“We Know Chrome”
A tagline that CTL takes very seriously. The Portland based hardware manufacturer may not ring a bell, but they have been in the business of making PCs, laptops, displays and more since the late 80’s. In 2015 CTL entered the Chromebook market with their enterprise-focused model and since that time have become one of the strongest players in educational Chrome device arena.
Two years later and CTL now offers multiple variations of four different Chromebook models, all built for the rigorous daily use of students. CTL is now offering bundle pack of their popular J2 Chromebook for educational institutions. The bundle included fifteen devices as well as a Chrome Management Console ($450 value) for each device.
The CTL J2 Chromebook is a RockChip-based device built on the same platform as the original ASUS Flip. This particular Chromebook comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB of storage. This may not seem like a lot but for an entry-level EDU device it has what it takes to offer students a great Chrome experience. The J2 is also on the list of devices that will be getting Android Apps in the near future.
Other features included with the CTL J2 Chromebook:
- 11.6” 1366×768 IPS HD LED Anti-Glare Screen
- 2 built-in stereo speakers 1.5W
- Water Resistant Keyboard
- Anti-Peel Keys
- Reinforced Ports, Hinges And Power Plug
- Drop Resistant Design
If your institution is looking to add some entry-level Chrome devices or you want to expand your existing fleet, the CTL J2 may be a cost-effective place to start. Find out more at CTL.
*UPDATE*– The link to CTL about shows a list price of $3135.00. I have contacted CTL and they have confirmed that the $2400 promotion is still available to educational institutions. Contact sales for details.