Major PC maker Lenovo, today outed its first two consumer market oriented Chromebooks. The two Chromebooks launched today are N20 and its convertible variant under N20p. Earlier Lenovo experimented with ThinkPad 11e series Chromebooks which were limited to educational markets. Pricing for new Chromebooks starts at $279.
The N20 Chromebook uses traditional laptop chassis while the N20p which inherits its design from ThinkPad YOGA 11e Chromebook, has convertible form factor. N20p is the first amongst consumer Chromebooks to offer such a form factor. Both the Chromebooks run on the Celeron processor which has become a standard in Chromebooks these days. Both N20 and N20p are thin at just 17.9 mm and weigh just under 1.4 Kg. They both also feature an 11.6 inch HD display with 1366×768 resolution while the one on the N20p has ten points touchscreen too.
N20p’s keyboard bends 300° backward, converting it to the stand mode. N20 and N20p feature a battery which should allow eight hours of usage. On the connctivity front they both come with WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0. As with any Chromebook out there, storage is limited to 16GBs and Google offers 100GB of free cloud storage. Lenovo has priced N20 at $279 while N20p is priced at $329. N20 and N20p will be available from July and August respectively.