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HP Chromebook - 14 inch (db0003na), 4GB, 32GB, SD card reader, Seller Refurb, 1Yr Warranty - £119.99 @ Tab Retail / eBay
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HP Chromebook - 14 inch (db0003na), 4GB, 32GB, SD card reader, Seller Refurb, 1Yr Warranty - £119.99 @ Tab Retail / eBay

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Posted 1st Sep 2020Edited by:"Mrsweet"

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Fantastic Chromebook for the money in my opinion! Especially for those that can't justify spending more

Great for the kids for their education or to play Roblox and Minecraft on... Or treat yourself to one to surf the Web and watch Netflix!

If you need more storage for extra movies, video and music, there is an SD card reader and an SD card can be picked up from a few pounds.

With code POCKET20 this costs only £119.99. £240 new at most retailers.

Not brand new but from the description these are likely to turn up in A grade or good B grade. If you're not happy for any reason returns are accepted.

The Chromebook also includes a full 12 month warranty and includes full Google updates until June 2026.
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Does anyone know how to install Windows updates on these? The 32GB isn't enough to even download the latest updates, never mind install. And thats on a fresh install with nothing else.
Aerobiz01/09/2020 16:18

Does anyone know how to install Windows updates on these? The 32GB isn't …Does anyone know how to install Windows updates on these? The 32GB isn't enough to even download the latest updates, never mind install. And thats on a fresh install with nothing else.


I don't unfortunately. This machine isn't designed to be a Windows machine, it's Chrome OS.

Memory is fully expandable by the SD Card Reader.

But yes, Windows machines can be very storage intensive, which is part of the reason they often ship with higher storage.
Edited by: "Mrsweet" 1st Sep
Aerobiz01/09/2020 16:18

Does anyone know how to install Windows updates on these? The 32GB isn't …Does anyone know how to install Windows updates on these? The 32GB isn't enough to even download the latest updates, never mind install. And thats on a fresh install with nothing else.


Quick sense check, but why/what for?
Mrsweet01/09/2020 16:20

I don't unfortunately. This machine isn't designed to be a Windows …I don't unfortunately. This machine isn't designed to be a Windows machine, it's Chrome OS.Memory is fully expandable by the SD Card Reader.But yes, Windows machines can be very storage intensive, which is part of the reason they often ship with higher storage.


Whoops, sorry, I've replied to the wrong deal. Was asking about a HP Stream. 32GB installed. Nightmare for updates.
Another nice find and nice price for this form factor of machine. Looks like Google Auto Updates until June 2026 on the 14-db0000 series. If you value the keyboard and 14" size over having a touchscreen, this would be very tempting at the price.
Aerobiz01/09/2020 16:23

Whoops, sorry, I've replied to the wrong deal. Was asking about a HP …Whoops, sorry, I've replied to the wrong deal. Was asking about a HP Stream. 32GB installed. Nightmare for updates.


Awww cool, no worries. Yeah I can imagine on a Win machine it's going to be stretched on 32GB.
morgie01/09/2020 16:23

Another nice find and nice price for this form factor of machine. Looks …Another nice find and nice price for this form factor of machine. Looks like Google Auto Updates until June 2026 on the 14-db0000 series. If you value the keyboard and 14" size over having a touchscreen, this would be very tempting at the price.


appreciate it. I honestly think for the money it's great... Like most things, spend more and get more - better screen, more memory, higher processor. But actually, I think in real life this will tick boxes for a lot of people and spending more is sometimes overkill... Plus it's really cheap for what it is and has a full 12 month warranty.

Think this is £240 new at a lot of UK retailers and currently sold out at Amazon.
Picked up the N3350 Touchscreen version of this for only £110 from the US, last year. Really impressive build quality for a low end device. The TN screen isn't the best in the world, but the battery life was outstanding.
I've got one of these. Works fine, everything about it is decent, only issue I had was not a full HD screen as I used it for remote desktop to a Windows box and the smaller screen meant resizing my desktop after each time I used it. Very good for the price though.
Edited by: "lazyfatboy" 1st Sep
What type of screen is this please? TN ?

Just seen that it’s 1366 x 768
Was ideally looking for 1920 x 1080

As it affects how many icons can have on desktop screen. Can resize screen I know but more icons smaller text.

Would that make much difference seeing that it’s a chromebook and everything online ?
Edited by: "steve765" 1st Sep
steve76501/09/2020 16:55

What type of screen is this please? TN ?Just seen that it’s 1366 x 768 a …What type of screen is this please? TN ?Just seen that it’s 1366 x 768 also. Was ideally looking for 1920 x 1080As it affects how many icons can have on desktop screen.Would that make much difference seeing that it’s a chromebook and everything online ?


Full machine spec. at HP site: support.hp.com/gb-…085

it's a SVA sreen, so a sort of half way house between a TN and IPS.

There's no concept of a desktop with icons on a Chromebook.
morgie01/09/2020 17:02

Full machine spec. at HP site: …Full machine spec. at HP site: https://support.hp.com/gb-en/document/c06226085it's a SVA sreen, so a sort of half way house between a TN and IPS.There's no concept of a desktop with icons on a Chromebook.


Ok thanks. Never used a chromebook but have read a bit about them.

Never heard of SVA until now.
steve76501/09/2020 17:05

Ok thanks. Never used a chromebook but have read a bit about them. Never …Ok thanks. Never used a chromebook but have read a bit about them. Never heard of SVA until now.


Yeah, SVA, "“super viewing angles", seems more like marketing spiel!

If Chromebooks are new to you perhaps check a few videos on YouTube. If you already have a Google account and spend most of your time on whatever device you mainly use now in a web browser, chances are you are going to be impressed and wonder why you haven't been using one before.
Edited by: "morgie" 1st Sep
lazyfatboy01/09/2020 16:50

I've got one of these. Works fine, everything about it is decent, only …I've got one of these. Works fine, everything about it is decent, only issue I had was not a full HD screen as I used it for remote desktop to a Windows box and the smaller screen meant resizing my desktop after each time I used it. Very good for the price though.


Thanks for sharing you experience of it - always best to hear from someone who owns one.
steve76501/09/2020 16:55

What type of screen is this please? TN ?Just seen that it’s 1366 x 768 Was …What type of screen is this please? TN ?Just seen that it’s 1366 x 768 Was ideally looking for 1920 x 1080As it affects how many icons can have on desktop screen. Can resize screen I know but more icons smaller text. Would that make much difference seeing that it’s a chromebook and everything online ?


If you want to dip your feet into the world of Chromebooks and find out if for you, this is the cheapest way to find out with a newish, pretty respectable machine, guaranteed to have close to 6 years of updates. You could probably even use this for six months and sell it on for the same money as what you paid. Obviously not FHD or IPS but a very big saving over those laptops.
Mrsweet01/09/2020 17:15

If you want to dip your feet into the world of Chromebooks and find out if …If you want to dip your feet into the world of Chromebooks and find out if for you, this is the cheapest way to find out with a newish, pretty respectable machine, guaranteed to have close to 6 years of updates. You could probably even use this for six months and sell it on for the same money as what you paid. Obviously not FHD or IPS but a very big saving over those laptops.


Yes thanks.

Just wondering if I can get away with 1366x768 after being used to 1920x1080 ??
morgie01/09/2020 17:07

Yeah, SVA, "“super viewing angles", seems more like marketing spiel! ( …Yeah, SVA, "“super viewing angles", seems more like marketing spiel! If Chromebooks are new to you perhaps check a few videos on YouTube. If you already have a Google account and spend most of your time on whatever device you mainly use now in a web browser, chances are you are going to be impressed and wonder why you haven't been using one before.


Yes thanks.

Just wondering if I can get away with 1366x768 after being used to 1920x1080 ??
Edited by: "steve765" 1st Sep
steve76501/09/2020 17:18

Yes thanks. Just wondering if I can get away with 1366x768 after being …Yes thanks. Just wondering if I can get away with 1366x768 after being used to 1920x1080 ??


I think that is one of those things you can only find out from trying it for a bit yourself and a small leap of faith.

I've gone from Quad HD phones to FHD and adapted easily enough. I also use a 5k desktop and 1080p laptop. Again, I notice the difference a bit - but for me personally I enjoy and get on with both.
Mrsweet01/09/2020 17:22

I think that is one of those things you can only find out from trying it …I think that is one of those things you can only find out from trying it for a bit yourself and a small leap of faith. I've gone from Quad HD phones to FHD and adapted easily enough. I also use a 5k desktop and 1080p laptop. Again, I notice the difference a bit - but for me personally I enjoy and get on with both.


Yes I know. It’s ‘backwards’ technology though isn’t it and also less available space.

Though that night hot matter quite as much if all my files are saved onto an external HD.
Edited by: "steve765" 1st Sep
steve76501/09/2020 17:29

Yes I know. It’s ‘backwards’ technology though isn’t it and also less avail …Yes I know. It’s ‘backwards’ technology though isn’t it and also less available space. Though that night hot matter quite as much if all my files are saved onto an external HD.


From what you've said in the recent chromebook posts, I think if you can get an FHD IPS for within your budget limit, that's probably the way to go.

Remember with nearly all chromebooks, for a year (sometimes 2) you get 100GB free Google cloud storage - and SD card expansion can be very cheap as well. Obviously for masses of data and depending on use, an external HD has its place.

Best of luck with whatever you decide!
Edited by: "Mrsweet" 1st Sep
Mrsweet01/09/2020 17:35

From what you've said in the recent chromebook posts, I think if you can …From what you've said in the recent chromebook posts, I think if you can get an FHD IPS for within your budget limit, that's probably the way to go. Remember with nearly all chromebooks, for a year (sometimes 2) you get 100GB free Google cloud storage - and SD card expansion can be very cheap as well. Obviously for masses of data and depending on use, an external HD has its place.Best of luck with whatever you decide!


I believe I had a 1366 one before and sent it back. But didn’t give it much chance.

Price is really tempting though. Plus warranty and updates to 2026.
Edited by: "steve765" 1st Sep
steve76501/09/2020 17:39

I believe I had a 1366 one before and sent it back. But didn’t give it m …I believe I had a 1366 one before and sent it back. But didn’t give it much chance. Price is really tempting though. Plus warranty and updates to 2026.



This deal I just posted may go cold, but if you can get your head around the updates side mainly (which is sortable) it may be worth considering for you.

I believe your budget was up to £200, and this comes with a IPS, 400 NIT, 2560 x 1700 display and 1 years warranty:

hotukdeals.com/dea…658
Aerobiz01/09/2020 16:23

Whoops, sorry, I've replied to the wrong deal. Was asking about a HP …Whoops, sorry, I've replied to the wrong deal. Was asking about a HP Stream. 32GB installed. Nightmare for updates.


I believe later versions of Windows 10 allowed you to put a USB stick in and it would use that for the storage required to complete the update. If that doesn't work then you probably need to make a bootable Win 10 USB and reinstall it yourself as long as you know how to do it of course
Mrsweet01/09/2020 18:00

This deal I just posted may go cold, but if you can get your head around …This deal I just posted may go cold, but if you can get your head around the updates side mainly (which is sortable) it may be worth considering for you.I believe your budget was up to £200, and this comes with a IPS, 400 NIT, 2560 x 1700 display and 1 years warranty:https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/google-chromebook-pixel-brand-new-13-ips-high-resolution-4gb-ram-intel-i5-1-yr-warranty-ps17599-at-supreme-mobile-ebay-3535658


Thanks for that.

Just checked my current laptop. It’s 1366x768 surprisingly so not sure what the Lenovo ThinkPad 420 that I didn’t like / I sent back was.

Maybe this might be ok after all?
Edited by: "steve765" 1st Sep
steve76501/09/2020 18:31

Thanks for that. Just checked my current laptop. It’s 1366x768 s …Thanks for that. Just checked my current laptop. It’s 1366x768 surprisingly so not sure what the Lenovo ThinkPad 420 that I didn’t like / I sent back was. Maybe this might be ok after all?


This is low end consumer HP, so not made by HP, probably Foxconn or Wistron. It is what it is, low end budget spec. You can't expect much at this price range. The Windows 10 HP Streams are abysmal at this price range.
fishmaster01/09/2020 18:26

I believe later versions of Windows 10 allowed you to put a USB stick in …I believe later versions of Windows 10 allowed you to put a USB stick in and it would use that for the storage required to complete the update. If that doesn't work then you probably need to make a bootable Win 10 USB and reinstall it yourself as long as you know how to do it of course


Yeah, it does. Problem is, it still needs 8gb free on the Windows drive as well. I just don't have it. Literally nothing installed except Windows (and everything cleaned for space), but all the updates just keep consuming more and more and more...so it gets to the point were the space left on the C drive isn't enough to do the latest updates. I had a look into having a USB or SD Card as the bootable drive. The feature was removed apparently a few updates ago (Windows on the Go) and thus, means you can't update if you use that either. General consensus from reading is that it's not possible now. The 32GB C drive is just a killer.
Aerobiz01/09/2020 18:44

Yeah, it does. Problem is, it still needs 8gb free on the Windows drive as …Yeah, it does. Problem is, it still needs 8gb free on the Windows drive as well. I just don't have it. Literally nothing installed except Windows (and everything cleaned for space), but all the updates just keep consuming more and more and more...so it gets to the point were the space left on the C drive isn't enough to do the latest updates. I had a look into having a USB or SD Card as the bootable drive. The feature was removed apparently a few updates ago (Windows on the Go) and thus, means you can't update if you use that either. General consensus from reading is that it's not possible now. The 32GB C drive is just a killer.


You'll need to get the Media Creation Tool from Microsoft which is free. Use it to download the latest 2004 version of Windows 10 and install it on to a USB. Then you'll need to enter the BIOS with F10 and disable Secure Boot then boot from the USB using F9 on boot up, follow the on screen instructions to reinstall Windows 10. Oh and Back Up before you do this if you need to
fishmaster01/09/2020 18:43

This is low end consumer HP, so not made by HP, probably Foxconn or …This is low end consumer HP, so not made by HP, probably Foxconn or Wistron. It is what it is, low end budget spec. You can't expect much at this price range. The Windows 10 HP Streams are abysmal at this price range.


Ok thanks. Very helpful. I’m getting the idea. Not that good by the sounds of it.

How can it have HP on it then?
steve76501/09/2020 18:49

Ok thanks. Very helpful. I’m getting the idea. Not that good by the sounds …Ok thanks. Very helpful. I’m getting the idea. Not that good by the sounds of it. How can it have HP on it then?


HP outsource their consumer models to other companies, with the HP business/corporate models they are usually designed by HP. That could be out of date now but generally that's what they do. Apple use Foxconn and Pegatron to assemble their products, but they design them. So most of these companies outsource. ARM Holdings don't even make any processors, they just design them and licence them, they don't have any fabrication, they are a massive once UK business but now sold on. Apple will be going on it on ARM very soon.
Does anyone know the difference between this one and the one that is £10 more, please?

ebay.co.uk/itm…678
fishmaster01/09/2020 18:52

HP outsource their consumer models to other companies, with the HP …HP outsource their consumer models to other companies, with the HP business/corporate models they are usually designed by HP. That could be out of date now but generally that's what they do. Apple use Foxconn and Pegatron to assemble their products, but they design them. So most of these companies outsource. ARM Holdings don't even make any processors, they just design them and licence them, they don't have any fabrication, they are a massive once UK business but now sold on. Apple will be going on it on ARM very soon.


Ok. Guess you pays cheap you get cheap. Thanks. I’m reconsidering now. Hard to know what you’re getting these days I guess.
Edited by: "steve765" 1st Sep
steve76501/09/2020 19:12

Ok. Guess you pays cheap you get cheap. Thanks. I’m reconsidering now. H …Ok. Guess you pays cheap you get cheap. Thanks. I’m reconsidering now. Hard to know what you’re getting these days I guess.


I found a couple reviews, which may or may not help you >

digitweek.com/hp-…ew/

techradar.com/uk/…iew

The Chromebook in this deal has an A4-9120 APU processor and 1366*768 display.
Edited by: "fishmaster" 1st Sep
drifta01/09/2020 19:12

Does anyone know the difference between this one and the one that is £10 …Does anyone know the difference between this one and the one that is £10 more, please?https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/193635512678


Looks mainly like a nicer screen, IPS. I'd go for that for the £10. Have a review though in case I missed something else and verify model numbers:

* This deal's machine 6AS60EA - support.hp.com/gb-…085

* The one for £10 more 5AT31EA - support.hp.com/gb-…087
morgie01/09/2020 19:22

Looks mainly like a nicer screen, IPS. I'd go for that for the £10. Have …Looks mainly like a nicer screen, IPS. I'd go for that for the £10. Have a review though in case I missed something else and verify model numbers:* This deal's machine 6AS60EA - https://support.hp.com/gb-en/document/c06226085* The one for £10 more 5AT31EA - https://support.hp.com/gb-en/document/c06226087


Thanks, really appreciated!
drifta01/09/2020 19:26

Thanks, really appreciated!


You're welcome and nice find. Enjoy it.
fishmaster01/09/2020 19:16

I found a couple reviews, which may or may not help you …I found a couple reviews, which may or may not help you >https://www.digitweek.com/hp-chromebook-14-db0003na-review/https://www.techradar.com/uk/reviews/pc-mac/laptops-portable-pcs/laptops-and-netbooks/hp-chromebook-14-1317787/reviewThe Chromebook in this deal has an A4-9120 APU processor and 1366*768 display.


Thanks. Yes I saw the techradar one but it’s a diff screen.

Am looking at the extra £10 one now.
steve76501/09/2020 18:49

Ok thanks. Very helpful. I’m getting the idea. Not that good by the sounds …Ok thanks. Very helpful. I’m getting the idea. Not that good by the sounds of it. How can it have HP on it then?


A high percentage of low and mid range tech is outsourced and rebadged, built by third party companies the world over... Casual buyers may not always know this, but it doesn't mean all of that tech is automatically bad, far from it. And by outsourcing it, that's what helps to make those models more affordable. But yes, expectations of spec still needed to be kept in check for price across the whole spectrum.
drifta01/09/2020 19:26

Thanks, really appreciated!


I second what Morgie said
Mrsweet01/09/2020 20:01

A high percentage of low and mid range tech is outsourced and rebadged, …A high percentage of low and mid range tech is outsourced and rebadged, built by third party companies the world over... Casual buyers may not always know this, but it doesn't mean all of that tech is automatically bad, far from it. And by outsourcing it, that's what helps to make those models more affordable. But yes, expectations of spec still needed to be kept in check for price across the whole spectrum.


I have a question, you seem to know your Chromebooks lol. If I’m using Microsoft office online on a laptop I can save my file offline and use it email to others etc. Can I do the same on the Chromebook? Let’s say for example I’ve created a CV either on Microsoft office or Microsoft office online, could I then forward it over to other people by selecting it from storage as I would on a normal laptop? I hope I’m making sense
Edited by: "Kratos69" 1st Sep
morgie01/09/2020 19:22

Looks mainly like a nicer screen, IPS. I'd go for that for the £10. Have …Looks mainly like a nicer screen, IPS. I'd go for that for the £10. Have a review though in case I missed something else and verify model numbers:* This deal's machine 6AS60EA - https://support.hp.com/gb-en/document/c06226085* The one for £10 more 5AT31EA - https://support.hp.com/gb-en/document/c06226087




For the extra £10 one model numbers match but listing says 1366x768 while HP link says 1920x1080.
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