HP launches Chromebook 11 G6 and 14 G5 ahead of CES 2018

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The Acer Chromebook 11 has been one of the best cheap, low-power Chromebooks you can buy for kids or students for a long time. Both the Chromebooks feature 1366 x 768 resolution displays that may not sit well with the ones who opt for the larger screen Chromebook, we think that HP should have thrown in an option for 1080p resolution display.

I don't want to regurgitate the spec sheet necessarily, but I do want to call special attention to the two USB-C ports. The Celeron processor is passively cooled, meaning there are no fans to bother you with noise.

Just looking at the image gallery below, you will be impressed with the simple yet stylish design of the new Acer Chromebook 11. The Chromebook 11 has a touch display option and a non-touch display one as well. It will also be powered by Intel Celeron processor and pack USB Type-C ports. The new Chromebook 11 features 2 USB 3.1 Type-C ports - a rarity in this price segment.

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Furthermore, the Acer Chromebook 11 is 18.15 mm thin and weighs only 2.43 pounds (1.1 kg) which makes it lightweight and portable enough to carry around easily. Meanwhile, its CB311-8H counterpart will use the same LCD panel, but rely on the trackpad for control instead of touch. Called HP Chromebook 11 G6 and Chromebook 14 G5, the new models are said to cater to the education and enterprise markets. So you can use all of your Android apps and games on your Chromebook now. "Chromebooks are widely known as a fast, easy and secure way to work and play both online and offline". An included microSD card slot can be used as extra storage space or transfer files and content. HP Chromebook 14 G5 will go on sale in February as well and the pricing remains a mystery. There are several models of the Chromebook 11 line which will be available in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in March with prices starting from £249.

We haven't any details yet on what, if any other colors will be available but we'll be catching up with our friends at Acer in Las Vegas this week and we will let you know more details as they unfold.

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