HP has tried to take on Chromebooks and the Asus Eeebook with their Stream Laptops with better specs and a new 14-inch model.
HP stream series was launched in 2014 with little internal storage with the support of cloud computing. It has basic specifications to attract all the entry-level laptop buyers who do not use heavy / CPU intensive applications.
Also, it is ideal for those who are looking for an affordable option which is good enough for surfing, writing, and some multimedia entertainment.
HP Stream costs up to 250$ which made it a great success due to its large battery and slim design.
Now the California based company, HP, has decided to launch three different laptops under the Stream series which are HP Stream 11, HP Stream X360 and HP Stream 14.
The previous generation HP stream 13 is discontinued and instead they have a 14-inch model which is the HP Stream 14.
Furthermore, Powering the device is the potent Celeron processor and a faster 2×2 802.11ac Wi-Fi. The internal storage is still a bit less at 32 GB but it has 4 GB ram, which is sufficient.
The display size is 14-inch just as the name suggests with an HD Ready 1366×768 display resolution which is a great feature in this price point. It also has USB 3.0 port which is great for those looking for a faster data transfers.
The battery pack is capable of delivering the energy to the device for 10 hours and 45 minutes. In fact, it makes Stream 14 one of the most battery efficient laptop. The HP Stream 14 will start at $219 (around 14,700 INR) when it arrives on 7th September in the US.
The other two laptops, namely HP Stream 11 and HP Stream x360 have an 11-inch display. Other than that they have almost similar specs to the HP Stream 14. They have the same 2016 Celeron processor, faster Wi-Fi, 32 GB of internal storage with 4 GB of RAM. Just like the Stream 14 they also have the USB 3.0 port.
The main difference between Stream 11 and the Stream x360 is that the latter comes with a 360-degree hinge.
Also, it is similar to the popular Lenovo Yoga series which offers various display configurations for different purposes.
However, there is no final word about the availability of Stream X360 but it can cost $250(around 16,700 INR). Moreover, it is $50 cheaper than its predecessor.
It will launch in select markets in September whereas HP Stream 11 will hit the stores in the US on 24 August with a price tag of $200 (13,500 INR approx.).
A more secure option with 64 GB storage will launch in September called as Stream 11 Pro.
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