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HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15-b168ca

Specifications

HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15-b168caNotebook: HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15-b168ca (Pavilion TouchSmart 15 Series)
Processor: AMD A-Series A8-4555M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7600G
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 700 euro
Average Score: 65% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15-b168ca

60% HP Pavilion 15-B168CA review
Source: IT Reviews English
The HP Pavilion 15-B168CA ($699.99 (CA) list), available in Canada, is a mainstream touch-screen laptop with a large 15.6-inch screen. The HP Pavilion 15-B168CA is a mainstream laptop with a large 15.6-inch touch screen. It has middle of the road power for all of your general tasks, and is a good first Windows 8 PC.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/12/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% HP Pavilion 15-B168CA
Source: PC Mag English
The 15-B168CA still doesn't have the power to play games smoothly at native resolution, for that you'll need a more performance oriented system like the HP Pavilion M6-1188CA. The 15-168CA's battery performance was kind of short, at 3 hours 19 minutes. Contrast this with the HP Pavilion M6-1188CA with almost six hours or the Samsung Series 3 with over five hours.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/10/2013
Rating: Total score: 70%

Comment

AMD Radeon HD 7600G: Processor graphics card that is built into the Trinity A8 ULV series APUs from AMD. Based on the VLIW4 architecture of the Radeon HD 6900 desktop series.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


A8-4555M: ULV-Trinity (19 W), 2 modules 1.6 - 2.4 GHz, HD 7600G GPU» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


11.6": » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.5 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


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 %

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65%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-05-15 (Update: 2013-05-15)