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Extra Rugged Chromebook Can Withstand 365 Pounds Piled on Top

Don't try this at home

Most Chromebooks are pretty Rugged, as they have to be in order to withstand the daily rigors of school age children treating them like regular objects. Even so, we wouldn't recommend standing on top of one, not unless you're looking to crush the screen for some odd reason.

That attempt might not work with CTL's new NL6X Extra-Rugged Chromebook for Education (just NL6X from here on out). This thing's been fortified with a pressure-resistant Cover (doubles as a whiteboard) and reinforced corners. The result? CTL claims that in-house testing showed it can survive up to a 365-pound person standing on top of the thing.

It's not really a silly demonstration. Classrooms are increasingly congested and it doesn't take a lot of imagination to envision one of these things being stepped on because little Billy laid it down next to his backpack on the floor.

The laptop is also drop resistant up to 70cm, has a non-slip texture, features reinforced Ports and hinges, boasts a stronger and thicker rear cover and frame to absorb shocks, and has a water-resistant keyboard with anti-peel keys.

Other specs and features include an 11.6-inch display with a 1366x768 resolution, Intel Celeron N2940 processor, 4GB of RAM, 16GB eMMC, 802.11ac Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.05, 720p webcam, full-size HDMI port, USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports (one each), 2-in-1 card reader, and of course Chrome OS.

CTL's NL6X is available now for $269.

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