Do you really need a 17.3 inch laptop for daily use in office or at home? If the price is your biggest concern, we think you should take a look at HP Pavilion 17-F210NR 17.3 inch laptop. Comes with a sleek stylish design and measures just 1.09 inch thick, this machine still slightly thinner than its competitors. Inside, the AMD A6-6310 quad core processor that combined with new Microsoft Windows 8.1 as the operating system delivers reliable performance for daily activity in home and office at a really affordable price.
Like common 17.3 inch laptop from another brand, this machine is not designed for a travel companion. But with measures just 16.51 x 10.98 x 1.09 inch, the 6.23 lbs laptop is still slightly thinner and more portable than its competitors on its class, such as Toshiba Satellite C75D-B7100 17.3 inch budget desktop replacement that has dimension in 16.3 x 10.6 x 1.3 inch. Combined with natural silver color for exterior with ash silver (dark silver) color for interior make it looks more expensive and premium than they really are. Yeah, HP Pavilion 17-F210NR laptop is not designed for travel companion, but the 4-cell Lithium ion battery still gives long battery life for normal usage (more than five hours between charge).
The 1.8 GHz AMD A6-6310 quad core processor is may not a powerful processor on the market, but combined with 6GB of DDR3L SDRAM on the inside, the HP 17-F210NR 17.3 inch laptop still delivers reliable power and smooth performance for daily computing needs, such as running light home editing video, watch and streaming HD movies or video and working with MS Word and Office. Combined the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8.1 for the operating system with AMD Turbo Core technology for up to 2.4 GHz gives more than enough power that you will need for handle two or more demanding office and other applications at the same time.
Like its competitor, the WLED-backlit HP Pavilion 17-F210NR laptop’s display also supports a 1600 x 900 pixels native resolution. The High Definition Plus display that combined with AMD Radeon R4 as graphics accelerator provides very crisp images and natural color for images, video and some casual games. Above the WLED-backlit screen, user can use the front facing web camera for self portrait or makes a Skype video chats. The internal stereo speakers that optimized with BeatsAudio technology is may not promises stunning audio experience, but still delivers very crisp, clear and loud enough audio for multimedia and games.
Like common 17.3 inch desktop replacement laptop PCs from another company, HP Pavilion 17-F210NR also equipped with plenty of internal storage space, thanks to the 750GB of SATA disk drive. On the right 17-F210NR laptop’s side, you can use the SuperMulti DVD burner for burning and loading from CDs and DVDs cassettes. Of course, as a desktop replacement, HP 17-F210NR laptop also comes with very comfortable and accurate keyboard, thanks to the full size keyboard with island style design and full numeric keypad.
HP Pavilion 17-F210NR Detail Specifications
- Processor : 1.8 GHz AMD A6-6310 Quad Core Processor
- Processor features : 2 MB L2 cache with Turbo Core technology up to 2.4 GHz
- Operating System : 64-bitversion of Microsoft Windows 8.1
- Storage : 750GB SATA with 5400 RPM
- Memory : 6GB DDR3L SDRAM
- Graphics engine : AMD Radeon R4 Graphics
- Display : : 17.3 inch High Definition + WLED-backlit display
- Display features : HP BrightView technology with a 1600 x 900 pixels native resolution
- Audio : internal stereo speakers with BeatsAudio technology, dual array digital microphone
- Camera : front facing HD web camera
- Optical drive : SuperMulti DVD burner
- Keyboard : full size keyboad with island style and full numeric keypad
- Connectivity : Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11b/g/n, 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN
- I/O port interface : 3.5mm headphone/microphone combo, RJ 45 port, USB 2.0 port, HDMI port, 2x USB 3.0 port
- Battery : 4-cell Lithium Ion with more than 5 hous of battery life
- Size : 16.51 x 10.98 x 1.09 inch with 6.23 lbs weighs
- Other features : HP Imagepad touchpad, SD card reader slot, McAfee LiveSafe™ 30-day trial offer and more
The AMD A6-6310 quad core processor as the heart is may not the best AMD processor at this moment. But with 6GB of RAM and latest Microsoft Windows 8.1 OS, the Pavilion 17-F210NR is still provides better computing performance than its price suggest. If you interested, HP Pavilion 17-F210NR is now ready for order from major retailer with a starting price only around at $529. If you need a laptop which bring more powerful processor and graphics performance, we suggest you to check the sub-$800 Asus F751LDV-TY178H laptop that comes with Intel Core i5-4210U processor and Nvidia GeForce 820M graphics.