The HP Essential 450 (COR83PA) is made specifically for business needs as is evident from its features. It lacks a HD webcam and a gesture supported touchpad usually seen in HD gadgets from the same price range. However, it impresses the user in terms of a portable design, mighty battery service and an efficient configuration.
Display and Design
The HP Essential 450 (COR83PA) arrives with a 14-inch HD LED backlit display with the BrightView feature guaranteeing a pleasurable viewing experience. Its grey colored hood is just 22.8mm thick and does not disappoint in terms of its appeal as well.
Processor and OS
Under the hood, the Essential laptop is configured with the Intel Core i5 microprocessor from the 3rd generation series loaded on the B75 Express chipset and sprinting at a speed of 2.5GHz. This Laptop also has the standard 4GB DDR3 RAM upgradable up to 8GB and Intel HD 400 graphics card to take care of the graphics bit efficiently. The Disk Operating System is installed in this gadget.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP Essential 450 (COR83PA) sports a VGA webcam integrated with digital microphone. This is a bit disappointing as other HP laptops in the same range have the TrueVision HD webcam. The storage needs are handled by the 500GB 5400 rpm SATA hard disk. Additionally, you can use the high speed 8X SuperMulti DVD Drive supporting dual layers for storing info on disks.
The AC powered speakers deliver HD audio solution to soothe your ears while watching movies or listening to songs. The device lacks the conventional island style keyboard and a gesture supported touchpad.
Battery and Connectivity
The HP Essential 450 (COR83PA) boasts of a continuous service for up to 5 hours continuously with its 6 cell Li-ion battery. On the connectivity front, it poses features like Ethernet, Bluetooth v4.0, WLAN, 3 USB 2.0 ports, HDMI out, VGA port and digital media reader.