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HP Chromebook 11 G4

Specifications

HP Chromebook 11 G4
HP Chromebook 11 G4 (Chromebook 11 Series)
Processor
Intel Celeron N2840 2 x 2.2 - 2.6 GHz, Bay Trail-M
Memory
2048 MB 
, DDR3L Onboard
Display
11.60 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel 135 PPI, glossy: no
Storage
16GB
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm
Networking
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 20.3 x 300 x 205.7 ( = 0.8 x 11.81 x 8.1 in)
Battery
36 Wh Lithium-Ion, 3 cells
Operating System
Google Chrome OS
Camera
Webcam: HD
Additional features
Keyboard: Chiclet
Weight
1.3 kg ( = 45.86 oz / 2.87 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
200 Euro

 

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Average Score: 75% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)

Reviews for the HP Chromebook 11 G4

80% This low-cost laptop stands out for its speed and solid construction
Source: Good Gear Guide English
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 and affordable laptop.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/07/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% This low-cost laptop stands out for its speed and solid construction
Source: PC World English
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 and affordable laptop.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/06/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

HP Chromebook 11
Source: PCtipp.ch German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/23/2016
Hp Chromebook 11 G4, Un Portátil Perfecto Para Estudiar Y Trabajar
Source: El Sabio Informatico Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Fast system. Negative: Low storage.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/04/2016

Comment

Model: The HP Chromebook 11 G4 is laptop designed for work on the go. In addition to its sturdy construction, the chassis also has a sleek, modern and minimalist design. It comes pre-installed with Chrome’s own operating system known as Chrome OS, which basically is a Google Chrome browser with some additional add-ons. The laptop comes with a 2.16 GHz Intel Celeron N2840 processor, an integrated Intel HD Graphics and 4 GB DDR3L-1600 SDRAM. The hard disk capacity included in this laptop is 16 GB. Its anti-glare 11.6-inch display features a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and produces fairly sharp pictures. HD videos and photos look decent on it.

The Chiclet-style keyboard is solidly built. It is comfortable to type on since the keys are spaced out well. While the device lacks a DVD drive, it provides a USB 3.0 port, USB 2.0, an HDMI port, a headphone/microphone combo jack and a multi-format card reader. In addition, a security lock is available. The laptop has a convenient weight of only 0.95 kg and it can last up to 7:10 hours during continuous web surfing via Wi-Fi.

Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail):

Integrated GPU for tablet and notebook Bay Trail SoCs. Based on the Ivy Bridge GPU with four Execution Units and support for DirectX 11.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


N2840: Soc with an integrated dual core Atom processor clocked at up to 2.58 GHz and an Intel HD Graphics GPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


11.60":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.3 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


HP: The Hewlett-Packard Company, founded 1935, commonly referred to as HP, is a technology corporation headquartered in California, United States. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, storage, and networking hardware, software and services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. Other product lines, including electronic test equipment and systems, medical electronic equipment, solid state components and instrumentation for chemical analysis. HP posted US $91.7 billion in annual revenue in 2006, making it the world's largest technology vendor in terms of sales. In 2007 the revenue was $104 billion, making HP the first IT company in history to report revenues exceeding $100 billion. 

Up to 2015, the company was named Hewlett Packard Company. After a split, the computer range was renamed to HP Inc.

 

In the laptop segment, HP was the world's largest manufacturer from 2014 to 2016 with a market share of 20-21% from 2014 to 2016, but they only exceed Lenovo by a small margin as of recently. HP is not present in the smartphone sector (as of 2016).


75%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2016-05-18 (Update: 2016-05-18)