HP, a leading name in the tech industry, has unveiled an exciting update to its Chromebook lineup with the launch of the HP Chromebook x360 14c. This latest model is powered by the advanced 11th-generation Intel Core processors, promising superior performance. In addition to the processor upgrade, the HP Chromebook x-360 14c also features Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection, ensuring durability, and supports fast charging for uninterrupted usage.
While the external design elements remain consistent with previous models, the device boasts significant internal upgrades. The HP Chromebook x360 14c is designed to cater to the needs of students and professionals working from home, offering a blend of performance and convenience. Also Read: Qualcomm Snapdragon 775 and 775G surface online ahead of launch
HP Chromebook x360 14c (2021): Price
HP’s newly launched Chromebook x360 14c, priced at USD 649.99 (approximately Rs 48,600 for the base variant), is a testament to HP’s commitment to innovation. Initially, this cutting-edge Chromebook will be available for purchase in the US via Best Buy. Later this month, this Chromebook will also list on HP’s official website.
However, HP has yet to make an official announcement about the Chromebook x-360 14c’s availability in international markets. The possibility of this high-tech laptop making its debut in the Indian market is still up in the air.
HP Chromebook x360 14c (2021): Specifications
HP’s newly Chromebook x360 14c (2021) features a 14-inch Full HD LED display. Thus, offering a high-resolution viewing experience with 1920×1080 pixels. This display supports multitouch, allowing for a more interactive user experience. The laptop’s screen is fortified with Corning Gorilla Glass 5, ensuring durability and resistance to damage.
Multitouch Gestures, Multi Connectivity Ports
In addition to the display, the touchpad also supports multitouch gestures, providing a seamless navigation experience. When it comes to connectivity, the Chromebook x360 14c is well-equipped with three USB ports (1 x USB 3.0 (Type A), 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type C)), a Multi Card Slot, and a combined Headphone and Mic Jack, catering to a variety of peripheral devices.
Intel Core i3 Processor on Chromebook
In terms of technical specifications, the HP Chromebook x360 14c gets its power from the advanced 11th-Generation Intel Core i3-1115G4 processor. This processor is clocked at a speedy 4.1GHz. This advanced processor pairs with an 8GB RAM and 128GB of high-speed PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD storage. Thus, offering a significant upgrade from the previous model’s 64GB eMMC storage option.
The processor also represents an upgrade, as the previous generation Chromebook featured an Intel Premium Gold Processor. For an immersive audio experience, the Chromebook x-360 14c includes two speakers, expertly tuned by Bang & Olufsen. Operating on Google’s latest Chrome OS, this Chromebook ensures a smooth and user-friendly experience.
HP Chromebook with 3-cell battery
The HP Chromebook x360 14c comes with a 3-cell 58Wh lithium-ion polymer battery. Thus, ensuring long-lasting performance. This device supports 45W fast charging via its USB Type-C port, offering quick and convenient charging. HP claims that this fast charger can power the device from 0 to 50% in just 45 minutes, reducing downtime.
Security and Other Features
The Chromebook x360 14c also features a fingerprint scanner, providing secure biometric authentication. It supports a stylus pen for precise input and boasts a backlit keyboard for ease of use in low-light conditions. In terms of connectivity, the device offers a USB 2.0 port, two USB Type-C ports, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capabilities, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a microSD card slot. With dimensions of 321.56×205.74×17.78mm and a weight of 1.66kg, the Chromebook x360 14c is both compact and lightweight.