HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook Now Official, Sets You Back Just $330
It looks like HP is the latest PC hardware vendor to join the Chrome OS club. The HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook has now officially been announced and will set you back $330.
So what do you get with the HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook? The laptop ahs a 1366 x 768 display, 16GB SSD storage, 100GB Google Drive space, and an Intel Dual-core Celeron processor. Other specs include 2GB of RAM, 3 USB 2.0 ports, HDMI and a 2-in-1 memory card reader. There is also Ethernet, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 3.0 as well.
Honestly, the specs are pretty modest but there is one area where the HP Pavilion stands out from the Chromebook pack: display size. Up until now, 11.6-inch has been the standard screen-size in all current Chromebook offerings. With the HP Pavilion Chromebook you get a much larger 14-inch display.
Unfortunately, this comes at a trade-off. The HP Chromebook has relatively poor performance compared to Samsung’s offering, and like Acer’s budget option it has just a few hours of battery life onboard.
Still for those interested in Chrome OS but not willing to do so on a tiny screen, this could still be an intriguing option and at $330 it is quite affordable, too. What do you think, would you be interested in the HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook or not?
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