A powerful laptop with overall excellent features
Display and Design
The HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15-p240tx (L0L57PA) arrives with a 15.6-inch HD WLED-backlit touch screen display with a screen resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. The touchscreen is extremely responsive and brings every application and feature on the fingertips. The laptop sports a metallic design; has a thickness of 25.3mm and weighs 2.5 kilogram which is quite heavy to carry on a regular basis.
Configuration and OS
The laptop is powered by 2.4GHz Intel core i7 5th Generation processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 2GB dedicated NVIDIA graphics processor. The three combine to deliver a powerful and seamless performance while navigating from one application to the other and renders razor sharp images while gaming and watching movies. The laptop comes with a preinstalled Windows 8.1 operating system.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
At the front of the laptop, there is an HP TrueVision Webcam which allows you to make video calls on skype and attend video conferences. The HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15-p240tx houses 1TB of SATA hard disc drive that gives ample space to the users to store lots of data. The touchscreen laptop consists of 2 stereo speakers with HD audio solution for delivering high quality sound. The pointing device has HP imagepad with multi-touch gesture support which allows you to conveniently navigate all around the screen.
Battery and Connectivity
The HP Pavilion houses a standard 4 Cell Li-ion battery that keeps the system up and running for up to 4 hours. The laptop offers a wide range of connectivity option which include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth among others. It houses multiple USB ports and an ethernet port along with an HDMI port.
The key features of the HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15-p240tx (LOL57PA) are its touchscreen and configuration that work at a brisk pace and allow you to save time. It is primarily meant for people who use heavy software or run large applications for business purposes. However, considering the configuration, the battery is a bit average, but keeping that aside it is certainly one the laptops you should consider in this budget.