ASUS recently announced all-new ASUS BR1100 education laptop in Singapore. This is an all-new, education-focused Windows 10 Pro convertible laptop with an 11.6-inch multi-touch display.
The new ASUS BR1100 laptop is built to military-grade standard to survive the hustle and bustle of everyday life at home, outside and in the classroom, with clever protective features including an all-round rubber bumper and a spill-resistant keyboard. They also support AI-powered noise-cancelling technology for high-quality remote learning and conferencing. It has a battery life to handle full day’s learning and beyond, an easy-to-service modular construction, with convertible design benefits from a world-facing camera and optical stylus for innovative learning opportunities and maximum flexibility.
Unlock Limitless Learning with Windows
The ASUS BR1100 laptop comes with Windows 10 Pro that allow educators to focus on delivering personalised learning experiences that help enable better learning outcomes. Windows 10 Pro empower students to navigate their learning and develop social and emotional skills, with free tools available to deliver tailored learning in key subjects like reading, writing, and mathematics.
Moving towards a remote learning environment, creating an online classroom is an important step. Microsoft Teams for Education provides an online classroom so students and teachers can find new ways to continue to focus on learning — free for schools.
With Windows Autopilot, students and teachers can quickly transform a brand new device into a classroom-ready state—or reset existing devices to remove apps, settings and personal files—without physically having to touch the device.
The new ASUS BR1100 laptop is built to military-grade standard to survive the hustle and bustle of everyday life at home, outside and in the classroom, with clever protective features including an all-round rubber bumper and a spill-resistant keyboard, it can cope with liquid spills of up to 330 cc without harm – so minor splashes are easily drained, cleaned and dried.
This laptop also features a rubber safety grip on the base, it not only provides a sturdy support for the laptop but also makes it easier to grip when carrying, reducing the risk of fumbles and slips.The keyboard is also designed to resist tampering, with a minimal gap between the edges of the keycaps and the keyboard surround to prevent the keys from being pried out. The laptops are even have a tough, micro-dimpled finish that’s able to brush off both fingerprints and minor scuffs and scratches.
The ASUS BR1100 laptop surpasses demanding US military-grade MIL-STD-810H durability standards. It is also torture-tested to pass stringent ASUS quality tests, confirming that it is able to withstand drops of up to 120 cm — more than standard desk height. The display hinge and I/O ports are also exhaustively tested to endure the stresses and strains of everyday use.
Storage, Stamina and Smarts
The ASUS BR1100 laptop has128 GB of eMMC storage built right in, with up to 10 hours battery life on a single charge, it is able last for a full day of classes and more – empowering students to enjoy both uninterrupted learning and relaxation.
The ASUS BR1100 laptop equipped with a precision stylus with storage garage to help students get every detail just right when drawing, taking notes or marking up documents. The garage means the stylus – which is able to detect 4,096 levels of pressure – is always to hand, and minimises the chance of it being lost or mislaid. It’s also quick to charge, with a 15-second stay in the garage providing enough capacitance for 45 minutes’ use.
It also includes a special world-facing camera, positioned just above the keyboard. This empowers students to explore and learn in totally new ways, allowing them to capture photos and videos in tablet mode.
Connectivity and Clarity
The ASUS BR1100 laptop includes innovative ASUS AI noise-canceling technology. This employs sophisticated machine-learning techniques in order to isolate unwanted noise from human speech for clearer voice. In addition, the webcam employs innovate 3D noise-reduction (3DNR) technology to remove up to 94% of random noise, significantly improving image quality.
It is also loaded with connectivity, including the latest 3.2 Gen 2 USB Type-C™ (USB-C™) port — with support for high-speed data transfers and USB Power Delivery — along with a USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, HDMI, microSD card reader and an Ethernet (RJ45) port for wired networking.
The ASUS BR1100 laptop is designed for easy servicing and reduced downtime. Benefits from a modular construction that allows key components — such as the keyboard, battery, thermal module and I/O ports — to be replaced in minutes using simple tools. As a final easy-maintenance touch, the underside is secured attached using captive screws, eliminating worries about losing these little parts during repairs.
The ASUS BR1100 laptop has a bright LED indicator integrated into the top cover. This enables educators to see at a glance if a particular student’s laptop is facing connectivity or power problems – giving teachers a heads up when a student might need help.
As well, to help protect users, the surfaces of these new learning-focused laptops are treated with ASUS BacGuard. This has been scientifically shown to inhibit the growth of bacteria by over 99% over a 24-hour period, helps to keep surfaces clean and sanitary, potentially reducing the spread of harmful bacteria via contact.
The screen is also certified by TÜV Rheinland for low blue-light emissions, potentially helping to protect students’ eyes from damage during prolonged study sessions.
Pricing and Availability
The ASUS BR1100 Laptop (BR1100FKA-BP0469R) will be retailing from $699 and will be available at ASUS Exclusive Store and ASUS Online Store.
ASUS Exclusive Store
Address: 200 Victoria Street, #03-03/04, Singapore 188021
Operating hours: Monday – Sunday: 11am to 8pm
Contact number: 6338 6993
|CPU||Intel® Celeron® N4500 Processor 1.1 GHz (4M Cache, up to 2.8 GHz, 2 cores)|
|Display options||11.6-inch LED-backlit HD (1366 x 768), Touchscreen
TÜV Rheinland Eye Care certification
|Operating system||Windows 10 Pro|
|Main memory||4 GB DDR4 2400 MHz onboard|
|Storage||128 GB eMMC 5.1 storage|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 5(802.11ac)+Bluetooth 5.0 (Dual band) 2*2|
|Camera||HD webcam with shutter, 1.3 million pixels|
|I/O ports||1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C® (support charging)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
1 x USB 2.0
1 x standard HDMI 1.4
1 x RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet
1 x 3.5 mm audio jack
1 x microSD card reader and NANO SIM combo (LTE sku only)
|Audio||2 integrated stereo speakers
2 integrated array microphones with Cortana voice-recognition support
|Stylus||Supports 4096 MPP2.0 (optional)|
|Battery||3-cell, 42W Li-ion Polymer|
|AC adapter||45 W Type-C power adapter: output: 15 V / 3A, input: 100-240 V AC, 50/60 Hz universal|
|Dimensions||294.6 x 204.9 x 19.95 mm|
* Information and pictures courtesy of ASUS Singapore *