Is it worth getting an upgraded Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 Chromebook for $80 when all you’re adding is double the storage? Yes because the storage is much faster NVMe. Here’s how much faster it can be.
You can now customize and buy the Project Athena-based HP Pro C640 Chromebook Enterprise
Announced in May, the HP Pro C640 Chromebook Enterprise is available for customization and orders. This Project Athena Chromebook starts around $555 but you can spend well over $1,100 if you want a Core i7 and 16 GB of RAM.
Atlas Chromebook, possibly the Pixelbook 2, gets fast NVMe support for SSD storage
The 4K Atlas Chromebook will have speedy NVMe support for its local storage, just like the current high-end Pixelbook. Could this be the high-end detachable laptop Google debuts on October 9 at its #MadeByGoogle event?
Reader question: Does the Pixelbook use eMMC or SSD storage? (Answer: It depends)
Although Google lists the storage type as SSD for all three Pixelbook models, only one has a true SSD. However, the speed of your network connection is likely more important than local data transfer rates.