The HP 14-inch Laptop PC has a budget-friendly Qualcomm processor, LTE, and touchscreen
HP's new affordable laptop is your answer for those who liked the Samsung Galaxy Book Go but wanted a touchscreen.
What you need to know
- The HP 14-inch Laptop PC arrives at Walmart in October 2021.
- It's packing Qualcomm-based 7c Gen 2 graphics and processing power.
- Pricing is unknown and will be disclosed "closer to availability."
- It features a touchscreen, optional 4G LTE and ships with Windows 11.
HP, never one to waste words, is releasing its straightforward HP 14-inch Laptop PC this October. The PC, which is most assuredly coming in a laptop form factor, will be available at Walmart. There's no word on whether other retailers will be getting it.
Until more becomes known about the 14-inch lap topper, here's what you can expect for internals: A Qualcommm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 processor, a Qualcomm Adreno 618 GPU, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of eMMC storage. If you're a work-from-home-aholic and need a personal machine with a camera, HP's latest will include a Wide Vision 720p HD camera with temporal noise reduction and integrated dual array digital microphones. The laptop will also pack Windows 11 Home.
|Category||HP Laptop 14|
|OS||Windows 11 Home|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c G2|
Up to 2.4GHz
|Graphics||Qualcomm Adreno 618|
microSD card reader
|Connectivity||Qualcomm Atheros Wi-Fi 5|
45W AC adapter
|Dimensions||12.75 x 8.31 x 0.67 inches|
(324mm x 211 x 17mm)
|Weight||2.65 pounds (1.2kg)|
The laptop looks like a direct competitor against the new Samsung Galaxy Book Go, which features the same processor, 14-inch full HD display, and also 128GB of storage. But unlike Samsung's laptop this one does have a touchscreen.
HP also refers to this laptop as its "first ARM-powered mainstream Windows laptop with 4G LTE (optional)," which is a unique milestone.
Pricing for the HP 14-inch Laptop PC remains to be seen, though you can make your best guesses in the comments below. We have these clues: The specs, as listed above, and the fact the device is releasing at Walmart with no other retailers specified. What's your wallet's spider sense saying?
We'll update our coverage when more concrete details from HP become available.
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