The New HP Chromebook 14 Features Nvidia Tegra K1 SoC

With HP SlateBook 14, Hewlett Packard already had a Tegra (4) based notebook with a 14″ display, but running Android 4.3, which may not be the best OS on such device. The company has now announced their new Chromebook 14 featuring an Nvidia Tegra K1 processor, 2 to 4GB RAM, and 16GB eMMC or 32GB M.2 SSD. The previous version of HP Chromebook 14 was based on Intel Celeron 2955U.

New HP Chromebook 11 and 14
New HP Chromebook 11 and 14

HP Chromebook 14 specifications:

  • SoC- Nvidia Tegra K1 quad core Cortex A15 processor with Kepler GK20A GPU
  • System Memory – 2 to 4 GB DDR3L @ 1600MHz depending on model
  • Storage – 16GB eMMC, or 32 GB M.2 SSD, and 100GB Google Drive Storage
  • Display – 14″ display (1080p according to press release, 1366×768 according to product page).
  • Video Output – HDMI
  • Audio – 3.5mm headphone-out/microphone-in combo jack
  • Camera – HD webcam with integrated microphone
  • Connectivity – 802.11 b/n/g/ac Wi-Fi (2×2) and Bluetooth
  • Cellular Connectivity – HP M.2 3042-S3 LTE/HSPA + Mobile Broadband Module, or HP cr3124 HSPA + Mobile Broadband Module, optional WWAN
  • USB – 1x USB 3.0 port, 2x USB 2.0 host ports
  • Battery – 3-cell 37Whr lithium-ion polymer battery. Up to 8 hours 15 minutes using Chrome OS power_LoadTest.
  • Dimensions – 34.4 x 24.0 x 1.78 cm
  • Weight – 1.715 kg
The Tegra Chromebook is said to be fanless. and “optimized for HD Google Hangouts”.
HP Chromebook 14 should be available in the US on October 22 for $299.99 and up, and there’s also a 11″ version with Intel Atom N2830 processor that will start sell for $279.99 (Product page says $199.99) on October 5, but although it’s lighter, it’s a little thicker, and may not be fanless.  You can compare both on HP Chromebook page.

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I hope it really isn’t 1366×768 for the 14″. I own the “old” Samsung Chromebook which is great except for the display resolution. But that’s 11.6″ though.

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Oh it is 1366×768. Even 15.6 inch laptops have that resolution unfortunately. I’m not sure how long it’s going to take for laptop and PC screens to switch to something that’s got more DPI. Not expecting mobile phone like DPI but still …

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Can’t eait for K1 based media players and Ouya like game consoles!

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Which K1 by the way? Several models, some 32-bit and some 64-bit

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It does say actually say quad core Cortex A15 processor, i.e. it’s 32 bit. Also, the 64 bit version of K1 has not been released yet and the only announced version so far is a dual core.