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Chromebook Plus: more performance and AI capabilities

An image of Chromebook Plus devices

We created Chromebooks to bring you easy-to-use computers that offer reliable performance and unmatched security. Today, a new category of Chromebooks takes the promise even further: Chromebook Plus.

With double the performance 1, Chromebook Plus offers built-in Google apps and powerful AI capabilities. It also offers Google Photos Magic Eraser and Adobe Photoshop 2 on the web to help consumers boost their productivity, inspire their creativity and make everyday tasks intuitive. It’s a laptop experience that optimises hardware performance with software apps and tools, all at a starting price of $749.

A video showcasing the Chromebook Plus

Laptop shopping is harder than it should be. You can easily get lost in a sea of numbers and technical specs, and it's hard to know what products will actually give you what you need, at the price you want.

We’ve spent a lot of time listening to laptop users and have worked closely with our partners at ASUS and HP to build a guaranteed standard of performance that people can depend on to get what they need done. Three new Chromebook Plus laptops have been launched in Australia.

  • Image of a ASUS Chromebook Plus CX34
  • Image of an HP Chromebook Plus 15.6 inch
  • Image of a Chromebook Plus CM34 Flip

All Chromebook Plus laptops offer faster processors 1 and double the memory 1, giving you the power to get more done, easily. All Chromebook Plus laptops also come with a Full HD IPS display — which means you get a full 1080p HD experience when watching streaming content, and crisp, clear viewing for reading, creating content or editing photos and videos. Finally, there’s a 1080p+ webcam with temporal noise reduction for smoother, more lifelike video calls.

All Chromebook Plus laptops come with the the following guaranteed hardware specs:

  • CPU: Intel Core i3 12th Gen or above, or AMD Ryzen 3 7000 series or above
  • RAM: 8GB+
  • Storage: 128GB+
  • Webcamera: 1080p+ with Temporal Noise Reduction
  • Display: Full HD IPS or better display

Video calls are even better

We know camera and video calling quality matter. Whether you're dialling into a job interview, filming a vlog or connecting with friends and family, video conferencing has become a big part of our daily lives. Now, we’re extending some of the premium features in Google Meet to Chromebook Plus, using the enhanced camera, processor and more to bring AI features directly into the OS on Chromebook Plus.

In addition to equipping each Chromebook Plus with a 1080P camera, these new powerful Chromebooks have built-in AI to help enhance your call’s clarity and lighting, cancel background noise and blur backgrounds with just a couple of taps. This works no matter what video conferencing app you use, whether that’s Google Meet, Zoom, Microsoft Teams or others. Users will see these options amongst the array of built-in ChromeOS software video call tools available on their Chromebook’s app shelf.

AI-powered video call controls on Chromebook Plus

AI-powered video call controls on Chromebook Plus

Apps to help you with projects big and small

All that power means the apps you know and love run better than ever. You can bring a wide variety of projects to life with built-in Google apps, as well as creative powerhouses like Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Express and LumaFusion.

Magic Eraser in Google Photos on Chromebook Plus

Magic Eraser in Google Photos on Chromebook Plus

We’re bringing Magic Eraser’s AI-powered editing in the built-in Google Photos app on Chromebook Plus, so you can easily remove unwanted distractions from your pictures, as well as intelligently making suggestions in the scene. The app also includes additional enhanced editing features, like an HDR effect that enhances brightness and contrast, and the ability to add portrait blur to your existing photos.

With the new File Sync feature on Chromebook, you know you can stay productive even when on the go. Your Chromebook Plus keeps your Google Drive files always accessible, whether you’re online or offline, by automatically downloading your drive files, taking advantage of the 128 GB storage minimum of Chromebook Plus.3

Adobe Photoshop on Chromebook Plus

Adobe Photoshop on Chromebook Plus

Chromebook Plus also enables you to work on more graphically demanding projects, like ones in Adobe Photoshop on the web and Adobe Express Premium. Powered by Adobe Firefly, Adobe’s family of creative generative AI models, you can easily add, extend, remove content or use text prompts to edit standout photos and create social media graphics, flyers and more 2. To help people try out these apps, we’re offering three months of Adobe Photoshop on the web and Express free, when you purchase a new Chromebook Plus 4

LumaFusion pro video editing on Chromebook Plus

LumaFusion pro video editing on Chromebook Plus

If you’re ready to try your hand at filmmaking, you can use LumaFusion’s powerful and intuitive video-editing suite. Designed for both beginner and advanced editors, this multi-track editor has everything you need to perfect your footage for professional results. New Chromebook Plus users can get 25% off LumaFusion’s one-time cost of $11.99 4.

Like smashed avo and toast, or your favourite movie and a bowl of popcorn, some things are just better together. Several of the features on Chromebook Plus — like on-device AI — work great alongside the features of Duet AI in Google Workspace.

Even more features to come in 2024

Just like Chromebooks today, we will keep adding new features to Chromebook Plus over time. This includes bringing the power of Google’s AI capabilities directly into ChromeOS 5. Here’s a preview of a few coming attractions.

We’re making it easier to draft and refine shorter-form content across websites you visit on your Chromebook Plus. With just a right click, you can get help with polishing or adding some wit to your words, whether you’re writing a restaurant review, a social media post or a YouTube video description.

Writing on Chromebook Plus is easy with the power of Google AI in a right click

Writing on Chromebook Plus is easy with the power of Google AI in a right click

We’re also working on bringing image generation capabilities to Chromebook Plus5. This includes personalisation capabilities in ChromeOS’ settings menu, like generating custom wallpapers using easy templatised text prompts. Want a wallpaper featuring cats in impressionist style art? We’ve got you covered.

Personalise your wallpaper on Chromebook Plus using generative AI

Personalise your wallpaper on Chromebook Plus using generative AI

We’re working to add generative AI backgrounds to your video calls, too5. All you need to do is to adjust it once in your video call control panel and it’ll work on any app you use to make calls on Chromebook Plus. Bored of taking video calls from planet Earth? Generate backgrounds to transport you to an office on Mars.

Personalise your video calls by generating backgrounds on Chromebook Plus

Personalise your video calls by generating backgrounds on Chromebook Plus

Get your Chromebook Plus

You can order new Chromebook Plus laptops from JB Hi-Fi and Officeworks. For more updates, keep up with the latest at



  1. When compared to top selling Chromebooks from July 2022 to Dec 2022.
  2. Adobe Photoshop subscription required.
  3. You must be connected to the internet to set up this feature. Download required. Must have available storage space in Google Drive.
  4. $11.99 AUD value, for a limited time only