Great budget laptop if you're looking for Windows, hardware upgrades and option to install Linux*
* Edit: Linux works extremely well, distro with recent 5.13+ kernel is required eg. Manjaro
* Edit 2: M.2 slot works, M.2 SATA drive must be used (NOT NVMe)
Was considering hacking a Chromebook but the custom BIOS and driver issues are hit and miss with recent models
The AMD 3020e is much faster than the Intel N4020 typically found in the $400+ price range
AMD Athlon 3020e Dual-Core 1.2-2.6GHz processor.
4GB DDR4 RAM (3200 SODIMM preinstalled, can be swapped out with 8GB 2400 SODIMM)
64 GB eMMC storage (integrated/non-removable, empty M.2 SSD slot available that may work depending on the HP BIOS but untested*)
AMD Radeon Integrated Graphics
14" WLED backlit display - 1366 x 768, SVA, 250 nits, 45% NTSC
Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi 5 AC (2 x 2), 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x HDMI, 1 x USB-C, and audio via 3.5 mm jack.
12 month warranty
Up to 9 hours battery life
Windows 10 Home with free upgrade to Windows 11 (has TPM enabled in the BIOS)