HP is launching a 2-in-1 tablet with a detachable keyboard and more powerful hardware

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HP Inc has revealed what it’s describing as “the world’s first Chromebook removable” — the Chromebook x2.

The device can either be used like a conventional computer with the keyboard attached, or with the keyboard eliminated in tablet mode. It’s now not clear if the corporation is transport out the devices early as properly, however in case you had your eye on one of these, a short ride for your local Best Buy will get you one in time to play with it this weekend.

The HP Chromebook x2 function a 12.3 inch, 2400 x 1600 pixel touchscreen show with a matte end, an Intel core M3-7Y30 processor, 4GB of LPDDR3-1600 RAM, and 32GB of eMMC storage.


It comes with a detachable island-style keyboard and an HP Active Pen for pressure-touchy input. There’s a removable loop at the facet of the keyboard where you can store the pen while you’re no longer the use of it. And the keyboard has a hinge that lets you adjust the display perspective, making the enjoy of the use of the x2 in laptop mode a piece greater, well, computer-like than you get with magnetic keyboard covers just like the Microsoft surface line of keyboards.

The display is also reversible: you could elevate the display off the keyboard, flip it around so it’s facing far from the keyboard, and then attach it once more to use the keyboard like a stand as opposed to an input technique.

HP put a 13-megapixel camera on the back of the tablet and a 5-megapixel camera on the front. There are stereo speakers and dual microphones. And the system has two USB 3.0 Type-C ports (one on each side of the tablet), a headset jack, and a microSD card slot for up to 256GB of removable storage. The Chromebook x2 starts at $599.99 and will be on sale from this month, said the company.