HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook hits UK stores
The HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook, the first Google-powered laptop from the American brand, is now available in the UK.
With a 14-inch display, the HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook is apparently 35 per cent larger than most other Chromebooks on the market, like the Acer C7 Chromebook and the Samsung Series 3 Chromebook, and has an Intel Celeron 847 processor with 4GB of DDR3 RAM.
“Google’s Chrome OS is showing great appeal to growing customer base,” said Louis Perrin, HP’s Director of Consumer Products, Printing and Personal Systems. “With HP’s Chromebook, customers can get the best of the Google experience on a full-sized laptop – all backed up by our service and brand.”
HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook Features
The first HP laptop to run the Google Chrome OS, the HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook offers 100GB of free Google Drive cloud storage alongside a 16GB SSD hard drive. The Google Chrome OS means HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook users get quick access to Google apps such as Gmail, Google , and other photo and document software from the search engine giant.
The HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook features a 1.1GHz Intel Celeron 847 processor with 4GB of DDR3 RAM and an Intel HD graphics card, and a wide range of ports including HDMI, three USB 2.0 ports, a combo headphone/microphone and an Ethernet jack.
The Chromebook has a HP TrueVision HD Webcam and has inbuilt additional hardware security in the Trusted Platform Module. The software protects against any remote access to sensitive and personal data.
Weighing just 1.8kg, the HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook is light and portable and is offered in the Sparkling Black colour option.
HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook Release Date and Price
Available now from Currys, PC World and the HP store, the HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook has a very reasonable price tag of £249.