HP Compaq CQ58-261SA reviews and prices: 15.6" Laptop computer

44 customer reviews
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+ This laptop scores high on battery life. - It has no outstanding negative points.

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8.8 out of 10 based on 44 reviews.
HP Compaq CQ58-261SA with Intel Celeron B830 1.8 GHz , 4GB of Memory and 750GB Storage on Windows 8. Built-in disc drive, 7 hours of battery See full product description
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Christone , General home user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
great portable computer
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 07 Dec 2012

Mavis, spalding General home user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
It is a good size easy to use
Bad points:
none
Overall rating 10.0
Battery life 9.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 05 Dec 2012

Lynne, Cheddar General home user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Efficient. Fairly lightweight.
Bad points:
Windows 8 is difficult to get to grips with, but that doesn't reflect on the machine as such.
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 5.0
Size and weight 8.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 05 Dec 2012

trevor , gillingham General home user

Score 6.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
i dont like windows 8
Overall rating 6.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 6.0
Size and weight 10.0
Value for money 6.0
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Confirmed purchase: 05 Dec 2012

chris, Leicestershire General home user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
The battery life is strong and very convinient. The overall design of the product is very sleek and is light in weight. Great value for money.
Bad points:
None too prominent to notice at the moment.
Overall rating 10.0
Battery life 9.0
Design 9.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 03 Dec 2012

Simon, General home user

Score 4.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
Too slow and battery life is not what is says it is. 7 hrs. More like 4.
Overall rating 4.0
Battery life 5.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 8.0
Performance 4.0
Value for money 4.0
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Confirmed purchase: 03 Dec 2012

David, leeds General home user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
easy to use, well priced
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 9.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 03 Dec 2012

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 15.6
Screen Resolution (pixels) 1366 x 768
Operating system Windows 8
RAM (Gigabytes) 4
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 750
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Celeron
Processor number B830
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 1.8
Number of USB ports 3
Connections HDMI
Connections VGA
Built-in disc drive Yes
Card reader Yes
Battery life (Hours) 7
Weight (kg) 2.45
Graphics card brand Intel HD Graphics

Also known as: Compaq CQ58-261SA

Laptop Buyers Guide  

Manufacturer's Description

Make the most of tasty computing with the black liquorice coloured Compaq CQ58-261SA 15.6" Laptop, featuring the sparkling Windows8!

Windows 8

An exciting and highly innovative new system, Windows 8 combines all the important Windows features you love reliably and securely, and it’s even easier to use.

Operating around a combination of internet apps and a dazzlingly clear and colourful desktop, it dynamically utilises cloud technology for true mobility and flexibility.

The customisable Start screen lets you arrange all your important information and features as required thanks to the beautiful new tiled icon layout.
Access your account from any Windows 8 compatible device and watch your computing world open up before your eyes courtesy of the cloud.
Processing presence

With a dual-core Intel® Celeron® B830 processor, multitasking will be effortless on the stunning Windows 8 interface. With 4 GB of memory (expandable to 8 GB) you will find that you are equipped with plenty of processing power.
750 GB of storage gives you excellent room for your multimedia, programs and apps, with plenty more space to spare.
Slick screen viewing
With its 15.6” HD LED backlit widescreen, the Compaq CQ58-261SA Laptop will make a fine choice for entertainment and regular use. The DVD drive will give you the chance to settle down with a movie or kick back with a game.
The screen is complimented by the Altec Lansing speakers, providing superb sound that will not put your media content out of place.
Day to day
The Compaq CQ58 Laptop is ideal for your daily tasks. Explore the web, catch up on news, play games and interact with friends effortlessly with this friendly laptop.

The Compaq touchpad supports Windows 8 gestures too, with these interactive shortcuts getting you to where you want to be in an instant. Up to 7 hours of battery life will give you plenty of time to get everything done before you have to recharge your laptop.
Complete with connections
Get online via integrated WiFi or Ethernet for effortless browsing. You can chat to friends and family too with the built-in TrueVision Webcam with microphone.
HDMI and VGA connectivity enables you to hook up your laptop to the big screen to save crowding around when you have something to share.
Upload files quickly too with the digital media card reader, enhancing practicality and saving time. There are also three USB 2.0 ports for peripheral and data connections.
Get the best of Windows 8 computing with the enjoyable, reliable and well priced Compaq CQ58-261SA 15.6" Laptop.

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