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HP Pavilion Chromebook 14

alaTest has collected and analyzed 92 reviews of HP Pavilion Chromebook 14. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the screen and price. The portability and usability are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the touchpad and connectivity.

performance, usability, portability, price, screen

image quality, connectivity, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Pavilion Chromebook 14 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Pavilion Chromebook 14

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of HP Pavilion Chromebook 14 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the size and usability. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the image quality.

portability, price, performance, usability, size

image quality

40% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Chromebook 14-Q030SG F2V69EA Intel ® celeron 1400 MHz 16 GB 2048 MB Flash Hard Drive Intel ® HD GPUHP Chromebook 14-Q030SG F2V69EA Intel ® celeron 1400 MHz 16 GB 2048 MB Flash Hard Drive Intel ® HD GPU

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP Pavilion Chromebook 14

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 user reviews of HP Pavilion Chromebook 14 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Opinions about the price and screen are on the whole positive. The portability and performance are also appreciated.

usability, performance, portability, screen, price

78% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Pavilion Chromebook 14-c010us 14-Inch Laptop (Black)HP Pavilion Chromebook 14-c010us 14-Inch Laptop (Black)

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Steve Schardein (notebookcheck.net)

Review HP Pavilion 14-c010us Chromebook

 

Just the basics. With the advent of Chromebooks came an assortment of netbook-like machines that were often accused as being underpowered and undersized. With its larger size, can HP?s Pavilion 14 Chromebook prove to compete on the same level as the...

Very low price ; Quick startup/shutdown/resume ; Good wireless network performance ; Largest screen for a Chromebook yet ; Nearly silent in most cases ; Loud audio

Chrome OS functionality still limited ; Keyboard remains poor ; Plastic case feels rather fragile ; High-gloss casing and display ; CPU/GPU performance is low ; Very warm under load ; HDMI connectivity subject to hiccups

The notebook is barely audible in most cases

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: William Harrel (computershopper.com)

HP Pavilion 14-c010us Chromebook Review and Ratings

 

While HP's entry comes with the largest screen available on a Chromebook to date, its low resolution defeats the purpose. Otherwise, it performs well and comes with a swappable battery, making it a good value overall.

Strong performance ; Swappable battery ; Attractive price (with online rebate) ; Reasonable port selection ; Excellent speakers ; Good Webcam

Low resolution for screen size ; Small, antiquated touch pad ; Peculiar key arrangement

Overall, while the Pavilion 14 boasts the largest screen among Chromebooks, its relatively low 1,366x768 resolution diminishes the primary benefit typically gained from having more screen real estate—it doesn't display any more data on the screen at...

Jul, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Advanced Audio / HD
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speakers manufacturer:Altec Lansing

Battery

Battery Capacity:37
Battery capacity (Watt hours):37
Battery life (max):4.4
Battery performance:2550
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front camera:Y

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Silver
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Silver, White
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Chromebook / Ultrabook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:14
Display number of colors:16.77 / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display surface:Gloss
Full HD: No
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200 / 350
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100 / 800
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter memory:1.65
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 4000

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard language:English
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory form factor:On-board
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Cabling technology:10/100Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
WWAN: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-15 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-15 - 60

Optical Drive

Disc types supported: No
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Audio system:Dolby Advanced Audio / HD

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Package depth:3.15
Package height:13.6
Package width:18.9
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI version:1.4
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: No
Number of SATA III connectors:2
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Bus type:DMI / DMI2
Chipset:Intel HM77 Express
Conflict Free processor:N / Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):11 / 19
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 10 / 16
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM77 Express
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x4, 4x1 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:2955U / 847 / I3-3227U
Processor cache:2 / 3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Haswell / Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / Intel Celeron / Intel® Celeron®
Processor frequency:1.1 / 1.4 / 1.9
Processor lithography:22 / 32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:2955U / 847 / I3-3227U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor 2000 series for Mobile / Intel Celeron Processor 800 series for Mobile / Intel Core i3-3200 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023 / BGA1168
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:C0 / L1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 17
Tjunction:100 / 105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22 / 32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:No / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:No / Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI:N
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / Y
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / Y
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / Y
Intel® OS Guard:N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:56056 / 72057 / 75608
Processor code:SR0XF / SR16Y
Processor package size:31 / 40
Supported instruction sets:AVX / SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.x
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes
UART:Y

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: No
Password protection:Power on / Yes
Password protection type:Power on / Y

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Chrome OS / Windows 8
Trial software:Symantec Norton Internet Security 2013

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD / SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:32
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:500
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:16
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA
Solid-state drive interfaces:SATA
Storage media:Hybrid-HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:16 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.37 / 9.45
Height:0.811 / 0.827
Height (front):0.807
Height (rear):0.827
Weight:3.97 / 4.19
Width:13.5 / 13.7