The Pavilion g7-2270us 17.3" Notebook Computer from Hewlett Packard combines a slim, stylish design with reliable performance. It has a 17.3" HD+ BrightView display with LED backlighting, a glossy finish and a 16:9 aspect ratio. The 1600 x 900 native resolution is supported by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000.
The system is powered by a dual-core Ivy Bridge 2.4GHz Intel Core i3-3110M processor. It also has 6GB of DDR3 RAM, a 750GB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a multi-format digital media card reader, 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in Altec Lansing stereo speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio.
Windows 8 is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles, which provide notifications in real-time. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.
Dual-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i3 Performance
This HP notebook has an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i3-3110M processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 2.4GHz. With a dedicated 3MB L3 cache, 6GB of DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to multitask between applications quickly and efficiently
A Display of Excellence
The 17.3" HD+ BrightView LED-backlit display of this HP notebook provides full-screen views of HD content. With a 1600 x 900 native resolution powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000, subtle yet significant refinements elevate your viewing experience. You can connect this HP notebook to an external display via the HDMI port
Stay connected to the Internet with 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet and 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi. A built-in HP TrueVision HD Webcam with an integrated digital microphone puts you face-to-face with friends or colleagues. Capture high quality HD videos or photos and send them to friends or post them on social media networks. This HP notebook also has Bluetooth technology, which allows you to connect wirelessly to Bluetooth-compatible peripherals
This HP notebook features a textured touchpad and a keyboard with island-style keys and a numeric keypad. The exposed speaker bar is outlined with a chrome edge. This HP notebook shines with its sparkling black HP Imprint finish
This HP notebook is Energy Star certified and EPEAT Silver registered for excellent energy efficiency. It also has a mercury-free LED display, arsenic-free display glass and free recycling for your old computer hardware to promote a green, eco-friendly lifestyle
The Redesigned Start Screen
Windows 8 introduces a new Start screen, which has all the information you need in one place. The traditional Windows desktop screen has been replaced with a more tablet style design featuring tiles. These tiles are customizable to your liking as well as update in real time. News, weather forecasts, sports, contacts, apps and more are available for you to use. It's all right there on the Start screen. If you prefer the traditional Start screen of Windows 7, you have the option to switch to it
To the Cloud
With Windows 8, when signed in using your Microsoft account, you'll have instant access to your personal Start screen, themes, language preferences, browsing history and browser favorites. You can also connect to services such as Microsoft Outlook, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and more
In the Windows Store, you can search for or browse thousands of apps. Choose from the featured apps or grab one of the most frequently downloaded apps to see what all the hype is all about. You can also see how other people rate apps. For certain apps, you can try it out before you buy it so you can make sure you absolutely want an app before you spend your hard-earned money on it
In the Box
HP Pavilion g7-2270us 17.3" Notebook Computer (Sparkling Black)