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HP Compaq Presario CQ56-111SA review

A solid laptop, offering decent levels of performance but irritating usability

By  from What Laptop Issue 146
Product Type
Notebook
Green Compliant
Yes
Hard Drive Capacity
320 GB
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Model
GMA 4500M
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
DVD-Writer
Webcam
Yes
Backlight Technology
LED
Product Family
Presario CQ56-100
Operating System Architecture
64-bit
Processor Model
T4500
Colour
Black
Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium
Brand Name
HP
Processor Speed
2.30 GHz
Processor Type
Pentium
Screen Size
39.6 cm (15.6")
Number of Cells
6-cell
Screen Resolution
1366 x 768
Standard Memory
3 GB
Weight (Approximate)
2.55 kg
Cache
1 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
ENERGY STAR, EPEAT Silver
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
GL40 Express
Number of Total Memory Slots
2
Optical Media Supported
DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
Dual-Layer Media Supported
Yes
Labeling Technology
LightScribe
Graphics Memory Capacity
Up to 1.27 GB
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Display Screen Technology
BrightView
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet Technology
Fast Ethernet
Height
37.8 mm
Width
374 mm
Depth
246 mm
Screen Mode
WXGA
Memory Technology
DDR2 SDRAM
Product Series
CQ56-100
Manufacturer
Hewlett-Packard
Product Model
CQ56-111SA
Product Name
Presario CQ56-111SA Notebook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Product Line
Presario
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
XL574EA#ABU
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.hp.com/uk
Marketing Information

A perfect balance of technology and appearance, this notebook makes it easy to do more and stay connected. This is the first choice for a worry-free PC experience, at a price you can afford.

Maximum Memory
8 GB
Battery Chemistry
Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Package Contents
  • Presario CQ56-111SA Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Limited Warranty
    1 Year
    Bus Speed
    800 MHz

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