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HP Pavilion g6-2342dx Budget Laptop with AMD A8-4500M Specs Review

Looking for a budget friendly laptop which has a good performance for everyday computing tasks? If you one of HP fan, we recommend you to take a look at HP Pavilion g6-2342dx laptop. Yeah, the Pavilion g6-2342dx is the newest HP Pavilion g6’s series that shipped with a large memory space, 15.6 inch HD widescreen display and based on the AMD Trinity Quad Core platform that backed by AMD Turbo Core technology, provides plenty of performance for day to day use at a reasonable affordable price.

Physically, HP Pavilion g6-2342dx looks identical to HP Pavilion G6-2235us 15.6 inch laptop that shipped with AMD A6-4400M processor. The Sparkling Black 15.6 inch laptop also comes with a high quality plastic for construction and HP Imprint finish design. The 5.4 lbs laptop has a glossy HP logo on the corner of lid and measures 9.6 x 14.8 x 1.4 inches. Yeah, this is not a light and slim machine, but it still have a good portability and perfect for companion at home, office or when you on the occasional trips.
HP Pavilion g6-2342dx review

Powered by 1.9GHZ AMD A8-4500M Quad-Core Accelerated Processor (up to 2.8GHZ when single core active) and integrated AMD Radeon HD 7640Gwith 2GB video memory as graphics accelerator, the g6-2342dx laptop from Hewlett-Packard Development Company delivers fast enough performance for any office and light multimedia application, such as create business document, read/write business emails, watch HD video or play casual games. Like other AMD’s budget laptop, this model also integrated with a 640GB of Serial ATA disk drive which has a rotate speed at 5400 rpm, more than enough to store all video, music and office files.


HP Pavilion g6-2342dx laptop boasts a 15.6 inch High Definition LED-backlit widescreen display, delivers fairly bright, crisp images and vivid color for video and games. Like common HP Pavilion’s laptop on its class, the g6-2342dx also comes with a HP’s BrightView technology and supports a 1366 x 768 native resolution, along with a HP TrueVision HD web camera built into bezel with internal microphone for video conference or calls. On the side, there are a HDMI port to share and connect multimedia content into external HDTV and a for load more applications or burn files into CDs or DVDs formats.

Of course, it also comes with a wide range of port, includes a USB 3.0 port, a pair of USB 2.0 port, 3.5mm headphone jack, 3.5mm microphone jack, RJ 45 for Ethernet LAN, VGA port and a multimedia card reader slot that supports Secure Digital cards and Multimedia card formats. For connectivity, the budget laptop offers 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN and WiFi 802.11b/g/n for wireless internet connection. According to reliable source, the 6-cell Lithium battery can produces up to six hours of battery life on full charge.

Furthermore, the Pavilion g6 laptop also equipped with a Kensington lock slot, Touchpad with multi-touch gestures support and full size black keyboard with island style and numeric keypad. Finally, a pair of Altec Lansing stereo speakers that backed with Dolby Advanced Audio offers clear, crisp and loud audio reproduction. There are also a wide range of software for multimedia, productivity and security, such as CyberLink (PowerDirector, PhotoDirector, Power2Go), Kindle e-reader, Microsoft Office, Windows Live, HP Connected, Kindle e-reader, HP 3D DriveGuard, HP Recovery Manager and more.

For base configurations, HP Pavilion g6-2342dx will be preloaded with Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit as the operating system and has a price tag around at $380 with 1 year warranty. If you are on the market for higher 15.6 inch laptop which has a reliable performance for hard work and play, we think you should take a look at Toshiba Satellite P55t-A5202 Premium Laptop that comes with 4th generation Intel Core i5-4200U processor and integrated with Intel HD Graphics 4400 as graphics accelerator.

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