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HP Pavilion 15-p246sa

HP Pavilion 15-P246sa 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 1TB Hdd 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2.1GHz 8GB Jul 2013
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Enjoy quick, reliable everyday computing with the colourful HP Pavilion 15-p246sa Refurbished 15.6 Laptop. Highlights - Vibrant red case looks great and adds a splash of colour to your daily... More
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13 Reasons For

HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

HP is one of the better rated notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Pavilion 15-p246sa has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Pavilion 15-p246sa. The total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Pavilion 15-p246sa range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB. The HP Pavilion 15-p246sa has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Pavilion 15-p246sa has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Pavilion 15-p246sa also have a full-size keyboard.

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Three Point Five Headphone Out Ports

The HP Pavilion 15-p246sa has more headphone out ports than most of the similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 15-p246sa. Most of the portable PCs of this type and age only have between one and three headphone out ports, however this portable PC has three point five headphone out ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Big Storage Capacity

The Pavilion 15-p246sa has one of the bigger storage capacity (1,000,000 megabyte) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the storage capacity range from 32GB to 1TB, and the average storage capacity is 670GB.

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Two ESATA/USB 3.0 Ports

The Pavilion 15-p246sa is a two ESATA/USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and three ESATA/USB 3.0 ports.

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Four Battery Cells

The HP Pavilion 15-p246sa is a four battery cell laptop.

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Two USB Ports

The Pavilion 15-p246sa is a two USB port notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and three USB ports.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the laptops that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 15-p246sa the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB. At 8,000 megabytes, the HP Pavilion 15-p246sa has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 39.624 centimeters, the Pavilion 15-p246sa has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Pavilion 15-p246sa have display diagonals of between 29cm and 44cm, and the average display diagonal is 38cm.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Pavilion 15-p246sa does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an hdd storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type 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.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Pavilion 15-p246sa is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Pavilion 15-p246sa is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 15-p246sa have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 15-p246sa

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.1 gigahertz, the HP Pavilion 15-p246sa has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Pavilion 15-p246sa.

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Average Screen Size

The Pavilion 15-p246sa has a pretty typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Pavilion 15-p246sa.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 15.6" laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Z51.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Lenovo G70-70 (£314.00) (17.3").

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Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The HP Pavilion 15-p246sa has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this age and type. Most similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Pavilion 15-p246sa has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 15-p246sa.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 6 hours, the HP Pavilion 15-p246sa has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a laptop with a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Asus Zenbook UX301LA (7h).

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Specification

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Internal Memory Size
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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
Operating System Architecture
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Battery Cell
Power
External Power Adapter
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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Display
Built-In Optical Drive
Wireless Feature
Other Features
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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
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2 core Intel Core i3-5xxx 2.1GHz 8GB 1TB hdd 15.6"
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