A new laptop, developed jointly by HP and Google, has been unveiled called HP Chromebook 13. It is a thin, all-metal machine with amazing set of specifications. It is one of the most beautiful and well-designed Chromebooks yet. The laptop will become available this month at a starting price of $499. HP said that customers can also acquire bundled solution for $16/month with HP subscription. This subscription includes three-year care pack service, on-site pickup and return and accidental damage protection. Here are the complete details about this laptop:
Design and Display
With Chromebook 13, HP has seriously delivers on great looks. The laptop features an all-metal design with an aluminum finish and soft-touch underside. It has been designed for home and office users with just 12.9mm thickness. In terms of display, it comes with a 13.3-inch screen with resolution of 3200 * 1800 pixels. It weighs 1.29 kilograms. The Chromebook 13 comes with two USB-Type C ports, a USB 3.0 Port, a headphone jack and a microSD card reader.
It runs on a powerful 6th generation Intel Core M3 processor. The basic variant comes with Pentium 4405Y processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. On the other hand, the top-end version comes with a faster Intel Core M7 processor clocked at 3.1GHz, 16GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The company claims that the notebook will give up to 11.5 hours of battery life, similar to MacBook Air. It can be fast charged using the included adapter and charger.
Aimed at Productivity
According to the company, the device allows for enhanced productivity by offering fast performance while running apps and browser sessions simultaneously. The laptop comes with multi-layered security such as automatic updates, data encryption, recovery and more. The built-in management allows one to secure and remotely manage devices from the web using Chrome Device Management.
A quick look at specifications of HP Chromebook 13:
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