The U.S. company HP has again collaborated with Google to create a range of laptops with the operating system Chrome. Computers votes and a really tight price which makes them especially to be able to work anywhere, and enjoy content no matter where. Some laptops in this edition have two variables: one with a 11-inch screen and somewhat lower performance, more framed in the field of notebooks or small computers; and the other with a size of 14 inches and more graphics power card Intel HD Graphics to enjoy more entertainment like movies or games. Yes, always thinking that are input devices, to give access to users on a budget. That is why, in either case, exceeding 300 euros price.
Undoubtedly, the design is one of the main aspects of these laptops. And it is that the lines offer a youthful look with rounded edges and without any sharp corners. In addition, there are different colors to match the tastes of the user. They are all very colorful pastel shades covering both the back of the housing as a band on the inside to provide an attractive design. A housing which, in the case of HP Chromebook 11 does not exceed 1.22 kilograms in measurements of 30 x 20.57 x 2.04 inches. Meanwhile, the HP Chromebook 14 up to 1.85 kg, and its measures achieve 34.4 x 24.1 x 2.06 inches.
Entering discuss their screens, panels must speak with a maximum resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That is to say, the screens capable of displaying images with quality HD Ready, but it is without reaching the standard or Full HD 1080p. And they are not high-end laptops for demanding users. However, their screens IPS offer brightness and colors more than acceptable to work or consume video content even outdoors. All with a viewing angle reaches 176 degrees, 300 nit luminance and the ability to play a 60 percent color gamut.
Getting into the guts of the HP Chromebook should speak of two variants in terms of its processor or brain. First, in the model of eleven inches has introduced a chip Samsung Exynos 5250 dual capable of a clock speed of 1.7 GHz. Exactly the same pattern seen in the first version of the HP Chromebook 11. Meanwhile, Laptop screen with fourteen inches mounted a more powerful chip, if any of Intel. This is the Intel HSW-U, designed for terminals or thin ultrabooks, also dual core and capable of reaching 1.4 GHz speed. This logic power comes accompanied in both models, 2 GB of DDR3 RAM. Something that may seem to be short when the laptop 14 inches, but offers functionality an equally agile if not abused with a large number of tabs open and applications running in the background. All thanks to its operating system.
In terms of the capacity of these portable, it is necessary to distinguish between various cases. If you opt for the HP Chromebook 11, has a total storage of 16 GB on a memorable eMMC. Meanwhile, the HP Chromebook 14 holds more memory on a 32GB SSD hard drive type. They may seem tight, basic to store documents without abuse in the case of videos or movies. Good thing, gift, both notebooks have 100 GB of free storage service Google Drive. A good option to save a backup of the most important and frees memory space of the computer itself if its 16 or 32 GB are scarce.
If anything of note Chromebook is its operating system. And it is based on Chrome, from Google. An environment that is surprisingly fast to be operational in just a few seconds after turning on the computer. Plus all the applications and tools of Google, all automatically updated to the latest version, like the operating system itself. We also noticed its safety. And it is that Chrome is built with standard antivirus protection for users’ safety and their contents. All in direct synchronization with Google Drive to provide all documents and user files anytime, anywhere.
As these applications have computers either complaint. And it is that having Chrome inside, you can access a huge collection of tools designed for the browser through its store. Tools are ranging from productivity applications such as calendars, notes, or weather forecast, up to casual games such as plants vs Zombies. All this without forgetting the application environment such as its Google Maps Google Maps, its calendar, messaging system Hangouts, mail Gmail, the video site YouTube a remote desktop to manage the computer from the smartphone and more so on.
In the area of connectivity must return to be aware that the HP Chromebook computers are far from the high end of other companies or own HP. Designed for all pockets have limited connectivity, although presenting all the basic tools for work or study. Thus, in the case of HP Chromebook 11 found an antenna 802.11a/b/g/n 2 × 2 WiFi to connect to the Internet. It also has Bluetooth 4.0 to connect any peripheral. It also brings two USB 2.0 ports for connecting a mouse, flash drive, hard drive or other device to this connector. Along with this combo has a connector that allows input pin connecting an external microphone or headphones. Finally has a webcam capable of a resolution VGA and digital microphone.