HP has a brand new Chromebook on the way that both embraces its recent past in that space and introduces a wider range of options for those looking to get started on the platform. The HP Chromebook 15, as its name implies, is a new series that takes a 15.6-inch clamshell format. Built around a design that has a familiar HP flair across several configurations that will suit a plethora of use cases starting at the upper-mid-range of the price spectrum. A familiar package refined Differences between the various models announced by HP are primarily in key internal specs so they're all going to be the same on the outside. The company's Chromebook 15 doesn't alter too much from recent Chrome OS laptops either. HP has chosen to stick with the inclusion of a sandblasted finish for its ceramic white lid with a darker color used for the keyboard base -- in this case a 'mineral silver' or 'cloud blue' hue. The display itself is set at a resolution of 1920 x 1080. That's an IPS BrightView … [Read more...] about Familiar But New HP Chromebook 15 Unveiled For Everybody
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HP has a new Chromebook coming to sit atop its lineup of Chrome laptops in terms of size, at least. The new device is the HP Chromebook 15, and it will come starting at $449 (about £345, AU$630) in the US.The new HP Chromebook 15 is a no-nonsense affair. It doesn't have any of the flourishes that some of HP's other Chromebooks do. No 360-degree hinge, like the HP Chromebook 14 x360, and no HP Active Pen support, like the HP Chromebook 12 x2.Instead, the HP Chromebook 15 gets a classy design with metal lid and keyboard deck, a larger display with slim side bezels, a 17.9mm thin construction and a full keyboard with number pad and backlighting.See the best Chromebooks available right nowWondering whether you should buy a Chromebook?These are the best Chromebook deals Into the specsThe 15-inch display has a Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) resolution and uses an IPS panel for wide viewing angles. The bezels around the display aren't as slim as we've seen on some premium laptops, but … [Read more...] about New HP Chromebook 15 laptop is a straightforward work machine
Best answer: HP has two Chromebooks that you should be looking at, and the one you want to buy depends on how you're going to be using it. The new HP Chromebook 14 comes with an all-new optimized AMD APU with Radeon graphics and looks like a great choice if you're after the traditional laptop form factor. The HP Chromebook X2 is a two-in-one detachable that has a great display, Intel Core M processor, and is our recommendation for best overall Chromebook. The form factor HP has been making Chromebooks for a long time and its current lineup looks to be its best ever. The company's all-new "budget" model is the Chromebook 14, but with a twist — it's one of the first Chromebooks with the new optimized AMD APU for Chromebooks. That means you'll have a dual-core 2.2GHz CPU and AMD Radeon R4 graphics to power everything. The 14-inch display should look lovely with the new processor and the rest of the specs — 4GB of memory and 32GB of storage — match what our other choice … [Read more...] about Which HP Chromebook should you buy?
Aside from its AMD chipset with Radeon graphics, the Chromebook 14's other unique feature is a resin finish that's supposed to help the device better resist scratches and bumps . I didn't throw it around to test that claim, but the sandpapery exterior certainly felt hardy when I played with it. The Ink Blue version I saw is quite attractive, though the laptop is also available in gray and white, if you prefer something more conservative. Since it uses a fanless design, HP was able to keep the Chromebook 14's profile to a slim 18.35mm, but the laptop still felt slightly chunky compared to the latest Chromebooks. Those tend to cost slightly more, though.The new HP Chromebook has 3 display options -- Full HD touch and HD touch or nontouch. The unit we saw was the full HD model, and it was responsive and easy to read. It's not the brightest or most vibrant screen I've seen, even for a Chromebook, but hey, it's only $270. I'm not going to complain. … [Read more...] about HP Chromebook 14 hands-on: AMD’s first dance with Chrome OS
As Google continues to make Chrome OS more touch-friendly, we're going to see an increasing number of convertible form factors in the space, and that's exactly what HP has announced today. The Chromebook x360 14 is a premium device with a 360-degree rotating hinge allowing for tablet, tent, and stand modes. It includes powerful internals such as 8th generation Intel Core processors (i3 or i5) and 8GB of RAM. IFA 2018 saw the introduction of $600 Chromebooks from Dell and Lenovo with better than normal specs, and this new model from HP joins its detachable Chromebook x2 in the same price bracket. Not to be confused with the cheap, education-focused Chromebook x360 11, the newest HP model offers a full-size backlit keyboard, Intel UHD Graphics 620, and battery life of up to 13.5 hours (based on mixed usage). The display is an impressive-sounding 14-inch FHD IPS micro-edge WLED-backlit (1920 x 1080) panel with pretty small bezels. HP has only included 64GB of internal storage (eMMC), … [Read more...] about HP Chromebook x360 14 is a premium convertible costing $599