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February 5, 2013

HP unveils first Chromebook

Powered by an Intel Celeron processor

By CBR Staff Writer

HP has unveiled the Pavilion 14, its first Chromebook with Google’s stripped-down and web-centric Chrome operating system (OS), joining competitors like Lenovo, Acer and Samsung.

The device is powered by an Intel Celeron processor and comes with Intel high-definition (HD) graphics and 16GB solid-state drive.

pavillion 14

HP Consumer PCs, Printing and Personal Systems vice president and general manager Kevin Frost said: "With HP’s Chromebook, customers can get the best of the Google experience on a full-sized laptop — all backed up by our service and brand."

The laptop comes with extra hardware security through the built-in Trusted Platform Module (TPM), HDMI, USB 2.0, Ethernet jack, and a combination headphone and microphone jack.

Features of the Chromebook include up to 4GB of memory, a removable battery, and HP TrueVision HD Webcam.

Available intitially in the US for a starting price of $329.99, the device offers services including Search, Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive and Google+ Hangouts for multiperson video chat and access to apps in the Chrome Web Store.

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