Touchscreen notebook within budget
Display and Design
The HP Pavilion 14-B171TU flaunts a brilliant 14-inch HD LED backlit Brightview display which make texts look a lot sharper with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The edge to edge multi touch screen can be used for accessing apps, browsing the web and playing games with your fingertips.
The laptop has an attractive imprint sparkling black outfit which is sensitive to scratches and fingerprints and calls for maintenance. It has a thickness of just 21mm and a weight of 2kg so that you can tote around with it easily.
Processor and OS
The notebook drives its processes with a 1.5GHz Intel Pentium Dual Core B987 processor based on HM70 Express chipset and belonging to the 2nd generation. It is supported by a 4GB DDR3 RAM operating at 1333MHz and upgradeable up to 8GB via 2 DIMM slots. It manages rich graphics with the Intel HD GPU and runs on 64 bit Windows 8 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP Pavilion 14-B171TU is armed with a HP TrueVision HD webcam functioning with a digital microphone for providing noise free and sharp video calls. For storage purposes, it houses a standard 500GB SATA HDD. The dual Altec Lansing speakers powered by Dolby Advanced Audio v2.0 create imposing sound quality.
Battery and Connectivity
In order to keep the show running, the HP Pavilion 14-B171TU uses a 4 cell Li-ion battery. The connectivity needs of the user are taken care of by features like HDMI out with HDCP, VGA port, 2 USB 3.0 slots, 1 USB 2.0 port, digital media reader, Bluetooth v4.0, WLAN and Ethernet port.
If you are seeking to explore the benefits of using a touchscreen for using a laptop but don't want to spend much, the HP Pavilion 14-B171TU is just for you. It is sleek, light and easily portable as well. HP has skipped a good processor for controlling the price though. However, it impresses with many interesting features like HD webcam and powerful Dolby powered speakers.