HP upgrades Chromebook with HD display, long battery life

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HP upgraded its Chromebook 14 with high resolution displays and long battery life in thin, colorful designs.

The new laptops are offered in turbo silver and sky blue colours and are 17.8 millimeters thin delivering up to 9 hours and 15 minutes of battery life with HD display. It weighs 3.94 pounds, but varies by configuration.

The HP Chromebook 14 is expected to be available in the United States from November 8, 2015 starting at $249.99. The Full HD HP Chromebook 14 starts at $279.99.

Further, customers can use apps like Hulu or Netflix to stream video content right to the screen. For customers who want to view content on a larger screen, they can stream from their Chromebook to the TV in their living room with Google Chromecast.

The HP Chromebook 14 is equipped with an Intel Celeron N2840 processor for fast internet access. A complimentary 100 GB of Google Drive cloud storage for two years is also included with the latest product.

It has one USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports, HDMI and a micro SD card reader. The HP Chromebook 14 supports a HP Sleep and Charge port via a USB 3.0 port for charging devices on the go.

To boost sales, HP has also placed offers like internet passes to keep customer connected when in flight, three free Google Play movie rentals and 90 days of free Google Play music.

HP said its Chromebook 14 G4 is now available in Turbo Silver. This device is specifically designed for Small Medium Businesses and educational customers.

It is the first Chromebook to be verified for Citrix Receiver 1.8 for Chrome. In addition to using the cloud infrastructure with Google Drive, students and SMBs can also take advantage of up to 32 GB eMMC internal storage. It is expected to be available in the United States in October starting at $279.

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