HP Chromebook 11a laptop has launched in India as a new product offering amid fresh lockdowns in some parts of the country. This Chromebook is primarily positioned for children who have to attend online classes until the pandemic ends – especially kids in classes 2 to 7. The HP Chromebook 11a is powered by the MediaTek MT8183 octa-core processor and weighs just above 1 kg. It also includes voice-enabled Google Assistant and free Google One subscription for a whole year. Google One provides 100GB of cloud storage, access to Google experts for a year, and other exclusive member benefits
The new HP Chromebook 11a is priced in India at Rs. 21,999. The laptop comes in a single Indigo Blue colour option and it is up for grabs on Flipkart exclusively. As mentioned, it is bundled with one year of Google One membership that offers benefits like 100GB cloud storage.
Coming to the specifications, the HP Chromebook 11a runs on Chrome OS and offers access to Google Play store. The laptop features an 11.6-inch HD (1,366x768 pixels) IPS touch display with 220nits brightness, 45 percent color gamut, and 73.8 percent screen-to-body ratio.
The laptop is powered by the MediaTek MT8183 octa-core processor. It offers up to 4GB RAM, 64GB of storage, and 100 GB of cloud storage with Google One. There's support for 256GB expandable storage as well.
The HP Chromebook 11a weighs 1.05 kg and it packs a 37 WHr Li-Ion polymer battery that claims to offer a battery life of up to 16 hours. Ports include USB Type-A port and USB Type-C port, along with an audio jack and a microSD slot. Connectivity options include Bluetooth v5, Wi-Fi 5, and it measures 285x192.8x16.8mm. It has a HP True Vision HD webcam, built-in Google Assistant support, and one-year Google One subscription.
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