At $599, last year’s HP Chromebook X2 with detachable display impressed me. Now discounted to $349, even with a seventh-gen Core m3 and limited memory and storage, it’s a great deal if you’re on a budget.
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If my budget was $400, I’d buy the HP Chromebook X2 today
As the first detachable Chromebook, I thought the HP Chromebook X2 was a great device at its $599 debut price. Today at $399, it’s a stellar choice for most people at this cost.
HP Chromebook X2 down to $399 for My Best Buy members (Update: for non-members too)
At $599, the HP Chromebook X2 surprised me last year as a great productivity device for all but the heaviest power users who need more performance and memory. Today you can nab this detachable for $399 if you’re a my Best Buy member.
HP Chromebook X2 can be had for $100 off at Best Buy: $499 for the detachable tablet
While you could drop $799 on a Google Pixel Slate, it may make more sense to nab the HP Chromebook X2 on sale for $499 with the included keyboard and pen.
Belkin USB-C keyboards for Acer Chromebook Tab 10, Chrome OS tablets now available
Need a USB keyboard for your Chrome tablet? You can now purchase either of two models from Belkin, starting at $40. They’re made for small slates but can handle larger devices such as the Pixel Slate too.
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HP Chromebook X360 available direct from HP, shipping in one business day
For the same price as the HP Chromebook X2, you can now order the new HP Chromebook x360 with a newer Intel processor and twice as much memory and storage.
The Pixel Slate isn’t the only Chrome tablet with a 3K screen: HP Chromebook X2 variant has one too
Here I thought only the Pixel Slate had a 293 PPI display on a Chrome tablet. HP has one too with a Chromebook X2 variant although it’s unclear if and where the device is currently available.
HP Chromebook X2 with Core i5 and 8GB of RAM is available… in France
Six months after the base HP Chromebook X2 launched, the U.S. is still waiting for more powerful configurations. If you live in the EU however, you can get this detachable Chrome tablet with a Core i5 and 8GB of memory.
Will there be an HP Chromebook X2 with 8 GB of memory? Maybe, maybe not.
When the HP Chromebook X2 was announced in April, the company said it would be available with up to 8GB of memory. Nearly four full months later, only the base model with 4 GB of RAM and an Intel Core m3 is available.
Deal: HP Chromebook X2 available for $519.99 direct ($80 savings)
HP is now selling the Chromebook X2 directly on its website for $519.99, which is $80 off MSRP, with orders currently set to ship on August 3. It’s an outstanding device if you want a detachable Chromebook.