Google and HP unveil HP Chromebook 11

HP Chromebook 11Google and HP today announced the latest Chromebook, the HP Chromebook 11. It joins the larger HP Chromebook 14 announced in September. Like most other Chromebooks, it is relatively inexpensive at US$279 but manages to incorporate a number of new features and promises “the same obsessive attention to detail as the Chromebook Pixel.”

HP Chromebook 11 specifications:

  • Processor: Samsung Exynos 5250
  • Operating system: Google Chrome OS
  • Cellular connectivity: Optional LTE connectivity (through Verizon in U.S.)
  • Other connectivity: dual-band WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Display: 11.6-inch HD (1366×768) IPS LCD
  • Input: Full-size Chrome keyboard and touchpad
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal storage: 16GB
  • Rear-facing camera: None
  • Front-facing camera: VGA
  • Connectors: Audio jack, micro-USB, two USB 2.0 ports, SlimPort video out
  • Battery: 30Wh (Up to 6 hours of battery life)
  • Dimensions: 297 × 192 × 17.6 millimeters
  • Weight: 1.04 kilograms
  • Colors: Black or white with a choice of 4 accent colors
  • Other: Speakers located under keyboard to face towards user

Unlike the Chrome Pixel, the HP Chromebook 11 will not come with a touchscreen.

The Chromebook will initially be available in the U.S. and the UK. It is hitting retailers starting today and will be on on October 16. It is coming to other countries, including Canada, “in time for the holidays.” The LTE version will also follow later this year. It will sell for US$279.

Source : Google