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Blogger News: HP’s Affordable Next Generation Chromebook Gets Premium Makeover 2.11.15

HP Chromebook 14 Offers 12 Free Passes of Gogo In-Air Internet Passes(1) to Keep Customers Connected



HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced theHPChromebook 14 to offer customers a premium experience with highresolution displays and long battery life in thin, colorfuldesigns.

"HP is delivering newpremium features that customers want on Chromebooks to createamazing experiences at an affordable price," said Kevin Frost, vicepresident and general manager, Consumer Personal Systems, HP. "Weare excited to offer the new HP Chromebook 14 to give customers funand function with a fresh color palette, bright displays and greatbattery life in thin, stylish and affordable designs."


New ColorfulChromebooks
Building on the success of its previous generation Chromebooks™,the HP Chromebook 14 is designed to bring remarkable experiences tocustomers. Offered in Turbo Silver and Sky Blue,(2) theHP Chromebook 14 starts at 3.94 pounds(3) and is 17.8millimeters thin delivering up to 9 hours and 15 minutes of batterylife with HD display.(4)

The 14-inch diagonaloptional Full HD IPS(5) display looks great from anyangle and the high-definition (HD)(6) display givescustomers an amazing Chrome experience. Customers can use apps likeHulu or Netflix to stream video content right to the screen. Forcustomers who want to view content on a larger screen, they cansimply stream from their Chromebook to the TV in their living roomwith Google Chromecast.(7)

The fanless design enablesthe HP Chromebook 14 to run quiet and is equipped with an Intel®Celeron® N2840 processor for fast internet access.(8)Included with the Chromebook is a complimentary 100 GB of GoogleDrive cloud storage for two years, giving customers plenty of spaceto store, share and collaborate on documents with GoogleApps.(9)

Chromebooks andconnectivity go hand in hand so the new HP Chromebook 14 comes with12 free Gogo in-air internet passes(1) to keep customerconnected when in flight. In addition, the customers will receivethree free Google Play movie rentals(10) and 90 days offree Google Play music.(11)

Customers will get plentyof ports to enjoy great connectivity with one USB 3.0 port, two USB2.0 ports, HDMI and a micro SD card reader. The HP Chromebook 14supports a HP Sleep and Charge port via a USB 3.0 port for chargingdevices on the go.

Chrome at Work andSchool
Specifically designed for Small Medium Businesses (SMB) andeducational customers who need secure and manageable devices thatare easy to deploy, HP is offering the HP Chromebook 14 G4 in TurboSilver. The Chromebook 14 G4 has built-in features such asmulti-layered security, console-based management and enhancedvirtualization and VPN connectivity for workplaces and classrooms.It is the first Chromebook to be verified for Citrix® Receiver 1.8for Chrome, enabling access to applications, desktops and dataeasily and securely.(12) In addition to using the cloudinfrastructure with Google Drive,(9) students and SMBscan also take advantage of up to 32 GB eMMC internal(13)storage to store documents or videos locally. Optional HP CarePacks(14) offer customers confidence in their investmentbeyond the one year standard limited warranty offerings.

Pricing andAvailability(15)

  • The HP Chromebook 14 isexpected to be available in the United States atwww.hp.com/go/chromebooksand select retailers on November 8, 2015 starting at $249.99. TheFull HD HP Chromebook 14 starts at $279.99.
  • The HP Chromebook 14 G4 is expected to be available in theUnited States in October starting at $279.

(1) In order to redeem theoffer you must be on a Gogo-enabled domestic US flight. Mustactivate offer by 12/31/2015, any unused passes expire on12/31/2016. Available in the US only. See www.chromebook.com/goodiesfor more information.
(2) Colors vary by region.
(3) Actual weight will vary by configuration.
(4) Testing conducted by HP using Google Chrome OS power LoadTest.Battery life will vary and the maximum capacity of the battery willnaturally decrease with time and usage. Seehttp://www.chromium.org/chromium-os/testing/power-testingfor test details.
(5) Full high-definition (FHD) content required to view FHDimages.
(6) High-definition (HD) content required to view HD images.
(7) Chromecast device sold separately. Subscriptions may berequired to access certain content. Performance of certainChromecast features, services and applications depends on thedevice you use with Chromecast and your internet connection.Certain features, services and applications may not be available inall areas. 
(8) Multi-Core is designed to improve performance of certainsoftware products. Not all customers or software applications willnecessarily benefit from use of this technology. Performance andclock frequency will vary depending on application workload andyour hardware and software configurations. Intel's numbering is nota measurement of higher performance.
(9) The 100GB Google Drive offer is tied to this device andnon-transferable; if returned, the extra storage will be revoked.In order to redeem, you will need to be on Chrome OS 23 or later.Internet access is required and not included. Additionalinformation about storage plan refunds, renewals, cancellations andexpiration is available at the Google website:https://support.google.com/Chromebook/answer/2703646?hl=en
(10) Offer available on select movie titles only. See www.chromebook.com/goodiesfor more information.
(11) Must redeem by 1/31/2016. After 90 days the free trial willauto-renewal to monthly billing ($9.99 per month) unless you cancelthe subscription. Seewww.chromebook.com/goodiesfor more information.
(12) Citrix® Receiver may be downloaded separately and can beutilized for customers who have already purchased CitrixXenDesktop.
(13) For storage drives, GB = 1 billion bytes. Actual formattedcapacity is less. 5.1 GB of the eMMC are dedicated/allocated to theOS and OS partitions.
(14) HP Care Packs are sold separately. Service levels and responsetimes for HP Care Packs may vary depending on your geographiclocation. Service starts on date of hardware purchase. Restrictionsand limitations apply. For details, visit www.hp.com/go/cpc. HP servicesare governed by the applicable HP terms and conditions of serviceprovided or indicated to Customer at the time of purchase. Customermay have additional statutory rights according to applicable locallaws, and such rights are not in any way affected by the HP termsand conditions of service or the HP Limited Warranty provided withyour HP Product.
(15) Estimated U.S. street prices. Actual prices may vary.

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