HP Pavilion DV6 7011TX

HP Pavilion DV6 7011TX

Introduction

As time changes all things changes accordingly, and the same phenomenon applies to the technology world. These days new things are developing and old are becoming history, PCs are becoming as All in One Desktop, netbooks are becoming tablets and notebooks are becoming ultrabooks. But still the remaining notebooks are becoming more slimmer, powerful and having more battery backup. Although half of the market is now captured by such full featured notebooks. HP has introduced its notebook Pavilion DV6 7011TX which is at present available around Rs.51.5K(approx. 925$).

HP Pavilion DV6 7011TX

Its Design

As we know notebooks are becoming thinner, lighter and powerful and the same features are adopted by HP Pavilion DV6 7011TX too. It is packed with all the things as compared with its competitors. It is around 32mm thick, weighs around 2.5 Kg. On the top shell there is an HP logo, having a brushed metallic finish. Keyboard is pretty good for typing, all keys are sized perfectly and having an island style with integrated numeric pad. Below the keyboard there is a touch pad with on/off button. On the bottom left of keyboard there is a biometric sensor for finger print recognition. Screen is of 15.6 inches HD BrightView LED Backlit Display on the top of the screen it has HP Truevision HD camera. Left and Right of the device is full of ports and a SuperMulti DVD drive. On the bottom it has several vents for air flow.

HP Pavilion DV6 7011TX looks

In Depth

It is packed with 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5(3rd generation)  3210M ivy bridge Processor on HM77 Express chipset. Processors processes fluently on any task without any hindrances. During some task performing the main thing is required is the volatile memory(RAM) and here it has 6GB 1600 MHz DDR3, it helps a lot while playing HD games or while doing some programming on heavy languages even servers such as Oracle 10G runs smoothly on this device. Standard model comes with Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium(64-bit) edition. For playing HD games, watching HD movie or doing some graphic work it has the beast; NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M(with 2 GB DDR3 dedicated memory) Graphic processor out of the box. Screen is high-definition 15.6 inches which help in playing some cool HD games, or watching some movies without any compromises but viewing angles are not so good. Now comes the battery part it has a 6 Cell Li-ion battery which gives around 3 hours backup while performing heavy tasks, otherwise for daily work such as surfing internet or using Microsoft Office it gives out around 4 hours. For audio output it has perfect mix and match of hardware because it is blessed with the Beat Audio, it has 4x Beat Audio internal speakers, Beat Audio audio playback, and for bass it has HP Triple Bass Reflex Subwoofer which produces a  good bass out of it. Its keyboard is good for typing, because it is full size island keyboard with numeric pad inbuilt which is pretty common these days. It has a touchpad with multi-touch gestures support and having an on/off button on the top which is good start in all HP notebooks. Sensitivity of touchpad is good and clicks are also comfortable because they are divided into left and right. HP SimplePass Fingerprint Reader is very useful for security purposes and it is pretty quick responsive in recognition. For connectivity it has Bluetooth, Wifi 802.11 with b/g/n, 3 SuperSpeed USB v3.0, 1 Standard USB v2.0, 1 HDMI out, 1 VGA port and 1 RJ45 LAN port.

HP Pavilion DV6 7011TX front view

Its features

  • Backed with HP’s brand name which is enough for value for money tag
  • Intel Core i5(3rd Gen.) is just lightening fast in action
  • NVIDIA GeForce graphics are so good for all type of HD graphic tasks
  • Having a biometric sensor named as HP SimplePass Fingerprint Reader helps in maintaining its tittle as a secure device
  • RAM handles multitasking quiet nicely
  • Comes with a bundle of essential softwares for the rescue operations
  • Brushed Metallic finish increases its looks

Pros

  • Nice looks with brushed metallic finish
  • Having a sensor for fingerprint recognition makes it more secure and personal
  • Graphics of the device and FPS are just amazing due to NVIDIA GeForce GT630MT graphics
  • Screen is quiet good
  • Battery backup is good in its class
  • Multitasking is fluent and processor works nicely without consuming much power

Cons

  • We feel that the device is pretty heavy but yeah we have a bundle of powerful hardware inside
  • Device heat up after hours of heavy use
  • Hard Disk capacity is not much as compared with its competitors

Competitors

  • Sony VAIO S Series SVS13112EN

  • Lenovo Ideapad U Series U410

  • Samsung Series 5 NP550P5C-S01IN

Conclusion

Although there are many players but still HP has a goodwill in value for money notebooks, and having a good combination of processor, graphics, multimedia, and designing which makes it a versatile device for the end user. Its fingerprint sensor, HP’s proprietary rescue option makes a difference among its competitors.

Specifications

Product NumberB0P39PA
Microprocessor2.5 GHz Intel Core i5-3210M
ChipsetIntel HM77 Express
Microprocessor Cache3 MB L3 cache
Memory6 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
Memory Slots2 user accessible
Video GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GT 630M (2 GB DDR3 dedicated)
Display15.6" diagonal HD BrightView LED-backlit Display (1366 x 768)
Hard Drive640 GB SATA (5400 rpm)
Multimedia DriveSuperMulti DVD Burner
Network CardIntegrated 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 connector)
Wireless ConnectivityIntel 802.11 b/g/n WLAN, Bluetooth
Sound4 x Beats Audio Internal speakers, Beats Audio Audio playback, HP Triple Bass Reflex Subwoofer
KeyboardFull-sized island-style keyboard with integrated numeric keypad
Pointing DeviceTouchPad with on/off button and support for multitouch gestures
External PortsMulti-Format Digital Media Card Reader for Secure Digital cards & Multimedia cards, 3 SuperSpeed USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0, 1 HDMI, 1 VGA, 1 RJ45, 1 Headphone-out, 1 Microphone-in
Dimensions37.8 x 24.7 x 3.25 cm
WeightStarting at 2.57 kg
SecurityHP SimplePass Fingerprint Reader
Power90W AC power adapter, 6-cell Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
CameraHP TrueVision HD Webcam with integrated dual array digital microphone (High Definition low-light)
Categories: Notebooks