HP Gets Into The Chromebook Business

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[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

HP has unveiled ts first Chromebook. The HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook  joins HP’s PC portfolio as a companion PC for the home.

Kevin Frost (Vice president and general manager, Consumer PCs, Printing and Personal Systems, HP): Google’s Chrome OS is showing great appeal to a growing customer base.

Powered by an Intel Celeron  processor and Intel high-definition (HD) graphics, the HP Pavilion Chromebook includes a 16GB solid-state drive for fast start-up times. Extra hardware security via the built-in Trusted Platform Module (TPM) protects against unauthorized access .

The HP Pavilion Chromebook weighs just under 4 pounds, and comes with HDMI port, USB 2.0 port and Ethernet jack, and a combination headphone and microphone jack, as well as a HP TrueVision HD Webcam.

The HP Pavilion Chromebook features an HP Imprint design in sparkling black, up to 4 GB of memory and a removable battery.

The Chromebook is available in the United States with a starting price of $329.99.

Upload: 02-07-13