Google and HP have announced a new Chromebook, calling it the HP Chromebook 13. The Chromebook takes some inspiration from the Pixel, the famous Chromebook that Google themselves made but is a lot lighter in the hand and on the pocket. The Chromebook 13 comes with anodized Aluminum chassis and weighs only 1.29 kilos, which is just around the 2.5-pound mark. The machine is incredibly thin too, measuring just 12.9mm on the thickness scale.
On the specifications front too, the Chromebook 13 packs a powerful punch and comes with a QHD display with 3,200 x 1800 resolution. The machine is the first Chromebook to use the 6th generation of Core M processor and comes in several different variants. The starting or the base model comes with 4GB RAM Core M SoC, there is also a Core M3 version with 4GB RAM, the intermediate model comes with 8GB RAM and Core M5 chipset while the highest model comes with 16GB of RAM and Core M7 chipset. While the range starts at $499 it goes up to $599, $819 and $1029 for the Core M3, M5 and M7 variants.
Not only does the machine pack a killer memory and processor, you also get Bang & Olufsen-tuned speakers, 2 USB Type C ports, a USB 3.0 port and a headphone jack alongside an SD card reader. The machine will be sold starting April end and there is no information so far at least on an impending India launch.