HP on Sunday lifted the wraps off the new 11.6-inch Chromebook, and most interestingly an Android-primarily based computer with a clamshell kind-issue – referred to as the Slatebook laptop. HP’s least expensive but variant of the Chromebook pc will retail at $249 (approximately Rs. 14,seven-hundred) for the Wi-Fi edition, but no particular availability has been mentioned. The HP Slatebook computer shall be priced at $399 (approximately Rs. 23,580), and be to be had from August 6.
The Chromebook laptop’s 11.6-inch display, reasonably better than last yr.’s Chromebook 11, has a decision of 1366 x 768 and is powered by using an unspecified Samsung processor. It’s has a thickness of not up to an inch and weighs around 1.22kg. It has an ordinary 16GB of storage and 2GB of RAM.HP states that it has a battery lifetime of six hours and 25 minutes. The Chromebook computer can even come in several colors. Preliminary inventory of Chromebook pcs will are available in turquoise and white options.
Coming to the interesting Android-based totally laptop, the HP Slatebook laptop incorporates a 14-inch touchscreen with a full-HD (1080p) reveal. The Slatebook computer weighs about 1.7kg, is 16mm thick, and has 64GB of constructed-in storage (there is no phrase on expandable storage as of now). It runs on an Nvidia Tegra four processor, coupled with 2GB of RAM. It is anticipated to have a battery life of 9 hours. HP guarantees that it has brought instruments with a purpose to lend a hand in scaling Android apps to the scale of the greater display.
Speaking about the Slatebook laptop, Mike Nash, vice president at HP mentioned, “It is in an extraordinarily new category. Consumers told us they spend a lot of time on cell functions”.
Each the laptops are expected to be proven at Computex this week in Taipei.