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HP gives a premium touch to its Chromebook 13 with Skylake CPUs, 16 GB of RAM and more than $1,000



HP gives a premium touch to its Chromebook 13 with Skylake CPUs, 16 GB of RAM and more than $1,000


Barring experiments that didn’t pan out like the $1,300 Chromebook Pixel, the vast majority of Chromebooks are very basic machines with enough low-end components to power Chrome OS. With Google itself betting on Android in formats that should be more typical of Chrome OS, chromebooks have remained a niche product that has its main target in educational environments, although from time to time a manufacturer tries something different.

HP has unveiled its new chrome book 13 with processors 6th generation Intel Core M (Skylake), until 16GB RAM and a 13.3-inch screen that can reach 3,200 x 1,800 pixels of resolution on an IPS panel. They haven’t skimped on the sound either by teaming up with Bang & Olufsen to integrate their PLAY system. It also has a backlit keyboard. All this in a metal body with 12.9 mm thickness and a USB-C port compatible with HP docks.

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The storage capacity reduced to the minimum expression is still a characteristic sign of Chromebooks and, in that sense, HP has remained in that line with only 32 GB of internal memory.

The most basic model of hp chromebook 13 It will arrive this month for $499 and will only include a Pentium 4405Y with 4 GB of RAM and FullHD resolution. If we want the model with the previously announced specifications, we will have to disburse 1,029 dollars