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HP Chromebook 14 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB 16GB HDD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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Connect in style. Open your sleek, next-generation Chromebook to get online, fast. Quickly access your favorite websites and Chrome web apps on the 35,56 cm (14") diagonal HD display. - Take it... More
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15 Reasons For

Good Brand

Chromebooks produced by HP have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just Chromebooks) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on Chromebooks that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Three Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

Most of the other Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago only use two displays supported by on-board grap, however the Chromebook 14 uses three displays supported by on-board grap.

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Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The Chromebook 14 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Chromebook 14 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Chromebook 14 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At 1,000 megahertz, the Chromebook 14 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. Notebook PCs of this age and spec have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,000MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 900MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other Chromebooks that have been on the market for more than two years, the Chromebook 14 has a front camera.

Alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might also want to consider include the Samsung XE303C12[plb_1570733_price], or the Acer Chromebook C720[plb_2422801_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Chromebook 14 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of this spec and age. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Chromebook 14 is a ten PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The average screen size of Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook 14 is 13". With a screen size of 14 inches, the HP Chromebook 14 has one of the biggest screen sizes amongst Chromebooks of this age.

Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth considering include the Acer Chromebook CB5[plb_2964438_price] (15.6").

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Chromebook 14 has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11g WiFi standard found on most Chromebooks that are a comparable age to it. This laptop also have an 802.11a and 802.11b WiFi standard.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebook 14.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0+HS Bluetooth version, which is typical of many Chromebooks that are a comparable age to it.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook 14 only have one USB 3.0 port, however the HP Chromebook 14 has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Four Battery Cells

The HP Chromebook 14 is a four battery cell count laptop.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the Chromebook 14 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Very Heavy

The HP Chromebook 14 is very heavy (1.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Chromebook 14. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Chromebook 14 the weights range from 1kg to 2.2kg.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP Chromebook 14[plb_2350765_price] (1.9kg).

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of portable PCs of this type and age is 1.7GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1.1GHz to 2.4GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.4 gigahertz, the Chromebook 14 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 1.4GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer Chromebook C720[plb_2422801_price].

If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Acer Chromebook CB5[plb_2964438_price] (1.6GHz).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops of a similar type and age to the Chromebook 14 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Chromebook 14 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen to this notebook PC and we think the Acer Chromebook C720[plb_2422801_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Thick

Across all the laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebook 14 the heights range from 16mm to 230mm, and the average height is 28mm. The HP Chromebook 14 is quite thick (21.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook 14.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP Chromebook 14

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Chromebook 14 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Google Chromebook Pixel[plb_2964645_price] (16GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is typical of many laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The HP Chromebook 14 has a pretty typical total storage capacity (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the Acer Chromebook C720[plb_2422801_price] (32GB) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

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Expert Reviews

(81)
30 July 2015

If you're like us, chances are you've come to realize that you need the ability to access the Internet on the go. Also, you've probably come to realize that your smartphone or tablet lacks the... Read more…

17 March 2015

HP Chromebook 14 G1. Test model courtesy of notebooksbilliger HP creates a well-conceived, 14-inch Chromebook with its G1. Users who limit themselves to fundamental tasks, such as office and...

10 February 2015

I'm giving this one a ?buy'. If you're in the market for a Chromebook, or even if you need something with tablet-like functionality but still prefer a more traditional laptop-style approach (that...

Battery life seems great 7 hours out of the box
Multitouch trackpad
Handles lots of open tabs at once 50is no problem)
Headphone sound is good
Body construction is fairly solid (easily commensurate with price), no creaks or anything terrible like t
Screen resolution is meh, viewing angles are meh, brightness isn't too bad (you can see it in sunlight reasonably well) I would like to see the 19201080 touch model in Australia
Keyboard layout takes some getting used to if you're not already a Chrome
10 December 2014

I've spent the last three weeks taking six business-oriented Chromebooks through their paces. I started out as a skeptical Windows-rules-them-all kind of guy: I've been using Windows since the... Read more…

10 December 2014

I've spent the last three weeks taking six business-oriented Chromebooks through their paces. I started out as a skeptical Windows-rules-them-all kind of guy: I've been using Windows since the... Read more…

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User Reviews

(86)
Reviewed 15 November 2014 by T87699

Much to like about this light, cheap, quick PC. 8hr batter, easy to use, fast. The keyboard is white - which is stupid as the keys will get grubby, the trackpad button is very stiff, speakers not... Read more…

Reviewed 8 February 2015 by Pleonic
Pleonic would recommend the HP Chromebook 14

I've been interested in Chromebooks and the Chrome OS since Google came out with its first prototype in 2011. Somewhere in the future, Google proposes, the entire Earth will be blanketed with... Read more…

Reviewed 12 January 2015 by EdwardsGirly
EdwardsGirly would recommend the HP Chromebook 14

This is a good simple computer, great for surfing the web, checking email, social networking etc. It is very fast and easy to use, and super quiet. As for the color I would like to point out that... Read more…

Reviewed 4 December 2014 by Olivia1234

Love this laptop soo good fast and a beautiful colour couldn't of asked for anything better...

Reviewed 4 September 2015 by MeganDog

Bought in 2014. It is quick to start. Build quality is disappointing. It looks and feels cheap. Screen image is poor. Colour of keys (white) is a very poor choice. Speaker sound is tinny. This... Read more…

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