The laptop features a standard configuration with wide arrayed connectivity and sufficient storage space which makes it an ideal business machine. The integrated GPU along with good stereo speakers gives you a rich experience in your movies and songs. Overall the device seems to be a good buy if you need a machine for day to day business applications.
Display and design
The HP 248 G1 (G3J88PA) laptop comes with a 14-inch HD LED Display. The maximum resolution supported is 1366 x 768 Pixels. The grey coloured body of the laptop has a thickness of 28.1 mm and has a weight of 2.2Kg. A large Touchpad and a standard keyboard serves as the typing and pointing devices in the laptop.
Processor and OS
To take care of all the heavy duty operations and to deliver a superfast performance the laptop comes loaded with a 4th generation Intel Core i3-4010U processor which rests on a Intel HM86 Express chipset. The CPU is also coupled with a 4GB RAM working at a speed of 1600 Mhz and lodged in a 1 x 4 Gigabyte memory layout. The laptop facilitates a further memory expansion up to 8GB with the help of 2 DIMM memory slots. Dont expect the laptop to run games with high-end graphics as it does not come with an external graphics card. On the contrary it has an integrated Intel HD 4000 graphics processor that gives you a rich video experience and scores high in cases of games with low graphic requirements. The laptop runs on the 64-bit DOS operating system.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
For clicking decent still photos and a good video calling the laptop comes with a 0.3 MP webcam built above the display unit. The 500GB SATA hard disk proves to be sufficient for storing important data and documents. The SuperMulti DVD RW Drive with Dual Layer Support is quite impressive as it provides a high speed access of data from CDs and DVDs. The laptop has stereo speakers to entertain its users with good quality sound.
Battery and connectivity
The HP 248 G1 (G3J88PA) laptop is fuelled by a 4 cell Li-ion battery to provide you a service of 3.5 hours when not plugged in. For The laptop can be connected with other gadgets and networks with the help of digital media reader, WLAN, Bluetooth v2.1, HDMI out, 3 USB 2.0 slots, and Ethernet port.