Standard business oriented laptop
Display and Design
The HP 240 G3 (L1D86PT) features a 14-inch HD LED backlit TFT colour display offering moderately sharp and rich viewing experience with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is housed in a black coloured outfit which has an impressive weight of 2.1kg but can cause problems with a thickness of 35.8mm.
Processor and OS
Doing duty on the inside of the HP 240 G3 (L1D86PT) is a 1.7GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the fourth generation. Assisting it in multitasking is a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM slots. The integrated Intel HD 4400 GPU takes the responsibility of handling rich games and videos. It sails on 64 bit Windows 8 Professional OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP 240 G3 (L1D86PT) comes with a webcam and dual microphone for taking care of the video calling needs of the user. The 500GB SATA hard disk provides plenty of space for creating a library of files and folders. The presence of a SuperMulti DVD Drive with dual layer support enables you to exchange files through disks. The stereo speakers render HD Audio solution.
Battery and Connectivity
The HP 240 G3 (L1D86PT) sips juice from a 4 cell Li-ion battery which is rated to deliver uninterrupted service for a maximum period of 6.3 hours. Connectivity options loaded in the device come in the form of two USB 2.0 slots, one USB 3.0 slot, HDMI out, digital media reader, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth v4.0, VGA port and WLAN.
The HP 240 G3 (L1D86PT) comes at a decent price and is good for meeting standard computing needs. It has a standard configuration, 500GB hard disk and business oriented platform. The reliable battery backup is a plus point of this device.