HP has introduced new devices and solutions for education including the HP ProBook x360 11 G3 Education Edition, HP ProBook x360 11 G4 Education Edition, HP Stream 11 Pro G5, and HP School Pack 3.5.

Students and teachers need technology to adapt to the evolution of the workforce, and to equip students to engage as global citizens. At the same time, this technology must be accessible and easy to use. HP’s all-new Education Edition PCs, HP Stream 11 Pro G5, and updated HP School Pack software suite are designed to empower the digital transformation of learning through an array of innovations and improvements.

HP ProBook x360 11 G3 and G4 Education Edition

The HP ProBook x360 11 G3 EE and HP ProBook x360 11 G4 EE are the world’s thinnest rugged convertibles Since 2015, HP’s Education Edition PCs have consistently reset the bar for ruggedness and innovation for schools. With amazing new features designed to enhance instruction and minimize cost of management and downtime, the HP ProBook x360 11 Education Edition G3 and G4 allow users to:

Learn in the classroom and on the go. Thinner than its predecessor, these devices are built to withstand the rigors of active students with shock-absorbing molded rubber trim, a reinforced power port, Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3, and a spill-resistant keyboard.
Stay on task in the classroom or in the cloud. Power through the school day with the latest Intel® processors and battery life up to 16 hours.1 Get reliable wireless connectivity from 2x2 AC wireless or use the RJ-45 to access stable wired network. Integrated HP manageability and security software tools such as HP Manageability Integration Kit to manage systems across the OS and HP BIOSphere Gen4 for automatic BIOS updates, protect the school’s network and student data.
Adapt to every style of teaching and learning. New HP Interactive Light puts a new spin on classroom interaction and allows spontaneous group breakout sessions, moderated Q&As, and easy visual ID of online status. Versatile 360° design adapts throughout the school day with four use modes – stand, tent, tablet and notebook – so students can create, present, and collaborate in an easy way. Optional dual cameras capture video, and an optional pen enhances screen inputs.

HP Stream 11 Pro G5

The HP Stream 11 Pro G5 helps engage students and keep them connected to applications, curriculum, educators, and each other. The HP Stream 11 Pro G5 provides:

Durability for the school day ahead. Deploy this durable device into any school day. It has a strong 180° hinge and is designed to pass a 70 cm drop on concrete and MIL-STD 810G and IP 41 testing.
Reliable performance for education. Tackle school and beyond with the latest Intel processors and long battery life. See and collaborate clearly with an optional 11.6” diagonal touchscreen, VGA webcam, and stereo sound. Connect in large spaces with integrated 2x2 WLAN and MIMO.
Flexibility and manageability. Enhance student learning with HP School Pack 3.5 digital content and support for Windows applications like Office 365. Work in the cloud or local with up to a 128 GB eMMC and a micro SD card slot. Simplify management with Intune for Education.

HP School Pack 3.5

HP School Pack 3.5 is an education suite of applications and access-from-anywhere, cloud-based services that empowers teaches, removes digital distractions, and unlocks student potential. This education software suite has helped millions of students and teachers make the most of technology in the classroom. Continuing this tradition of innovative practice, enhancements to HP School Pack 3.5 include:

HP Classroom Manager 4.0 helps keep students focused and engaged, reduce digital distractions and increase instruction time.
HP Simple Sign On created by ClassLink provides access thousands of education applications and services in school and at home with any easy one-click single sign-on.
Kortext e-Reader featuring OpenStax OER helps save money and trees with discounted access to over 500,000+ DRM protected titles and free world-class, peer-reviewed OER textbooks.
bulb Digital Portfolios allows students to protect and share digital projects through an easy to use, secure platform that grows with student as they progress through their education.

Pricing and Availability

The HP ProBook x360 11 G3 EE is expected to be available January 2019.

The HP ProBook x360 11 G4 EE is expected to be available Spring 2019.

The HP Stream 11 Pro G5 is expected to be available December 2018.

The starting price for HP ProBook x360 11 G3 EE & HP ProBook x360 11 G4 EE will be $430.

The starting price for HP Stream 11 Pro G5 will be $390.

 

Source: Edelman