Standard machine with touchscreen
Display and Design
The HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15-n040us (E8B05UA) carries a 15.6-inch HD brightView LED backlit display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The multi touch panel enables you to navigate without using the keyboard. It is housed in a nice looking black coloured outfit which has a waistline of 24.6mm and a weight of 2.5kg.
CPU and Platform
For driving its processes, the HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15-n040us (E8B05UA) depends on a 1.7GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the fourth generation. It is assisted by a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which functions at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 12GB via two DIMM slots. The integrated Intel HD 4400 GPU takes care of rich games and movies. It ships with 64 bit Windows 8 OS, ideal for touchscreen equipped devices.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
Armed with a HP TrueVision HD webcam and dual array digital microphone, the HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15-n040us (E8B05UA) provides impressive video calling experience. It accounts for the storage needs of the user comfortably with a 750GB SATA hard disk. The SuperMulti DVD burner can be used for exchanging data via disks. The stereo speakers running on DTS Sound+ technology provide rich multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
Keeping the laptop juiced up without any disturbance for a fair period of time is a 4 cell Li-ion battery. Connectivity options loaded in the gadget include Ethernet port, WLAN, HDMI out, two USB 3.0 ports, digital media reader and one USB 2.0 slot.
The HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15-n040us (E8B05UA) has been designed to take care of the standard computing needs of the user. The main attraction of the device is undoubtedly the touchscreen. It sports pretty standard specs in other departments. But the lack of Bluetooth connectivity option is a disgrace.