Powerful gaming laptop
Display and Build
The HP Pavilion 15-p278tx (L2Z60PA) sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit BrightView Widescreen display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The 23.8mm thick laptop weighs 2.2kg and looks attractive with silver coloured lid and grey keyboard deck.
Processor and OS
On the inside, the HP Pavilion 15-p278tx (L2Z60PA) is loaded with a 2.0GHz Intel Core i5 processor from the recently launched fifth generation series. Together with an 8GB DDR3 RAM operating at 1,600MHz, it ensures smooth and fast handling of demanding tasks. The RAM can be further expanded via two DIMM slots. It runs on latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS which is easy to use.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP Pavilion 15-p278tx (L2Z60PA) sports a HP TrueVision HD webcam and dual array digital microphone for providing clear and noise free video calling experience. It makes sure that the user doesnÂt face any kind of storage problem with a huge 1TB SATA hard disk. The presence of SuperMulti DVD burner with dual layer support enables you to stream media from disks.
The NVIDIA GeForce 830M graphics processor with discrete 2GB DDR3 memory ensures smooth management of demanding games and videos. To boost your multimedia experience further, it has dual stereo speakers powered by BeatsAudio technology.
Battery and Connectivity
The laptop runs the show for a fair amount of time with a 4 cell Li-ion battery. Connectivity and networking options come in the form of Ethernet port, WLAN, HDMI out, Bluetooth v4.0, two USB 3.0 slots, one USB 2.0 port and digital media reader.
The HP Pavilion 15-p278tx (L2Z60PA) comes at a decent price and can take care of any kind of computing, be it business or gaming, with ease. All it lacks is a good display.