Hp on Monday announced the the ‘World’s First Detachable Chrome OS Machine’ in the form of the HP Chromebook x2.
The Chromebook x2 has been priced starting at $599.99 (roughly Rs. 39,000) and is said to be made available via HP.com and will go on sale June 10.
The device can either be used like a conventional laptop with the keyboard attached, or with the keyboard removed in tablet mode.
The HP Chromebook x2 has a 12.3-inch, 2400×1600 resolution IPS display. The display has support for a stylus and it comes bundled with the HP Active Pen. Another thing that’s included is the keyboard dock, which includes a full-size keyboard, trackpad and B&O speaker system.
HP Chromebook X2 Specifications
- 12.3-inch Quad-HD display(2,400×1600 resolution) with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
- 7th-generation Intel Core processors
- 8GB of LPDDR3 RAM
- 32GB of internal storage, with MicroSD expansion available up to 256GB
- 13MP rear camera, 5MP front camera
- Dual speakers paired to B&O Play’s technology
- Two USB Type-C ports, a microSD card port, and audio jacks
HP is promising that the Chromebook x2, which is a bit thicker and heavier than the iPad Pro, will deliver 10.5 hours of battery life.
“The HP Chromebook x2 hits a trifecta for customers, combining the productivity of the Chrome OS and power of the world’s most-used app platform into a versatile form factor ideal for experiencing all the Google ecosystem has to offer,” said Kevin Frost, vice president and general manager of consumer personal systems at HP.
“As the world’s first Chromebook detachable, it will unlock new ways for people to create, collaborate and consume within Chrome and the Google Play Store.