Moderately priced 17.3-inch laptop
Display and Build
The HP Pavilion 17-e117dx (F9J38UA) flaunts a 17.3-inch HD LED backlit BrightView display with HD+ resolution (1,600 x 900 pixels). The multi touch panel allows you to access tasks, browse the web or edit media simply by using fingers. The keyboard deck carries a glossy black finish which can attract scratches and fingerprints easily. It measures 32.7mm around the waist and has a weight of 2.8kg.
Processor and OS
On the inside, the notebook is packed with a 2.6GHz Intel Core i3 processor belonging to the third generation. It draws assistance from a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM operating at 1,600MHz and expandable up to 8GB through two unused SODIMM ports. For better management of rich games and movies, it depends on the integrated Intel HD 4000 GPU. It ships with 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS to provide intuitive experience.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The combination of HP TrueVision HD webcam and digital microphone provides memorable video calling experience. The 750GB Serial-ATA hard disk provides more than sufficient space for storing numerous files. The SuperMulti DVD burner allows you to exchange data via disks. Powered by DTS Sound+, the stereo speakers provide rich multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
The HP Pavilion 17-e117dx (F9J38UA) keeps the show running for a fair period of time with a 6 cell Li-ion battery. From the connectivity and networking point of view, it supports features like Ethernet port, two USB 3.0 ports, one USB 2.0 slot, VGA port, HDMI out, Bluetooth v4.0, digital media reader and WLAN.
The HP Pavilion 17-e117dx (F9J38UA) is made for people who love enjoying expanded viewing and are okay in carrying some extra weight due to that. Unlike most 17.3-inch laptops, it comes at a decent price thanks to its standard set of features.