In a few months time during June 2018 Hewlett-Packard will be making available their new HP Chromebook x2 which was unveiled this week and tablet with keyboard cover and stylus to compete with the likes of the Apple iPad Pro. Priced from $599 the Chromebook x2 is powered by a Core m3 Kaby Lake processor with 1GHz base and up to 2.6GHz Turbo Boost supported by 4GB of RAM with the ability to increase this to 8 GB if required. The tablet is fitted with a 12.3 inch screen offering users a resolution of 2400 x 1600 pixels and 32 GB of internal storage.
Other features of the HP Chromebook x2 tablet include stereo speakers, 5 megapixel front facing camera for video calling, together with a 13 megapixel rear facing for video and photographs, 2 x USB-C ports, a handy microSD card slot for extra storage when required together with a battery that is capable of powering the tablet for up to 10.5 hours from a single charge. Hewlett-Packard is also left in place the head phone jack properly accounts for why the Chromebook x2 is a little heavier than the iPad Pro.
“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, consumer personal systems, HP Inc. “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.”
As more information on worldwide availability and pricing as announced by Hewlett Packard we will keep you up to speed as always.