Business-centric laptop with standard features
Display and design
The HP 350 G1 (G4S61UT) laptop carries a 15.6-inch HD anti-glare flat LED-backlit Display with a native resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is encompassed within a sparkling silver coloured outfit which has a waistline of 23.1 mm and is quite portable with a weight of 2.3Kg. Housed under the display unit is a Touchpad with Multi-touch Gestures Support, a Full-size island-style, Spill resistant keyboard with numeric keypad and a fingerprint scanner.
Processor and OS
Acting as the brain of the laptop, is a 1.7 Ghz 4th generation Intel Core i3-4005U processor in tandem with a 4 GB DDR3 RAM with a RAM speed of 1600 Mhz and lodged in a 1 x 4 Gigabyte memory layout. The RAM can be further extended by using the two SODIMM memory slots up to a maximum of 16GB. The CPU also features an integrated Intel HD 4400 graphic processor that provides a decent performance as far as gaming, video and photo editing sessions are concerned. The laptop is shipped with a 64-bit Windows 7 Professional operating system.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP 350 G1 (G4S61UT) laptop is armed with a webcam paired with a digital microphone so that you don't face any disturbance due to noise while enjoying high resolution video calls. The camera also clicks decent still photos and you can shoot HD quality videos with it. For storage purposes, you can use the standard 500GB SATA HDD. With the DVD+/-RW SuperMulti Drive you can easily access files from CDs and DVDs. The dual stereo speakers good quality sound as it runs on HDn Audio solution and DTS Sound technology.
Battery and Connectivity
To keep the show running, the HP 350 G1 (G4S61UT) laptop is juiced by a 4 Cell Li-Ion battery. To ensure problem free connectivity, the laptop is loaded with features like - Ethernet, Wireless LAN 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, one USB 2.0 port, two USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, VGA port and Digital Media Reader.
To expect a high ending device within a low budget is not pragmatic.Therefore HP 350 G1 (G4S61UT) laptop has its limitations but is undoubtedly a value for money device. It is highly advanced for office applications, net browsing and simple entertainment like music and movies. It is a good buy if we consider its decent processor, next-gen looks along with a wide arrayed networking and multimedia options.