Panasonic Announces 3E, A 2-in-1 Windows Device Custom Developed For Education Market

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Panasonic today unveiled its new 3E 2-in-1 student device custom developed for education market. It includes education software and a suite of professional development programs that ensure teachers are able to maximize schools’ technology investments and stay apace of emerging technology trends. Built to the IP51 standard, the 3E combines a shock-absorbing, rubber mid-frame with a tough, easy-to-grip textured exterior that can handle a fall from 70 cm and take life in a backpack without scratching or denting. Students can draw, take notes and navigate intuitively using their fingers and multi-touch gestures. For fine and detailed work, the included stylus offers precise control. It also comes with 1.2 MP front and 5MP back cameras.

The 3E’s The keyboard features a reversible dock, so the screen can be used facing the student for individual work or facing the world for presentations and group activities. Closed, the keyboard protects the screen and gives the student a built-in handle for carrying. 3E also ships with a thermal probe and SPARKvue® software that lets student scientists sample and record temperatures, graph changes over time, analyze and draw conclusions about physical phenomenon.

Find the full specs below.

PROCESSORIntel® Atom™ Z3740D (1.3GHz, quad core)
OSWindows 8.1 Pro for Education, 32-bit
SOFTWAREIntel® Education Software
DISPLAY10-inch 1366 x 768 LCD, IPS, 350 nits, five-point touch
SECURITYAbsolute® Computrace, McAfee® AntiVirus Plus
RUGGEDNESS70cm drop, water and dust resistance, IP51
CONNECTIVITYBluetooth® 4.0, NFC (optional), LTE (optional)
SYSTEM I/O1x USB3.0 (tablet), 1x USB 2.0 (dock), 1x micro-SD slot, audio-mic combo-jack, micro HDMI
GPSH/W-ready (optional)
MEMORY2GB DDR3L-RS 1333 (or simple version: 2GB)
GRAPHICSIntegrated Intel® HD Graphics
  • Bugbog

    Hit me with your ugly stick! Looks like it’s for preschoolers!?

  • donzebe

    Just keep the price right and it will sell. It looks like it’s targeted for the $200 and less.

    • HelenK

      Maybe but only to blind people 8-(

  • jimski27

    Good up till 5th-6th grade, where ruggedness is more important than style. After that, a proper 2 in 1, with stylus support would do well. Stylus in an education setting is essential.