A sleek and slim notebook for varied use
Display and Design
HP Pavilion Sleekbook 14-B049TU is a 14 inch HD Brightview LED Backlit display laptop with 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution. It is 21.1mm thick and weighs only 1.8Kg. It comes in Imprint sparkling black body and has full-size island-style keyboard and touchpad with multi-gesture support and on/off button.
Processor and OS
HP Pavilion Sleekbook operates on Windows 8 (64 bit) operating system. It is powered by 1.4GHz Intel Core i3 2nd Gen 2367M processor with Intel HM77 Express chipset. It comes with 4GB DDR3 RAM which could be expanded to 8GB via memory slots. And, the laptop comes with Intel HD 3000 graphics processor.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP laptop features a HP TrueVision webcam for wonderful video chat and also to take good webcam photos. It's physical storage unit is in the form of 500GB SATA hard drive disk (HDD). The audio devices are 2 x Altec Lansing Internal Speakers assisted with Dolby Advanced Audio v2 playback and a digital microphone. HD Audio Solutions and have monaural microphones.
Connectivity and Battery
HP Pavilion Sleekbook 14-B049TU in order to get connected with devices has Ethernet, USB Port, Wireless LAN, Bluetooth, HDMI Port with HDCP Support, VGA Port. The battery is 4 cell 65W Li-ion battery for 3 hours of uninterrupted computer use.
The 14-inch notebook is true money worthy device for the users who require light use like surfing the web, watch movies or webcam chat. However, the mediocre battery and no optical drive makes it fall behind competing laptops from vendors like Lenovo or Acer. Still the multimedia opportunities and easy controls makes it a desirable machine.