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CTL NL61X Chromebook Wins Tech & Learning’s ISTE 2016 Best of Show Award

CTL NL61X Praised for its Ability to Reduce Screen breaks by up to 90%

CTL is proud to announce that our NL61X Chromebook has been awarded Tech & Learning’s annual Best of Show Award for ISTE 2016. Products from this year’s ISTE event (June 26 – 29, 2016) were submitted and anonymously evaluated by Tech & Learning advisors. The judges rated their impressions on a sliding scale, then met to decide on which technologies could have the most impact in the classroom and deserved to be named Best of Show.

The CTL NL61X Chromebook is an extra rugged chromebook with a patent-pending X-ProtectTM panel. The X-Protect cover protects the top of the device, where most breaks happen. With reinforced corners and the ultra-protective cover that shields from pressure, CTL NL61X Chromebook is 90% less likely to break due to force from the top. This Chromebook has been tested to withstand 365 pounds of pressure, with no damage incurred. We know that kids are some of the most rigorous product testers around, which is why CTL has reinforced this education-specific device. In addition, the NL61X’s protective cover doubles as a whiteboard, making it fun for students or teachers to personalize their Chromebook.

The CTL NL61X Chromebook features a powerful Intel Braswell Quad Core N3160 Processor (2.24 GHz) with 2 MB Cache. Other specs and features include:

  • Up to 14 hours of battery life
  • 4GB DDRL 1600 RAM (20% faster than DDR1333)
  • 32GB eMMC and optional GoogleDrive cloud storage
  • Water-resistant keyboard
  • Retractable carry handle
  • Drop-resistant design
  • Non-slip texture
  • Reinforced ports, hinges and 4mm power plug
  • Anti-peel keys
  • 180-degree hinge to open flat
  • One free year of accidental damage warranty (we doubt you’ll need it!)

To learn more, check out this video on the CTL NL61TX Chromebook, which has the same specs plus a 10-point capacitive touch IPS screen! The CTL NL61X  and CTL NL61TX are available to purchase at ctl.net.

Congrats to all the winners of Tech & Learning’s Best of ISTE 2016 Awards. We look forward to bringing more of our innovative devices for education to next year’s ISTE event.