Dell has announced the Chromebook 13, designed with a heaping of business features.
The “premium” device starts at $499 and comes in several configurations including Celeron, Core i3, or Core i5 processors; 2GB, 4GB, or 8GB memory; 16Gb or 32GB of storage and even an optional touchscreen.
Furthermore, the chassis features a carbon fiber weave magnesium alloy palm rest and aluminum base supporting a 13.3-inch FHD display and backlit keyboard.
It’s on the software level that the business-oriented features really come through.
On the software level, the device employs Chrome for Work along with the application, management and security features of Dell KACE, which also offers inventory management and service desk support to users of the device.
The Chromebook’s other enterprise features include the Dell SonicWALL Mobile Connect VPN app, which helps provide secure access to resources, as well as reporting and tracking. There are also options for content filter subscription services with Dell firewalls.
The Dell Chromebook 13 will be available in Canada starting September 17.