HP and Acer have decided to jump into the hardware production business for the Laptops supporting Windows 10 S. Announced yesterday, in a special event, Windows 10 S is the Microsoft’s new locked-down version of Windows. To give a head to head competition to Chrome OS, Microsoft has decided to bring in a dedicated OS which primarily focuses on usage at the school level.

pic 17 HP ProBook x360 and Acer TravelMate Spin B1 to support the Microsofts newest school based OS, Windows 10 S

Both the companies have decided to ship the existing versions of laptops with Windows 10 S as their Operating System for a comparatively cheaper price tag of $299.

HP’s Lineup For Windows 10 S

As far as HP is concerned, a new version of the company’s ProBook x360 Education Edition is decided to come out with the newer OS. The specifications of this system are mentioned below:

  • 11.6-inch display with a 1366 x 768 resolution
  • Intel Celeron processor
  • 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage
  • The mid-level specifications of the laptop can cost you almost $299 on the sale price.

pic 18 HP ProBook x360 and Acer TravelMate Spin B1 to support the Microsofts newest school based OS, Windows 10 S

Acer’s Lineup For Windows 10 S

Similarly, Acer is also all set to roll out an updated version of its TravelMate Spin B1 Convertible which currently has a price tag of $399 but you can get it for $299 now. The specifications for Acer’s machine which will sport the newer OS by Microsoft, are listed below:

  • 11.6-inch touchscreen with a 1080p display
  • Intel Celeron processor
  • 4GB of RAM with 64GB internal storage

pic 19 HP ProBook x360 and Acer TravelMate Spin B1 to support the Microsofts newest school based OS, Windows 10 S

Microsoft’s Own Hardware

As for the initial release, Microsoft has decided to launch the OS in its own production, the Surface Laptop. But with HP and Acer’s announcement, it seems like we will be able to choose between other options as well. Microsoft’s aim is to replace the Chromebooks from the classrooms with it newest launch, the Windows 10 S.

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