The reports have proven to be accurate with the new student-specific version that is a student-focused version of Windows 11 that has been officially revealed under the name Windows 11 SE. It’s a similar approach to what we had was expecting from the defunct Windows 10X OS that was designed for dual-screen devices such as Microsoft’s Surface Neo.
Microsoft has announced during its conference the fact that Windows 11 SE will power inexpensive laptops that cater to classrooms for children in grades K-8, placing it directly competing against Google Chromebooks. One step further, Microsoft also unveiled the Surface Laptop SE, a new Surface Laptop SE that will utilize the lighter operating system.
This also means Windows 11 SE will not be available to all users. But, in addition to the Microsoft Store apps, it will also support traditional applications like Google Chrome and Zoom. With regards to the general UI and design, it doesn’t appear any different than the standard Windows 11 we are running on the devices we support.
In addition, there are three editions geared towards education available for Windows: Windows 11 SE, Windows 11 Education, and Windows 11 Pro Education. In this version, SE takes the cloud-first strategy and will use online services as the primary focus.
When it comes to the Surface Laptop SE, it is priced at a that is $249, making it the most affordable device within the Surface computers lineup. The machine that is priced at a bargain will include the Intel Celeron CPU, 64GB storage in eMMC 4GB RAM, and an 11-inch 1366×768 display. It also comes with an HD webcam with a 720p HD webcam with stereo speakers, as well as the capacity to last up to 16 hours on battery capacity.
Not only Surface There will also be Windows 11 SE laptops from major OEMs such as Acer, ASUS, Dell, Dynabook, Fujitsu, HP, JK-IP, Lenovo, and more. A majority of these are up for auction during the course of the year and will be available the year 2022 is when they will be available, Microsoft said.