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HP Chromebook 11 G4

alaTest has collected and analyzed 118 reviews of HP Chromebook 11 G4. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and portability. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably. The reliability and image quality get mixed opinions.

usability, performance, price, portability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP Chromebook 11 G4 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Chromebook 11 G4

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of HP Chromebook 11 G4 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the size and performance. The portability and usability also get good opinions. Many are negative about the reliability.

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reliability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Chromebook 11 G4 - 11.6" - Celeron N2840 - Chrome OS - 4 GB RAM - 16 GB SSD(N1A81EA#ABU)HP Chromebook 11 G4 - 11.6" - Celeron N2840 - Chrome OS - 4 GB RAM - 16 GB SSD(N1A81EA#ABU)

Jan, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP Chromebook 11 G4

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 user reviews of HP Chromebook 11 G4 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People really like the size and price. The portability and performance also get good opinions, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the image quality.

usability, performance, portability, price, size

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Chromebook 11 G4 11.6 Inch Laptop (Intel N2840 Dual-Core, 2GB RAM, 16GB Flash SSD, Chrome OS), BlackHP Chromebook 11 G4 11.6 Inch Laptop (Intel N2840 Dual-Core, 2GB RAM, 16GB Flash SSD, Chrome OS), Black

Jan, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for HP Chromebook 11 G4

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of HP Chromebook 11 G4 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.ca.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Hp Chromebook 11 G4 11.6 Chromebook - Intel Celeron N2840 Dual-core (2 Core) 2.16 Ghz - 2 Gb Ddr3lHp Chromebook 11 G4 11.6 Chromebook - Intel Celeron N2840 Dual-core (2 Core) 2.16 Ghz - 2 Gb Ddr3l

Jan, 2019

Expert review by : Melissa Riofrio (goodgearguide.com.au)

HP Chromebook 11 G4 review: This low-cost laptop stands out for its speed and solid construction

 

You can find a lot of affordable Chromebooks, but not many that offer as much quality for the price.

Sturdy ; Affordable ; Decent performance

Plain looking

The HP Chromebook 11 G4 offers clear advantages in quality and performance over other small Chromebooks we’ve tested. It doesn’t matter that it’s designed for students—anyone who’s made a commitment to the Chrome ecosystem will appreciate this sturdy...

May, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Met all expectations

 

grandson wanted this in lieu of Apple tablet. He loves it! Much more user friendly to use a "real" keyboard over the virtual keyboard. I have a similar Chromebook and use it 98% of the time for business.

Nice construction Nice keyboard Nice screen Great price for the listed specs

honestly, no cons for this price range

May, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Productive out of the box!

 

- If you want more than a tablet but don't want the bulk of a large laptop, this is a great choice.

~ As soon as I logged into my google account, I was up and running - Great response on the touchpad - Ease of using printers and removable media - Great battery life

- Wish it came with a mobile power cord

May, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Exactly what I was looking for!

 

Highly recommended.

I am a owner of a Chromebook and It does everything I need a laptop to do. I bought this one for my mother, knowing that It too would cover all of her needs. With that being said I was pleasantry surprised with the build quality of this product, much...

If you are buying this product expecting a windows or mac experience, you will be disappointed. With that said if you know the limitations of a Chromebook and don't plan on running Linux (This has a celeron processor, and 2GB of memory) there's no...

May, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Easy, easy, easy!

 

Got this for my 67 year old mother and she loves it. Primarily uses it just for web search and email. Now my dad wants one instead of his huge 17 inch laptop!

Easy to set up. Perfect size for travel. Great for web searching and emailing.

Not the most powerful but then again I didn't expect it to be.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Precisely what I had expected...

 

Great for a student (or anyone for that matter) looking for a cheap laptop (a back up, in my case...) for basic functionality.

Good battery life, small size, and very inexpensive. Great for school and an excellent value.

Not many.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Easy to use simple laptop

 

Got this for 130$ on black friday. (felt like throwing away some money this year) Was skeptical at first but I am pretty happy with my purchase. Very usefull item. This is also my first hp product (aside from a printer that I wasn't a big fan of) and...

Very easy to use and great for recreational use but has minor business applications. I usually use it for youtube SoundCloud pandora netflix but is also useful for documents and minor gaming. Also charges really fast.

Wish the screen was better. I dont mind a 1366x768 screen but the quality and pixel density is far from the best.

Dec, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Love it

 

Small, light, fast. It came quickly.

I have nothing negative to say. I really am glad I bought a Chromebook and not a 'standard' laptop.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review (tigerdirect.com)

A little more than a tablet

 

It is a great computer for those who do everything browser based. My kids use it for homework and love the fact it is light and the battery last for hours. They got a free microsoft 365 account from school, one is in H.S the other is in middle school.

Sep, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

HP Chromebook

 

Nice for surfing the web. Purchased for grandson. Should be fine for him. Kind of awkward fro me without the delete, home and end key. Seemed fast for a Celeron with 2GB. Should work well for my grandson.

Very easy setup ; Light ; Nice bright screen

No delete, home and end keys

Sep, 2015
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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:36
Battery capacity (Watt hours):36
Battery life (max):8.3 / 8.5
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3

Brand-specific features

HP segment:Business

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Video capturing speed:30

Certificates

Certification:Low Halogen
Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Silver
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver / Black, White / Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Product colour:Black / Black, Silver / Black, White / Silver
Product Type:Chromebook / Notebook

Display

3D: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:29.5 / 35.6
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:HD / No
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:SVA
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:311
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:792
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):792
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter memory:1.7
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y / Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y / Yes
Keyboard language:French / Greek / Italian / Spanish / UK English / US International
Numeric keypad:N / No
Pointing device:Touchpad

Memory

Internal Memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2 / 4
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):2 / 4
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:On-board
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N / No / Yes
3G standards:HSPA+
4G:N / No / Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:N / No
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11ac / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, 802.11a, 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac
WWAN:No / Yes

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:-15.2 - 12192 / 0 - 4570
Non-operating shock:200 / 240
Non-operating vibration:1.5 / 3.5
Operating altitude:-15.2 - 3048 / 0 - 3050
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80 / 10 - 90
Operating shock:40
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating vibration:0.75 / 1.043
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90 / 5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-15 - 60 / -20 - 60

Optical Drive

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

Other features

Audio system:HD
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Power cord included:Y / Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No
DVI port:N / No / Yes
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:47/63 / 50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240 / 90 - 256
AC adapter output current:1.4
AC adapter output voltage:19.5
AC adapter power:45
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Processor

Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:4
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.32
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
PCI Express configurations:1x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:2.58
Processor cache:1
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Bay Trail
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel Celeron / Intel® Celeron®
Processor frequency:2.16
Processor lithography:22
Processor Model:N2840
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor N2000 series for Mobile
Processor Socket:BGA1170
Processor threads:2
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4.5
Stepping:C0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):7.5
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Pro Wireless Display (Pro WiDi) Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel RealSense 3D Camera: No
Intel RealSense Snapshot: No
Intel RealSense Technology: No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Smart Cache: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Unite supported: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / No
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): No
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): No
Intel® Insider™:N / No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® Pro Wireless Display (Intel® Pro WiDi): No
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® RealSense Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel® Smart Cache: No
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® Unite™: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No
Processor ARK ID:82103 / N2840
Processor code:SR1YJ
Processor package size:25
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No
Thunderbolt 3 Technology: No
Thunderbolt™ 3 Technology: No

Security

Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection: Yes
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y / Yes

Software

Operating system installed:Chrome OS

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Flash drive interface:Flash
Flash memory:16 / 32
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:16 / 32
SSD capacity:32
Storage Media:Flash / SSD
Total SSDs capacity:32
Total Storage Capacity:16 / 32

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:20.6 / 205.7
Height :2.04 / 20.4
Height (rear):2.04
Weight:1.28
Width:30 / 300