A month after launching the Chromebook x360 in India for a starting price of Rs 44,990,HP has expanded its Chromebook catalogue with the launch of the HP Chromebook x360 12b and HP Chromebook x360 14b. The new Chromebooks come with Universal Stylus Initiative (USI) support thus enabling stylus compatibility on both devices. The HP Chromebook x360 12b and 14b will be available for starting prices of $359 (approx. Rs 25,700) and $379 (approx. Rs 27,000) respectively from later this month and the company’s rechargeable USI Pen will start selling from $70 (approx. Rs 5,000) in November.
The HP Chromebook x360 12b features a 12-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1366 x 912 pixels while the x360 14b comes with a 14-inch display with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution.
The 12b is powered by an Intel Celeron N4000 with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 32GB of storage. The larger 14b device can be powered by a Pentium quad-core processor with up to 128GB of storage and 4GB RAM. The smaller model has an Intel UHD Graphics 620 while the larger one offers Intel UHD Graphics 600.
Connectivity options include WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, two USB-C ports, one USB-A port, a headphone jack and a microSD card slot. The 12b and 14b offer battery lives of up to 10 hours and 12 hours respectively.
The HP Chromebook x360 12b and HP Chromebook x360 14b will both come with Google Assistant built-in and a one-year subscription of Google One. Both devices come with 360-degree hinges, USI stylus compatibility and magnetic stylus docks.