Chromebooks are no longer limited to cheap laptops aimed at students. This category has been expanded to include various segments. The adult is not strange to see a professional working using a laptop Chrome OS or one family wearing the desktop Chrome OS as a main computer in the house.
To meet two such scenarios, HP introduced two devices Chrome OS new, namely the HP Chromebook x2 11 and HP Chromebase AIO. They both adopted the minimalist design language to look modern and premium, proving once again that Chrome OS devices do not always have to be associated with the word “cheap.”
The HP Chromebook x2 11
We start from the Chromebook x2 11 first. This tablet comes with a kickstand and the keyboard magnetically, which can also be used as a laptop. Not just that, the sales package also includes a stylus.
At the same time, the Chromebook x2 11 promises the mobility of classmate’s smartphones thanks to the chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c. Even the power button its also been equipped with a fingerprint sensor. Complete specifications are DDR4 RAM with a maximum capacity of 8 GB and internal storage eMMC of 128 GB.
Touch screen 11 inches has an aspect ratio of 3:2 and a resolution of 2160 x 1440 pixels. It is embedded a front camera of 5 megapixels, and on the back, there is an 8-megapixel camera. On the side, there is two USB-C Port for charging during data transfer, a microSD card slot, and a pair of speakers. All that packed in a frame made of aluminium with a thickness of 7.5 mm.
In the United States, HP intends to sell the Chromebook x2 11 with a price tag starting at $600.
HP Chromebase AIO
Switch to the HP Chromebase AIO. This device is quite special due to the screen, which can be rotated 90° and 20° respectively. The panel has a size of 21.5 inches and a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, and HP, don’t forget to pin a 5-megapixel camera on it for the video call. When it is not required, there is a lever to turn off the camera physically.
The subject of the kitchen runway, the most expensive variant Chromebase AIO equipped with a processor Intel Core i3 10th generation, RAM 16 GB, and SSD PCIe capacity of 256 GB. Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5 are also available as standard.
Of course, the most part to steal the attention of this device is a stand-his pursed. As HP has become a tradition during this time, the part becomes home to several plugs and the speaker. Her Port itself consists of two USB-C, two USB-A, and a headphone jack.
The same as a Chromebook x2 11, the selling price of Chromebase AIO also begins at the figure of $600 for the common configuration.
HP M24fd USB-C Monitor
At the same time, HP also introduced a new monitor equipped with certification “Works With Chromebook.” The Label ensures that the device is fully compatible with Chromebooks and that the setup is simple. So enough with one cable USB-C only, the laptop can be straightforward
The panel used is an IPS panel to 23.8 inches with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The device has a maximum refresh rate of 75 Hz and the level of maximum brightness of 300
In the United States, this device will be sold starting in October for $250. For other regions, let us wait for more information from the brand