CTL H4 Chromebook is an ARM based laptop that runs Chromium operating system and retails for mere 199 dollars or euros. It is powerful enough for doing most of the daily tasks such as watching videos, surfing Internet, editing and creating office files and so on. This CTL H4 Chromebook laptop is waterproof and semi rugged too as company says it can withstand drop from up to 70cm height.
CTL H4 Chromebook specifications
It runs on Rockchip RK3288 quad core processor. While this processor is now quite dated, it packs enough punch for handling your daily needs. Other specifications as detailed by chromium netbooks are 11.6 inch display, 4 gigabytes of memory and 16GB of flash storage.
Rockchip RK3288 Quad-Core Cortex-A17 processor (up to 1.8GHz), 16GB storage 4GB DDR3L RAM, 11.6’’ HD wide screen LED-backlit display, Bluetooth 4.0, Multi-gesture touchpad, USB port x 2; HDMI x 1; headphone jack x 1; stereo speaker x 2; Micro SD slot, Built-in camera and microphone, Up to 10 hours battery life, 180 Degree Lay Flat Design/Hinge Carry Handle Rugged Design (can withstand drops up to 70cm) and Water resistant
CTL H4 Chromebook price
It retails for about 199 euro which is 30 dollars less than its predecessors (CTL J2 and CTL J4). CTL H4 Chromebook weighs about 1 kilo and offers whopping 10 hours of battery life on a single charge. You get the usual HDMI, two USB and one micro SD card slot too. Wifi and Bluetooth are built in. You can go to CTL’s website to buy them as the company likes to sell its laptops directly to the consumers.
If you do not like Chromium OS, there are several third party tutorials that show how to install Ubuntu Linux on it. However keep in mind that there are still bucketful of applications that are not compatible with ARM based Ubuntu till now.