Sleek business focused laptop
Display and Design
The HP Pavilion 14-B157TU flaunts a 14-inch HD LED backlit Brightview display which offers comfortable viewing experience with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The edge to edge multi touch display allows you to access all the latest apps, browse the web and zoom pictures with your fingers.
It is wrapped in a 21.1mm thick body which has a weight of just 2kg so that you can lug around with it wherever you go. The glossy imprint sparkling black finish may look appealing but acts like a magnet to scratches and fingerprints.
CPU and OS
Under the hood, the HP Pavilion 14-B157TU features a 1.9GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the 3rd generation family and built on HM77 Express chipset. It is assisted by a typical 4GB DDR3 RAM expandable up to 8GB via 2 DIMM slots. Rich graphics is managed by the preloaded Intel HD 4000 GPU. It runs on the tile based 64 bit Windows 8 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP Pavilion 14-B157TU boasts of HP TrueVision HD webcam paired with digital microphone for comfortable noise free video calling experience. It comes with 640GB SATA HDD relieving you of any kind of storage problems. The large touchpad supports multiple gestures and has on or off button and is accompanied by a full size island style keyboard. The dual Altec Lansing speakers powered by Dolby Advanced Audio v2.0 are bound to make you groove.
Battery and Connectivity
The notebook is backed by a 4 cell Li-ion battery promising up to 3 hours of uninterrupted service. You can stay connected via 2 USBB 3.0 slots, 1 USB 2.0 port, HDMI out with HDCP, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, digital media reader, VGA port and Ethernet port.
The HP Pavilion 14-B157TU is a decently priced laptop which is suitable for meeting the business computing needs of the user at ease. It flaunts a multi touch display which makes accessing tasks simple and easy. It doesn't pose much problem in terms of portability but you have to carry your charger as well.