1HP’s Lighter, Thinner Chromebook 11 G5 Boasts Touch-Screen Option
2The HP Chromebook 11 G5
3Optional Touch-Screen Display
4Multimedia Features Included
5Ready for Expanded Storage
The new Chromebook also features a multiformat digital media reader that supports SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards for expanded storage. Also included are two USB 3.0 ports and one HDMI port. The standard display version promises up to 12.5 hours of battery life, while the touch-screen version promises battery life up to 11 hours.
6Lighter and Thinner Than Past 11-Inch Chromebooks
The latest model is 10 percent thinner and 11 percent lighter than past versions and includes a new, smooth-curve keyboard design that makes it easier to clean. It is 11.25 inches wide, 8.07 inches deep and 0.72 inches thick. The weight of a non-touch-screen model starts at 2.51 pounds, while a touch-screen model starts at 2.62 pounds. Also included is a 43.7-watt-hour Li-ion polymer battery.
7Available in July Through HP Partners, in Retail Stores in October
The new machines will be available through HP channel partners starting in July and through retailers in October. The Chromebook 11 G5 is aimed at students, business users, education users and consumers. Adding to the versatility of Chromebooks, many Chrome and Android applications in the Google Play store will be compatible with the machine’s browser-based Chrome OS later this year.