Expert Review of HP Pavilion g6 2004tx
Brimming with latest features facilitating both personal and business demands, HP Pavilion g6 2004TX is a stylish notebook available at a price range of Rs.45,000 to Rs.46,000. Running on Intel core i5 dual core processor, the notebook gives high speeds with a clock frequency of about 2.5GHz. Its Windows 7 home basic operating system provides a user friendly interface to all the gadget lovers. The cache memory and 4GB RAM extending to 16GB leads your way to the huge storage capacity of data such as music, videos, documents etc.
Weighing only 2.47Kg, this compact ultra portable laptop comes with dimensions of 376mm x 244mm x 36.3mm in sparkling colour. Its strong, sturdy body built comes with a warranty of 1 year. It needs to be powered by a 90W AC adapter with a battery backup of about 3hrs. To have clear bright view while working, its 15.6 inch LED backlit display provides adequate quality with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. The powerful Altec Lansing audio speakers offer a soothing audio quality to your ears. Besides, the interior panel offers good luxury by a chicklet keypad with dedicated, comfortably spaced keys.
The collective pack of multimedia features, Hewlett Packard’s Pavilion has multi format digital card reader, USB slots, HDMI slots and other ports available to connect your laptop with TV, PC, music system, mobile phones etc. Easy navigation, Wi-Fi connectivity, powerful audio, internal webcam and microphone, HDD protection, Radeon graphic processor, super multi DVD drive, high end games and many other features tempt the users at a modest price and mark HP among the top lists in gadget world.
User Interface and UI functionality
Along with a smart outside design, it also has a comfortable inside support of full size textured island style keyboard with numeric keys. The chicklet keyboard consisting of large, spacious keys helps you to type accurately with great speed. Additionally, its pointing device include a textured touchpad with on/off button and a multi-touch gesture support. This makes it more friendly to its users and you can easily navigate through the options of zoom and scroll.
The HP G6-2004TX notebook works with Genuine Windows 7 Home Basic (64 bit) operating system and runs on 2nd generation Intel core i5 2450M processor at a speed of 2.5GHz. This Dual Core processor has a turbo boost 2.0 up to 3.1GHz with a chipset of Intel HM76 Express. The 3MB smartcache memory offers a high speed while multi tasking or working on heavy files. The tech wiz works using Intel AVX enhanced speedstep technology, VT-x and EM64T Intel hyper threading technology.
The power-hub of multimedia features, Pavilion G6 allows you to connect to your family and friends near or abroad with the help of video chatting by the means of powerful Altec lansing stereo speakers featuring Dolby advanced audio. This gives a high definition audio pleasurable to ears. Its in-built VGA webcam offers appreciable quality and a sense of closeness to those who might be sitting in some other corner of the world.
Pictures and Video quality
Its 15.6 inch wide display of G6-2004Tx has a glossy finish and gives a sharp clear view. It has a diagonal bright view screen with LED backlit which offers optimal viewing angles at a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. The 16:9 true wide aspect ratio is protected from any flex.
To help you connect to the entire world by a fast smooth access, HP Pavilion G6-2004TX comes with 10/100 base-T LAN Ethernet and also IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n wireless LAN internet options.
Internal and External Memory
As prominent in other notebooks of G6 series, HP Pavilion G6-2004Tx also has the same system memory of 4GB DDR3 that is expandable up to 16GB depending upon the requirements of user and complexity of the task. The 1600MHz RAM is accompanied by a 500GB hard disk drive. This relieves worry to store large data and even give an RPM of 5400. An amazing feature of the laptop is the provision of two SODIMM memory slots which are accessible by two users. One of them houses the system memory and upgrade if needed. It also uses a Super multi DVD burner. A smart cache memory of 3MB with a clock speed of 3.10GHz offers fast multitasking and ease of efficient utilization of the gadget.
Applications and Gaming
There are many HP specific softwares such as HP power manager, setup, support assistant, cool sense technology, connection manager 4.1 and launch box. Other availability of multimedia and entertainment softwares vary from country to country. The Adobe flash player, shockwave player and acrobat reader; user guide documentation, recovery manager, Microsoft office 2010, cyberlink youcam, rara music and many more additional applications lavish the 2004TX product of HP.
To protect your laptop from the attack of viruses, there is an availability of Norton internet security 2012 provided for a trial of 60 days. A 3D drive guard HDD protection is used for security and maintenance purposes.
It has an onboard 2GB DDR3 dedicated graphics memory with an AMD Radeon HD 7670M graphic processor. The switchable graphics are allocated within 4320MB TAG memory by Windows 7. For digital entertainment and imaging purposes, the laptop comes with an exquisite collection of games. High end games and better display abilities are achieved by dedicating 2GB DDR3 especially for graphics memory. This makes it more desirable.
It uses a 6 cell Lithium-Ion battery which gives an ample amount of backup up to 3hrs. Thus, it gives fair enough time for accessing the power source for an uninterrupted working during travel.
Also, to transfer the user’s data to mobile phone, PC, music system etc. there is a provision of Bluetooth 4.0 along with 3 USB ports (two USB 3.0 and a USB 2.0), 1 HDMI, 1 VGA, 1 RJ45, a microphone in, a headphone out and a multi card slot. For security purposes, a Kensington micro saver lock slot is present that accepts 3rd party security lock devices or one can use a power on password to protect the data from unauthorized persons. A Super multi light scribe DVD burner optical drive helps to play and write DVD’s. A multi format digital media card reader accepting formats of SDHC and SDXC is available for secure digital cards and multimedia cards.
It’s a good looking, good configuration, best graphics laptop with a very sensitive trackpad that detects two finger scrolling quite smartly. Though offering many extra features like supporting Windows 2010 os, it’s quite costlier in comparison to its next generation Pavilion 2005TX AMD. The small arrow keys hinder while playing games and the full screen game view of many popular games such as NFS is not supported with resolution less than 1366 x 768.