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HP delivers the details of its Chromebook

Designed to work connected, the first HP laptop with Chrome, the Google OS, has a 14-inch screen and weighs 1.8 Kg The SSD is 16 GB, but it has 100 GB of free storage on Google Drive. It only has 4 hours of battery life.

HP has announced the availability of its first laptop series Pavilion equipped with Google's Chrome OS. The PC maker is trying to improve sales of laptops by offering an alternative to Windows. The HP Pavilion Chromebook 14 has a 14-inch screen and runs on an Intel Celeron dual-core 1.1 GHz. This machine is approximately 21 mm thick and weighs 1.8 kg. It offers a bit more than four hours of battery life, according to David Conrad, director of consumer product management at HP. It should be released today, the United States, from 330 $ Excluding VAT. The manufacturer does not provide information on its availability worldwide.

"HP has wanted to broaden its product range and Chromebook is for those who do most of their computing on the web," said David Conrad. "It's really a matter of choice," he added. We have a very wide range. But we believe the time has come for users have an additional choice and can enjoy a gateway to their digital lifestyle on Google. '

Many competing models 

The HP Chromebook only has 16GB of storage space on an SSD, but it keeps 100 GB free on Google Drive for two years. It has the same design as the other HP personal computers, which mostly run on Windows, with a capacity of HDDs standard. But, as large volumes of data moves to the cloud, the Chromebook model provides a different use. "We see this as another PC device to use around the house," explained the official products of the manufacturer. "It's easy to manage." 

The announcement came after the revelation of the existence of the product by the site The Verge. The Chromebook HP will compete with the Lenovo ThinkPad X131e, sold429 $ Excluding VAT, and Acer Chromebook C7, whose price starts at 199 $ Excluding VAT. Both laptops work with Intel. The HP model will also compete with those offered by Samsung, available from249 $, with an ARM Cortex-A15.

According to David Conrad, HP found that Intel was 20 to 25% more powerful than some ARM chips in terms of performance web-based JavaScript and other tests. The company also wanted to provide a more consistent user experience with other offers PC, another reason she chose Intel ARM instead. The Chromebook's screen can display images in 1366 x768 dpi. HP offers free Wi-Fi and there is no immediate plans to offer 3G or 4G.

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