HP's revamped Stream notebooks start at $199

HP is launching new versions of its affordable Stream notebooks with Windows 10. They include an 11.6-inch model for the price of $199, along with a 14-inch version for $219 and the Stream x360 2-in-1 for $249.

HP stated that all three of the new Stream notebooks have display resolutions of 1366x768. They also all have Intel Celeron N3060 processors inside, along with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. It added:

The Stream notebooks have also been redesigned for users who want an affordable, thin, stylish and light portable computer that doesn't skimp on features. In select regions, the notebooks are offered in an array of vibrant colors - including Aqua Blue, Violet Purple and Snow White for the Stream 11 and 14, and Jack Black as the fourth color option for the x360 – that allow users to highlight their personalities. Likewise, some models also come with advanced displays – such as an HD touch-enabled display and HD WLED-backlit display with an antiglare screen – so that users can latest video technology, where available. The x360 also allows users to rotate their display a full 360 degrees to convert in to four different positions, which is great for collaboration, screen sharing and presentations.

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Some of the notebooks will also come with a free 1 year subscription to Microsoft's Office 365 Personal, which is normally priced at $69.99. The Stream 11 model goes on sale August 24, while the Stream 14 follows on September 7. The Stream x360 will be available sometime in late September.

In addition, HP plans to launch the HP Stream 11 Pro for education customers in September as well:

The Stream 11 Pro is offered in Jack Black and come equipped with 2x2 Wi-Fi to ensure excellent connectivity in busy classrooms, on college campuses or while on the road. The notebook will also come in an additional 4GB/64GB model offering faster boot-up speeds and additional storage for learning materials and classroom curricula.

Pricing for the Stream 11 Pro was not revealed.

John Callaham