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HP Launches Chromebook 11: Made with Google – Getting The Netbook Right This Time?

HP blogger Sheila Watson says (http://goo.gl/S2davG) HP’s new HP Chromebook11 is an ultra-portable Chromebook made in close collaboration with Google, and will sell at an affordable $279.99(estimated street price) She notes that the HP Chromebook11 is the first affordable Chromebook with an IPS display and first Chromebook ever to use USB charging.

The 11.6-inch diagonal IPS screen provides clear images and a wide 176-degree viewing angle, making it easy to share your screen. With USB charging, you can use the same charger to charge your Android phone or tablet.

This Chromebook weighs (2.3 pounds) and HP claims up to six hours battery life. See this link for more battery testing data:
http://www.chromium.org/chromium-os/testing/power-testing

The Chromebook11 is comes in either a white modern design with blue, red, yellow or green color accents or a more traditional black design, and all models come with a cool lightbar on the lid. It’s claimed to be sturdy too, with a thermal-bonded magnesium chassis that protects against bumps.

HP Chromebook11 features:
• ARM processor
• Digitally-tuned speakers under the keyboard for crisp clear audio
• A full size keyboard and trackpad
• A webcam and two USB 2.0 ports
• Software and services to get the most out of your HP Chromebook11
• Optional 4G LTE connectivity
• 100GB of Google Drive storage, free for 2 years.
• 60-day free trial with Google Play Music All Access
• 12 free sessions of GoGo Inflight Internet

HP will be selling the HP Chromebook11 and the HP Chromebook14 through HP’s commercial channel to businesses and schools.

The HP Chromebook11 joins the HP Chromebook14, HP SlateBook x2, the HP Slate7 and HP Slate21 All-in-One as part of HPs approach to offer the Google experience and a choice of multiple operating systems to our customers.

HP Chromebook11 in the white with blue color accents is available in the U.S. at select retailers starting now and is expected to be available on October 16, 2013 on:
http://hpshopping.com

Additional colors are available at Google Play. The LTE version of the HP Chromebook11 is expected to be available later this year.

Starting at $299.99, the Chromebook14 is expected to be available in the U.S. on http://hpshopping.com on November 10 and at select retailers in the U.S. this week.The 4G version of the HP Chromebook14 is also expected to be available at select retailers this week.

Both the HP Chromebook11 and HP Chromebook14 are also expected to be available in commercial channels in the coming weeks.

For more information, visit:
http://www.hp.com/go/chromebook11

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