Hewlett-Packard Development Company has officially announced new HP Pavilion 11.6 inch laptop that designed for student and small business user, namely as HP Pavilion 11 TouchSmart. The Pavilion 11 TouchSmart laptop is the next successor of HP Pavilion DM1 laptop that has released few years ago. Of course, as a new machine, this model also comes with latest HP’s technology and configurations, such as a 11.6 inch HD multi touch display and new processor that based on the AMD Temash platform.
The most interesting news is the company will be officially launch the HP Pavilion Tocuhsmart 11.6 inch before the end of this moth at affordable price.Yeah, on the press release, Hewlett-Packard claims if HP Pavilion 11 TouchSmart is the most affordable 11.6 inch HP’s laptop with multi touch capabilities. Priced only at $ 399 in United States with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system for base configurations or around 360 Euros in Europe market, this laptop will gives great Windows 8 Touch experience wherever you go and also great value for your money. For comparison, Acer Aspire V5-122P-0643 laptop that powered by 1.0GHZ AMD A6-1450 Quad-Core Processor with Windows 8 OS and a 11.6 inch HD touch screen display will be priced at $450 or around 400 Euros.
Unfortunately, the company not yet mentioned about detail specifications, but we get some information if this model will be comes with new AMD Temash A4 dual core processor for base configurations and new AMD A6 quad core processor for highest model. Inside, the integrated graphics card and 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM will be delivers more than enough power and graphics performance for daily office tasks and light entertainment tasks, such as watch HD video, play classic games, streaming video or movies from Netflix or running the most demanding office applications.
For entry model, HP Pavilion 11 TouchSmart brings a 320GB of Serial ATA II disk drive with speed of 5400 rotate per minutes, just like other 11.6 inch laptop from other brand. The full size keyboard also looks comfortable and accurate for typing. There is no information about resolution on the display, but we think the 11.6 inch touch screen display will be support a 1366 x 768 native resolution and support 10-point touch capabilities.
According to leaked images, HP Pavilion 11 TouchSmart laptop also comes with built in web camera located on the bezel with internal microphone for face to face video chats via Skype or other programs, two-button touchpad, three USB port (unknown type), audio jack, RJ 45 port for Ethernet LAN, HDMI port as HDTV connector, VGA port and multimedia card reader that located on the left side, so you can easily transfer your data from and to other compatible device.
So, what do you think about this machine? Are you interested and planned to buy HP Pavilion 11 TouchSmart 11.6 inch touch laptop? If you are looking for 11.6 inch laptop that has lower price and did not concern about multi touch capabilities, we recommend you to check Lenovo IdeaPad S210 laptop with Intel Core i3-3227U dual core processor and a price starting around at 300 Euros for base configurations.