HP, Inc. today unveiled the first Chromebook detachable packing the productivity features of Chrome OS and popularity of Android into a powerful device.
Users can power through their day and play with their favorite Android apps with up to 10 hours of battery life in a tablet only 8.2 mm thin and weighing 1.62 pounds. With the included keyboard the device is 15.3 mm thin and weighs 3.14 pounds. This Chromebook detachable features 7th Gen Intel Core processors and up to 8GB LPDDR3 of memory to browse and run Android apps.
The magnetic hinge allows for easy detaching of the tablet and provides the strength to keep it attached and upright when used as a laptop. The hinge design allows for the tablet to be placed in multiple modes.
The HP Chromebook x2 has a ceramic white anodized aluminum finish and a leather-like surface in Oxford Blue on the detachable full-sized keyboard. The Quad HD 12.3-inch diagonal Corning Gorilla Glass 4 touch display for increased durability and scratch resistance.
The device offers up to 32 GB of built in storage with microSD expansion up to 256 GB along with 100 GB of free Google Cloud storage for two years. Dual speakers with audio custom tuned by B&O Play and front 5 MP and rear 13 MP cameras are also available.
You will also find two USB Type C for data transfer, charging and display, a Micro SD port, and Audio jacks.
The HP Chromebook x2 starting pricing is $599.99 and expected to be available via HP.com and Best Buy on June 10.