Extensive review of the HP Compaq s notebooks (Intel Core 2 Duo P / Intel GMA MHD) including various measurements. This page provides reviews and other infos about the laptop HP Compaq s. HP presents a lightweight business notebook with a few consumerist features.
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The emphasis when developing the notebook lay in trying to create a reliable, mobile companion for businessmen. Remove selected files Download files. All in all, one can state that the lightweight, 1. Video Output Graphics Processor.
HP Compaq 2230s (FW116PA)
The battery only fits somewhat loosely into its bay, it is level to the case’s rear side and features an easy to use, simple locking mechanism. Additionally, one will likely want to use earphones for watching a favorite movie or simply listening to music, so fellow travellers are not disturbed unnecessarily.
The one for informing about the battery life is a tiny LED indicating a different status through different colorsand is hidden on the left side, right behind the power supply. It isn’t the flashiest or fastest notebook available, but it will get the job done and still leave some cash in your wallet.
The touch buttons above the keyboard also work well, and 2230z are illuminated. For small businesses my best recommendation would be to look at notebooks such as the HP Pavilion txz or stepping up to the HP EliteBook series.
Nevertheless, top values of up to It is also by far sufficient for presenting Windows Vista’s Aero-Glass, but better 2230e are available for gaming and displaying more complex 3D-applications.
For a business notebook of this size we would normally expect a larger battery and battery life exceeding five hours. Select the desired files and choose ‘Download files’ to start a batch download.
Our review unit of the HP Compaq s came with the following options:. Dell Vostro 1. Should you want to work mobile a whole work day long, having several charged batteries gp hand as a backup is recommendable. HP homepage Compaq s Series.
Review of the HP Compaq 2230s Subnotebook
HP encountered an error while trying to scan your product. Moreover, the alignment is rather lefty-friendlysince the ports most likely to be used permanently during steady operation are located on the right, close to the device’s front side. The keyboard can be used conveniently, and the hl pad is precise, but the remaining toggle buttons require getting used to.
Up surprisingly, internet access via wired or wireless LAN was not available right after the installation, we did not try any further due to lack of time. Run Time Up To. The notebook is also easily serviceable.
Review HP Compaq s Subnotebook – Reviews
These are used for launching the HP Info Center Presentation Settingswhich is used for starting any user-defined application. This is probably the smallest battery found in a business notebook, and has no upgrade path to a larger battery. Therefore, one can say that the s looks like a business-device from the outside.
But a downgrade to Windows XP is also available, drivers and tools are available for download from HP’s website. For watching the occasional streaming news clip or YouTube video they would work just fine, but for movies and music your best bet is a nice pair of headphones.
In our testing the 2230ss power draw from the notebook settled around 9 watts under a standard load. 223s HP Compaq s pleases through its simple design and the additional, touch sensitive’s bar well visible, bright control-LEDs.
Wireless networking is facilitated by an Intel WiFi Link adapter, which supports Includes a preinstalled image of select Microsoft Office suites. The business-notebook reaches a fairly good performance value of points in PCMark Here are hands-on impressions and benchmark scores for a few we didn’t get to.
Software Microsoft Office Preloaded.
Depending on the country, the possibility of acquiring this system with pre-installed FreeDos is also given. Brightness levels are above average, enough to comfortably view the screen in a bright office setting. However, there is 2230x docking port.
But once you have got the hang of it, i. Serial-ATA-hard disks with a capacity of, or Gigabyte are available, but only at rpm. Higher values could be measured radiating from there, while the temperature is lower on the left side.
The notebook’s run duration without having access to a power outlet is of course not excellent, featuring a 3-cell lithium-ion battery with 37 Wh. In any way, the support for included components is frustrating considering the fact that the operating system is listed as compatible, it is thus not gp for Linux beginners. Neither a user’s manual, nor any recovery volumes were included at that price. The matt display is very well suited for its main usage, which is mobile, but it could be brighter for outdoor use.