connectivity or power problems – giving teachers a heads up when a student might need help.

As well, to help protect users, the surfaces of these new learning-focused laptops are treated with ASUS BacGuard. This has been scientifically shown to inhibit the growth of bacteria by over 99% over a 24-hour period, helps to keep surfaces clean and sanitary, potentially reducing the spread of harmful bacteria via contact.

Full product specifications:

 

  ASUS BR1100F
CPU Intel Celeron N4500 Processor 1.1 GHz (4M Cache, up to 2.8 GHz, 2 cores)
Display options 11.6” LED-backlit HD (1366 x 768) 16:9 IPS glossy panel
Touchscreen
TÜV Rheinland Eye Care certification
250 nits brightness, 63% screen-to-body ratio
Operating system Windows 10 Pro
Graphics Intel UHD Graphics
Main memory 4 GB DDR4 2400 MHz on board (dual channel support)
Storage 128 GB eMMC on board
Connectivity Dual-band 2×2 WiFi 5 (802.11ac) + Bluetooth 5.0
Video camera 720p HD camera with microphone ; 13.0 MP world-facing camera
I/O ports 1 x 3.5 mm Combo Audio Jack
1 x DC-in
1 x HDMI 1.4
1 x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet
1 x USB 2.0 Type-A
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C with power delivery support
MicroSD card reader
Stylus
Audio AI Noise-Canceling Technology
2 integrated stereo speakers
Array microphone with Cortana voice-recognition support
Stylus Yes, supports 4096 MPP2.0
Battery 3-cell, 42W Li-ion Polymer
Keyboard Full-size, spill-resistant, with 1.35 mm key travel ‘chiclet’ keyboard
AC adapter USB-C, 45 W AC adapter, Output: 15 V DC, 3 A, 45 W, Input: 100~240 V AC 50/60 Hz universal
4.0, 45W AC adapter, Output: 19 V DC, 2.37 A, 45 W, Input: 100~240 V AC 50/60 Hz universal
Dimensions 294.6 x 204.9 x 19.95 mm
Weight 1.4 kg with 42 W battery
Pricing (RRP) RM1,599

ASUS is also having an “EXPERIENCE ASUS BR1100F” program for a test run through their Trial and Demo Session, which is suitable for parents, guardians or even school management! Click here to register and experience it!

Click here for more information about the ASUS BR1100 laptop.

 

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