The HP Essential 650 Laptop is a moderately priced good-looking device. It's best for casual workers who don't want to devote a lot of money on a laptop. Packed with ordinary configurations, the device is not suited for gamers and developers. Additionally, it comes with 2 good stereo speakers, multi touch enabled touchpad and integrated graphic card. If you use your laptop for watching movies and surfing internet mostly, then it's an ideal device for you.
Display and Design
The HP Essential 650 features a 15.6-inch HD LED display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The full HD display is sharp and bright, renders great graphics. With the dimensions of 376 x 247 x 35.8mm and weighing only 2.45 kg, the HP Essential 650 has a great balance. It's a sleek and light device, suited for overall activities. The device is wrapped around a part plastic body and is suspect to poor handling.
Processor and OS
The HP Essential 650 laptop depend on the power of a 2.2GHz Intel Pentium dual-core 2nd Gen processor, which is combined with 2GB of DDR3 RAM. For a better effecting of graphics, the machine is provided with Intel integrated Graphics. The processor works pretty well for casual errands. It comes with DOS on board, which will need you to upgrade the system to a user friendly OS..
Camera, Storage, and Multimedia
The HP Essential 650 is equipped with 0.3MP Dell Web Camera for group photography and video chatting, which is rather poor. For storage purpose, it has a SATA Hard Disk Drive of 320 GB, which scores at 5400 RPM. Music lovers will also be pleased with inbuilt stereo Speakers. The DVD-RW optical drive with dual layer support is an additional benefit. Touchpad with multi-touch gesture support is also supplied with this machine.
Connectivity and Battery
For external connectivity purposes, this laptop supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 1x USB (2.0), 1x USB (3.0), HDMI port and Multimedia card slot. A 6-Âcell Li-ÂPo 65W battery confirms extended usage wanting any break. It gives a battery back-up of 3 hours.