NEW DELHI: The first Chromebooks of 2018 are finally out in the form of HP Chromebook 14 G5and the Chromebook 11 G6. The HP-made laptops running Google-made operating system will be showcased during the CES 2018 conference in Las Vegas. The event is scheduled to begin from January 9.
As reported by CNET, the HP Chromebook 14 G5 is aimed at corporate sector while the Chromebook 11 G6 is targeted at students. Both boast MIL-STD 810G military-level durability standards as well.
The display of both the laptops can be rotated up to 180-degrees. Sporting USB Type-C ports, they can also be connected to external screens.
It is safe to assume that the laptops will run all the Android apps. The report says these will also include Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2×2) for better connectivity.
Although the devices will be present at CES 2018, the report states HP to launch the Chromebooks in February.
The Chromebook 14 G5, as the name suggests, has a 14-inch screen size that is configurable with up to HD Touch feature. It runs Intel Celeron N3350 or N3450 7th-gen processors and supports RAM up to 8GB. In addition to 64GB inbuilt storage, the Chromebook also has an HD camera and is under 19mm in thickness.
The only difference in the Chromebook 11 G6 is that it has an 11.6-inch screen size. Rest of the specifications stay the same.
While these Chromebooks come from HP, there have been rumours brewing up for another Chromebook, which is being made by Samsung. The device is said to have a detachable keyboard and look similar to the Galaxy Book.
CES 2018 could be a good time for Samsung to announce its rumoured Chromebook. The firm last year as well launched Chromebook Pro and Chromebook Plus at CES 2017. They had the 360-degree rotating touch screen and supported a built-in digitized pen for increased productivity.