The 2-in-1 Touch Screen Chromebook, HP 14C-CA0053DX, is a simple laptop. Inside its slim and lightweight design, it has an Intel Core i3 which is ready to handle basic simple everyday tasks. This is a laptop intended for mobile people who need their laptops for work during their trip. With a price of $470.00 when this writing, this Chromebook could an option to have attention.
Inside this touch screen Chromebook, there is an Intel Core i3-10110U, a power-efficient processor with two cores, four threads, frequencies between 2.10GHz up to 4.10 GHz, 4MB L3 Cache, 15W power consumption, and integrated Intel UHD Graphics. And paired to the Core i3 is an 8 GB DDR4-2666 SDRAM onboard for the memory and a 64 GB eMMC for a storage drive.
The engine above is powerful enough for HP Chromebook x360 to run Chrome OS and its apps. It is great for multitasking. However, it is not good for gaming. It can run casual mobile games only and not for heavy games with demanding graphic detail settings. The tasks such as video editing, rendering also won’t work well on this Chromebook.
Thanks to the thin bezels on both sides that make the screen seems so wide. The screen is a diagonal 14-inch Full HD panel with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio. It has a brightness of 250 nits and 45% NTSC color gamut. This panel is also equipped with WLED-backlit and IPS tech. And its edge-to-edge glass surface features Corning Gorilla Glass NBT.
Since it is a 2-in-1 laptop, then the display is a touchscreen and the hinges can rotate up to 360 degrees. Therefore, this laptop can be used in several modes, depend on the rotation.
The port and slot are not plenty but enough for everyday work. Most are on the right side, ie MicroSD card reader slot, headphone/microphone combo jack, SuperSpeed USB Type-C port, and SuperSpeed USB Type-A port. While on the left side sits, there is a SuperSpeed USB Type-C port only.
All the USB ports enable for 5Gbps signaling rate. Aside, the Type-C ones also support USB Power Delivery and DisplayPort 1.2 as well.
And for networking, there is Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX 201 (2×2) and Bluetooth 5.
The battery inside the Chromebook convertible touchscreen is a 3-cell 60.9 Wh Li-ion polymer battery with no information about battery life. We guess that it has a run time up to 7-8 hours.
HP 14C-CA0053DX is not too big with a dimension of 12.82 x 8.60 x 0.70 inches and not heavy at all with a weight of 3.64 lbs. It is a nice portable Chromebook, right?
In the end, we have seen how HP prepared the Chromebook x360 14C-CA0053DX therefore it can run the Chrome OS and its apps smoothly. This laptop is ideal to handle simple basic daily computing tasks and not for gaming although it can run light simple games.
This touch screen Chromebook is slim and light, a nice device to bring everywhere. Thus it is suitable for mobile people like business people and professionals as well as students.