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Texas Instruments unveils the new and improved TI-Nspire™ CX II line of graphing calculators

Introducing a more powerful processor, improved coding and math features and a modern, new look

DALLAS – (March 7, 2019) Texas Instruments (TI) today introduced the new TI-Nspire™ CX II line of graphing calculators, featuring a 2 ½ times faster processor, an updated modern look and interactive math and coding features that will help bring STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects to life for students. Building on the popular TI-Nspire™ CX line of graphing calculators, the new TI-Nspire™ CX II and TI-Nspire™ CX II CAS give students more opportunities to visualize important, abstract concepts, not just in math class, but in science and computer programming courses.

Students at Parkville Middle School in Baltimore use math to write programs on Texas Instruments’ new graphing calculator, the TI-Nspire CX II, that drive a robotic car around a 3D printed city, Math-hattan.

“Students and teachers asked us to make their graphing calculator more responsive as they are using it increasingly to explore an array of complex, STEM concepts,” said Peter Balyta, Ph.D., president of TI Education Technology. “Teachers who experience the new TI-Nspire™ CX II, will immediately appreciate the improved visuals on the screen, faster processer and robust, new features that help students explore STEM.”

Teachers will also appreciate that the key placement, navigation and computer menus are the same as earlier TI-Nspire™ models, so they can continue to use their current classroom lessons. Parents will appreciate that a one-time purchase of a TI-Nspire™ CX II or CX II CAS will take students through all of their math and science courses in middle school, high school and college– everything from chemistry to calculus and can even help them learn to code.

The TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculator is allowed on high-stakes exams, including the PSAT/NMSQT*, SAT* and ACT® college entrance exams as well as Advanced Placement* and IB® exams that allow or require a graphing calculator. The TI-Nspire™ CX II and CX II CAS will be available for purchase at major retail stores in time for back to school 2019. For information on availability, visit our website:

TI-Nspire™ CX II Specifications and Features:

  • Color, backlit display
  • Screen size: 320 x 240 pixels (3.5" diagonal)
  • Screen resolution: 125 DPI; 16-bit color
  • Powered by the TI rechargeable battery (included)
  • USB port for computer connectivity
  • 90+ MB storage memory / 64MB operating memory
  • 396 MHz processor speed
  • Additional technical specifications are available online at

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