HP updates its Chromebook lineup with 11- and 14-inch models

Jan 07, 2018, 05:05
HP updates its Chromebook lineup with 11- and 14-inch models

The Chromebook 14 G5 have the ports at the sides of the palm rest while the 11 G6 appears to have the ports at the upper corners, claims a report by 9to5Google citing a CNET report. While other companies are holding off launches of their latest products for the CES 2018, HP went ahead and unveiled its newest pair of Chromebooks named Chromebook 11 G6 and Chromebook 14 G5. "Chromebooks are widely known as a fast, easy and secure way to work and play both online and offline". The new models in the lineup are the Chromebook 14 GS and Chromebook 11 G6 and these are aimed at the business and education sectors.

It is safe to assume that the laptops will run all the Android apps.

HP updates its Chromebook lineup with 11- and 14-inch models
HP updates its Chromebook lineup with 11- and 14-inch models

Acer has refreshed one of their popular Chromebooks with the new CB311 line.

10 hours of battery life and Google Play support make this a great budget laptop. It comes with either 2GB or 4GB of memory and 16GB or 32GB of storage. The device's fanless design allows it to run quietly, making it great for shared spaces such as in a family room, library or coffee shop. Two of which consist of the newer USB Type- C (3.1) standard while the other two are USB Type-A (3.0) ports. Plus, customers can use the MicroSD card reader to access and transfer content.

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HP Chromebook 14 GS and Chromebook 11 G6 are touted to be durable. The report says these will also include Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2x2) for better connectivity.

"The Acer Chromebook comes with an 11.6" IPS HD (1366 x 768) resolution display in both touch (CB311-8HT) and non-touch (CB311-8H). In addition, the new Chromebook 11 looks to offer a competitive audio and social experience due to its inclusion of dual stereo speakers as well as a high-dynamic range (HDR) camera. Many Chromebook customers store their files on Google Drive which protects files, documents, and photos safely in the cloud, and ensures that the most current version of the file or document is always available and safe, even if the Chromebook is lost or stolen. In terms of availability, the new Chromebook 11 is due to firstly become available in EMEA, starting from March, and priced as low as €249.

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