HP Finally Unwraps Google OS-Based 'Pavilion 14 Chromebook PC'

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By Rohit KVN | February 5, 2013 12:23 AM EST

World's leading PC maker HP (Hewlett-Packard) on Monday unveiled the company's first Google OS-based 14-inch Chromebook PC in the US.

With the launch of Pavilion 14 Chromebook PC, HP, a long-time partner of Microsoft's Windows OS has now officially joined the ranks of Samsung, Acer and Lenovo to release a rival Chrome OS-based laptops.

HP's Chromebook PC sports a 14-inch HD BrightView LED-backlit display with 1366x768p resolution. It also features a HP TrueVision HD Webcam with an integrated microphone.

"Google's Chrome OS is showing great appeal to a growing customer base," said Kevin Frost, vice president and general manager, Consumer PCs, Printing and Personal Systems, HP.

He further said, "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."

The HP Chromebook is initially released in US for 329.99 USD, but there is still no news of when the new Chromebook PC would arrive in European and Asian markets.

Key Specifications of HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook PC include:

Model

Pavilion 14-c010us Chromebook

Display

14-inch HD BrightView LED-backlit

Display  with 1366x768p resolution

OS

Google based Chrome OS

Processor

Intel Celeron 847 processor with

1.1GHz CPU speed

Graphics

Intel HD Graphics

Keyboard type

Full size, island style

Storage capacity

16GB SATA SSD

Internal memory

2GB DDR3 RAM, upgradable to 4GB

RAM

Camera

 HP TrueVision HD Webcamera 

Battery

4-cell(37WHr) Li-Ion battery

Additional Specs

3 USB v2.0 slots,1 HDMI port, multi-format

digital media card reader

Dimensions

346.96x238.0x21.08 mm

Weight

Close to 1.8 kg

Price(US)

$329.99(around Rs. 17,585)

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