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HP Pavilion m6-1045dx entertainment laptop goes on sale in the US for $730

The notebook offers an Ivy Bridge chip, integrated graphics and support for WiDi

The US-headquartered tech corporation, Hewlett-Packard, has reportedly started shipping its latest Pavilion laptop, dubbed as the m6-1045dx. This portable computer is described as an “Entertainment Notebook” by the manufacturer and is now up for order on Best Buy’s website, priced at $729.99.

According to the product data sheet, the new device comes outfitted with LED-backlit widescreen display that measures 15.6 inches in diagonal and delivers a native resolution of 1366-by-768 pixels (HD). Furthermore, the m6 is apparently equipped with a third generation Ivy Bridge Intel Core i5-3210M central processing unit. Made in 22nm technology, this chip incorporates two physical cores operating at a base frequency of 2.5GHz (up to 3.1GHz via Turbo Boost 2.0) and the integrated Intel HD 4000 graphics controller.

Underneath the hood, HP’s latest entertainment laptop houses 8GB of DDR3 RAM and a 750GB mechanical hard drive (5400RPM) with HP ProtectSmart HDD Protection. Connectivity-wise, users are provided with an Intel Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth (with WiDi) modules.

Other features of the m6-1045dx include three USB 3.0 ports and one USB 2.0 port, a DVD Burner, an HDMI interface, a duo of built-in speakers (and subwoofer) with Beats Audio, multi-in-1 memory card reader slot and an HD web camera for video conferencing.

HP claims the notebook is 1.04-inch thick, weighs 5.29lbs with the 6-cell battery and runs on a 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium operating system.

HP Pavilion m6-1045dx
HP Pavilion m6-1045dx


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Ivan Zhekov, 2012-07- 3 (Update: 2012-07-18)