Tablets in Education
Designed for learning, made for the classroom
Android tablets are portable enough to take learning anywhere, and powerful enough to open up countless new classroom possibilities. And Google Play for Education makes it easy to find the apps, books, and videos that bring learning to life.
Zones is helping school districts like yours acquire and manage tablets by offering both Android and Chrome management solutions along with a variety of tablets from the industry's top manufacturers.
Zones can help you find the right devices for students, educators and administrators as you choose from an array of sizes and form factors, contact your Zones account executive or call 800.408.9663
Manage 10 or 10,000 tablets with ease
Easily manage tablets using the Google Android Management Console, a web-based environment that lets you set up and manage users, apps and policies across classrooms, schools, or a whole district.
Create user groups:
Apply policies, apps, and settings to different sets of users. Group students by grade level or subject. Separate students and faculty.
Pre-install and block apps:
Blacklist, whitelist, or pre-install apps, extensions and URLs.
Assign devices to specific students and faculty and get configuration and usage reports.
Manage user access:
Control who uses your devices -- prevent outside users from logging in, disable Guest Mode, or designate specific types of users for your devices.
Configure network access:
Set network and proxy settings to make it easy for users to get up and running and ensure they're protected by web filters and firewalls.
Build on existing ways to learn with Android tablets
Deliver powerful educational content to students at an affordable price with your choice of Android tablets. Zones offers a variety of affordable tablets for the classroom that are compatible with Google Play for Education. We also provide seamless and cost-effective options to configure and prepare Google Play for Education devices for deployment.
Zones Integration and Logistics Center offers you unique services, which include:
- Updating and installing the latest operating system
- Enrolling devices on to the domain
- Laser etching a school logo on devices
Zones can help you find the right devices for students, educators and administrators as you choose from an array of sizes and form factors.
HP Slate Pro
Samsung Galaxy Tab4Education
|Display||7.02" 1920x1200 HD display (323ppi), Scratch Resistant Corning® Glass||10.1" LED Backlight Display, 1280x800 IPS HD Display||8" diagonal multi-touch (1600 x 1200) protected by Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3||10.1" WXGA (1280 x 800), protected by Corning® Gorilla® Glass|
|Battery - Active Use||Up to 9 hours||Up to 9 hours||Up to 11.5 hours||Up to 10 hours|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon™ S4 Pro, 1.5GHz||Intel Bay Trial Qual-Core 1.33GHz||NVIDIA® Tegra® 4 A15 (1.8 GHz, 2 MB cache, 4 +1 cores)||1.2GHz Quad Core Processor|
|Storage||16GB||16GB (64GB max)||16GB (48GB max)||16GB (80GB max)|
|Wireless||Dual-band Wi-Fi (2.4G/5G) 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth® 4.0, and NFC (Android Beam)||Dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth® 4.0, and NFC (Android beam)||802.11a/b/g/n (Miracast compatible), Bluetooth® 4.0 + LE, and NFC||Dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth® 4.0, and NFC|
|Cameras||1.2MP front facing, fixed focus 5MP rear facing, auto focus||Front and rear facing cameras (720p video recording)||720p front facing camera/8MP rear facing camera||1.3MP front facing camera/3MP rear facing camera|
|Size & Weight||290 grams, 114 x 200 x 8.65 mm||542 grams, 257.46 x 178.4 x 9.9 mm||453.59 grams, 220 x 141.5 x 9.9 mm||490 grams, 243.4 mm x 176.4 mm x 7.95 mm|
Teach to any vision with Google Play for Education
Great teachers find countless ways to inspire their students every day. With Google Play for Education, you put even more tools at their disposal. It's easy to find and share content that caters to students' unique needs and interests as teachers choose from thousands of educator-approved apps for Android and Chrome, K-12 books, and YouTube videos. It all adds up to more flexible lessons and a more engaged classroom.
- Thousands of free and paid apps for Chrome and Android (see examples)
- K-12 books available free or for affordable rental, from the latest hit fiction to current textbooks
- Educational YouTube videos from approved channels