Friday, August 15, 2008

HP dv2910us: my wife's new laptop

Purchased this stunning beauty yesterday from Fry's ... in a special 2 day offer... got this for $679 USD + $52 taxes - $50 mailing rebate... (hope my friend collects it and gives it to me... i am leaving for india in 4 days :( !)... effectively $680 USD (under 30 thousand INR)

I am generally getting lucky with Frys... last time i purchased Jabra 125 @ half price on a single day offer and this time 20% discount on one of the hot selling brands in Laptops..

Just checked the prices in india for HP Pavilion pieces.. they range anywhere from  50000 to 60000 rupees.... man we are talking of 20000 -30000 saving... that's big :D... lucky me.

It comes with headphones and remote control.. completely built for ENTERTAINMENT... my wife got to love it :D

Some SPECS directly from the HP Website


Enjoy entertainment at the touch of a button. Chat face-to-face or take video clips with the webcam and integrated microphone. Watch, pause, and record live TV with the optional TV tuner. The Pavilion dv2910us Entertainment Notebook has you covered, and with its sophisticated-looking Radiance finish, it looks great to boot.

Power performance

  • Experience genuine Windows Vista Home 64-bit Premium†† with Service Pack 1
  • Get things done with the 1.83GHz Intel Centrino Processor Technology featuring an Intel Core2 Duo Processor T5550, 2MB L2 cache, and 667MHz front side bus
  • Run several apps at once with the 3072MB DDR2 SDRAM (2 DIMM)
  • See clearly on the 14.1" (diagonal) BrightView WXGA high-definition widescreen
  • Surf the Web with the integrated 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN modem
  • Go wireless 1 with Intel wireless Wi-Fi link 4965AGN
  • Chat face-to-face or take pictures and video clips with the webcam and integrated microphone
  • Store data on the 250GB (5400 rpm) hard drive
  • Keep working with the six-cell Lithium-Ion battery
  • Make an impression with the glossy Radiance Imprint design

Movie, music, or game?

  • Watch movies using the double-layer DVD±R/RW SuperMulti drive
  • Download music from AOL Music, then create playlists for commuting, parties, and work
  • Control movies and music with a swipe your finger on the back-lit panel; start them fast with QuickPlay
  • Play games and enhance multimedia with the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 graphics
  • Watch, pause, and record live TV with the optional HP ExpressCard TV tuner

Connections and software

  • Share files with thumb drives, iPAQs, and cameras via the 5-in-1 digital media card reader2
  • Organize photos and videos, plus edit, print, share, and store, with the included Photosmart Essentials software
  • Burn and edit DVDs with the muvee autoProducer software
  • Guard against viruses, spam, and spyware with the preinstalled Symantec Norton Internet Security 2008 (60-day free trial)
  • Transfer data faster via the ExpressCard/54 slot


Will post on the performance and my feedback on this beauty soon... Sphere: Related Content

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