The intersection of "premium" and "Chromebook" is a tough road to hoe. The most-prominent of the premium Chromebooks thus far, the 13-inch Google Chromebook Pixel, is a beautiful but limited machine that costs more than $1,000. That's a lot for a piece of hardware that just runs a web browser.
But HP's latest entry into the Chromebook market matches the Pixel-level design and quality with an accessible price. The 13.3-inch Chromebook 13 was developed in conjunction with Google, and it starts at $550. That price earns you a 1.5GHz Intel Core M configuration with 4GB RAM, a 1080p display. If you want to trick it all the way out with a 3.1GHz Core M chip, 16GB RAM, a 32GB SSD and a 3200×1800 QHD+ screen, you can do that. It'll cost you quite a bit more scratch: $1,029.
For anyone who uses a browser and web apps for the majority of their work, that $550 configuration should be plenty. It's a good-looking machine, but the main draw is its light-and-lean build: At 2.8 pounds and playing period Associate in Nursing edge thick, it has really exchangeable dimensions to the 13-inch MacBook Air. And barely desire all strange laptop computer that has ever so existed, it has the recently MacBook tucker inwards terminus of ports: 2 USB-C, unit life-size USB, and A earphone hole. horsepower and Google ar claiming the laptop computer gets eleven hour of succus per charge.
If you miss the lowest-end configuration, it's usable for preorder along the Google for become website today.