The HP Pavilion 14-B048TU Ultrabook has been launched to give consumers the feel of an ultrabook without spending much. It is definitely sleek and light but is capable of handling only business tasks at ease. It ensures faster response with the SSD memory and impresses with the sharp display, HD webcam and stunning speakers.
Display and Design
The HP Pavilion 14-B048TU Ultrabook flaunts a gorgeous and affluent 14-inch HD LED backlit Brightview display which offers sharp visual experience with a native resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is housed in an extremely sleek (21.1 mm thick) and ultra light (1.8kg) outfit which gives you the liberty to slide it anywhere and carry around easily. The imprint sparkling black finish will surely grab eyeballs but can easily wear out via fingerprints, scratches and smudges.
CPU and Platform
Under the hood, it is driven by a 1.4GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the 2nd generation series which is built on the HM77 Express chipset. It is supported by a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which is upgradeable up to 8GB via the 2 unused DIMM slots. Rich graphics is handled by Intel HD 4000 graphics unit. It runs on the tile based 64 bit Windows 8 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP Pavilion 14-B048TU Ultrabook sports a HP TrueVision HD webcam integrated with digital microphone for noise free video calls. Apart from the regular 500GB SATA HDD, the laptop flaunts 32GB of SSD memory which can be used for storing files that need to be retrieved quickly.
The dual Altec Lansing speakers powered by Dolby Advanced Audio Playback v2.0 are bound to shake the room with crisp, rich, and loud sound.
Battery and Connectivity
The 6 cell Li-ion battery packed in the HP Pavilion 14-B048TU Ultrabook can run for up to 3 hours without any disturbance. On the connectivity front, it sports options like Ethernet port, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out with HDCP, digital media reader, two USB 3.0 slots and one USB 2.0 port.