HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11-e030sa
SpecificationsNotebook: HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11-e030sa (Pavilion TouchSmart 11 Series)
Processor: AMD A-Series A4-1250
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8210
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Price: 400 euro
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11-e030sa
Source: Expert Reviews
This is a shame, as its battery life was fairly decent for a budget laptop. It lasted 5 hours and 44 minutes in our light use test with the screen set to half brightness. It's not the best score we've seen from a cheap ultraportable, but it's much more in line with what we've normally expect to see from a budget laptop. The HP Pavilion Touchsmart 11-e030sa is an appealing laptop that's great for taking on the go, but when the superior Asus X200CA costs £30 less, even its good looks and longer battery life aren’t quite enough to win us over.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/03/2014
Rating: Total score: 60%
Source: Computer Shopper
Touch-screen-equipped Windows 8 laptops have been engaged in a limbo contest for some time now. This 11.6-inch laptop won't break the bank at $399 or thereabouts, and offers the full Windows 8 experience with a responsive touch screen and comfortable keyboard. But slow performance and a dim screen hold it back.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/12/2013
Rating: Total score: 50%
The HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11 would make a good buy for students on a tight budget, but not so good for business users needing more power. If we were making the decisions at HP, we would have left the touch capabilities out and spent the money on either a faster processor, or a better quality screen. As a result of the poor performance, we find it hard to recommend the TouchSmart. We'd suggest saving your cash, waiting a little longer and choosing something like the Asus Vivobook S200. It's a similar size, but offers much better performance, for just a little more money.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/02/2013
Rating: Total score: 50% price: 80% performance: 40% features: 60% workmanship: 60%
AMD Radeon HD 8210:
An integrated GCN-based GPU with 128 shader units and no dedicated VRAM. It is typically clocked at 300 MHz and paired with AMD A4-1250 "Temash" and E1-2100 "Kabini" APUs.
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
A4-1250: Dual-core APU for low-end ultraportables and tablets, codenamed Temash. Based on the Jaguar architecture. Integrates a Radeon HD 8210 graphics card.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that size.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.
HP: The Hewlett-Packard Company, founded 1935, commonly referred to as HP, is a technology corporation headquartered in California, United States. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, storage, and networking hardware, software and services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. Other product lines, including electronic test equipment and systems, medical electronic equipment, solid state components and instrumentation for chemical analysis. HP posted US $91.7 billion in annual revenue in 2006, making it the world's largest technology vendor in terms of sales. In 2007 the revenue was $104 billion, making HP the first IT company in history to report revenues exceeding $100 billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %
53.33%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.
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