February 4, 2013
Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ ) today announced its first Chromebook running Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG ) Chrome OS. This expands the PC giant's portfolio lineup across operating systems, which it is emphasizing in order to provide consumers with more choices.
The HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook will retail at $329.99, which is higher than the newest Chromebook offerings from Acer and Samsung, which are available for $199 and $249, respectively. It also carries a larger 14-inch display than those from Acer and Samsung. It will be powered by an Intel Celeron processor and come with 16 GB of storage.
Like other Chromebooks, the laptop will come with many of Google's services directly integrated.