Decent laptop at reasonable price
Display and Build
The HP 240 G3 (K1V41PA) sports a 14-inch HD LED backlit TFT Colour display which offers comfortable viewing experience with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is housed in a simply designed black coloured outfit which has a thickness of 35.1mm and a weight of 2.1kg and may cause problems when you need to carry it over long distances.
Configuration and OS
Acting as the brains of the HP 240 G3 (K1V41PA) is a 2.1GHz Intel Pentium quad-core N3530 processor from the fourth generation. It is assisted by a regular 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM slots. The integrated Intel HD GPU is capable of taking care of only simple games and videos without any lag. It runs on latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS to deliver intuitive user experience.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP 240 G3 (K1V41PA) comes with a HP TrueVision webcam which can capture HD videos and manage high resolution video calls smoothly. It accounts for the storage needs of the user comfortably with a 500GB SATA hard disk. With the SuperMulti DVD RW Drive having dual layer support, you can easily transfer data through disks.
Battery and Connectivity
Fuelled by a 4 cell Li-ion battery, the HP 240 G3 (K1V41PA) is rated to deliver uninterrupted service for up to 6.3 hours. Connectivity options include VGA port, digital media reader, Bluetooth v4.0, two USB 2.0 slots, WLAN, one USB 3.0 slot, HDMI out and Ethernet port.
The HP 240 G3 (K1V41PA) is a reasonably priced laptop equipped with decent specs. The presence of latest Windows OS is commendable in light of its price but it's the powerful battery which will surely grab customer's attention.