Kano collaborated with Microsoft to release a kit allowing children to build their own Windows 10 laptop.
The society Kano is known for its DIY computers for children. She is about to go out a new kit in partnership with Microsoft. This time it will be a laptop convertible into tablet. It will turn under Windows 10 and will cost $ 300.
Although intended for children, this PC will still have enough in the belly to perform all the basic operations. It will be equipped with 11.6 inch screen, Intel Atom x5-Z8350 1.44 GHZ processor, 64GB hard drive and 4GB of RAM.
Once assembled, this tablet connects to a keyboard. This is the first time that Kano has collaborated with Microsoft. The end result looks like a mix between Kano PCs and Microsoft Surface tablets.
Aspiring IT specialists will receive their kit with an instruction guide presented in the form of a storybook. They will always be entitled to learning applications in Kano programming, but also to office suite and to Minecraft: Education Edition. The computer also offers a new application called “How Computers Work” which allows you to learn the basics of coding, networking, etc.
The kit will launch in the United States on October 21. He will be sold on the Kano store and on the Microsoft store, priced at $ 299.99.
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