If you are on the market for 17.3 inch that has a slim design and have a good performance for office and entertainment, we think you should take a look at HP Pavilion 17-e021nr (E0J83UA) laptop. Yeah, comes with third generation of Intel Ivy Bridge processor that supports Intel Hyperthreading technology and features a 3 MB L3-Cache, plus a “Big” High Definition Plus Diagonal display with HP’s BrightView technology, the Pavilion 17-e021nr laptop delivers impressive viewing experience, along with fast and seamless office tasks.
Physically, HP Pavilion 17-e021nr E0J83UA laptop is identical to HP Pavilion g7-2341dx 17.3 inch laptop. It also comes with a stylish plastic casing with HP Imprint finish in sparkling black color. On the center of lid, you will also see a glossy HP logo, just like other HP 17 inch laptop on its range. Speaking of size, the laptop that shipped with a 6-cell 2.2 Ah lithium-ion battery has dimension in 16.5 x 10.5 x 1.16 / 1.29 inches. Yeah, its sightly thinner than other 15.6 inch budget friendly laptop, but with weighing around at 6.4 lbs, this machine is not a good choice for travel companion.
Speaking of performance, the Intel Core i3-3110M dual core processor that has a base clock rates at 2.4GHZ and incorporated with 6GB DDR3 SDRAM provides enough power for hard work and light multimedia and entertainment tasks. Inside, the integrated Intel HD graphics 4000 as graphics engine also delivers enough performance for rich internet browsing, watch 720p video playback, light home editing video or play casual games. For increase multitasking and loading performance, user also can upgrade the memory to 8GB of DDR3 SDRAM.
Similar to Pavilion g7 series, the 17-e021nr laptop also boasts a 17.3 inch HD+ diagonal display with BrightView and LED-backlit technology, delivers greater color range and better brightness when you used for watch video, images and play games. It also support a 1600 x 900 native resolution and have a VGA and HDMI port that located on the left side, allows user to enjoy 1080p HD video playback and share multimedia files into external digital monitor and HDTV.
On the top of display, the TrueVision HD Web camera that integrated with digital microphone and Cyberlink YouCam DE offers brighter and clear voice when you used for face to face video communications. On the right side, there is a SuperMulti DVD burner for watch DVD movies or loading more applications from CDs or DVDs cassette. Other specifications are a pair of stereo speakers that optimized by DTS Sound+, full size keyboard with multi-touch gestures Touchpad, Headphone-out/microphone-in combo jack, single USB 2.0 port, 2 USB 3.0 ports, 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN with RJ connector, Bluetooth and high-speed 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN.
Moreover, the newest HP Pavilion 17 also preloaded with Amazon Kindle reader, CyberLink multimedia app, HP Connected, HP Recovery Manager, HP ProtectSmart, HP CoolSense technology and more. For base configurations, HP Pavilion 17-e021nr laptop will be preloaded with Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system and has a price tag around at $571.98 with 1 year limited warranty. So, what do you think? If you are looking for a 17.3 inch premium laptop with multi touch capabilities and better performance, we recommend you to check ENVY TouchSmart m7-j010dx laptop that powered by 4th generation of Intel Haswell platform.