HP Stream: the new competition from the Chromebooks

HP finally has released a product that was expected for a long time: it’s the Windows of the Chromebooks version. It must be clarified that this team has no relationship with the laptops that run with Chrome OS, but in what looks like it is that it will be priced very low and it could become his new rival. The laptop in question is known as the HP Stream, a notebook quite Compact with 14-inch screen and an HD + resolution of 1366 × 768 pixels. Long said that this laptop would be priced at about $200, but in the end is that it will be a little more expensive.

The HP Stream makes use of an APU AMD A4 and will run with Windows 8.1 operating system. Its thickness is only 0.7 inches and weight is around 1.7 kg. Note that this new machine does not have a fan.

The notebook is also equipped with a graphics card Radeon R3, has 2GB of RAM and 32GB of space with 100 additional OneDrive GB, which will be free during the first two years, something similar to what Google Drive in the case of the Chromebooks. The Stream also has ports USB 3.0, USB 2.0, HDMI and microSD reader, while at the level of connectivity it has WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, supports Miracast and has a battery of up to 6.5 hours.

HP has announced that the Stream will be on sale from September 24 and will cost $300, that is $ 100 more than the price which indicated the rumors.

The price the Chromebooks bass has made that they become highly successful teams, and is possible with the HP Stream happening something similar.