(Pocket-lint) - HP is introducing a mates caller Chrome OS-powered computers: The Chromebook x2 11 and the Chromebase AIO (all-in-one).
Starting with the Chromebook x2 211, it's a detachable laptop that supports a tablet mode. It volition beryllium disposable from Best Buy successful the US this month, followed by HP's tract successful October 2021, for a starting terms of $599.99. It features an 11-inch touchscreen show with a 3:2 facet ratio and 2160 x 1440 resolution. It besides comes with a magnetic keyboard and kickstand to usage successful laptop mode.
It has Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 7c processor, optional 4G LTE, and up to 11 hours of artillery life. You tin get it with either 64GB oregon 128GB of retention paired with 8GB of RAM, but the LTE-equipped models travel with either 4GB of RAM and 64GB of retention oregon 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. There's besides a 5-megapixel camera for video calls, and a 8-megapixel camera connected the back.
The tablet is made of aluminium and packs USB-C ports, a microSD reader, and a fingerprint reader. No headphone jack to beryllium found, though. Included is simply a wireless pen, however, that magnetically attaches to the broadside to recharge.
As for the all-in-one Chrome OS desktop computer, it features a surface that tin rotate from scenery to representation and tilt backmost 20 degrees. The Chromenbase AIO is made of aluminium and houses a 21.5-inch touchscreen with a solution of 1920 x 1080 pixels arsenic good arsenic dual 5-watt speakers, 2 USB-C ports, 2 USB-A ports, a headphone jack, and a 5-megapixel camera for video calling.
Also included is simply a wireless rodent and keyboard. For specs, you tin get it with either an Intel Pentium Gold processor oregon a 10th Gen Core i3 chip. The Pentium Gold comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of eMMC storage, but you tin upgrade to 16GB RAM and a 256GB SSD connected the antithetic models.
The Chromebase AIO volition beryllium disposable astatine HP, Amazon, and Best Buy successful the US from August 2021. It, too, has a starting terms of $599.99
Writing by Maggie Tillman. Originally published connected 10 August 2021.