Demonstrating an understanding of the pains of faculty life, ASUS has introduced the ASUS BR1100 sequence laptops for Australia and New Zealand, a sequence designed to resist all that faculty children can do to them. The sequence contains two fashions, the flagship ASUS BR1100F, and the much less flashy ASUS BR1100C.
The corporate has designed them to surpass US military-grade sturdiness requirements (MIL-STD-810H), to outlive the cruel college setting. To that finish, ASUS guarantees they’ve been stringently torture-tested. They characteristic an all-around rubber shock bumper and spill-resistant keyboard. ASUS stated they’ll stand up to being dropped from a normal desk top of 120cm. The keyboard can stand up to as much as 300ml of fluid spilt immediately onto it with out it being broken, ASUS promised.
Each laptops within the vary have 11.6-inch HD shows with 1366x786p decision. They characteristic solely 128GB eMMC storage, however include an additional slot for including 1TB of storage if it’s wanted.
ASUS stated comfort and battery life had been large concerns to make them “simple to handle and to spice up studying effectivity”. To allow that, the laptops can be utilized like clamshells or flipped for use as tablets for various sorts of studying. The BR1100F additionally comes with a stylus that may cost in 15 seconds for 45 minutes’ use.
The BR1100 sequence laptops have sufficient battery life to final for 10 hours, “sufficient for a complete college day,” ASUS stated. The upper-end mannequin, the BR1100F, comes with a world-facing digital camera positioned above the keyboard, for capturing movies and photographs within the laptop computer’s pill mode.
Each fashions additionally sport a modular development that permits the keyboard, battery and different inside elements to be swapped out simply for repairs.
No particulars can be found concerning the BR1100C’s pricing or availability, however the BR1100F will probably be accessible from Could 28. It prices AUD$599. Stockist particulars to come back.
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