Digital Desk, San Francisco. Microsoft has introduced Windows 11 SE laptop, which is specially designed for educational purpose. The new Windows 11 version is a revamped version of Microsoft’s latest OS release, optimized for the educational market.
Windows 11 SE comes pre-loaded with Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote and OneDrive, which can also be used offline as part of the Microsoft 365 license.
Windows 11 SE will be available preloaded only on devices new to the education market. It will not be available for existing devices or made available separately for users to install on any other device. Various OEMs including Acer, Asus, Dell, Dynabook, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo and other PC makers will also be rolling out their own Windows 11 SE PCs.
Meanwhile, the Surface Laptop SE will start at $249.99, making it Microsoft’s cheapest device to date. The Surface Laptop SE features a 16:9 11.6-inch 1366×768 TFT display, an Intel Celeron N4020 and N4120, 4GB plus 8GB of RAM, and 64GB plus 128GB of eMMC storage.
Connectivity on the Surface Laptop SE includes a USB-A port, a USB-C port, a DC connector and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The laptop comes with a 1MP camera on the front for video calls. The laptop includes WiFi 5 (802.11ac) support and Bluetooth 5.0 LE.
The exterior of the laptop is covered in a complete plastic clamshell with white paint called Microsoft Glacier. It will be available in the US, UK, Canada and Japan.