HP India has released a new Chromebook with a convertible design named HP Chromebook x360 14a. As evident from its name, the Chromebook is a 2-in-1 machine, that can be used as a laptop and can be converted into a tablet-like format as well. This is possible thanks to its 360-degree hinge mechanism. We will talk more about all the other factors upon which this Chromebook’s performance hinges on.
The HP Chromebook x360 14a’s display is a 14-inch HD+ touch-enabled screen. There is an HD webcam up top and beneath the display, there is a full-size keyboard. An interesting inclusion in the keypad is the Google “Everything Button” or the Launcher key. It is something that’s being made a part of every Chromebooks out there. It can be used to “search Google, your Drive, apps, files, and more — all from one place”.
Now, since the laptop is being targeted at early learners, aged from 4 to 15 years, it comes with hardware for everyday tasks like an Intel Celeron N4010 GML CPU along with 4GB RAM and 64GB of eMMC storage. It has Chrome OS 100 with 100GB of Google One storage for a year and Google Assistant support.
Other features include WiFi, a few USB-C ports, 1 USB-A socket, a 3.5mm headphone jack, a claimed battery life of up to 14 hours, and support for fast charging.
You can pick the device in Ceramic White, Mineral Silver, and Forrest Teal.
Speaking on the new Chromebook launch, Vickram Bedi, Senior Director, Personal Systems, HP India said, “With the increasingly important role of PCs in today’s hybrid learning environment, we are introducing the new HP Chromebook x360 14a designed to provide digital learners with the performance that they need for everyday tasks. This portable powerhouse is lightweight, slim, and offers great value to our young students."
HP has priced the Chromebook x360 14a at ₹29,999 but is yet to reveal the stores through which it would be available.
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|Release Date:||01 Dec 2021|