HP Chromebook 11 Stories July 31, 2014

expiredHP Chromebook 11 1.7GHz/2GB/16GB SSD: $180 shipped (Reg. $280)

TigerDirect offers the HP Chromebook 11 with 2GB of memory and a 16GB SSD for $179.97 shipped. This is the lowest price that we could currently find, and beats Amazon by $20 where it is rated 3.5/5 stars by nearly 350 customers. In addition to its 2GB of memory and 16GB SSD hard drive, this Chromebook features a 6 hour battery life and weighs just 2 pounds. Utilizing the Google Chrome operating system, Chromebooks differ from traditional laptops by using web-based applications. At launch, we reviewed the HP Chromebook 11, highlighting its high resolution screen and build quality:

I can wholeheartedly recommend the HP Chromebook 11 for folks who want to do more work than you’d do on a tablet, especially with Google Apps. For parents, kids, friends who use their computers moderately or power users who need a second/emergency computer, the HP is a no-brainer.

If you are looking for a new case for the HP Chromebook 11, check out this deal on Case Logic Messenger Bags.

HP Chromebook 11 Stories November 5, 2013

expiredChromebook Deals: Samsung 11.6-inch : $190 shipped (Reg. $249), HP 11.6-inch: $266 shipped (Reg. $280)

We have spotted some nice Chromebook deals today including  HP’s new Chromebook 11 back in stock at its lowest price and on the 11.6-inch Samsung Chromebook.

The HP Chromebook 11 is back in stock at HP today for $266 shipped with promo code “SVD8492.” The purchase also comes with 100GB of Google Drive storage for 2 years,  25GB of Box.com storage, 60-day free trial with Google Play Music All Access and 12 free sessions of GoGo® Inflight Internet. This a solid $14 off the asking price. It features an 11.6-inch display at a 1366 x 768 resolution, webcam, two USB 2.0 ports, MicroUSB, 802.11a/b/g/n, built-in optional 3G and Bluetooth 4.0.

Head over to 9to5Google for our full review on the HP Chromebook and how it stacks up against the Samsung (below) and other competitors; for those “who use their computers moderately or power users who need a second/emergency computer, the HP is a no-brainer…”

We’ve also spotted a new open-box 11.6-inch Samsung Chromebook on Ebay for just $190 shipped. This item is billed as “new, open box, packaging may show wear.” This is $59 off the asking price, $40 better than our previous find and only $20 more than our best refurbished mention. Boasting very similar insides as the HP Chromebook 11, it has an Exynos 5250 dual core processor, 2 USB Ports and built-in dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n.

HP Chromebook 11 Stories October 15, 2013

Google recently unveiled a new sub $300 HP-made Chromebook, said to be based on the design of the Chromebook Pixel. It is set to launch on October 16 starting at $280 through Amazon, Google Play, and Best Buy as well as other retailers. Today, MacMall is offering preorders on the new HP Chromebook 11 with a $10 discount, bringing the total down to $270 with free shipping. This also sees the device’s price draw even nearer to Samsung’s 11-inch $249 option.

It features an 11.6″ IPS display with 16:9 aspect ratio at 1366 x 768, VGA webcam, Two USB 2.0 ports, MicroUSB for 15.75W charging, SlimPort video output, 802.11a/b/g/n, built-in optional 3G and  Bluetooth 4.0. It also comes with 16 GB of storage plus 100GB of Google Drive space.

HP Chromebook 11, 1.70GHz, 2GB RAM, 16GB eMMC pre-order $10 off: $270 shipped (Reg. $280)

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