HP Chromebook 14 promises over 9 hours of battery life per charge

Shane McGlaun - Nov 2, 2015, 5:00am CST
HP Chromebook 14 promises over 9 hours of battery life per charge

HP has launched its next generation Chromebook called the Chromebook 14. The new computer is aimed at giving users a premium experience with HD screens and long battery life in a thin computing platform with colorful designs. The machine is offered in turbo silver and sky blue colors and starts at 3.94 pounds making it very portable.

The Chromebook 14 is 17.8mm thick and can run for up to 9 hours and 15 minutes per charge with an HD screen. The screen measures 14-inches and buyers can opt for the optional Full HD IPS screen. The Chromebook 14 supports video apps like Hulu or Netflix and the machine can be connected to the TV for viewing content on a bigger screen via a Chromecast device.

Chromebook 14 is fanless for silent operation and uses an Intel Celeron N2840 processor. It comes with 100GB of Google Drive cloud storage and has a USB 3.0 port, dual USB 2.0 ports, HDMI output, and a microSD card reader.

The USB 3.0 port supports sleep and charge for connected gadgets. Internal storage is 32GB and buyers get 12 free Gogo in-air internet passes, three free Google Play movie rentals, and 90-days of free Google Play music. HP will start shipping the Chromebook 14 on November 8 for $249.99 and the Full HD versions starts at $279.99.


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