The HP Pavilion 17-e118dx (G4X63UA) laptop features a large display for letting you get theater type surrounding experience. The performance and battery backup is good for daily usage. However, a Full HD display was clearly expected in this budget.
Display and Configuration
The HP Pavilion 17-e118dx (G4X63UA) laptop flaunts a large 17-inch HD Plus BrightView LED Backlit display which outputs a screen resolution of 1,600 x 900 pixels. The system is driven by a 1.9GHz AMD Quad-Core A8-4500M processor, 4GB of DDR3 RAM and an integrated AMD Radeon HD 7640G graphics engine. The laptop boots on Windows 8.1 Home Basic operating system floating upon 64-bit architecture.
Body Looks, Input Devices and Sound
The laptop comes in a grey coloured body which looks shiny and glossy. It weighs 2.72Kg. The input devices present in the HP Pavilion 17-e118dx (G4X63UA) are - a touchpad supporting multi-touch gestures without on/off button, a full-size island style with numeric keypad and a DVD writer. The stereo speakers with DTS Sound+ sound technology delivers good quality audio wave.
Battery and Connectivity
Acting as a stamina provider, is a 6 cell li-ion battery which claims to render a backup for around 4.5 hours. On the connectivity front, the HP Pavilion 17-e118dx (G4X63UA) supports a Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n, one 3.0 slot, one USB 2.0 slot, an SD card reader, a headphone jack and a microphone jack.
Camera and Storage
A webcam is armed above the bezel which comes in handy for video calling and recording needs. It captures good quality videos. The user can enjoy video calling by installing apps such as SKYPE, Hangouts, ooVoo, Jitsi etc. One can also shoot videos and post in websites such as YouTube or share the videos with their dear ones. As far as the storage is concerned, the HP Pavilion 17-e118dx (G4X63UA) features a 750GB SATA hard disk which revolves at a speed of 5,400 revolutions per minute.