Standard laptop within budget
Display and Design
The HP Pavilion 14-r242TU (L8N03PA) poses a 14-inch HD BrightView LED backlit display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is housed in a simply designed black coloured outfit which has a waistline of 25.3mm and tips the scale at 2.0kg.
CPU and Platform
Acting as the brains of the laptop is a 1.7GHz Intel Core i3 processor belonging to the fourth generation. To assist the processor in multitasking, there is a regular 4GB DDR3 RAM which operates at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM slots. For better management of rich games and videos, there is the inbuilt Intel HD 4400 GPU. It is devoid of any OS which is the main reason for its cost effectiveness.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
Armed with a HP TrueVision HD webcam and inbuilt, the HP Pavilion 14-r242TU (L8N03PA) enables you to enjoy high resolution video calls without any stutter. With the 1TB SATA hard disk operating at 5,400rpm, you will have more than sufficient space for creating a library of files. You can also use the SuperMulti DVD burner for transferring data via disks. The dual stereo speakers provide rich entertainment experience.
Battery and Connectivity
To ensure uninterrupted service for a fair period of time, the HP Pavilion 14-r242TU (L8N03PA) is packed with a 4 cell Li-ion battery. Moving to the connectivity and networking section, we have features like two USB 2.0 slots, WLAN, digital media reader, Bluetooth v4.0, one USB 3.0 slot, HDMI out and Ethernet port.
The HP Pavilion 14-r242TU (L8N03PA) is a reasonably priced laptop with standard business oriented capabilities. It carries a standard configuration and robust configuration but lacks any user friendly OS which is okay in light of its price.