Impressive pocket friendly laptop
Display and Design
The HP 240 G3 (L0V07PA) arrives with a 14-inch HD TFT Colour LED backlit display which provides moderately sharp viewing experience with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is encased in an all black outfit which has a weight of 2.1kg and a not so impressive thickness of 35.8mm.
Processor and OS
For driving its processes, the HP 240 G3 (L0V07PA) is packed with a 2.1GHz Intel Pentium quad-core N3540 processor. It is coupled with a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM slots. The integrated Intel HD GPU takes the responsibility of handling rich games and movies. It runs on the latest Windows 8.1 OS, the latest iteration of the platform.
Camera and Storage
The HP 240 G3 (L0V07PA) sports a HP TrueVision webcam which can shoot HD videos and handle high resolution video calls. The 500GB SATA hard disk provides sufficient storage space for creating a library of files. It also gets a SuperMulti DVD Drive with dual layer support so that you can easily transfer files through disks.
Battery and Connectivity
Fuelled by a 4 cell Li-ion battery, the HP 240 G3 (L0V07PA) is capable of rendering uninterrupted service for a maximum period of 6.15 hours. From the networking and connectivity point of view, we have Ethernet port, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, digital media reader, WLAN, two USB 2.0 ports and one USB 3.0 slot.
The HP 240 G3 (L0V07PA) is easy on your pocket and impresses with some quality features. The presence of the latest Windows platform is a bonus in this price range. Another surprising thing is the powerful optical drive which is absent even in many higher priced gadgets. The most important one though is the powerful battery.