HP DV2-1010EA reviews and prices: 12.1" Laptop computer

6 customer reviews

This laptop is a good all rounder.

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7.5 out of 10 based on 6 reviews.
HP DV2-1010EA with AMD ATHLON II MV40 1.6 GHz Single Core Processor, 1GB of Memory and 160GB Storage on Windows Vista Home Basic. DVD drive See full product description

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Score 6.0/10
Good points:
Size and design
Bad points:
peformance is very slow and the battery does not last that long
Overall rating 6.0
Battery life 4.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 4.0
Value for money 3.0
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Confirmed purchase: 21 Apr 2009

Simeon, London Often on the move

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Small - sepoerate graphics allows decent media performance
Bad points:
Power lead and box too bulky - needs to be an intergrated plug design
Needs more memory immediately - upgrade to the max or performance is not good
Touchpad fiddly and not very responsive
Overall rating 7.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 7.0
Performance 6.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 02 Oct 2009

This HP DV2-1010EA is reviewed on TechRadar

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 12.1
Screen Resolution (pixels) 1280 x 720 (WXGA)
Operating system Windows Vista Home Basic
RAM (Gigabytes) 1
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 160
Number of cores Single
Processor brand AMD
Processor series ATHLON II
Processor number MV40
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 1.6
Number of USB ports 3
Connections Bluetooth
Connections Wireless
Built-in disc drive CD-ROM drive
Built-in disc drive DVD drive
Card reader 5 in 1 Card Reader
Weight (kg) 1.7
Graphics card brand ATI
Graphics card model number Radeon X1250
Type of hard drive Hard Disk Drive
Chipset brand AMD
Chipset series RS690
Remote control No
Aspect ratio 16:10
Width in cm 29.2
Depth in cm 24

Also known as: HEWLETPACK DV2-1010, HP Pavilion, DV2-1010EA, HP HEWLETPACK

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Manufacturer's Description

With a new thin and lightweight design, Microsoft Windows Vista® Home Premium or Microsoft Windows Vista® Home Basic, the 12.1-inch HP Pavilion dv2-1000 Entertainment Notebook PC is highly mobile without compromising on performance


  • Featuring genuine Windows Vista® Home Basic or genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium for superior digital entertainment and advanced features
  • At just 2.4cm thin and 1.7 kg in weight, and available in a choice of Espresso black or Moonlight white with a matching HP Imprint design on the palm rest, the HP Pavilion dv2-1000 combines exquisite thinness with striking good looks
  • With a 12.1-inch diagonal LED display, a 92 percent sized keyboard, up to 4GB memory and new AMD Athlon Neo MV-40 Processor, the HP Pavilion dv2-1000 is thin and light without compromising on performance
  • Features include HP MediaSmart software for all-in-one entertainment, from movies, music to photos, optional powerful ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3410 discrete graphics and optional BluRay Disc support with external optical disk drive options
  • With three USB drives, HDMI (optional), headphones, microphone, a 5-in-1 card reader and optional embedded WWAN and WLAN, the dv2-1000 offers full connectivity
  • The dv2-1000 features magnesium casing for lightweight durability and HP Protectsmart hard drive protection, which keeps your most cherished data safe and enables you to work in a secure environment

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