by Prateek Sharma on 2012-08-12
I earlier owned HP Special Edition dv 2701tx which is most defective piece released by any company even the HP officials acknowledge this thing because of Nvidia graphic card.
So after lot of research I came across(my requirements were Core i5 3rd Gen and no dedicated graphic card as suggested by service and repair centre)following laptops :
Lenovo Essential G Series G580
But I came across one online forum ThinkDigit and there was a guy whose username was "Naxal". He suggested to me consider this laptop and he told me to have faith in HP.
I went to local HP Store and within 2hrs purchased this laptop for INR 37300.
Q. Why I bought this HP laptop over Samsung and Lenovo?
A. Lenovo laptop has some drawbacks in ergonomic design and faces overheating problem (HP also has but with graphic card. HP has developed new technology named Coolsense Technology)
Samsung laptop doesn't have so much market presence and hence very few people can give the exact review of the pieces. And also samsung have warranty for two years whereas HP is providing you with offer to extend warranty upto three years at a price of INR 1133(Offer period 7th July - 15th August).
My first encounter with this laptop at home :
1. As soon as I pressed the start button within half a second came "Starting Windows" and windows got started within 5-6 seconds.
2. Speaker quality is much much better than any other laptop. Only one word AWESOME.(Altec Lansing + Dolby Advanced)
3. No overheating issue (As I was susceptible about HP)
4. Nice keyboard & touchpad.
5. 2 X USB 3.0 & 1 X USB 2.0
6. Good camera quality
7. Look and feel is much much better than Samsung and Lenovo.
On the whole don't think about this laptop, go and grab it !!
Great Laptop from HP for heavy everyday use.
by Sachin Vaidya on 2013-01-06
Bought this from flipkart for daily work and browsing. Here are the pros and cons.
- The laptop is fast. Blazing fast. 4 GB RAM and 3rd Gen i5 make it a powerhouse.
- The display is vibrant with a good contrast ratio.
- Suitable for Heavy multitasking, Light gaming and video encoding and Programming.
- Looks stylish with a tapered edge, shiny black back and a metal HP logo.
- Unlike what the image shows, this laptop has a numpad.
- Even though the colors on the display are good the resolution is just 1366x768.
- The keyboard feels a little rugged. (Some may like it)
- Sound quality could have been a little better. Dolby digital does a decent job though.
- No Aero effects and transparency because its Windows 7 Home Basic.
- 3rd Generation Intel Core i5-3210M is really fast and with hyper threading you can really do heavy multitasking on it.
- 4 GB RAM is sufficient for everything you can do on this machine.
- 500 GB HDD is a decent amount of hard disk space but if you like watching and storing lots of movies, you should consider an external hard drive.
- Intel HD 4000 isn't the best graphic solution out there but you can still play the latest games on decent frame rates by tuning down the eye-candy. This laptop is NOT for gaming. If you are looking for a gaming machine for this price go for the HP G6 2005AX or even better the HP G6 2301AX.
If you found this helpful do let me know.
AWESOME PRODUCT FROM HP.
by NIHARENDU LENKA on 2013-01-12
This is my first laptop. It is a great product from hp in an affordable or at a good price relative to other laptops having similar merits. The most important thing is the 3rd generation core i5 processer makes it very fast and the screen is LED ,clarity in sound from ALTEC LANSING speakers due to DOLBY ADVANCED AUDIO made me to rate this product as 4.7 out of 5. No need to handle delicately ,an excellent product for everyday use but not for high quality games because there is no dedicated graphics memory for this purpose.Just take it and have a nice experience.
I am grateful to flipkart ,it's employees and the flipkart courier service for helping me in choosing a latest product at a relatively lower price than the market and also for good service.
Splendid HP Pavilion Laptop with gr8 features
by Hemanth Choudary MV on 2012-11-25
I purchased this laptop about 10 days back from Flipkart. As usual Flipkart delivered the product within the stipulated time. Kudos to Flipkart.
The laptop comes packed with 3rd Gen i5 processor, sufficient 4GB ram and 500GB HDD.
At this price, it is probably the best buy. i have'nt had any issues with the laptop till date. Good Battery back up, light weight and also punches in with more than a decent sound effect due to Dolby feature.
The only limiting factor is the absence of a Graphics card, which might not please the Gamers.
Apart from that, the laptop is a good buy looking for the Normal use.
GREATEST LAPTOP EVER MADE BY HP....
by anish bhanja on 2012-11-03
I bought this laptop before 1 month from HP showroom.I was little bit worried about this product.But after getting it I was totally surprised about its performance.As I am a gamer,I thought i would not be able to play more games which require high graphics because it is having only intel hd graphics..But I was absolutely wrong..combined performence of core i5 3rd gen,1600Mhz 4 gb ram and hd 4000 graphic is superb,awesome,terrible..I am able to play any high graphics game in medium and sometime in high settings flawlessly...I have played Crysis 2 in low,Singularity in medium,Max payne 3 in low,Prototype 2 in medium,NFS Run with medium.Dont think twice.Go and grab it...
Better price and Quality
by Saravanan on 2012-09-27
Really worth for money who looking I5 in cheap price,
I have done upgrade for 8 GB paying additional 1000rs.
Speed really good,
Look wise it is really nice and rest all future is good.
My suggestion is go for it.
But only problem with customer care Of HP,
When I applied for Extend warranty using back to campus offer,
They really treated **** Very Bad lazy,
I don’t like HP customer care, Very poor service.
Only one star for customer care,
Buy very good product.
by Amal kumar Singh on 2012-09-14
Bought it from flipkart and i must say that it has been a very wise purchase for me!
The laptop looks great and is good on performance front too. Absolutely stunning battery back up of atleast around 4 hours. Windows 7 home basic is a bit of a disappointment but its ok considering the fact that the areas that it lacks in aren't really that important.
A very good buy overall.
My ratings for HP pavillion G^ series
by Ranjan Raj on 2012-07-07
its a full package lappie with so many decent features. I really like this one. its affordable to have and what a man needs today large storage, sufficient memory and the most important processor which is i5 3rd generation.
So in totality we can say its a bundle piece.
anyone can go for it.
What a masterpiece in such a price!!
by Animesh Priyadarshi on 2012-09-12
I purchased this product after doing so much research based on price & configuration. Since I had nothing to do with gaming I went for this Laptop as it has no dedicated memory for graphics. The screen size is perfect, the Look is fine but the keyboard layout needs a bit more research. Sound quality is good and it's fast too!!!
Anyhow it is the better option in comparison to the similar higher priced products of Lenovo, Dell & others as it's got Core i5 3G whereas others are offering Core i3 / core i5 2G only.
my pride but too hot to handle
by balaji on 2016-02-17
Its been 3.6 years with my lap, very loyal machine. I upgrade with extra 4gb corsair vengeance ram to handle everything, it is doing good but not fantastic. i had accident with this lap with backpack though, i survived lap too. after these money days its started heat fast you like barbecue :D, if HP handle this heating issue then this far better laptop company compare to dell and others.
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