The HP Chromebook 13 G1 (Y5Q74UT) is a lightweight laptop with superb looks.It has very good battery backup and the picture quality is also very clear. However in this competitive world of gadgets, the price tag of this laptop is very expensive when compared to its configuration. One can easily expect a lot of quality features around this budget.
Display and Configuration
The HP Chromebook 13 G1 (Y5Q74UT) laptop flaunts a 13.3-inch diagonal Full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) UWVA WLED eDP anti glare ultra slim flat display. It runs on Google Chrome operating system and weighs only 1.29Kg. Inside the system, there is a 1.5GHz Intel Pentium dual core 4405Y processor assisted by 4GB of LPDDR3 RAM and Intel HD graphics 515 card. The laptop is well crafted in a silver coloured body which measures 319.9 x 219.6 x 12.9mm.
Camera, Input Devices and Battery
For video calling and recording purposes, there is a webcam above the bezel which captures clear videos at 720p HD resolution. Input devices namely a touchpad with multi touch gesture support and a black textured full size island style Chrome OS keyboard perform well and quick to respond. The laptop sips its juice from a 3 cell li-po battery which claims to render a backup around 11 hours.
Storage, Sound and Connectivity
For saving data files, the user can make use of a 32GB solid state drive which performs well. The top firing speakers (as said by the company) with B&O PLAY technology outputs quality surrounding sound. The networking options available in the HP Chromebook 13 G1 (Y5Q74UT) are Wireless LAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.0, an SD card reader, a headphone jack, a microphone jack and a VGA port.