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HP X360 14" i3 8Gb Chromebook

After seeing the X360 14" at BETT 2019 it seemed like a worthy successor to my Pixel 2013 (which I still have running Cloudready). The X360 14 has an i3-8130U processor at 2.2Ghz (Turbo to 3.4 Ghz), 8Gb DDR4, 64Gb storage, and full touch-flip 1080p IPS display. Performance figures: Octane 2.0: 33990 Speedometer 1.0: 93.8 Android apps work out of the box. The only issue I've had with them is the voice notes don't work with the Keep App as it requires the Google App that appears as incompatible in the PlayStore. Hopefully, this will be worked out in due course. Linux Apps (assuming your devices is not enterprise enrolled) also work well. I've got LibreOffice, GIMP, VLC, Putty and Gnome notepad installed: The only issue with Linux apps at the moment is the lack of audio - however, this is coming in v74 and already present on my Pixel which is on the dev channel of Cloudready. This is a brief video of the device side-by-side with my Pixel. In about five yea