HP Electronics on Monday launched the Chromebook X2 Tablet, which the company calls “The World’s first 2-in-1 detachable Chromebook “.It is essentially a tablet that docks onto a keyboard, has HP Active pen support, and runs on Chrome OS.
HP Chromebook X2
The Chromebook X2 features a 12.3-inch QHD (2400 x 1600) IPS WLED-Backlit touch display covered by Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection.It has a premium looking exterior with a ceramic white anodized aluminum finishing. If you look at the keyboard, there is an Oxford Blue leather-like surface.The tablet and keyboard part come together via a magnetic hinge which allows quick switching from productivity mode to creative mode and vice versa.Under the hood, it’s powered by a 7th-generation Intel Core M3-7Y30 processor with Intel HD Graphics 615 GPU, paired with 4GB or 8GB LPDDR3 (1600MHz) RAM along with 32GB of eMMC storage, which is expandable up to 256GB via microSD and all these are powering with 48Wh 4-Cell Lithium-Ion battery which is expected to last around 10 hours.
This Chromebook sports a 13 Mega-Pixel rear camera and a 5 Mega-Pixel front camera.It comes with two integrated stereo HP speakers custom tuned by B&O Play and also includes the HP Active Pen for sketch, blend, and write capabilities.
HP Chromebook X2 Specifications
|HP Chromebook X2|
|Display||12.3-inch QHD (2400 x 1600) IPS WLED-Backlit touchscreen display, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection|
|Processor||Intel Core M3-7Y30 (2C/4T, 2.6 GHz Max. Turbo), Intel HD Graphics 615 GPU|
|Memory||4GB or 8GB LPDDR3 (1600MHz) RAM + 32GB of eMMC storage, which is expandable up to 256GB via microSD|
|Connectivity||802.11ac Dual Band 2×2, Bluetooth 4.2|
|Ports & Connectors||2 x USB 3.0 Type-C
1 x Headphone/Microphone Combo Jack
|Input Device||Full-size island-style backlit keyboard w/number pad & HP active pen|
|Dimensions||(W x D x H) 11.50″ x 8.32″ x 0.33″ ; Weight 1.62 lbs (tablet), 3.07 lbs (tablet + base)|
|Power||48Wh 4-Cell Lithium-Ion battery
45W Slim AC Adapter
Pricing and Availability
The HP Chromebook X2 price starts at $599 (Rs. 38,890 approx.) and will be available at Best Buy and HP.com starting June 10th.
Kevin Frost, vice president,& general manager, personal consumer systems, HP Inc, said:
“The HP Chromebook x2 hits a trifecta for customers, combining the productivity of the Chrome OS and power of the world’s most-used app platform into a versatile form factor ideal for experiencing all the Google ecosystem has to offer. As the world’s first Chromebook detachable, it will unlock new ways for people to create, collaborate and consume within Chrome and the Google Play Store”.