Compare Chromebook OS vs. Windows 10 Pro Devices & Laptops

Does some.

Does it all.

Chromebook and HP ProBook 430 G4

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Homegrown Trailers digitally transform their business with Windows 10

Homegrown Trailers switched from Chrome OS to Windows 10 Pro to improve operations.


Productive and compatible

Newer PCs running Windows 10 Pro can help increase employee productivity by up to 50%3. Windows 10 Pro runs the things you need to run.

Enterprise-grade security

Security breaches can cost the average small business $86,5004. Windows 10 Pro provides comprehensive protection from current and future security threats.

Cloud on your terms

Organizations experienced a 15% reduction of desktop management resources when they integrated Windows 10 Pro on premise or in the cloud5.

Productive and compatible

Application comparison
Feature description Chrome OS6Windows 10 Pro6

Runs the apps you need for business

Web apps in browser
Hundreds of thousands of desktop apps
Portfolio of specialty apps for vertical industries
Universal apps that run across phone, tablet & PCs Promised

Microsoft productivity apps

Mobile apps
Full-suite of Microsoft desktop apps (Office Professional, Project & Visio only available on Windows)

Peripherals directly connecting to device

Thousands of compatible USB printers
Thousands of compatible USB peripherals (includes business devices such as scanners, measurement readers, projectors, etc.)

Familiar and productive

Windows desktop and Start menu
Files on desktop
Apps can run multiple instances for multi-tasking
Digital agent (Cortana) Browser Only

Enterprise-grade security

Security comparison
Feature description Chrome OS6Windows 10 Pro6

Built-in device security at no extra cost - Securing devices, data, credentials & identities

Trusted Boot secure startup
Firewall
Anti-malware (Windows Defender)
Anti-phishing
Drive encryption (BitLocker)
Removable USB storage encryption (BitLocker)
Azure Rights Management - enforced encryption of removable storage
Protect your business documents and data wherever it goes (Windows Information Protection)
Ongoing updates

Identity protection

Fingerprint recognition1
Face recognition1
Device-based, two-factor authentication

Cloud on your terms

Management comparison
Feature description Chrome OS6Windows 10 Pro6

Device management

Mobile device management client (cloud or on-premise) with mobile application management
Systems center client
Windows Server domain client
Azure Active Directory client
Group Policy client

Control where your files are stored

Native ability to store on PC, your own servers and in the cloud
File storage dependent on setup by app developer

Control over system updates

Require devices to automatically update
Ability to defer updates until after market validation
Can define groups of PCs to get updates first
Download once and share updates to conserve bandwidth
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Everyday value laptops

Email, web browsing, and social communications on the go. The Windows 10 experience with a lightweight, portable and cloud-enabled laptop.

HP Stream Pro 14 G3 with Windows start screen
COMING SOON

HP Stream Pro 14 G3

  • Win 10 Pro 64-bit - English
  • Intel Celeron N3060 / 1.6 GHz (2.48 GHz) / 2 MB Cache
  • 4 GB DDR3L
  • 64 GB - eMMC SSD
  • 14" LED backlight 1366 x 768 / HD
  • 1Windows Hello
  • 2Cortana
  • Windows Ink
  • Touchscreen PC
  • Security
Acer Swift 1 SF114-31-P5L7

Acer Swift 1 SF114-31-P5L7

  • Win 10 Pro 64-bit
  • Intel Pentium N3710 / 1.6 GHz (2.56 GHz) / 2 MB Cache
  • 4 GB DDR3L
  • 64 GB - eMMC SSD
  • 14" LED backlight 1366 x 768 / HD
  • 1Windows Hello
  • 2Cortana
  • Windows Ink
  • Touchscreen PC
  • Security
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Featured business devices

Windows 10 Pro devices provide best-in-class performance and a wide range of choices you won’t find anywhere else. Dedicated PCs for common tasks – including web-browsing, shared calendars, and information kiosks. Windows 10 Pro functionality in a small footprint, low-power device.

HP ProBook 430 G4

HP ProBook 430 G4

  • Win 10 Pro 64-bit - English
  • Intel Celeron 3865U
  • 4 GB DDR4
  • 64 GB – M.2 SSD
  • 13.3" HD Anti-Glare Display 1366 x 768
  • 1Windows Hello
  • 2Cortana
  • Windows Ink
  • Touchscreen PC
  • Security
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comparing the size of a Lenova ThinkCentre M600 to a pencil

Lenovo ThinkCentre M600

  • 1 x Intel Pentium N3700 / 1.6 GHz (2.4 GHz) (Quad-Core)
  • 4 GB (installed) / 8 GB (max) - DDR3L SDRAM
  • 1 x SSD 128 GB - SATA 6Gb/s
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Edition
  • 1Windows Hello
  • 2Cortana
  • Windows Ink
  • Touchscreen PC
  • Security
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Lenovo Thinkpad 13
COMING SOON

Lenovo Thinkpad 13

  • Win 10 Pro 64-bit
  • Intel Celeron 3855U / 1.6 GHz / 2 MB Cache
  • 4 GB DDR4
  • 128 GB - M.2 SSD
  • 13.3" LED backlight 1366 x 768 / HD
  • 1Windows Hello
  • 2Cortana
  • Windows Ink
  • Touchscreen PC
  • Security

New levels of productivity for your business

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Office 365

Office when and where you need it. Work anywhere, anytime – on any device. Contact your preferred Windows Device Reseller to hear about device and Office bundles.

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Microsoft Intune

Provide mobile device management, mobile application management and PC management capabilities from the cloud.

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Dynamics 365

Meet the changing needs of customers and capture the new business opportunities of tomorrow with Microsoft Dynamics 365. Contact your preferred Windows Device Reseller to hear about device and Dynamics bundles.

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  • 1Windows Hello requires specialized hardware, including fingerprint reader, illuminated IR sensor or other biometric sensors and capable devices.
  • 2Cortana available in select markets; experience may vary by region and device.
  • 3Source: Pivoting SMBs to Buy PCs; Techaisle, 2015
  • 4Source: Kaspersky Lab, Damage control: The cost of security breaches, IT security risks special report series, 2015 (SMB defined as less than 1,500 seats)
  • 5Source: Forrester Consulting, The Total Economic Impact™ Of Microsoft Windows 10, June 2016.
  • 6Chrome OS and Windows 10 Pro OS features are as of January 2017.