Last year, an Australian group called One Education unveiled a hybrid concept 2-in-1 for students, with a modular design that made it easy to upgrade or replace the components, from the screen to the battery from the camera to the CPU, through memory and storage. At the time it was turned on a crowdfunding campaign but did not register the expected success, forcing the team to put aside this project to focus on another idea.
It seems that the latter was more fortunate.
One Education has opened preorders for a hybrid 2-in-1 called Infinity: One less ambitious than the one presented last year, because of the special has only a semi-rugged design with a green frame and white. In essence, it is not much different from any other detachable on the market but – according to what is released by the non-profit organization – will be the forerunner to the modular version. Probably, in the One Education intentions, there is a willingness to exploit this first model to produce the real “Infinity”.
The tablet comes with a 10.1-inch HD display (1280 x 800 pixels), 2GB of RAM and 64GB of storage with a 7500 mAh battery. It has an Intel Atom quad-core processor is not specified with a top speed of 1.92GHz, which makes us think probably an Atom x5-Z8350, and a keyboard dock that allows you to use it as a notebook. It ‘also equipped with a stylus, whose slot is on the side of the tablet, and a macro lens to be inserted in the camera. The doors kit includes a microSD card reader, micro HDMI, USB 2.0 and micro USB 3.0. On board there is a rear 5-megapixel sensor and a 2-megapixel front.
Although the modular hybrid Infinity (the original one) was designed to support Windows, Linux and Android, the simplified version will be available only with Windows 10. Infinity: One is on presale on the Australian market at a price of $ 318 Australian, with deliveries as of August. And ‘well away from the original modular notebook, but it is also cheaper and easier to produce, so One Education is more likely to respect the delivery times