HP Unveils Pavilion 14 Chromebook

HP Unveils Pavilion 14 Chromebook 
MultiOS Approach Offers Customers More Choices 
PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/04/13 --  HP (NYSE: HPQ) today
announced its first Chromebook, widening the company's extensive PC
and workstation portfolio and expanding its multiOS approach to offer
customers more choices. 
The HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook boasts a display that's approximately 2
inches wider (diagonally) than any other Chromebook in the market
today. It provides a fast and easy gateway to a seamless Google
experience with popular products like Search, Gmail, YouTube, Google
Drive and Google+ Hangouts for multiperson video chat as well as
access to apps in the Chrome Web Store.(1) A 14-inch diagonal design
provides an ideal balance of mobility and comfort, while the HP
BrightView display lets users see and surf easily.  
The HP Pavilion Chromebook joins HP's PC portfolio as an ideal
companion PC for the home. 
"Google's Chrome OS is showing great appeal to a growing customer
base," said Kevin Frost, vice president and general manager, Consumer
PCs, Printing and Personal Systems, HP. "With HP's Chromebook,
customers can get the best of the Google experience on a full-sized
laptop -- all backed up by our service and brand."  
Instant access to digital life
 With the HP Pavilion Chromebook,
customers can effortlessly and quickly access Google applications,
social networks, websites(1) and other content such as photos and
documents. Constant automatic updates to applications and the Chrome
OS mean that software and security is effortlessly kept up to date. 
Powered by an Intel(R) Celeron(R) processor and Intel high-definition
(HD) graphics,(2) the HP Pavilion Chromebook includes a 16GB
solid-state drive for fast start-up times. Extra hardware security
via the built-in Trusted Platform Module (TPM) protects against
unauthorized access to sensitive data and credentials so customers
can feel confident that personal data is protected. The HP Pavilion
Chromebook weighs just under 4 pounds.(3) 
A full array of ports including HDMI, USB 2.0 and Ethernet jack, and
a combination headphone and microphone jack allow for fast and easy
connections to displays and other devices.  
The HP Pavilion Chromebook features an HP Imprint design in sparkling
black, up to 4 GB of memory and a removab
le battery. An HP TrueVision
HD Webcam(2) offers superb viewing experience, even in low lighting
conditions.  
With 100 GB of free storage on Google Drive for two years,(4) (5)
customers can access their content from any internet-connected device
-- while at home or on the go. Plus, users can visit the Chrome Web
Store to customize their HP Chromebook by downloading applications
for work or play.  
Pricing and availability
 The Chromebook is available in the United
States with a starting price of $329.99(6) at HPDirect.com 
Additional information about the HP Chromebook is available at
www.hp.com/go/chromebook. 
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meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The
world's largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio
that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT
infrastructure to solve customer problems. More information about HP
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(1) Internet service required and not included. 
 (2) High-definition
content is required for high-definition images. 
 (3) Weight will
vary by configuration. 
 (4) 100 GB of free storage for two years,
starting on the date offer is redeemed on eligible Chrome devices.  
(5) Additional information about storage plan refunds, renewals,
cancellations and expiration is available at the Google website:
www.google.com/drive. 
 (6) Estimated U.S. street prices; actual
prices may vary. 
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HP
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