HP's latest offering comes in a sleek silver casing that is both trendy and light. For fast input, a standard keyboard and touchpad have been provided. Vivid visuals are provided by the 14 inches of HD (1366 x 768 pixels resolution) Anti-Glare LED display.
Processor and OS
The HP 450 packs sufficient processing power thanks to a 1.1GHz Intel Celeron 2nd Gen Dual Core processor, which is paired with 2GB of RAM for fast performance under moderate stress. The Intel HD GPU ensures that games run easily on this laptop. DOS is the default OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
A 0.3MP webcam has been provided to ensure that one can always stay connected with loved ones over Skype, etc. Storage is sufficient at 320GB. HP has provided the device with HD Audio solution and stereo speakers for an excellent audio experience.
Connectivity and Battery
This device comes with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, HDMI and USB [ 2x USB(2.0)] ports for decent connectivity. A 6-cell battery provides power backup for 3 hours.
HP shows once again what a perfectionist it is, providing the 450 with good stuff in almost every department. Hence, one gets a great display, decent storage, good multimedia options and sufficient processing power. Lack of USB(3.0) ports is a sore point, but unless this is an absolute must, the 450 can be the ideal companion for anyone seeking a budget laptop that brings premium specs in almost every department.