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HP Chromebook Comparison: Fortis G10 vs. 11 G9 EE

Here's a breakdown of the key differences between the HP 11 G9 EE Chromebook and the HP Fortis G10 Chromebook:

Processor and Performance

  • HP 11 G9 EE: Lower-powered processors like Intel Celeron N4500. Suitable for basic tasks like browsing and light productivity applications.
  • HP Fortis G10: Offers a wider range of processors including Intel Celeron and Pentium Silver. These can handle more demanding tasks like streaming and running multiple apps at once.


  • HP 11 G9 EE: Lower storage options, typically 16GB or 32GB.
  • HP Fortis G10: Offers a wider range of storage options, up to 128GB. This allows you to store more files and applications.


  • HP 11 G9 EE: Standard Chromebook build quality.
  • HP Fortis G10: Built for ruggedness with MIL-STD 810 certification for better shock absorption and spill resistance.

Battery Life

  • HP 11 G9 EE: Battery life is around 3 hours.
  • HP Fortis G10: Offers a significantly longer battery life, up to 12 hours.

Other Features

  • HP 11 G9 EE: May have touchscreen option depending on the model.
  • HP Fortis G10: Comes with an HD or Full HD display, while the HP 11 G9 EE is limited to HD resolution. Fortis G10 also comes available as a touchscreen and has a full range hinge allowing it to work more like a tablet.


  • HP 11 G9 EE: Generally less expensive due to lower specs.
  • HP Fortis G10: More expensive due to its rugged build, higher performance processors, and extended battery life.


The HP Chromebook 11 G9 EE is a great option for those looking for an affordable, all around performing Chromebook for the classroom. The HP Fortis G10 Chromebook is a better choice if you need a more durable machine with better performance, battery life, and security features.


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