Intel Classmate convertible netbook revealed

Intel has revealed a new updated Classmate PC. The Classmate got its start as a machine aimed at educational markets in emerging countries against the likes of the OLPC XO laptop. Intel is now showing off a new Classmate design that uses a convertible tablet form.
The new design is built around low power consumption with an Intel Atom processor, WiFi, and optional 3G, GPS, or WiMax connectivity.

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The new machine is designed for small hands and workspaces common in schools around the world. The screen is a 10.1-inch unit with a resolution of 1024 x 600. The keyboard is water resistant as are the screen and touch pad. The keyboard has an anti-microbial coating and the chassis is bump and scratch resistant. The screen swivels 180-degrees going from a conventional laptop to a tablet. The battery promises 8.5 hours of run time when the optional 6-cell is used.

Via : Slash Gear