Google Chromebook auto update policy
Google Chromebook’s are a popular choice amongst digital 1-1 schemes due to the device being simple, secure and shareable. Chromebook devices give students access to all the key learning resources, apps and security protection all within an affordable price bracket.
Choosing the correct Chromebook for your school
All in all, Chromebooks are fantastic devices for schools. Seeing many schools enrol on the digital 1-1 scheme the most difficult part of the process is choosing what device.
When choosing a Chromebook for your schools digital 1-1 scheme, it is important to consider the auto update policy. All Chromebook devices receive regular updates to ensure efficiency and security of the device internally. However, there is an end date to these updates which is known as auto update expiration.
Each Chromebook has an auto update expiration which usually lasts up until 6.5 years. The countdown begins when the first device on the platform is released. Therefore, based on this when choosing your schools Chromebook devices choose the device with the latest hardware platform. This will ensure all students are receiving the longest auto update support.
If a manufacturer releases a device on a 1-year old hardware platform, it will have 5.5 years of auto update support.
Overall, Chromebook’s are highly recommended devices within the education sector, but ensure you are enabling your school and students to get the complete longevity of it.
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Enrolling schools on digital 1-1 schemes so often we understand what schools are looking for. Give us a call on 01494 611 465 or enquire online and we can advise you. Alternatively, we can put you in touch with suppliers who will be able to support you in your Chromebook choice. We look forward to hearing from you shortly.