Digital Office, San Francisco. Microsoft has introduced a laptop running Windows 11 SE, which is specially designed for educational purposes. The new Windows 11 version is a revamped version of the latest operating system from Microsoft, and it’s optimized for the educational market.
Windows 11 SE comes preloaded with Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, and OneDrive, which can also be used offline as part of a Microsoft 365 license.
Windows 11 SE will only be available preloaded on new devices in the education market. It will not be available for existing devices or separately available for users to install on any other device. Several OEMs including Acer, Asus, Dell, Dynabook, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo and other PC makers will release their 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 an 11.6-inch 16:9 display with a resolution of 1366 x 768 TFT, Intel Celeron N4020, N4120, 4GB RAM plus 8GB, and 64GB plus 128GB 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 front camera for making video calls. The laptop has Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) and Bluetooth 5.0 support.
The outside of the laptop is covered in a full plastic shell with a white coating called Microsoft Glacier. It will be available in the US, UK, Canada and Japan.