Budget touchscreen laptop
Display and design
The HP Pavilion TouchSmart 14-b109wm (E0X70UA) Sleekbook poses a brilliant 14-inch HD LED backlit Brightview display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. As the name indicates, the device has a touch enabled panel enabling you to access files or edit them with mere touches.
Being a Sleekbook, the device is wrapped in a 21mm thick body which has a weight of 2kg and is great to be carried around. Although the shiny black finish looks appealing, it can get affected by scratches and fingerprints easily.
Processor and OS
Under the hood, it is packed with Intel Celeron Dual Core B877 working in combination with a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM that can be expanded up to 8GB. It is packed with 1GB Intel HD GPU unit which guarantees far better handling of rich videos and games than many higher priced notebooks. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8 OS, apt for touch enabled devices.
Camera, storage and multimedia
The HP Pavilion TouchSmart 14-b109wm (E0X70UA) Sleekbook flaunts a HP TrueVision HD webcam paired with digital microphone for comfortable video calling experience. For storage purposes, it has the usual 500GB SATA HDD. The dual Altec Lansing speakers powered by Dolby Advanced Audio create imposing sound and give theatre like experience.
Battery and connectivity
The HP Pavilion TouchSmart 14-b109wm (E0X70UA) Sleekbook draws the juice from a 4 cell Li-ion battery. On the connectivity front, it sports 2 USB 3.0 slots, 1 USB 2.0 port, HDMI out, WLAN, Bluetooth, digital media reader and Ethernet port.
In spite of the fact that HP Pavilion TouchSmart 14-b109wm (E0X70UA) Sleekbook is a low range notebook, it boasts of some features which are certainly far beyond expectations. If you can ignore the poor processor, you will have a large pool of amazing features starting with the sharp touch enabled display. It also poses two USB 3.0 slots, dual Altec Lansing speakers powered by Dolby, HD webcam and runs on Windows 8 OS.