HP launched its new 14 inch Chromebook today. The 14 inch screen and large size makes it more comfortable while typing, in comparison with competing Chromebooks, which usually hover around the 11 inch form factor. Featuring the current generation Intel Celeron 2955U processor, it has enough power for everyday tasks. HP Chromebook 14 will be available in 3 different colors, namely Coral Peach, Ocean Turquoise and Snow White.
The new Chromebook 14 is apparently targeting the education sector with the Google Chrome operating system being designed for online use. HP claims the major benefit to be that information stays in the cloud, which allows students to see their own, customized environment on any computer. The different colors are also specifically made for schools to differentiate different units by different colors.
The Chrome operating system makes it easy to access data from home aswell, because of its online nature. Multiple students can log in to the same computer which does not have previous student’s data on it. The education sector is thus, mainly targeted.
The Chromebook 14 is suited to anyone who is addicted to Google products on a daily basis. If you are seeking a relatively inexpensive computer tailored to the Google environment, this may be the perfect one for you! The operating system requires an Internet connection to be used effectively, You can also set it up for use in offline mode, though Chromebook’s internal storage capacity may decrease by offline usage.
The features available on the Chromebook 14 include a full-sized HDMI port, three USB ports (one of which is USB 3.0), a headset port and a full-sized SD card slot. Bluetooth 4.0 and dual-band, 802.11n Wi-Fi is available on the inside. The configuration includes an HD webcam, a full sized keyboard, 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM, a 16GB solid state drive, and a touchpad. 51 Watt-hour rating is given to the battery, which is claimed to last 9.5 hours. The weight of the laptop is 1.9kg.
You can comfortably watch your favorite shows; edit home videos and video chat with your whole family on the 14 inch screen. The HP Chromebook 14 is much easier to use that the traditional computers. The Laptop starts up in just 7 seconds and stays up to date with an inbuilt Virus protection. It is protected against malware, viruses and others.
With thousands of inbuilt apps, just a click away, store them on Google Drive for free that is offering 100 GB free storage for 2 years. The starting price of Chromebook 14 is $499. In India the starting price of the Chromebook 14 is Rs. 26,990.