- Touchscreen — pen and on-screen soft keyboard
- Tablet mode — simple user-interface shell; quick launcher for tablet mode
- Enhanced software — easier network connection and collaboration simple computer management, and localized, education-friendly content
There is a side-by-side comparison chart in the ClassmatePC's website.Quick Highlights:
- A beefier processor (1.6 GHz Intel Atom)
- Bigger hard-disk (Up to 8 GB flash HDD)
- Increased battery life (Up to 6.5 hours)
- An optional built-in camera
The ClassmatePC offers either Windows XP or Linux as operating system. There is no specific information about which distribution of Linux is used for the ClassmatePC. Mandriva Linux was used in the first generation ClassmatePC.
Looks like OLPC's competition is getting tougher.