HP’s first Pavilion Chromebook Revealed : According to the Verge’s report, in addition to the two original partners of Google ( Samsung and Acer ), Hewlett-Packard may be the second launch Chrome OS-based device manufacturers. Original PDF data sheet has been removed by HP, but can still be found on Google.
Chromebook Acer C7 and Samsung have received good reviews, and proved that Google has some episode ready to make concessions, for example, support for offline work also proved that Chrome OS is a very the mature operating system.
The leaked HP Chromebook Pavilion 14-c010u the price will go far beyond Acer (U.S. Best Buy for $ 199 and the UK Currys price £ 200) and Samsung (U.S. $ 249 Best Buy UK Currys price £ 229), the same type of product, to $ 329.99.
Specific point of view, this Pavilion using Intel Celeron 847 CPU, clocked at 1.1GHz, 2GB of memory, 14-inch super-bright screen display, screen resolution of 1366 * 768 TruVision HD camera, a card reader, the battery can 1 hour 37W power (which means battery life up to 4 hours), as well as 16GB SSD. In contrast, Samsung is using an ARM processor, Acer chose the Intel CPU and traditional mechanical hard disk with.
In order to compete with these two powerful rivals, Hewlett-Packard likely therefore adjust their product prices.
Also worth noting is the Samsung Chromebook notebook category sales champion in the U.S. Amazon site, this phenomenon should be alert may make other big manufacturers to join this competition.
Dell has produced a number of Ubuntu laptop, the launch of Chrome OS product is probably not far, Lenovo has announced that it will launch a Thinkpad Chromebook – X131e is for a group of students, is priced at $ 429, compared to other The Chromebook Product has a considerable premium.
And, more importantly, more Chromebook appear more able to help establish Google Chrome OS and Android operating system into a beyond mobile devices to control all devices with an OS. Let us not forget that three years ago, Google co-founder Sergey Brin once said, and he confirmed that these operating systems will eventually be moving toward integration.