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HP Pavilion 15-ab048sa

HP Pavilion 15-Ab048sa 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.9GHz 4GB 1TB Hdd 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 1.9GHz 4GB Jul 2013
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8 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Medium processor core notebook PCs produced by HP have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good reviews across its entire range.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Pavilion 15-ab048sa is 520GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Pavilion 15-ab048sa has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Pavilion 15-ab048sa, the Pavilion 15-ab048sa has a full-size keyboard.

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Three Point Five Headphone Out Ports

The HP Pavilion 15-ab048sa has more headphone out ports than most of the comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 15-ab048sa. This portable PC is a three point five headphone out port laptop compared to most of the portable PCs of this age and type which only have between one and three headphone out ports.

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Quite Big Storage Capacity

With a storage capacity of 1,000,000 megabyte, the Pavilion 15-ab048sa has one of the bigger storage capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago the storage capacity range from 32GB to 1TB.

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Two ESATA/USB 3.0 Ports

The Pavilion 15-ab048sa is a two ESATA/USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

At 39.624 centimeters, the Pavilion 15-ab048sa has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Pavilion 15-ab048sa. The display diagonals of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 15-ab048sa range from 29cm to 44cm, and the average display diagonal is 38cm.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The HP Pavilion 15-ab048sa does not have a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age do have a front camera.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an hdd storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs that have been around for more than two years the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the HP Pavilion 15-ab048sa has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 15-ab048sa.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Lenovo Z50[plb_2964547_price] (8GB), or the Asus Zenbook UX301LA[plb_2964654_price] (8GB).

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Pavilion 15-ab048sa has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Pavilion 15-ab048sa ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Pavilion 15-ab048sa has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 15-ab048sa. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Pavilion 15-ab048sa the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP Pavilion 15-ab048sa does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Pavilion 15-ab048sa also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 15-ab048sa have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the Pavilion 15-ab048sa which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The HP Pavilion 15-ab048sa has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. Most comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Pavilion 15-ab048sa.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is the best Wi-Fi standard across comparable types of laptop.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 15-ab048sa

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Pavilion 15-ab048sa has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 15-ab048sa.

If this HP laptop screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo G70-70[plb_3375260_price] (17.3").

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Pavilion 15-ab048sa has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Battery Life

The Pavilion 15-ab048sa has a fairly typical battery life (7.5 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Pavilion 15-ab048sa.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the Pavilion 15-ab048sa has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

If this HP laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3085960_price] (2GHz).

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Specification

Design
Colour
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Technology
Processor
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Memory Card Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Display Manufacturer
Graphics
Maximum Resolution
Optical Drive
DVD Drive Compatibility
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Interface
Optical Drive
DVD Drive
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Bluetooth
Integrated Wireless LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Wireless Communication Version
USB Port
Headphone Connection
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
HDMI Port
ESATA/USB 3.0 Port
ESATA/USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Built-In Touchpad
Keyboard
Keyboard Layout
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Battery Cell
Power
External Power Adapter
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Technical Details
Display
Built-In Optical Drive
Wireless Feature
Other Features
Ethernet Specification
Supplied Battery
Wireless Standard
Memory Type
Speaker
Display
Storage Capacity
USB Version
Internal Memory
Audio Output
HDMI Port
Compatible Operating System
Display Diagonal
Ethernet Interface Type
Wireless Transmission
Dimensions
Wireless Technology
Display
Battery Type
Speaker
Weight
Type
Security Feature

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Product Identifiers

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