One of the most famous HP laptop series, Pavilion G6 has got new family with HP Pavilion g6-2224nr 15.6 inch laptop. Based on the AMD Trinity architecture that designed for small to medium laptop class and integrated with AMD Radeon HD 7420G as graphics processor unit, the Pavilion g6-2224nr is not a high end machine, but this model still provides more than enough performance for work in office or play at home.
Speaking of performance, the g6-2224nr laptop is identical to HP Pavilion g6-2211nr laptop that was released six months ago. For the heart, the AMD A4-4300M dual core processor that clocked around at 2.5GHZ with AMD’s Turbo Core technology to increase processor speed up to 3.0GHZ and AMD Radeon HD 7420G as graphics engine is not the high end configurations, but this is still gives more than enough performance for day to day mobile computing multitasks. Under the hood, there is also a 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM, provides smooth and seamless light multimedia tasks, along with daily office multitasks.
Similar to its predecessor, HP Pavilion g6-2224nr laptop also boasts a 15.6 inch High Definition active-matrix widescreen display with Led-backlit technology. Reportedly, the display capable to produces maximum internal resolution at 1366 x 768 pixels and provides fairly bright images and crisp color when you used for play casual games or watch 720p video playback. Above the HP Pavilion g6’s display, there is a standard web camera that integrated with internal microphone for face to face video communications with family when you on the office or keep in touch with co-workers when on the go.
Like other sub-$459 laptop that designed for daily use, this model also comes with a 500GB of Serial ATA disk drive and has spinning speed of 5400 rpm. On the right edges, there is a SuperMulti DVD±R/RW with double layer support, perfect for load more applications and burn your multimedia files or office data into CDs or DVDs cassette.
A pair of standard stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio that hidden underneath the black keyboard offering crisp, bright sound and can produces decent audio for listening music or movies. Like common HP’s laptop on its series, HP g6-2224nr laptop also equipped with a full size keyboard with island style design and numeric keypad. This type of keyboard is comfortable to use and offer fast and secure typing experience.
Speaking of design, the A4-4300M laptop comes with a glossy black plastic for interior and exterior design. On the bottom corner of the cover and below the black bezel, you will find two small HP glossy logo. Measures and weighing around at, this model is not a portable machine, but we think this model still comfortable to use at home, student halls or in the office. The HP’s CoolSense technology and a 6-cell Lithium Ion battery that provides up to six hours of battery life also make it perfect to use when you on the occasional business trips.
Around the edges, the 15.6 inch budget friendly laptop also equipped with a wide range of port interface, such as a 3.5mm audio jack, single USB 2.0 port, dual USB 3.0 port, VGA port, RJ 45 as Ethernet connector and HDMI port wit support 1080p HD video playback to share and connect your multimedia content into external HDTV. In term of connectivity, the Pavilion g6-2224nr laptop offers 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN and high-speed 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN for rich internet browsing or streaming your favorite movies or video from Netflix.
Preloaded with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system, this machine also preinstalled with few multimedia and office applications, such as CyberLink PowerDirector, CyberLink, HP Connected, Windows Live Essentials, HP Games and more. So, what do you think? If you are AMD’s fan and the price is your big concern, HP Pavilion g6-2224nr laptop that priced around at $417 is a great laptop and offer great value for your money. Looking for better alternative? Check HP Pavilion 15-e016wm budget laptop that comes with AMD Elite A6-5350M dual core processor and priced around at $448.