Wednesday, 13 October 2021

HP introduces first AMD-powered Chromebook

     HP introduces first AMD-powered Chromebook PCs for digital learners

 

HP Chromebook x360 14a is designed for experiential and enriching educational experiences 

Key Highlights:

  • Touch enabled convertible PC for a seamless mobile learning experience
  • 14” screen size with narrow bezel for immersive viewing; power-efficient processing with long battery life
  • Includes voice enabled Google Assistant, free Google One subscription for one year

HP today announced the availability of its latest Chromebook laptop in India – the first AMD powered HP Chromebook. The latest notebook HP Chromebook x360 14a caters to the needs of the students aged 4-15 years, to help them stay connected, motivated, and creative whether at home or in the classroom. 



 

The PC has emerged as an essential learning platform in the “new normal” as the pandemic evolves. Gen Y and Gen Z parents are looking for flexible, powerful tools that sustain the progress of their children’s learning – from early schooling through formative years in high school.

Ketan Patel, MD, HP India Market said, “The learning ecosystem has transformed immensely during the pandemic. Therefore, it is important that we provide students ease of access to digital learning and the right technology, to ensure that learning never stops. 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.”

The use of a versatile hinge design in the HP Chromebook x360 14a and its 14” HD touch display with 81% screen-to-body ratio makes it the ideal choice for students in their learning and creative pursuits. Its design fosters engaging content consumption to deliver a rich browsing experience and improved productivity.

Vickram Bedi, Senior Director, Personal Systems, HP India Market said “PCs play a crucial role in the future of education, ensuring learning continuity in a disruptive environment. The HP Chromebook x360 14a enables early learners to stay connected, productive, focused, and secure whether at home, in the classroom, or a blend of both. It is designed to meet the demands of multi-tasking students with powerful performance in a flexible form factor.

The HP Chromebook x360 14a comes with extended battery life of up to 12 ½ hours (HD) to fuel the demanding youth lifestyle. HP Fast Charge ensures a quicker turnaround to their fast-paced schedule by charging 50 percent in just 45 minutes. Weighing just 1.495kg, this device is available in Mineral Silver, Ceramic White, and Forrest Teal colors.

HP Chromebook x360 14a

  • Design:
  • Available in Mineral Silver, Ceramic White, and Forrest Teal colors
  • Compact and versatile with x360 design, weighs just 1.495kg, designed for students to learn from classrooms or virtually anywhere
  • Mobile device with up to 12.5 hours of battery life and HP Fast charge

 

  • Performance:
    • Versatility and mobility being key, the device is built to deliver top-notch performance
  • The HP Chromebook x360 14a accelerates work completion with the help of two powerful "Zen" Cores that deliver faster, more efficient performance
  • Powered by AMD Radeon™ Graphics, it delivers immersive multimedia, stutter-free video conferencing, and enhanced gaming experiences
  • For video calls, it supports a wide vision HD Camera (88°) and Wi-Fi5 as connectivity options
  • Keeping the varied storage needs of modern users into consideration, 4GB Ram HP Chromebook x360 14a comes equipped 64 eMMC SSD storage along with 100GB free cloud storage (for one year) and 256 GB expandable micro-SD
  • Apps driven device: plethora of inbuilt apps for education and engagement of students

  Stay Connected:

  • A unified cloud experience; a single sign-on for everything
  • Google "Everything Key" provides quick, convenient access to search and keyboard shortcuts
  • Google One member benefits including 100GB of storage for one year
  • Google Assistant – your personal, hands-free assistant

Pricing & Availability:

The HP Chromebook x360 14a is available for INR 32,999/- on Amazon India

With this addition, HP’s Chromebook portfolio now includes:

  • 11’’ touch screen HP Chromebook 11a at a starting price of INR 24999
  • 14’’ touch screen HP Chromebook 14a at a starting price of INR 28999
  • 14’’ convertible touch screen HP Chromebook x360 14a at a starting price of INR 32999

 

 

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