The Pavilion 15-e020us 15.6" Notebook Computer from HP features an HP Imprint finish with a micro dot design in an anodized silver finish. The 15.6" widescreen display features LED backlight technology, which has low power consumption. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1366 x 768 native resolution powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000. The screen also has a BrightView glossy finish, which displays vibrant color.
The system is powered by a dual-core 2.4GHz Intel Core i3-3110M processor. It also has 4GB of DDR3 RAM, a 750GB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a multi-format digital media card reader, a Kensington MicroSaver lock slot, 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, an integrated webcam and microphone.
Windows 8 (64-bit) 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.
HP Pavilion 15-e020us
Dual-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i3 Performance
The HP Pavilion notebook houses 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, 4GB of DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to push the dual cores into four virtual cores for added performance
15.6" BrightView LED-Backlit Display
The 15.6" widescreen display features LED backlighting for lower power consumption and better energy efficiency than their CCFL counterparts. The screen also has a 16:9 aspect ratio and the 1366 x 768 native resolution is powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000. The screen also has a glossy finish for displaying vibrant color. You can also output video to an external display in high definition quality via the HDMI port
The HP Pavilion notebook can be connected to the Internet via a wired Ethernet cable thanks to its 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet RJ-45 jack. You can also go mobile with 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
The HP Pavilion notebook features DTS Sound+ technology, which provides dynamic and subtle nuances with rich sounds for an immersive listening experience
This HP notebook has two USB 3.0 ports, which can reach a data transfer rate of 5Gbps. That's 10 times faster than the USB 2.0 standard. The dual USB 3.0 ports are also backwards compatible with USB 2.0
Box Cloud Service
With the purchase of this HP Pavilion notebook, you'll gain access to free 25GB of lifetime cloud storage from Box, an online file sharing and Cloud content management service
HP Coolsense keeps your notebook cool so you can stay comfortable while typing
HP ProtectSmart keeps your notebook's hard drive safe from accidental bumps and bruises
HP Connected Photo is powered by Snapfish and can sync photos across your HP Pavilion, smartphone and tablet. Crop, rotate, add captions and then share with friends and family through your social networks
HP Connected Music is also powered by Snapfish and allows you to browse your CDs, downloads, Internet radio and music streaming services with ease
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 tablet style design featuring tiles. Tiles are customizable 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
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