HP at the CES 2018 show has introduced 14 G5 and 11 G6 Chromebook Education edition and Chromebox G2 desktop a successor to the 2014 HP Chromebox. The Chromebooks are upgraded to the 7th Generations Intel Celeron N series N3350 or N3450.
The HP 14 G5 Chromebook is powered by the Intel Celeron N3450 or N3350 with up to 8GB LPDDR4 RAM and 16 to 64GB storage. It sports a 14-inches HD ( 1366×768) or Full HD (1920×1080) IPS display with optional touchscreen functionality. Connectivity ports include 2 USB 3.1 Type-C, 2 USB 3.0, microSD slot, headphone/microphone combo jack and also has a 720p webcam. The keyboard is spill-resistant. It measures 33.7 x 22.6 x 1.83 cm.
On the other hand, the 11 G6 EE sports a compact 11.6-inch (1366×768 resolution) IPS display with optional touchscreen support. This too is powered by the Intel Celeron N series N3350 or N3450 with up to 8GB LPDDR4 RAM and 16 to 64GB storage. Connectivity ports include 2 USB 3.1 Type-C, 2 USB 3.0, microSD slot, headphone/microphone combo jack and also has a 720p webcam. Like the HP 14 G5, this too packs spill-resistant keyboard.
The HP 11 G6 is built using an industrial co-molded rubber with reinforced corners, and the company claims that it can handle bumps and drops from 2.2 feet (0.7 meters) onto bare concrete. It measures 30.6 x 20.8 x 18.05 cm.
HP has also introduced the Chromebox G2 desktop running Chrome OS. It is powered up by Intel Core i7-8650U with up to 16GB LPDDR4 with 32 to 64GB m.2 SSD. Connectivity ports include 1 USB 3.1 Type-C, 3 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, microSD slot, HDMI, Ethernet, headphone/microphone combo jack and measures 14.93 x 14.93 x 4 cm.
HP didn’t reveal the pricing of any of the products, but the Chromebooks are said to go on sale sometime in February.