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HP to launch a new Chromebook in India on April 8, could be Chromebook 11a


Last week, few reports said that HP is said to launch a new line of affordable Chromebooks in India. Today, a new Flipkart teaser regarding the same has gone live and the teaser suggests that it could be the HP Chromebook 11a that’s already selling in the USA.

The teaser page shows a Chromebook that is launching on April 8 in Blue color. It has a 3.5mm audio/mic jack, Type-C port, and a microSD card reader on the right. Since it’s a Chromebook, the page also highlights all the goodies like in-built Google Play Store, G Suite applications, and more.

Last week, a report by India Today Tech said that HP is all set to launch a Chromebook in India under ₹25,000 segment. And it speculated that it could be the Chromebook 11a from 2020. Accordingly, the teaser page shows the first look and it matches with the model mentioned above.

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HP chromebook 11a (USA)

In that case, the HP Chromebook model that’s launching in India will feature an 11.6-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 1366×768 resolution just like the USA model

. The display could have a maximum brightness of 220 nits, and cover 50% of the NTSC color gamut.

Under the hood, it is likely to feature a MediaTek 8183 chipset paired with a 2.0GHz base frequency and a 2MB L2 cache.

Other expected features of the Chromebook include a 4GB LPDDR4-3733 MHz RAM, eMMC storage of up to 32GB, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 4.2, 37WHr battery with 45W power adapter, stereo speakers, a 720P HP True Vision web camera, and run Chrome OS.

Anyway, Let’s wait for the official pricing on April 8. What do you think about this Chromebook? Does it make any sense in markets like India especially at the rumored price point? Do let us know in the comments below.



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