HP Launches Chromebook X2 at $599

HP Launches Chromebook X2 at $599
HP has introduced Chromebook X2 in the U.S. with a detachable keyboard to rival Apple’s iPad Pro.

(CCM) — HP has launched Chromebook X2, which features a 12.3-inch 2K IPS WLED-backlit display and a detachable keyboard, with support for a stylus. Priced at $599, the Chromebook X2 is aimed at rivaling Apple's iPad Pro.

Under the hood, the HP Chromebook X2 is powered by a 2.6 GHz Intel Core M3-7Y30 chipset, with HD Graphics 615 and 4 GB of RAM. The device packs 32 GB of eMMC storage, which can be further expanded via a microSD card. Concerning optics, it sports a 5-MP rear camera and a 13-MP front-facing camera for selfies.

The Chromebook X2 includes two Type-C USB 3.0 ports, a microSD card slot, and a 3.5 mm audio jack. It is backed by a 48-Wh Li-ion battery, which the company claims can deliver up to 10 hours of power. On the software front, it runs Chrome OS, with support for Android apps. The device also packs dual speakers for enhanced audio output.

As a promotional offer, HP has also included 100 GB of free Google Cloud storage valid for two years. It will be available for purchase in the U.S. via HP.com and Best Buy stores starting June 10, 2018.

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