HP and Google have announced a new Chromebook laptop with high-end features for $279.99 dubbed as HP Chromebook 11. It is actually an internet centric Chrome operating system running device which is also borrowing high-end features which were introduced in the Chromebook models that cost $1000. The new addition in the Chromebook laptop series also features many design attributes that were found in the Chromebook Pixel which was introduced for $1299.
Features wise, HP Chromebook 11 comes with an 11.6inch IPS display with the resolution of 1366*768 pixels. It is powered by a dual core Samsung Exynos 5250 processor along with 2GB of RAM memory. The new Chromebook notebook laptop comes with only 16GB of internal storage. It is the first Chromebook device to feature a microUSB battery charging port which can charge the device with most of the Android smartphones.
“Designed and built in partnership with our friends at HP, it has all of the speed, simplicity and security benefits you’d expect from a Chromebook, and some unique design elements that address many of the challenges people face with computers today,”
said Caesar Sengupta, VP, Product Management at Google.
The latest HP Chromebook also comes with digitally-tuned speakers under the keyboard of the laptop. Connectivity features of the new Chromebook include dual band WiFi as well as Bluetooth 4.0. The white and blue color variants of the HP Chromebook 11 are available to buy in UK and US for the above mentioned price. Google is also offering 100GB of Google Drive cloud storage with the new Chromebook.