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HP Chromebook x360 14-inch G1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of HP Chromebook x360 14-inch G1. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the reliability and durability are on the whole positive. The performance and price are also appreciated, whereas reviews about the portability and screen are mixed.

design, price, performance, durability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP Chromebook x360 14-inch G1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Nino Ricchizzi (notebookcheck.net)

HP Chromebook 14 G1 Notebook Review

 

Cute. HP adroitly shows us just how much laptop a Chromebook must have. We get solid build and power wrapped up in a classy design for approximately 375 Euros (~$406). Of course, some compromises will have to be made for this price.

Appealing design, Solid build, System performance, Decent input devices, Noise and temperature development

Maintenance options, TN screen's viewing angle stability, Possible restriction by Chrome OS

HP creates a well-conceived, 14-inch Chromebook with its G1. Users who limit themselves to fundamental tasks, such as office and Internet applications, and do not overdo it with them, will find a good companion in our review sample. We liked the design...

Mar, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Works great

 

Good value for the price I would recommend it.

Got it for my mother who doesn't need a full PC but just needed a web browser and the fact that she felt comfortable with a laptop style device rather than a tablet etc. which made it a good fit . It is a fast, very well built device,looks good and she...

The only thing i can really think of is webcam is only 720p, which in 2016 is sub par, but it is a low to mid range priced device.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

carefull

 

Never, I have the 2GB which looks exactly the same and is way better, super fast, quite, a lot lighter, cool running and no fan.

looks good

This is heavier than the other model that looks the same. It also does not have the option of being cellular as stated in the description. It also gets hot and has a fan unlike the other model. Returning it will cost you about 50 bucks.... And is a...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

This Chromebook rocks!

 

Price can't be beat for $199.

Nice, solid build and feel. Keyboard is very nice and of course Chromebook performance and extra goodies: 100GB of free storage for 2 years, ans 12 go-go inflight passes

No cons -

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

What an amazing value.

 

I've purchased a second for a family member, working as intended!

Takes care of 90% of your laptop needs. Syncs with all google apps and includes all comparable Office tools but googles version. Very happy with this product at this price.

For $179.99 I can't identify a negative for the amount value you get out of this thing.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Great Chromebook!

 

Good build quality for the money

Love it! Go Google Chrome OS!

Fast and simple. You Tube and Netflix play great.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (officedepot.com)

Terrific Machine

 

value, Easy to Use, Battery Life, Display Screen, Lightweight, Quality, Easy to Set Up, Performance

Dec, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:B&O PLAY / HD / HDA / High Definition Audio
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):51 / 60.9
Battery life (max):9.5
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) / Polymer
Number of battery cells:3 / 4

Brand-specific features

HP segment:Business
HP speaker type:HP Dual Speakers

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera HD type:HD
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera signal format:720p

Certificates

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

Design

Colour of product:Black, Silver / Silver / Silver, White / White
Form factor:Clamshell / Convertible (Folder)
Product colour:Black, Silver / Silver / Silver, White / White
Product Type:Chromebook

Display

3D: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:220
Display diagonal:35.6 / 36
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Gloss
Full HD: No
HD type:Full HD / No
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:No / Y

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:32
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200 / 300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 950
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5906
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics 610
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y / Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y / Yes
Numeric keypad:N / No
Pointing device: / ClickPad / Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:2 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 2 / 4
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):4
Memory clock speed:1600 / 2133
Memory form factor:On-board
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4
Memory slots: / 1x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N / No / Yes
4G:N / No
4G LTE: No
4G WiMAX: No
Antenna type:2X2
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0+HS / 4.2
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:N / No
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
WWAN: No

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 4570
Non-operating shock:240
Non-operating vibration:3.5
Operating altitude:0 - 3050
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Operating shock:40
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating vibration:1.043
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-15 - 60

Optical Drive

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

Other features

Audio system:HD / HDA / High Definition Audio
Display:
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel visual technologies: No
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x

Packaging Content

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

Packaging Data

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

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:45 / 65
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Processor

Bus type:DMI2 / OPI
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:10
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1 / 1x4, 4x1
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor cache:2
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Haswell / Kaby Lake
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel Celeron / Intel Celeron Dual-Core / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.4 / 2.3
Processor lithography:14 / 22
Processor Model:2955U / 4415U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor 2000 series for Mobile
Processor Socket:BGA1168
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:C0
System bus rate:4 / 5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
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
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:No / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Y
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: Yes
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 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 Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel TSX-NI:N / No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Y
Intel visual technologies: No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):No / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): No
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio): Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):No / Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): No
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):No / Y
Intel® OS Guard:No / Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Y
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® RealSense Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel® Smart Cache: Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:No / Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): No
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
OS Guard: No
Processor ARK ID:2955U / 75608 / 96508
Processor code:SR16Y
Processor package size:40 / 42 x 24
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
UART: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader: No
Password protection: Yes
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Chrome OS

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash),MicroSDHC,MicroSDXC / PSVITA / SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Flash memory:32
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:16 / 32
Solid-state drive interface:M.2
Solid-state drive interfaces:M.2
SSD capacity:16 / 32
SSD interface:M.2
Storage Media:Flash / HDD / SSD
Total SSDs capacity:16 / 32
Total Storage Capacity:16 / 32

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:227 / 24
Height :16 / 2 / 2.06 / 2.16
Weight:1.61 / 1.9 / 2
Width:325.5 / 34 / 34.4