HP has launched two new Chromebooks — the Chromebook 14 in stylish new colours and the Chromebook 14 G4 for users looking for a more premium Chromebook experience. Both models offer a 14″ HD display and long battery in a thinner and lighter form factor device running Google’s Chrome OS.
“HP is delivering new premium features that customers want on Chromebooks to create amazing experiences at an affordable price,” said Kevin Frost, VP and general manager, consumer personal systems at HP, in a statement. “We are excited to offer the new HP Chromebook 14 to give customers fun and function with a fresh color palette, bright displays and great battery life in thin, stylish and affordable designs.”
Available in Turbo Silver and Sky Blue, the Chromebook 14 weights in at 3.94 lbs. It features a 14″ display with Full HD IPS optional, and a fanless design powered by an Intel Celeron N2840 processor. It includes one USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports, an HDMI port and a Micro SD card reader. The USB 3.0 port supports HP Sleep and Charge for powering devices on the go. It’s priced starting at US$279.99.
Available in Turbo Silver, HP’s Chromebook 14 G4 is aimed at education and small and medium-sized business customers that are looking for more security and manageability. It includes multi-layered security, console-based management, support for virtualization and certification for Citrix Receiver 1.8 for Chrome. It’s priced starting at US$279.99.