HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook Powered by Intel
The 14-inch Pavilion Chromebook includes a 16GB solid-state drive and extra hardware security.Technology giant Hewlett-Packard officially jumped on the Chromebook bandwagon with the release of the HP Pavilion 14, which boasts a 14-inch display that's approximately 2 inches wider than other Chromebook notebooks currently on the market. The notebook carries a starting price of $329.99. Powered by an Intel Celeron processor and Intel high-definition (HD) graphics, the Pavilion Chromebook includes a 16GB solid-state drive and extra hardware security through the built-in Trusted Platform Module (TPM) to help protect against unauthorized access to sensitive data and credentials. "Google's Chrome OS is showing great appeal to a growing customer base," Kevin Frost, HP's vice president and general manager of consumer PCs, printing and personal systems said in a statement. "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." Weighing in at just under 4 pounds, the notebook also offers an array of ports including High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI), USB 2.0 and Ethernet jack, and a combination headphone and microphone jack allow for connections to displays and other devices. Other features include up to 4GB of memory, a removable battery with up to 4 hours and 15 minutes of power, an HP TrueVision HD Webcam and 100GB of free storage on Google Drive for two years.