We’ve recently seen what should be the first Chrome OS tablet with Acer Chromebook Tab featuring a Rockchip RK3399 / OP1 processor, and a 9.7″ display. The device is now joined by a high-end tablet, or more exactly a 2-in-1 tablet/ laptop with HP Chromebook x2.
- SoC – Intel Core M3-7Y30 dual core/four thread processor @ 1.0 / 2.6 GHz with Intel HD Graphics 615 @ 300 / 615 MHz; 4.5W TDP
- System Memory – 4GB or 8GB LPDDR3-1600 RAM
- Storage -32GB eMMC flash, micro SD slot up to 256 GB
- Display – 12.3″ touchscreen display with 2400 x 1600 resolution;
- Camera – 13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera/webcam
- Audio – Stereo speakers, dual microphones, headphone jack
- Connectivity – 802.11 ac 2×2 MIMO WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2 LE
- USB – 2x USB 3.0 type C ports
- User Input – Detachable island-style keyboard and an HP Active Pen for pressure-sensitive input.
- Battery – 48 Whr battery good for about 10.5 hours on a charge
- Dimensions – 292 x 211 x 15.3 mm (tablet + keyboard); tablet thickness: 8.2 mm
- Weight – Tablet mode: 740 grams; laptop mode: 1.44 kg
The stylus can be stored on the side of the keyboard, and keyboard has a hinge letting you adjust the display angle like you would with a laptop. The display can also be connected turned around to use it more like a stand.
There’s no external video output per se, but HP will offer accessories like USB type C to HDMI or VGA adapters to connect the tablet to an external display.
Liliputing reports the HP Chromebook x2 will start selling on June 10th for $600 and up.
Jean-Luc started CNX Software in 2010 as a part-time endeavor, before quitting his job as a software engineering manager, and starting to write daily news, and reviews full time later in 2011.