News Advisory: April 28, 2016

HP Inc. Reinvents the Chromebook for Home and Office

HP brings luxury style and design to Chrome OS

PALO ALTO, Apr. 28, 2016 – HP Inc. today announced the HP Chomebook13 , an ultra-thin Chromebook™ for home and office use. The device reinvents the Chromebook experience to deliver:

  • A modern, all-metal design measuring only 12.9 mm thin
  • The first docking solution for a Chromebook1 , enabled through HP’s USB-C Docking Station to deliver dual high-definition displays, full-size keyboards, wired networks and charging
  • First Chromebook to use 6th generation Intel® CoreTM M processors2
  • • Category-leading sound and video capabilities, custom-tuned in collaboration with audio experts from B&O PLAYTM, and a 13.3 inch diagonal QHD+ (3200 x 1800) resolution IPS display for optimal collaboration using apps like Google Hangouts

HP Design Meets the Chrome Experience


Designed with insights from customers on they want in a next generation Chromebook, the Chromebook 13 redefines the Chromebook experience for demanding users. It offers a sophisticated look-and-feel with a durable brushed anodized aluminum chassis and a thin and light design of only 12.9 mm thin and 1.29 kg or 2.86 pounds 3.

The device can easily switch from mobility to desk productivity, with up to 16 GB of memory for fast performance when running simultaneous apps and browser sessions. The high-capacity 45 watt-hour battery is made of next-generation high energy density chemistry material, delivering up to 11.5 hours of battery life 4. When a charge is needed, the HP Chromebook 13 features USB-C™ fast charging using the included adapter, or on-the-go charging via other USB-C power adapters, even a phone charger 5.

Built on Chrome OS, the Chromebook 13 offers a quick boot time, simple navigation and syncing, multi-layered security, and the ability to share and access information from any location. Other Chrome OS™ features of the HP Chromebook 13 include:

  • Lucid Sleep, which silently updates documents, emails, and notifications while the HP Chromebook sleeps so data and messages are already updated whenever users are ready to resume working6.
  • Multi-layered security, including automatic updates, sandboxing, verified boot, data encryption and recovery; see here for more details
  • Built-in management enabling enterprises to secure and remotely manage fleets of devices from the web with Chrome Device Management
  • HP Print for Chrome, an app that enables local printing from Chrome OS devices to HP network and local printers for fast, easy printing

Pricing and Availability

The HP Chromebook 13 is expected to be available in April, with a starting price of $499. Customers can acquire a simple bundled solution for $16 per month7 with HP Subscription. Subscription price includes a three-year Care Pack service8 , on-site pickup and return and accidental damage protection.


  1. Based on Chromebook™ and dock purchase availability on April 28, 2016 and publicly available information as of April 25, 2016 of Chromebook™ manufacturers based on volume >800,000 units for the year ending Q4/15.
  2. Based on publicly available competitor information as of April 25, 2016 of Chromebooks™ with 6th Gen Intel® Core™ m Processors of Chromebook™ manufacturers based on volume >800,000 units for the year ending Q4/15.
  3. Weight will vary by configuration.
  4. Testing conducted by HP using Google Chrome OS power_LoadTest. Battery life will vary and the maximum capacity of the battery will naturally decrease with time and usage. See http://www.chromium.org/chromium-os/testing/power-testing for test details.
  5. Phone charger not included
  6. Lucid Sleep is an optional feature on select models only. Internet access required.
  7. Estimate only. Contact HP Sales Representative for official quote. Financing and service offerings available through Hewlett-Packard Financial Services Company and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively HPFSC) in certain countries and is subject to credit approval and execution of standard HPFSC documentation. Subscriptions to use are available for 24 or 36 month terms. Rates and terms are based on customer’s credit rating, offering types, services and/or equipment type and options. Not all customers may qualify. Not all services or offers are available in all countries. Other restrictions may apply. HPFSC reserves the right to change or cancel this program at any time without notice.
  8. Service levels and response times for HP Care Packs may vary depending on your geographic location. Service starts on date of hardware purchase. Restrictions and limitations apply. For details, visit www.hp.com/go/cpc. HP services are governed by the applicable HP terms and conditions of service provided or indicated to Customer at the time of purchase. Customer may have additional statutory rights according to applicable local laws, and such rights are not in any way affected by the HP terms and conditions of service or the HP Limited Warranty provided with your HP Product.

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