The Pavilion HDX X18-1020us Notebook Computer from Hewlett-Packard is a notebook computer for the high-definition world. Its 16:9 widescreen 18.4" can natively display 1080p content. The system is designed with elegance in mind, consisting of modern lines and metallic finish, topped off with a high-gloss HP Imprint finish.
The Pavilion comes with software such as HP's PhotoSmart Essentials to let you organize your digital photos and video clips, and muvee's AutoProducer Premium to let you put home movies and digital photos on DVD.
The system is powered by a 2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor P8400 CPU and boasts 4GB of RAM, a 500GB 5400rpm SATA hard drive, a Blu-ray ROM with SuperMulti DVD Burning, wireless Ethernet, and a 18.4" widescreen display powered by nVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT graphics. Windows Vista Home Premium is the platform that ties all this hardware and software together, providing a great portable computer for the digital savvy family, backed by the Hewlett-Packard name.
- Intel Core 2 Duo Processor P8400 CPU
- The Intel Core 2 Duo Processor P8400 CPU is based on an architecture designed specifically for mobile computing; this processor delivers a balanced level of mobile processor technology and exceptional value in this lighter, easier-to-carry notebook PC. The dual-core technology delivers two execution cores in one CPU, giving you better performance than a comparable single-core processor.
- Windows Vista Home Premium (64-bit)
- The computer comes preloaded with the Windows Vista Home Premium operating system from Microsoft. Vista includes the slick Aero user interface, complete with the Windows Sidebar, gadget support, Flip3D navigation and more. The Home Premium edition of Vista includes the popular Windows Media Center application. This lets your computer more easily connect to your home theater and wirelessly stream media to the Xbox 360 or another compatible media extender device.
- Blu-ray ROM with SuperMulti DVD Burning
- The computer's Blu-ray player can playback high-definiton Blu-ray discs at full 1080p resolution. This turns your notebook into a portable HDTV! The drive can also read and burn traditional DVD and CD discs.
- Widescreen Display
- The laptop has a high-definition widescreen display that brings your movies and photos to life with amazing color and clarity. The widescreen aspect ratio gives you more room to work with when compared to standard 4:3 screens.
- nVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT Graphics
- The nVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT graphics chipset delivers realistic 3-D and 2-D graphics, delivering real-life environment and character effects. Movies and digital images are sharply rendered, so you can supercharge your business presentations with crisp images and animation.
- Integrated Camera and Microphone
- The integrated camera and microphone let you easily use the notebook to participate in web video conferencing. This is great for notebook users who participate in net-meetings, as they no longer have to carry a separate web camera with them -- it's built into the laptop.
- Digital Photo Import and Organization
- The built-in 5-in-1 card reader lets you easily download your pictures from all major digital camera memory types without the hassle of connecting cables between your camera and computer. The included HP PhotoSmart Essentials software lets you easily organize and share your photos.
- Virus Protection
- The included Norton Internet Security 2008 software comes with a 60-day subscription to help you protect your computer from malicious software such as viruses and spyware. This helps to protect your computer when you are browsing the web or reading e-mail.
- HP Warranty and Support
- Hewlett-Packard provides a full year of 24/7 technical support either by phone or online. Replacement parts are shipped out with next-business day arrival and knowledgeable technicians will help you through any problems you have. You know that you are getting real technical support that won't go away in a few months when you deal with Hewlett-Packard.