I appreciate the review. Given the limited scope of what the device is to be used for, I don't think HDMI is going to be a major limiting factor.
These are developed for web browsing and using online 'cloud' apps - generating documents and the like in google apps for example.
I am curious how it will handle alternative offerings like Office365, Zoho, etc. I'm also curious about the offline capabilities - seeing as how Google recently broke the offline capabilities when using the Chrome browser. Sure hope that's resolved before the release date.