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HP Chromebook 14-q050na
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HP Chromebook 14-Q050na 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB 16GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.4GHz 4GB May 2014
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HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

HP has good average reviews for its Chromebooks as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Three Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Chromebook 14-q050na is a laptop that 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-q050na has more USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports than most of the similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Chromebook 14-q050na. Most of the Chromebooks that are a similar age to the Chromebook 14-q050na only have one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port, however this notebook PC has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Notebook PCs of this type and age have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 8GB and 32GB. When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Chromebook 14-q050na, the HP Chromebook 14-q050na's maximum internal memory supported by processor of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Chromebook 14-q050na which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Chromebook 14-q050na has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Chromebook 14-q050na has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebook 14-q050na also have a front camera.

There are a number of other portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might also want to consider including 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-q050na supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. Most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP portable PC 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 portable PCs of this spec and age.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most notebook PCs of this type and age have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Chromebook 14-q050na which has ten PCI Express lanes (max).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of laptops of a comparable age and type to the Chromebook 14-q050na is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB. At 4 gigabytes, the Chromebook 14-q050na has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Chromebook 14-q050na.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Google Chromebook Pixel[plb_2964645_price] (16GB and higher rated).

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Quite Big Screen Size

Across all the laptops that have been around for more than two years the screen sizes range from 11" to 16", and the average screen size is 13". The Chromebook 14-q050na has a quite big screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Chromebook 14-q050na.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at 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 portable PCs of this age and type.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The HP Chromebook 14-q050na has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11g WiFi standard found on most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. In addition, this HP laptop have an 802.11a and 802.11b WiFi standard.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is actually the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is the worst Wi-Fi standard across similar types of portable PC.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many Chromebooks that are a comparable age to it.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Chromebook 14-q050na is a two USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years only have one USB 3.0 port.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Laptops of this age and type have battery capacities of between 30Wh and 52Wh, and the average battery capacity is 42Wh. With a battery capacity of 51 watt-hours, the Chromebook 14-q050na has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Chromebook 14-q050na.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This laptop has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on Chromebooks that are a comparable age to it.

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Four Battery Cells

Most Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago have between two and five battery cells, including the HP Chromebook 14-q050na which has four battery cells.

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4 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of Chromebooks that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook 14-q050na is 260MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 350MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the HP Chromebook 14-q050na has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebook 14-q050na.

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Very Heavy

The weights of Chromebooks that are a comparable age to the Chromebook 14-q050na range from 1kg to 2.2kg. With a weight of 1.9 kilograms, the Chromebook 14-q050na is one of the heaviest laptops that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook 14-q050na amongst Chromebooks of this age.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the HP Chromebook 14[plb_2350765_price] (1.9kg).

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

Notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Chromebook 14-q050na have processor clock speeds of between 1.1GHz and 2.4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.7GHz. At only 1.4 gigahertz, the HP Chromebook 14-q050na has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other Chromebooks that were released around the same time as the Chromebook 14-q050na.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 1.4GHz processor clock speed laptops and we think the Acer Chromebook C720[plb_2422801_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Acer Chromebook CB5[plb_2964438_price] (1.6GHz).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP Chromebook 14-q050na is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth considering other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Acer Chromebook C720[plb_2422801_price] which is also higher rated.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP Chromebook 14-q050na

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this HP laptop was released.

SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

We compared all the other laptops that have an SSD storage media to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba CB35[plb_2275441_price] is also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the HP Chromebook 14[plb_1545160_price] (SSD).

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Intel Celeron Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 16 gigabytes, the Chromebook 14-q050na has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Chromebook 14-q050na.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Acer Chromebook C720[plb_2422801_price] (32GB and 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
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
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
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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 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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 14q050, 14q050n, 14q050na, hp 14q050, hp 14q050n, hp 14q050na
Barcodes 00888793322659, 08887933226590

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