HP launches 1st AMD-powered Chromebook PC in India; Price at Rs 32,999
New Delhi: Targeting the student community navigating between home and school learning, PC and printer major HP on Tuesday launched its first AMD-powered HP Chromebook for Rs 32,999 in the India market.
Called ‘HP Chromebook x360 14a’, the touch-enabled convertible PC features a 14-inch screen size with narrow bezel. It also includes voice enabled Google Assistant, free Google One subscription for one year.
The machine houses 4GB RAM, equipped with 64 eMMC SSD storage along with 100GB free cloud storage (for one year) and 256 GB expandable micro-SD.
“With the HP Chromebook x360 14a, we are underscoring our efforts towards the student community. We will continue to stay committed to foster a vibrant, engaging, and inclusive learning ecosystem to ensure access to quality education for all,” Ketan Patel, MD, HP India Market said in a statement.
Weighing just 1,495 kg, this device is available in Mineral Silver, Ceramic White, and Forrest Teal colours.
The device comes with a battery life of up to 12.5 hours (HD) and HP Fast Charge technology ensures a quicker turnaround by charging 50 per cent in just 45 minutes, according to the company.
It is powered by AMD Radeon Graphics which aims to deliver immersive multimedia, stutter-free video conferencing and enhanced gaming experiences.
“It is designed to meet the demands of multi-tasking students with powerful performance in a flexible form factor,” said Vickram Bedi, Senior Director, Personal Systems, HP India Market.
For video calls, the laptop supports a wide-vision HD Camera and Wi-Fi5 as connectivity options.
The use of a versatile hinge design in the HP Chromebook x360 14a and its 14-inch HD touch display with 81 per cent screen-to-body ratio makes it the ideal choice for students in their learning and creative pursuits.
With this new addition, HP’s Chromebook portfolio now includes 11-inch touchscreen HP Chromebook 11a at a starting price of Rs 24,999 and 14-inch touchscreen HP Chromebook 14a at a starting price of Rs 28,999.