With [company]Microsoft[/company] realizing that Chromebooks aren’t just a passing fad, the company says it will work with hardware partners to compete at the “value” end of the market. To that end, [company]HP[/company] looks to be among the first to help Microsoft out with the HP Stream 14, a $199 Windows 8.1 laptop. It competes well on price with [company]Google[/company] Chromebooks but it still comes down to the overall experience.
Meanwhile, Chromebooks are moving up the price chain with Lenovo’s ThinkPad Yoga 11e costing $479. This could be the mid-range Chromebook for those who want more than a bare-bones device but don’t want or need to spend $1,299 on a Chromebook Pixel.
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