The HP 17-x173dx (1BQ18UA) laptop is configured with a large RAM and a powerful processor that helps to result in a good performance while operating multiple apps simultaneously. It has a got an ample amount of storage space to store a lot of data. However, the device weight is more and could be difficult while travelling for most of the users. Apart from these, the device is a good option to buy.
Display and Configuration
The HP 17-x173dx (1BQ18UA) laptop exhibits a 17.3-inch (43.94cm) diagonal HD with SVA BrightView WLED-backlit display with a screen resolution of 1,600 x 900 pixels.
The laptop is configured with an Intel Core i7-7500U 7th generation processor clocked at the speed of 2.7GHz and is paired with an Intel HD 620 graphics chip and 8GB of DDR4 RAM. Hence, the laptop is good for gaming and multitasking. The laptop boots on Windows 10 Home Premium operating system. It is available in black colour.
Camera, Storage and Input Device
The HP 17-x173dx (1BQ18UA) is packed with a good quality webcam along with an integrated digital microphone for video recording and calling over the internet. At the storage section, the laptop has 1TB SATA type hard disk drive to store a large amount of data and files.
As per input peripherals, the laptop offers a touchpad with multi-touch gesture support for pointing purpose and a full-size island-style with numeric keypad as a typing device. A dual speaker is also available.
Battery and Connectivity
The HP 17-x173dx (1BQ18UA) gets all the necessary power from a 3-cell Li-ion battery. The laptop has many connectivity options such as wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, one USB 3.0 slots, two USB 2.0 slots, an SD card reader, a headphone jack and an HDMI port.