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HP TouchSmart tm2t

Specifications

HP TouchSmart tm2t
HP TouchSmart tm2t (Touchsmart tm2 Series)
Display
12.1 inch 16:10, 1280x800 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
2.1 kg ( = 74.08 oz / 4.63 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
700 Euro

 

Average Score: 65.5% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 40%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: 90%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the HP TouchSmart tm2t

50% HP TouchSmart tm2t
Source: Laptop Mag English
Even if the iPad didn’t exist, we wouldn’t recommend the HP TouchSmart tm2. Its touchpad is one of the worst we’ve used. But the fact that Apple’s slate is now available to the masses makes this convertible an even tougher sell. Consumers who know better will no longer tolerate a tablet that doesn’t change screen orientation automatically based on how you’re holding the device, and they’ll scratch their heads wondering why it takes so long for TouchSmart’s apps to load when there’s a Core i3 processor under the hood. And although we give HP credit for trying to build on top of Windows 7, the OS simply can’t compete with the iPad when it comes to touch-enabled apps. We still like the idea of a tablet with a full-size keyboard--and see the merit of stylus-based input for some--but this product disappoints.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/27/2010
Rating: Total score: 50%
81% HP TouchSmart tm2t
Source: Computer Shopper English
Thanks to the Apple iPad, tablet computers are a concept recently discovered by countless consumers, but a contingent of die-hard road warriors and business-laptop users have been using them for years. Unlike most ultraportable convertible tablets, the tm2t includes switchable graphics, features strong battery life, and doesn't cost too much.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 81%
HP TouchSmart tm2t Review
Source: Student Buying Guide English
The HP TouchSmart tm2t has a lot to offer and is solidly built. It is a great student laptop in many ways: it offers an easy way to take class notes via the pen input, battery life is very good, the design is attractive and the aluminum construction makes it durable yet not too heavy to be portable. The main drawbacks to the tm2t is that it uses a low voltage processor, so it’s not the fastest PC out there, and some of the software drivers such as the touchpad and touchscreen are buggy and could do with some tweaking out of the box.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/24/2010
Rating: performance: 40% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD: Onboard (shared Memory) GPU built in the GM45, GE45 and GS45 chipset (Montevina). Because of two more shaders and a higher core clock, much faster than the old GMA X3100. Still not advisable for gamers (DirectX 10 games not playable or only with very low settings). The integrated video processor is able to help decode HD videos (AVC/VC-2/MPEG2) , e.g., for a fluent Blu-Ray playback with slow CPUs.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

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


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


SU7300: Slow clocked dual core processor with a low TDP of 10 Watt.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


12.1":

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.


2.1 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


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 %

HP reviews


65.5%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

HP TouchSmart tm2-1050ef
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD

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Stefan Hinum, 2010-04- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)