TCL Book 14 Go is a laptop with ARM chip and Windows 11 that the Chinese firm has presented at CES. Its autonomy and economic price are its big bet and it is intended for students or users with limited budgets who are looking for the entry range.
TCL is probably best known for making televisions or smartphones, but the Chinese electronics company also makes tablets and other devices. It is now launching its first entry-level laptop.
TCL Book 14 Go has a 14.1-inch LCD screen with HD resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. Too basic for what the market offers today, but the bet is to reduce the price as much as possible. Its engine is a Qualcomm ARM, a Snapdragon 7c of which the best that can be said is that supports 4G mobile broadband.
It is accompanied by 4 Gbytes of RAM memory and 128 Gbytes for internal storage. As for connectivity, we have WI-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, two USB 2.0 Type-C ports, one USB 3.0 Type-A port, a 3.5 mm headphone jack and a combined microSD / nano SIM card reader slot.
It also has a 1 MP web camera for video conferencing and 1 watt stereo speakers. Its 40 Wh battery should enable it to 12 hours of autonomy, according to the manufacturer. Its aesthetics are evident, a classic laptop with a polycarbonate chassis, light and thin with 13.95 mm thickness and a weight of 1.3 kg.
TCL Book 14 Go pre-installs the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system, Windows 11, and will be available in the international market in the second half of 2022 for affordable 349 dollars. It won’t break any performance records, but it’s cheap, light, will offer autonomy for a whole working day and fourth-generation mobile broadband connection.
There is no shortage of PC manufacturers and hundreds of equipment to choose from, but new offers are always welcome, in this case from TCL.