HP HDX18-1010EA (Recon) reviews and prices: 18.4" Laptop computer

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+ This laptop scores high on design. - It scores poorly on battery life.

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8.8 out of 10 based on 21 reviews.
HP HDX18-1010EA (Recon) with Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 2.26 GHz Dual Core Processor, 4GB of Memory and 500GB Storage on Windows Vista Home Premium. DVD drive See full product description

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Maurice, Saltash

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
good looks, fast performance, good sound, fingerprint reader, web cam, easy to use. I have only had this laptop for a few weeks and so far i am happy with it. this is a very nice laptop
Bad points:
black reflective screen shows every speck of dust, but apart from that nothing else so far.
Overall rating 8.0
Battery life 6.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 6.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 27 Feb 2009

Confirmed purchaser

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Lovely Laptop, Excellent for videos and dvds, pretty easy to use, and great for pictures and photos.
Bad points:
Battery life not very long, Overpriced not just this one technology in general.
Overall rating 8.0
Battery life 5.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 8.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 6.0
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Confirmed purchase: 27 Feb 2009

Confirmed purchaser General home user

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
Badly set up Ex:1- System information blank no data 2-unable to do system restore even after creating a manual restore,even recovery from harddisk was no use,I had to use disk recovery,average speed
Overall rating 8.0
Battery life 6.0
Design 9.0
Size and weight 5.0
Performance 7.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 25 Sep 2009

Linda, Essex General home user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
I love this computer, it is fast and does everything I want it to.
Bad points:
Shipped without the lightscribe blu-ray drive, was only blu-ray
Battery doesn't last as long as I would like
The TV Tuner doesn't work in my area as the television signal around here is so bad
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 15 Sep 2009

Confirmed purchaser I'm old.

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Everything is very clear & active.
Bad points:
I have'nt found any yet
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 9.0
Design 9.0
Size and weight 7.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 09 Mar 2009

wayne, swansea

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
screen size 18.4
performance
looks
really no bad points at all a stunning laptop
Bad points:
none
Overall rating 10.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 9.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 06 Jun 2009

Confirmed purchaser

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
good graphics and sound, processor speed, ample memory...
Bad points:
spending to much time behind it
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 7.0
Design 9.0
Size and weight 8.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 03 Jun 2009

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 18.4
Screen Resolution (pixels) 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
Operating system Windows Vista Home Premium
RAM (Gigabytes) 4
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 500
Number of cores Dual
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Core 2 Duo
Processor number P8400
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 2.26
Number of USB ports 3
Connections Wireless
Connections Firewire
Connections Bluetooth
Built-in disc drive Blu-ray drive
Built-in disc drive DVD drive
Built-in disc drive CD-ROM drive
Weight (kg) 4.1
Graphics card brand nVidia
Graphics card model number GeForce 9600MGT
Type of hard drive Hard Disk Drive
Remote control Yes
Aspect ratio 16:10
Width in cm 43.6
Depth in cm 28.6
Release date 2008-11-12
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Manufacturer's Description

  • Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium with Service
    Pack 1 (64-bit)
  • Intel® Centrino® 2 processor technology
  • Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor P8400
  • 4096 MB ;(2 × 2048 MB)
  • 500 GB (2 × 250 GB)SATA Hard Disk Drive5400 rpm
  • 18.4" Dual channel LVDS FHD AG Dual Lamps with
    BrightView Infinity Display
  • NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
  • IEEE 1394 FireWire® Interface
  • Lightscribe Blu-Ray ROM with SuperMulti DVD±R/RW
    Double Layer
  • Bluetooth® wireless networking
  • Intel® WiFi Link 5100
  • TV Tuner DVB-T, (DVB-T service not available in
    Ireland)with remote control, HP Mobile ScrollSmart
    Remote Control
  • HP Pavilion WebCam with Integrated Microphone
  • 5-in-1 integrated Digital Media Reader for Secure
    Digital cards, MultiMedia cards, Memory Stick,
    Memory Stick Pro, or xD Picture cards
  • Integrated finger print reader

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