HP’s premium convertible Chromebook x360 14c is getting a major upgrade under the hood with Intel’s 11-gen processor. With the refresh, the Chromebook x360 14c can be designed with Intel’s Core i5 processor with up to 256GB of solid-state storage, 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and Wi-Fi 6 support. HP claims that the updated model will get up to 10.5 hours of battery life.
As a premium device, the Chromebook 14c will get a design with three-way micro-edge bezels that support an 88% screen-to-body ratio in a form factor that measures just 17.95 mm thin and weighs 3.67 pounds. it happens. The laptop has a 14-inch FHD display, protected by Corning Gorilla Glass with durability, a 360-degree gear hinge to adjust the screen to different positions for work and play, and a metal design. And for those who like to interact with the touchscreen, the Chromebook x360 14c has also supported a USI pen to increase productivity and creativity in demonetisation, drawing and editing applications.
Other features include a full-size backlit keyboard, oversized touchpad and access to a fingerprint reader. There are dual up-firing speakers tuned by Bang & Olufsen. If you need to tune into video chat, the Chromebook x360 14c also comes with a 720p HD webcam with a dual HD digital webcam.
Configuration for the Chromebook x360 14c starts at $ 649, and HP is marketing this device to students, remote workers, and casual workers. At $ 649, you’re getting a configured-to-order model with a 128GB solid-state drive with an 11GB-gen Intel Core i3 processor. Various configurations will be made available this month through HP’s website and online at Best Buy. Pricing was not available for advanced configurations. At its price point, the Chromebook x360 14c will compete against other premium models such as Samsung’s metal-clad Chromebook 2, though that model has a QLED display, and Google’s Pixelbook as well.
In addition to increasing productivity, with this refresh, HP is promoting the stability of the device.
The company said in a prepared statement, “The Chromebook x360 14 is part of the world’s most enduring PC portfolio.” Its premium design features a cover made of seamless recycled aluminum; other laptop components use recycled materials including ocean-bound plastics. “