It looks like the Classmate PC may have a challenger in regards to PC’s for students.The HP Mini 100e Education Edition is an education focused netbook which is durable and ideal for classroom computing. The HP Mini 100e includes productivity, education and security software from Microsoft, such as Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft Math and Microsoft Security Essentials. In addition to the learning software, the HP Mini 100e will feature a spill resistant keyboard. The HP Mini 100e features a clamshell design starting at only 3.19 pounds, 10.1-inch LED-backlit WSVGA display, 92 percent of full size QWERTY keyboard
and an integrated carrying handle.
A variety of accessories are also available for the HP Mini 100e, to further
improve the productivity of students in the classroom and on the go,
— HP Slip Case
— HP Optical Mouse
— HP Combo Lock
— HP Student Edition Youth Backpack
— HP External USB Optical Drive
The HP Mini 100e will be available worldwide in July. Pricing is not expected to exceed $300.