The Pavilion dv7-3180us Entertainment Notebook Computer from Hewlett-Packard is a 17.3" notebook that weighs 7.7 pounds. The system features a LED backlit 16:9 widescreen display that has a resolution that is greater than that of 720p HD video. The computer's impressive audio system features HP Triple Bass Reflex Subwoofer amplifiers that are capable of outputting 12W of sound.
The system features the HP MediaSmart software suite and an HDMI port for HDTV connectivity. MediaSmart lets you watch Internet TV via Hulu and play music from CDs, Pandora Internet Radio, or the HP Rhapsody Music store. You'll also be able to use it to watch Internet videos, or to create your own videos for upload to YouTube. The computer's Blu-ray drive enhances its multimedia prowess, giving it the ability to play back HD Hollywood movies that are available on Blu-ray disc.
The integrated webcam allows you to chat online -- you'll even be able to download special video effects and avatars via the Internet. You'll be able to use the computer to edit and print photos with Snapfish. Netflix software is installed, allowing subscribers to stream select movies to their computer via the web.
The system is powered by a quad-core 1.6GHz Intel Core i7-720QM CPU. The chip can be overclocked to 2.8GHz using Intel's Turbo Boost technology. It boasts 6GB of RAM, a 640GB 5400rpm SATA hard drive, an integrated webcam, Bluetooth, 802.11n Wi-Fi, and nVIDIA GeForce GT 230M graphics. Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) is the installed operating system.
- Play ultra-sharp Blu-ray films with the Blu-ray drive
- Enjoy full-screen viewing of HD TV and movies with the large 16:9 17.3" diagonal display
- HP Triple Bass Reflex Subwoofer amplifiers put out 12W total while supporting a full range of treble and bass frequencies
- Chat face to face with the HP Webcam and add fun special effects
- Enter data quickly with the separate numeric keypad
- Create personalized, silkscreen-quality DVD and CD labels with LightScribe
- Look good on the go with award-winning HP Imprint finish
- Display features a LED backlight and native resolution of 1600 x 900
- ProtectSmart locks the hard drive when abrupt motion occurs, helping to protect your data if you drop the notebook
- HP MediaSmart plays DVDs, videos, photos, music, games, and Internet TV via included remote control
- 802.11n Wi-Fi provides fast wireless connections
- Integrated Bluetooth module allows you to use compatible wireless devices with the notebook
- 5-in-1 card reader allows you to download digital photos
- eSATA connects to high-speed external storage devices
- ExpressCard/54 slot supports standard expansion cards, including 3G modems
- Includes HP mobile remote control
- Norton Internet Security software comes with a 60-day subscription to help you protect your computer from viruses and other malware