HP Pavilion Entertainment dv4-2160us 14.1" Laptop, Intel Core i5 430M 2.26GHz, 4GB, 320GB HDD, 802.11n, Windows 7 Home Premium x64 (Digital Plaid Mocha) - WA683UA#ABA

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on 12/21/2011

Going on 12 months and no complaints. HP could scale back the bloat. Was glad to find the 14.1 screen size, though I wish it would allow for a higher resolution.

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Product Overview

With fluid, modern lines, a cool Digital Plaid Mocha finish, and innovative features inside and out, our Pavilion dv4-2160us is ready to delight you. This power-packed laptop includes photo and video editing, our MediaSmart software for managing your movies, music, and lots more.

Powerful and stylish

  • Experience genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
  • Get great performance with the 2.26GHz Intel Core i5-430M processor (dual core) with turbo Boost Technology up to 2.53GHz
  • Go in style with the sleek Digital Plaid Mocha design
  • Run several apps at once with the high-speed 4096MB DDR3 SDRAM (2 DIMM)
  • Enjoy the view on the 14.1" diagonal high-definition WXGA HD BrightView widescreen (1280 x 800)
  • Go wirelesswith the WLAN 802.11 b/g/n
  • Protect your data: if the PC is dropped, it automatically locks to guard against damage
  • Chat face to face, or take pictures and video clips with the webcam and integrated microphone
  • Store more music, photos, and videos on the 320GB (7200 rpm) hard drive
  • Travel lighter and lose up to half a pound by removing the optical drive from the SmartBay

    Entertainment to go

  • Watch movies using the double-layer DVD±R/RW drive
  • Connect to an external monitor or HD TV via the HDMI port
  • Experience the best of the Web with apps including Hulu, Netflix, Twitter, and Pandora
  • Get one-click access with HP MediaSmart to photos, music, games, Internet TV, and streamed or recorded TV
  • Enhance multimedia with the Intel HD Graphics
  • Enjoy amazing audio with the SRS Premium sound
  • Label discs: use HP LightScribe to apply silkscreen-quality text, photos, and graphics

    Connections and software

  • Add accessories: simplify your PC setup with the HP xb4 Media Docking Station; run longer with an extra 12-cell battery or auto/air/AC adapter
  • Edit photos with Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2
  • Make videos in HD or standard definition with Corel Video Studio X2
  • View, burn and back-up, your discs and data using CyberLink DVD Suite
  • Guard against viruses, spam, and spywareright out-of-the box with Norton Internet Security 2010 (includes 60 days of complimentary live updates)
  • Share files with a thumb drive, iPAQ, or camera via the integrated 5-in-1 digital media card reader
  • Connect via numerous port types, including USB 2.0, eSATA, HDMI, RJ-45, and ExpressCard/54

    Reliable warranty and support

  • Get peace of mind with the one-year limited warranty and 24 x 7 online and toll-free phone support
  • Get help from your desktop: quickly access preinstalled content and diagnostics tools
  • Reduce your impact on the environment with this ENERGY STAR qualified and EPEAT Silver registered system
  • Specifications

    Manufacturer Hewlett Packard
    Mfg Part# WA683UA#ABA
    SKU 213814843
    UPC 884962834022
    UPC 14 00884962834022
    Webcam Yes
    Display Resolution 1280 x 800
    Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
    Graphics Memory Capacity 1.65 GB
    Screen Size 14.1"
    Display Screen Technology BrightView
    Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel
    Aspect Ratio 16:10
    Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
    Screen Mode WXGA
    Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
    Product Line Pavilion
    Manufacturer Website Address www.hp.com
    Product Model WA683UA
    Product Type Notebook PC
    Product Series dv4-2100
    Product Name Pavilion dv4-2160us Entertainment Notebook
    Manufacturer Part Number WA683UA#ABA
    Brand Name HP
    Standard Memory 4 GB
    Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
    Maximum Memory 8 GB
    Package Contents Pavilion dv4-2160us Entertainment Notebook Lithium-Ion Battery AC Adapter HP Mobile Remote Control
    Green Compliance Certificate/Authority Energy Star / EPEAT Silver
    Green Compliance Yes
    Wi-Fi Yes
    Wi-Fi Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
    Bluetooth Yes
    Width 13.15"
    Depth 9.45"
    Height 1.57"
    Optical Media Support DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
    Solid State Drive Capacity Not Included
    Hard Drive Capacity 320 GB
    Dual-Layer Media Support Yes
    Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
    Labeling Technology LightScribe
    Processor Model i5-430M
    Processor Speed 2.26 GHz
    Processor Type Core i5
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium x64
    Standard Warranty 1 Year Limited
    Tech Specs
    Operating system: Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
    Processor: Intel Core i5-430M processor with Turbo Boost Technology
    Processor speed: 2.26GHz; with Turbo Boost Technology up to 2.53 GHz
    Memory: 4GB DDR3 System Memory (2 DIMM) ; Max supported =8192MB
    Accessible memory slots: 2
    Display: 14.1" Diagonal WXGA HD HP BrightView Widescreen Display (1280 x 800)
    Video graphics: Intel HD Graphics with up to 1696MB Total Available Graphics Memory
    Audio: Altec Lansing with SRS Premium Sound
    Primary CD/DVD drive: LightScribe SuperMulti 8X DVDýR/RW with Double Layer Support
    Hard drive: 320GB (7200RPM) Hard Drive (SATA
    Networking: Integrated 10/100BASE-T Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 connector)
    Wireless options: Wireless LAN 802.11b/g/n WLAN
    PC card slot: 1 ExpressCard/54 Slot (also supports ExpressCard/34)
    I/O ports: 4 Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0, 4th port shared with eSATA; 2 Headphone out; 1 microphone-in; HDMI; 1 VGA (15-pin); eSATA + USB 2.0; 1 RJ -45 (LAN); 1 notebook expansion port 3; 1 Consumer IR (Remote Receiver)
    Finish: HP Imprint with the digital plaid design in high-gloss mocha
    Software, security and support: Symantec Norton Internet Security 2010 60-day Trial; HP Support Assistant; HP PC Recovery; HP Advisor; HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection
    Software, productivity: Microsoft Works; Microsoft Office 2007 Home & Student 60-day Trial; Microsoft Silverlight; Sun Java
    Software, multimedia: Corel PaintShop Pro Photo X2; Corel Video Studio X2; eBay; HP MediaSmart; HP Webcam; Pandora Internet Radio; Sling Media sling player with Sling flash tour; Windows Live Photo Gallery; Cyberlink DVD Suite; Adobe Reader; Adobe Flash; HP Games Powered by Wild Tangent; HP Music Store powered by Rhapsody; Netflix; Hulu
    Software, internet solutions: HP Set Up; Windows Live Messenger; Windows Live Mail; Windows Live Writer; Skype; MSN Toolbar; Microsoft Portal; Accellor (Broadband Aggregator in HP Setup)
    Warranty and support: 1-Year Limited Hardware Warranty with Toll Free Support (NA); 1-Year Free Hardware Technical Support; 30-Days Free Limited Software Support with 1-Year (from date of purchase); Free Limited Software Support with Product Registration.
    Dimensions (unpackaged): 13.15 in (L) x 9.45 in (D) x 1.34 in (min H) / 1.57 in (max H)
    Weight (unpackaged): 5.20 lbs
    Power: 65W AC Adapter ; 6-Cell Lithium-Ion Battery
    EcoHighlights, ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
    EcoHighlights, EPEAT Registered: Silver
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