The American multinational information technology company HP introduced a line of budget laptops, Stream, two years ago, and now the company has launched the third iteration of that series, HP Stream 14. The previous two models, Stream 11 and Stream 13 are specially built for cloud computing, and the USP of these laptops are the large battery and sleek design. Moreover, the laptops come with a very affordable price tag, which lies between $199 to $250.
As the name suggests, the HP Stream 14 is a 14-inch laptop and sports 1366×768 resolution. Apart from that, the laptops packs a new Intel Celeron processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and 32GB flash storage under the hood. The HP Stream 14 also offer its users 100GB OneDrive Cloud storage and features a fast dual-antenna 802.11ac Wi-Fi.
The previous two pocket-friendly laptops of this series, Stream 11 and Stream 13 runs on Windows 8.1, where as the Stream 14 will be shipped with the latest Windows 10. This new laptop also undergoes a massive battery improvement, and will give 10 hours and 45 minutes of battery backup , which is great considering it is an online-only laptop. Although the HP Stream 14 specifications do not look overwhelming on paper, but if you consider the price tag, it is still worth buying.
The Stream 14 is priced at $219 (almost Rs. 14,600) for the starting model and will go on sale from 7th September. The laptop is available in Purple, Blue, or White color variants in certain regions.
Apart from launching the Stream 14, Hp has upgraded the Stream 11 and Stream x360 laptop/ tablet hybrid too. Both the devices get hardware upgrades such as faster WI-Fi, upgraded processor, and sleeker body. While the first one is priced at $199 (nearly Rs. 13,300), the latter one comes with $249 (nearly Rs. 16,600) price tag.