Amazon Prime Days are upon us and there are plenty of deals to be had. We’ll be sharing more of those deals between now and the end of the event but Amazon isn’t the only game in town. In typical fashion, many retailers are rolling out their own promotions to get in on the hype the is Prime Day. From Walmart to Target and many stores in between, Chromebook deals can be found outside of Amazon.com and some of them are exclusive to those “other” retailers which makes them worth taking a glance at before you buy. This deal just happens to be one of those devices from one of “those” other retailers.
Just in case you missed it, HP quietly rolled out a consumer version of the Elite c1030 Chromebook a couple of months back and placed it exclusively in the care of Best Buy to sell. Apart from a couple of minor misprints on the listing, the “new” HP Chromebook is exactly what we expected and is, in fact, identical to the Enterprise-focused Elite c1030. The big difference is that the Best Buy model is priced just under $1,000 which makes it significantly less than the Enterprise version. Check out Robby’s video for the rundown on the consumer version listed simply as the HP Chromebook x360 13c.
At $949, the HP is likely more than many shoppers are willing to bite off and that’s totally understandable. That’s not to say that the HP isn’t worth the money but a thousand dollars is a lot for any device and Chromebooks are still earning their proverbial stripes in the eyes of consumers that will merit that kind of price. That said, you knock $200 off of the price of the HP and now we’re talking about some serious bang for your buck and a major value proposition. Right now, Best Buy has done just that and you can pick up the ultra-premium HP for only $749. Here’s a look at what the HP Chromebook x360 13c has to offer.
HP Chromebook x360 13c Key Specs
- 10th-gen Core i5-10210U
- 8GB RAM
- 256GB NVMe SSD
- 13.5-inch IPS 3:2 display @ 400 nits (1920×1280)
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 100% sRGB
- 90.1% screen-to-body ratio
- 50Wh Li-ion polymer 10-hour battery
- Wi-Fi 6
- Bluetooth 5
- 720p Webcam with privacy toggle
- Backlit keyboard
- Large glass trackpad
- Fingerprint scanner
- USI pen support
- 2x USB Type-C ports
- 1x USB Type-A port
- Headphone/mic jack
- 11.6 x 8.54 x 0.66-inches
This Chromebook will easily handle anything you throw at it and the 3:2 display gives you some serious real estate to get some work done. It doesn’t hurt that it also has one of the brightest displays found on a consumer Chromebook and the built-in fingerprint sensor makes logging in a breeze. You can find the HP Chromebook x360 13c over at Best Buy via the link below.