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HP Announces series of education Chromebooks ahead of BETT

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There are more than 20 million students worldwide using Chromebooks for learning today. In fact, Chromebooks are the #1 selling device for K-12 schools in Sweden, the US, Canada and New Zealand. HP’s new Education Edition Chromebooks are simple, secure, and shareable devices that enable schools to empower the next generation of inventors, leaders and future employees with skills to master creativity, collaboration and critical thinking.

HP Chromebook x360 11 G2 Education Edition

With the power of the HP Chromebook x360 11 G2 Education Edition, educators are supported in their quest to improve learning outcomes, and teachers and students save valuable learning time with fast boot and processing capabilities. It’s driven by the latest Intel processors, can withstand drops and minor spills, and has enhanced connectivity and up to 11.5 hours of battery life and it recharges quickly. It also features a powerful world-facing 5MP second camera enabling explorer mode, which is a whole new way for students to benefit from the blended learning experience because they can record and react to the world around them.  

The HP Chromebook x360 11 G2 EE is:

  • Versatile and adaptable to every student’s learning style. With the unique identity model of Chromebooks, students can customize their accessibility settings once, and then log into any device and the settings will follow – saving time and enabling personalized learning experiences for each and every type of learner. Enable blended learning and collaboration with Android™ apps and HP Classroom Manager. With a 360° hinge, optional HP Wacom EMR pen and dual cameras, this device supports type, touch, write, capture, and draw interactions in four user modes – stand, tent, tablet, and notebook – so students can create, present, and collaborate in an easy way.
  • Rugged to withstand the school day and beyond. Deploy a sturdy device built for the whole day with a pick-proof, anchored, minor-spill-resistant keyboard, shock-absorbing molded rubber trim, and Corning® Gorilla® Glass. Reinforced USB-C™ ports on each side provide flexibility with a universal charging standard for a variety of devices. It undergoes MIL-STD 810G and 76 cm drop on concrete testing.
  • Packed with performance. Give students a boost with the secure and intuitive Chrome OS™, the latest Intel processors, and up to 8 GB memory and 64 GB EMMc storage. Enjoy a long battery life that recharges fast. Connect in large spaces with 2x2 WLAN, elevated with MIMO technology for faster transfer speeds in classrooms or school settings where students access online teaching materials, submit homework, and take online exams at the same time.

HP Chromebook 11 G7 Education Edition

The HP Chromebook 11 G7 Education empowers students to create, collaborate, and learn. It offers the latest Intel processors, interactive tools, Android™ apps, enhanced connectivity, and a long battery life that recharges fast in a design that can withstand drops and minor spills.

The HP Chromebook 11 G7 EE provides:

  • Sleek design that meets durability. This sturdy device is built for the whole day with a pick-proof, anchored, minor-spill-resistant keyboard and shock-absorbing molded rubber trim. Measuring only <19mm, it undergoes MIL-STD 810G and 76 cm drop on concrete testing.

Reinforced USB-C™ ports on each side provide flexibility with a universal charging standard for a variety of devices.

  • Powerful performance. Give students a boost with the secure and intuitive Chrome OS™, the latest Intel processors, and up to 8 GB memory and 64 GB EMMc storage. Enjoy a long battery life that recharges fast and connect in large spaces with 2x2 WLAN and MIMO.
  • Essential collaboration and creativity features. Enable comfortable, convenient small-group discussions with HP Classroom Manager and Android™ apps. Get easy views from the 180° hinge that lies completely flat and optional HD IPS touchscreen.

HP Education Solutions

The HP Chromebook x360 11 G2 and HP Chromebook 11 G7 EE PCs include a perpetual license of HP Classroom Manager, Student Edition, making it easier for teachers to manage student activities and collaborate effectively. Teachers can take control of student devices to deliver content; restrict application, hardware, and Web access; and chat one-on-one or in groups. 

Pricing and Availability

HP Chromebook x360 11 G2 EE: starting from £339, Available from 12th April

HP Chromebook 11 G7 EE: starting from £279, Available from 12th April

HP Chromebook 11A G6 Education Edition

The HP Chromebook 11A G6 Education Edition empowers students to create, collaborate, and learn with the AMD A4-9120C APU processor and battery life up to 10 hours with HP Fast Charge. Designed with co-molded rubber, reinforced corners, and a manageable, secure, and intuitive Chrome OS™, this durable PC enables access to thousands of educational Android™ apps and has universal USB-C™ connectivity and charging.

The HP Chromebook 11A G6 EE is:

  • Rugged for the school day and beyond. Give students a sleek Chromebook™ that redefines rugged. It measures just <19mm thin and has co-molded rubber contact points, a strengthened corner design, durable 180° hinge, and undergoes MIL-STD 810Gand 70 cm drop on concrete testing.
  • Packed with powerful performance. Quickly launch apps, support fast web browsing, and efficiently manage battery life with the AMD A4-9120C APU processor, 4 GB memory, and eMMc storage up to 32 GB.
  • Equipped with collaborative learning features. Enables engaging group discussions with an optional HD IPS touchscreen that supports viewing from multiple angles and a 180° hinge that lies completely flat for easy collaboration. 2x2 802.11ac wireless with MIMO delivers faster transfer speeds in classrooms or school settings where students access online teaching materials, submit homework, and take online exams at the same time.

The HP Chromebook 11A G6 Education Edition PC include a perpetual license of provides access to HP Classroom Manager, Student Edition, making it easier for teachers to manage student activities and collaborate effectively. Teachers can take control of student devices to deliver content; restrict application, hardware, and Web access; and chat one-on-one or in groups.

The HP Chromebook 11A G6 EE is available from 25th Feb with prices starting from £299.

HP Chromebook 14A G5 coming this Spring

is built for the enterprise, educators, and higher education with the manageable, secure, and intuitive Chrome OS™. Driven by the latest AMD processors, this durable PC has future-ready, universal USB-C™ compatibility, and includes optional features like a backlit, pick- and minor-spill-resistant keyboard and choice of HD or FHD IPS panel. The HP Chromebook 14A G5 is expected to be available in EMEA in April, with prices starting from £329