Following a leak that filled the web with buzz on the topic, HP officially announced the Chromebook 11, dubbed a product “made with Google” and “for everyone”. This new Chromebook packs an 11.6 inch screen with a 16:9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
The display provides a 176 degree viewing angle, 60% color gamut and 300 nits of brightness. Inside the HP Chromebook 11 we’ll find an Exynos 5250 GAIA application processor, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of SSD storage. There’s 100 GB of Google Drive storage on board, available for free for 2 years. Apart from the Drive storage, Google will bundle some bonus items like 12 free GoGo Inflight Internet sessions.
In the mix there will be a 60 day trial for Google Play Music All Access. Back to the specs, the HP Chromebook 11 features a VGA webcam, Chrome keyboard, touchpad, dual band WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, two USB 2.0 ports and a microUSB for charging. For now the product is available in a WiFi version alone, but there will be a LTE model on Verizon later on.
Price tag of the initial unit is $279.99.