The HP Stream 11 comes in bright colors with a matte finish. It is very affordable Chromebook like laptop with added Windows 8. HP Stream 11, as well as HP Stream 13, is leaning toward Google cloud-based laptops, but usual and useful Windows applications can be installed here. In addition to USB ports 3.0 and 2.0 and HDMI port for external connectivity it includes high quality DTS Studio Sound Surround system. HP Stream 11 is a little bit thicker and heavier than 11-inch Chromebook, but has very good battery life time. It has all the features of the regular laptops and can be used as a very inexpensive second laptop.