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Chromebooks produced by HP have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just Chromebooks) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on Chromebooks that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Three Displays Supported by On-Board Grap
Most of the other Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago only use two displays supported by on-board grap, however the Chromebook 14 uses three displays supported by on-board grap.
Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The Chromebook 14 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Chromebook 14 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Chromebook 14 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
At 1,000 megahertz, the Chromebook 14 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. Notebook PCs of this age and spec have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,000MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 900MHz.
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Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other Chromebooks that have been on the market for more than two years, the Chromebook 14 has a front camera.
Alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might also want to consider include the Samsung XE303C12, or the Acer Chromebook C720 which has better reviews.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Chromebook 14 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of this spec and age. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most Chromebooks that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also 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 similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.
Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)
The Chromebook 14 is a ten PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.
Quite Big Screen Size
The average screen size of Chromebooks that were launched around the same time as the Chromebook 14 is 13". With a screen size of 14 inches, the HP Chromebook 14 has one of the biggest screen sizes amongst Chromebooks of this age.
Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth considering include the Acer Chromebook CB5 (15.6").
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 laptops that have been around for more than two years.
802.11n WiFi Standard
The Chromebook 14 has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11g WiFi standard found on most Chromebooks that are a comparable age to it. This laptop also have an 802.11a and 802.11b WiFi standard.
This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Chromebook 14.
Across similar types of portable PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.
4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4.0+HS Bluetooth version, which is typical of many Chromebooks that are a comparable age to it.
Two USB 3.0 Ports
Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook 14 only have one USB 3.0 port, however the HP Chromebook 14 has two USB 3.0 ports.
Four Battery Cells
The HP Chromebook 14 is a four battery cell count laptop.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the Chromebook 14 does not have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.
The HP Chromebook 14 is very heavy (1.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Chromebook 14. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Chromebook 14 the weights range from 1kg to 2.2kg.
If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP Chromebook 14 (1.9kg).
Very Slow Processor Clock Speed
The average processor clock speed of portable PCs of this type and age is 1.7GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1.1GHz to 2.4GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.4 gigahertz, the Chromebook 14 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
It may also be worth considering one of the other 1.4GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer Chromebook C720.
If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Acer Chromebook CB5 (1.6GHz).
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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most laptops of a similar type and age to the Chromebook 14 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Chromebook 14 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
We compared all the other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen to this notebook PC and we think the Acer Chromebook C720 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
Across all the laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Chromebook 14 the heights range from 16mm to 230mm, and the average height is 28mm. The HP Chromebook 14 is quite thick (21.6 millimeters) compared to most of the other Chromebooks that have been available for around the same time as the Chromebook 14.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.
Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Chromebook 14 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Google Chromebook Pixel (16GB) which also has a higher rating.
Intel Celeron Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, which is typical of many laptops that came out around the same time as it.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
The HP Chromebook 14 has a pretty typical total storage capacity (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the Acer Chromebook C720 (32GB) which is also higher rated.
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