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| | The HP Chromebook x2 is the first detachable Chromebook
A Surface Pro rival HP and Google have launched the first Chrome OS-powered detachable, the HP Chromebook x2. The Chromebook x2 is a premium detachable meant to rival devices like the Surface Pro and iPad Pro in terms of mixing productivity and consumption. It comes with a Core m3 processor from Intel, 4GB of RAM, 32 GB of storage, a 2400 x 1600 screen, a pair of and 13 MP cameras, two USB C ports, and 10.5 hours of battery life. In terms of design, it is a sleekly designed machine with a 'ceramic white anodized aluminium finish' and a detachable full-sized keyboard with a 'leather like surface'. HP is aiming this device at the same class of users who would buy say a Surface Pro and use it for some tablet things, and some laptop things. As a tablet, it comes equipped with the Google Play Store. As a laptop, the full power of Chrome, web-apps and the opportunity to run Linux on this hardware remain ever-present. While the hardware of this device is most undoubtedly nice, the real ...