Updated 28 Feb 2017

HP

Notebook 14-an006au

Snapshot: The HP Notebook 14-an006au laptop has a 14-inch screen. It has a AMD E2-7110GHz processor and 4GB RAM. How good is its display?

Notebook 14-an006au
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$536

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Test results

Overall score
62
Design and use
?/10
Performance
?/10
Battery life
?/10
Display
?/10

Good points

  • Good design and use.
  • OK battery life.
  • OK performance.
  • OK colours on the screen.
  • Fair amount reflectance.
  • Good brightness and contrast.
  • Good audio.
  • Has a USB 3.0 port and an HDMI port.
  • Has USB ports on both sides.
  • Short recharge time.
  • Easily replaceable battery.
  • Keyboard feels solid to type on.

But

  • Just OK video playback.
  • Just OK viewing angles.
  • Front camera only.
  • Large amount of pre-installed software.
  • No quick-access panel for hardware upgrades.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Design and use (35%) includes status lights/indicators, connections, laptop design, general use as a laptop, overall style and mobility as well as evaluating its security, manual and recovery options (if provided). For hybrids we also test laptop-to-tablet conversion and general use as a tablet. We also assess the audio quality of the speaker.

Performance (25%) is assessed using 3 benchmark software tools to evaluate the laptop’s performance during a range of tasks as well as its storage capabilities.

Battery life (20%) looks at the battery consumption for both heavy and light usage. Heavy usage is defined as playing an HD-quality video on loop, with power management features set for maximum performance, screen brightness at 100% and connected to a network with WiFi. Light usage is daily tasks, such as browsing the internet and checking email.

Display (20%) includes colour accuracy, brightness, depth and contrast, vertical and horizontal angle of view and glare and surface reflections.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$536
Type
Standard
Full model number
HP Notebook 14-an006au
Body type
Clamshell

Specifications

Screen size (in)
14
HDD (GB)
500
SSD (GB)
n/a
Available user space (GB)
388
RAM (GB)
4
Intel processor type
AMD E2-7110, 1.8
Cores
4
Processor model
AMD E2-7110, 1.8GHz
Video type
AMD Radeon R2
Video RAM (GB)
Shared
Native resolution
1366 x 768
Weight with / without keyboard (kg)
1.8
Weight of power supply (kg)
0.3
Size HxDxW (mm)
26 x 242 x 344
Trackpad size (mm)
101 x 50
Average heavy use battery life (Hours:Minutes)
3:18
Average light use battery life (Hours:Minutes)
8:14

Features

Operating System supplied
Windows 10 Home, 64-bit
Stylus included
n/a
Optical (DVD or CD) drive
No
USB 2.0 ports
2
USB 3.0 ports
1
USB-C ports
0
Thunderbolt port
n/a
Ethernet port
Yes
Headset port
Yes
Microphone port
n/a
Headphone / microphone port
No
HDMI
Yes
Mini DisplayPort
No
WiFi (GHz)
2.4 / 5
WiFi 802.11
ac/a/b/g/n
NFC
No
Memory card reader
Yes
Front camera
Yes
Rear camera
No
Backlit keyboard
No

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