HP has announced two of its most premium Chrome OS products, which include the Chromebook x360 14c and Chromebook 11a. According to HP, the Chromebook x360 14c is the most premium Chromebook they have made until now. While the Chromebook 11a is more of a budget product with some decent features. So, let’s talk about the specifications of these two Chromebooks one by one without wasting any more time.
Chromebook x360 14c
First, let’s talk about design. The Chromebook x360 14c comes with three-sided micro-edge bezels with a screen-to-body ratio of 88%. It is relatively large for an HP-made consumer Chromebook. Also, the touchpad and the keyboard look impressive with a metal keyboard deck and cover.
Second, let’s talk about the display. The Chromebook x360 14c comes with a 14-inch Full HD IPS touchscreen display with Gorilla Glass NBT. Not only that but, HP has also placed a fingerprint reader and an HD webcam with a privacy switch.
Lastly, let’s talk about the internals. The Chromebook x360 14c will come with either an Intel Pentium Gold 6405U, a Core i3-10110U, or a 10th Gen Intel Core i5 processor coupled with 8GB of RAM and up to 128GB eMMC storage. The battery on this one is a 60.9 Wh li-ion battery with an included 45W USB-C adapter. According to HP, it charges up to 50% in just 45 minutes and provides a battery life of 13.5 hours.
Price and Availability
The Chromebook x360 14c will start with a price tag of $499 when it goes on sale later this month. It will be up for purchase on both HP and Best Buy with different specifications.
The Chromebook 11a is an entry-level convertible with an 11.6-inch HD touchscreen display with some thick bezels compared to the x360 14c. It comes with Intel’s Celeron N3350 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of eMMC storage. The battery on this one is a 47Wh li-lion battery that provides a battery life of up to 13 hours.