HP Takes On iPad Pro With Foremost Detachable Chromebook
HP, Inc. revealed the foremost detachable Chromebook of the world stuffing all the productivity advantages of Chrome OS and recognition of Android into a powerful, versatile, sleek, and safe device. Chromebooks are among the rapidly expanding segments of the PC category.
The Chromebook x2 can either be utilized similar to some usual laptop with the attached keyboard or without the keyboard as a tablet. Without the keyboard, the Chromebook x2 weighs 735 g (1.62 Pounds) and is 8.2 mm thick, whereas, with the attached keyboard, it weighs 1.42 kg (3,014 Pounds) and is 15.3 mm thick.
Further, it is packed with an Intel Core m3 processor of 7th-generation and a comparatively insufficient soldered RAM of 4 GB and eMMC storage of 32 GB. Also, a higher-end model with RAM of 8 GB will be obtainable.
HP is a bit more bighearted with the 12.3-inch display and uses Gorilla Glass 4 for augmented durability, QHD+ WLED-backlit touch panel (2400 × 1,600) with an HP Wide Vision camera of 5MP situated above it. Also, there is a rear camera of 13MP dedicated to mirror selfie loyalists.
There is an audio jack for stereo speakers and headphones together with a microSD card slot, a gradually infrequent add-on, which backs extension up to 256 GB. Opportunely, you might not have to be bothered about plugging it frequently into a wall outlet, as HP assures all-day usage from its 48 watt-hour battery.
Further, there are 2 USB-C ports for charging and data transfer along with a digital pen on few models. The price of Chromebook x2 begins at $599.99 and will be available from June 10. The Chromebook x2 is supposed to be competing with the likes of the iPad Pro. And if it makes any progress, the Surface Pro should perhaps worry, as well.
Merely 2 Weeks ago, Acer had declared the initial Chrome OS tablet that features a high-resolution touchscreen and is available at a parallel cost of $329 as the new iPad.