The HP 17-x005ds (X2E40UA) is a large-screened size laptop featuring a great battery backup. It has a lot of RAM in order to face of heavy multitasking apps. You get an ample amount of storage for saving a lot of files. However, one must keep in mind that the processor is average.
Display and Configuration
The HP 17-x005ds (X2E40UA) features a large 17.3 HD HD Plus SVA BrightView WLED Backlit Display. It has a screen resolution of 1,600 x 900 pixels. In order to run the system, there is a 1.6GHz Intel Pentium Quad Core N3710 processor assisted by an 8GB of DDR3 RAM and an onboard AMD Radeon R5 M430 graphics engine. The laptop runs on Windows 10 Home Basic operating system sailing upon 64-bit architecture.
Battery and Connectivity
The laptop is fuelled by a 3 cell Li-ion battery which keeps the show running for long hours. On the networking front, the HP 17-x005ds (X2E40UA) offers a wide range of options such as Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n, one USB 3.0 slot, two USB 2.0 slots, an SD card reader, a headphone jack and a microphone jack.
Camera and Storage
For image clicking, video calling and recording needs, there is a 720p HD webcam present above the display screen. It captures good quality shots and videos, especially in more exposure. In terms of storage, the HP 17-x005ds (X2E40UA) houses a 1TB SATA hard disk which performs the task at a speed of 5,400RPM speed.
Input devices and Body Looks
The input devices namely - a TouchPad With Multi-Touch Gesture Support and a Full-size Island Style keyboard With Numeric Keypad perform well and are quick to respond. A DVD writer comes in handy for the user for maintaining backup files. Design-wise, the HP 17-x005ds (X2E40UA) is well-crafted in a shiny silver coloured body with stylish looks. It measures 417 x 279 x 24.9mm and weighs 2.69Kg.