Hewlett-Packard (HP) has launched its first Google Chromebook – Pavilion 14 yesterday. The device is available in the US through HPDirect.com at a price of $329.99.
HP Pavilion 14 features a 14-inch screen with 1366×768 pixel screen resolution. It runs 1.1GHz dual-core Intel Celeron processor with 2GB of RAM upgradable up to 4 GB. It has an HD Web camera and 16GB storage. It sports a 2-in-1 memory card slot, dual USB ports, HDMI, Ethernet and the power button on one side and USB port and audio input/output on the other side.
HP Pavilion 14 features also include an in-built dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0 and Ethernet in terms of connectivity. The device has 4.15 hours of battery life. It measures 0.83 inches in thickness and 3.96 pounds in weight. It has 100GB of Google Drive cloud storage valid for two years along with Google+ Hangouts, Gmail, YouTube and in-built Maps.
HP Pavilion 14 is a high-end model, more expensive than Samsung’s latest Chromebook and the Acer C7 available at $250 and $199 respectively.