With Chrome OS and G Suite, the versatile IdeaPad Flex 3i and accessible IdeaPad 3i Chromebooks ensure a smoother online learning experience
BENGALURU, INDIA, SEPTEMBER 30, 2021 – Lenovo, the global technology leader, today announced the launch of the IdeaPad Flex 3i Chromebook and IdeaPad 3i Chromebook in India. Supporting Google Assistant and a streamlined Chrome OS interface that gives users access to a rich library of apps, these Chromebooks are ideally suited for the online home classroom and beyond.
Chromebook IdeaPad Flex 3i – Enjoy more flexibility and more productivity
The IdeaPad Flex 3i Chromebook features a 360-degree convertible design with a sturdy hinge, allowing online students to seamlessly transition from laptop mode to tablet mode. It is powered by an IntelÂ® CeleronÂ® N4500 processor, is just 18.45mm thick, weighs just 1.25kg, and features an 11.6-inch HD IPS touchscreen with a 10-point multi-touch interface. points. Its surface is less than that of a sheet of A4 paper.
Users can use G-suite’s productive collaboration tools to accomplish day-to-day tasks such as creating, editing, attending meetings, or taking online courses. The device also guarantees an immersive and lasting experience with the Google voice assistant, two user-oriented 2W stereo speakers and up to 10 hours of battery life certified by the Google electrical load test.
The Chromebook adds an extra layer of security with the verified boot process, which automatically reverts to an older, safer version if it detects malicious changes. Chromebook software updates are available every six weeks, further protecting the device against security threats. These features make the Chromebook a reliable device for a blended learning experience.
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Chromebook IdeaPad 3i – Lightweight, accessible computing, anywhere
The Chromebook IdeaPad 3i packs all of the Chromebook’s favorite features into a slim, portable chassis, weighing just 1.12kg and measuring just 18.05mm thick. Running on lightning-fast Chrome OS, it caters to the needs of online learners, allowing them to sign in with their Google accounts, collaborate and log in, or control smart home devices without even changing screens.
This slim and light device is ideal for performing basic tasks, from editing documents to attending classes or meetings, and streaming your favorite shows on OTT platforms on the go. It offers up to 10 hours of battery life, an 11.6-inch HD anti-glare display with 250 nits and is paired with 2W stereo speakers, making it the perfect entertainment partner for the user.
For those looking to get the most out of the screen when it comes to entertainment and learning, the IdeaPad 3i Chromebook is also available in a 14-inch variant. It weighs around 1.4kg and is available in Platinum Gray color with a rich painted metal surface. Users will be delighted with the device’s FHD (1920 Ã 1080) anti-glare display with 220 nits, which is paired with 2W stereo speakers to bring all favorite movies, videos and shows to life.
Dinesh Nair, Director, Consumer Business, Lenovo India noted, “Today’s hybrid classroom demands the right mix of hardware and software features that will keep teachers and learners always engaged and productive. Therefore, Lenovo is focused on the simple but smarter details of product design that make a big difference in the lives of our consumers, and these new Chromebooks are a testament to our dedication. They offer the speed of Chrome OS, the variety of G-suite, and additional security features, making them enjoyable options for schoolwork and home learning.
Rakesh Krishnan, Senior Director of Electronics at Flipkart said, âAs we prepare for the holiday season and the Trillion Days, we have one of the largest selections of laptops on our platform, especially laptops suitable for students, and are pleased to partner with Lenovo to bring their latest set of IdeaPad Chromebooks to millions of our customers across the country. The student cohort has been one of the fastest growing segments and has been a key growth driver for us with 40-45% demand for electronics coming exclusively from the student community. Through our pan-Indian supply chain, students across the country will be able to access the best-in-class computing devices at their doorsteps at an affordable price. â
Pricing and availability
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 3i will be available starting at INR 30,990. The IdeaPad 3i 11-inch and 14-inch Chromebooks will be available starting at INR 22,990 and INR 25,990 respectively.
Chromebooks are available for “early access” starting October 2 on Flipkart BBD Special and will be on sale October 3 on all platforms. Customers can also opt for the pre-booking option from September 30, on both Flipkart.com and Lenovo.com.
Summary of features:
|Chromebook IdeaPad Flex 3i||IdeaPad 3i Chromebook (11-inch variant)||Chromebook IdeaPad 3i (14-inch variant)|
|Arctic Gray IntelÂ® CeleronÂ® N4500 Chrome OS Integrated Intel UHD graphics card Memory: 4 GB Storage: 128 GB eMMC 5.12W x 2 Stereo speakers Built-in 42Wh battery, up to 10h 11.6 â³ HD (1366 x 768) IPS 250nits Brilliant 50 % NTSC, touch 285.5 x 205.2 x 18.45 mm (11.24 x 8.08 x 0.73 in) 1.25 kg (2.76 lbs) Google Security Chip H111ac WLAN, 2 Ã 2 + Bluetooth 5.01x USB-C 3.1 Gen 1, 1x Headphone / microphone combo jack (3.5mm), 1x HDMI Â® 1.4, 1x microSD card slot, 2x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type A||Onyx BlackIntelÂ® CeleronÂ® N4020Chrome OS Integrated Intel UHD graphics card 600 Memory: 4 GB Storage: 64 GB eMMC 5.12W x 2 Stereo speakers Built-in 42Wh battery, up to 10 h 11.6 â³ HD (1366 x 768) TN 250nits Antireflection286 , 7 x 205.5 x 18.05 mm (11.29 x 8.09 x 0.71 in) 1.12 kg (2.46 lb) Google Security Chip H111ac WLAN, 2 Ã 2 + Bluetooth 4.21 x Headphone / mic combo jack (3.5mm), 2 x USB-C 3.1 Gen 1, 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type A, 1x card reader||Platinum GreyIntelÂ® CeleronÂ® N4020 Chrome OSIntegrated Intel UHD Graphics 600Memory: 4 GB Storage: 64 GB eMMC 5.12W x 2 Stereo speakers Built-in 42Wh battery, up to 10 h 14 â³ FHD (1920 Ã 1080) TN 220nits Anti-glare328.9 x 234.35 x 18.8 mm (12.95 x 9.23 x 0.74 inch) 1.4 kg (3.09 lb) Google Security Chip H1 11ac WLAN, 2 Ã 2 + Bluetooth 4.2 1x headset / microphone combo jack (3 , 5 mm), 2x USB-C 3.1 Gen 1, 2x USB 3.1 Gen 1, 1x card reader|