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HP Pavilion dv8-1250ea review

A great high-powered, big-screen media centre laptop ideal for the whole family

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Product Type
Notebook
Green Compliant
Yes
Hard Drive Capacity
640 GB
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model
GeForce GT 230M
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
Blu-ray Reader/DVD-Writer
Graphics Memory Accessibility
Dedicated
Finger Print Reader
Yes
Solid State Drive Capacity
No
Webcam
Yes
Product Family
Pavilion dv8-1200
Operating System Architecture
64-bit
Processor Model
i7-720QM
Colour
Espresso
Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium
Brand Name
HP
Processor Speed
1.60 GHz
Processor Type
Core i7
Screen Size
46.7 cm (18.4")
Number of Cells
8-cell
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080
Standard Memory
4 GB
Cache
6 MB
Processor Core
Quad-core (4 Core)
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
WEEE, EPEAT, ENERGY STAR
64-bit Processing
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
PM55 Express
Number of Total Memory Slots
2
Optical Media Supported
BD-ROM/DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
Dual-Layer Media Supported
Yes
Labeling Technology
LightScribe
Graphics Memory Capacity
Up to 1 GB
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Display Screen Technology
BrightView
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet Technology
Gigabit Ethernet
Height
43.7 mm
Width
436 mm
Depth
286 mm
Screen Mode
Full HD
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Product Series
dv8-1200
Manufacturer
Hewlett-Packard
Product Model
dv8-1250ea
Product Name
Pavilion dv8-1250ea Entertainment Notebook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Product Line
Pavilion
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
WN895EA#ABU
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.hp.com/uk
Marketing Information

HP offers a broad family of laptops, notebook computers, netbooks and Ultrabooks for a variety of uses, including high performance laptops great for movies, music, and photos. HP's powerful notebook computers can handle your extreme gaming needs as well. HP also offers a full range of notebooks for your business office needs. HP's ultra-portable notebook computers, netbooks and Ultrabooks are lightweight, offer long battery life and can be used almost anywhere. For any kind of lifestyle, at home or the office, HP delivers an outstanding choice of laptops and notebook computers to suit your needs.

Maximum Memory
8 GB
Battery Chemistry
Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Package Contents
  • Pavilion dv8-1250ea Entertainment Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • HP Mobile ScrollSmart Remote Control
  • Limited Warranty
    1 Year

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