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Chromebook Pixel HP Chromebook 14 (4G) HP Chromebook 11 Acer C720 Chromebook
Processor Intel Core i5 Intel Celeron 2955U Samsung Exynos 5250 Intel Celeron 2955U
RAM 4GB 4GB 2GB 4GB
Display 12.85-in. 2560 x 1700 IPS LCD 14-in. 1366 x 768 TN 11.6-in. 1366 x 768 IPS LCD 11.6-in. 1366 x 768 TN
On-board storage 32GB SSD (Wi-Fi); 64GB SSD (LTE) 16GB SSD 16GB SSD 16GB SSD
SD card slot Yes Yes No Yes
Cloud storage 1TB Google Drive/3 yr. 100GB Google Drive/2 yr. 100GB Google Drive/2 yr. 100GB Google Drive/2 yr.
Battery life Up to 5 hours Up to 9.5 hours Up to 6 hours Up to 8.5 hours
Camera 720p front-facing "HD" front-facing VGA front-facing 720p front-facing
Data connectivity Wi-Fi only or LTE via Verizon HSPA+ via T-Mobile Wi-Fi only Wi-Fi only
USB ports 2 USB 2.0 2 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0 2 USB 2.0 1 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0
HDMI Via Mini DisplayPort with adapter Native HDMI-out port Via micro-USB with SlimPort adapter Native HDMI-out port
Charging Proprietary DC port Proprietary DC port Standard micro-USB port Proprietary DC port
Dimensions 11.72 x 8.84 x 0.64 in. 13.56 x 9.44 x 0.81 in. 11.69 x 7.56 x 0.69 in. 11.34 x 8.03 x 0.75 in.
Weight 3.4 lb. 4.1 lbs. 2.30 lb. 2.76 lb.
Price $1299 (Wi-Fi only), $1449 (LTE) $349 $279 $249

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