Chrome OS is no longer the butt of jokes around the tech industry. Especially in managed computing environments like schools, Chromebooks have overtaken other platforms as a flexible option that can cost way, way less than Windows PCs or Macs.
Which is why HP's Chromebook 13 G1 (MSRP $499, $819 as tested) is such a baffling machine. Sure, it performs smoothly thanks to Intel's Core m processors, and you get a precision keyboard and crisp display out of the deal.
|Operating System||Windows 10|
|Length (short end, closed)||8.64 in.|
|Width (long end, closed)||12.59 in.|
|Thickness (closed)||0.50 in.|