HP has reportedly expanded their popular Pavilion g7 series with HP Pavilion g7-2341dx. Designed to gives an impressive viewing and multimedia experience for entry level users that need a new big screen laptop with a fairly low price, the Pavilion g7-2341dx laptop is one of the most affordable 17.3 inch laptop with AMD quad core processor that you can buy for price under $400.
Like other laptop on its class, HP Pavilion g7-2341dx laptop comes with a HP Imprint finish in sparkling black color. It’s a big laptop, so do not expect it for travel companion. Weighing around at 6.6 lbs and measures 10.5 x 16.2 x 1.5 inches, this model is too heavy and bulky to carry around with you. Like HP Pavilion g7-2323dx 17.3 inch laptop, the g7-2341dx also bundled with a 6-cell Lithium Ion battery that can produces up to fours of battery usage on normal usage.
Under the hood, the 17.3 inch laptop comes with a AMD A8-4500M Quad-Core Accelerated Processor that has a base clock rates at 1.9GHZ, integrated AMD Radeon HD 7640G discrete-class graphics features 2029MB total video memory and powered by Turbo 2.0 Boost technology to enhanced processor speed up to 2.8GHZ. Paired with a 4GB DDR3 RAM, 750GB of storage capacity with HP ProtectSmart and running on Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system, the Pavilion g7-2341dx will gives more than enough power and graphics performance for entertainment and light multimedia tasks.
This machine comes with a 17.3 inch HD+ LED-backlit display with BrightView technology, offers max 184 cd/m2 brightness and support a 1600 x 900 native resolution, which you will get a crisp images and natural color when watch 720p video playback. Of course, like other HP’s 17.3 inch laptop on its range, this machine also comes with a comfortable keyboard, HP TrueVision HD Webcam for video calls and dual Altec Lansing speaker that optimized with Dolby Advanced Audio technology.
There is also a full range of port and connectivity features, such as USB 2.0, USB 3.0, multimedia card reader slot, VGA, HDMI, Ethernet LAN and built-in high-speed 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN. Yeah, HP Pavilion g7-2341dx laptop is not the most powerful 17.3 inch laptop for multimedia and entertainment, but for price around at $399.99 with free shipping for US costumers, this machine is a great laptop, especially for the price and storage capacity.
HP Pavilion g7-2341dx Laptop Specifications and Features
Price : $400, 1 year limited warranty, Free shipping
Design : HP Imprint finish in sparkling black
Operating System : Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit
Processor : 1.9GHZ AMD A8-4500M Quad-Core Accelerated Processor, Turbo Core up to 2.8GHZ
Memory : 4GB DDR3 RAM
Graphics : AMD Radeon HD 7640G discrete-class graphics features 2029MB total video memory
Storage : 750GB 5400 rpm SATA
Optical Drive : Multiformat DVD±RW/CD-RW drive
Display : 17.3 inch High Definition LED-backlit display
Display features : 1600 x 900 native resolution, BrightView technology
Camera : HP TrueVision HD Webcam
Audio : Altec Lansing speaker with Dolby Advanced Audio, internal digital microphone
Keyboard : Full-size island-style keyboard with numeric keypad
TouchPad : TouchPad with Multi-Touch Control
Port : 2 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0, Headphone-out jack, Microphone-in jack, HDMI, VGA, RJ 45 for Ethernet, 2-in-1 media card reader (Secure Digital and MultiMediaCard formats)
Connectivity : built-in high-speed 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN, 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN
Battery : 6-Cell Lithium-Ion
Battery Life : Up to 4 Hours
Dimensions : 10.5 x 16.2 x 1.5 inches
Weight : 6.6 lbs.
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