HomeGearGadgetsHp Pavilion G4-1318dx Review amisha gupta September 18, 2012 Gadgets, Gear After the success of HP’s g4 series, HP adds yet another member to their g4 series as they unveiled the HP-pavilion g4-1318dx which is a fairly nice laptop. Though it doesn’t offer you many features and has contains old processor and comes integrated with Intel Pentium B950 dual core processor, 4GB memory and 320GB hard drive. But for those low budget people who wanted to buy a laptop and have not been able to do so because of their high price then your dreams might have come true after HP’s this notebook launch. It also good for those users who doesn’t have to do programming stuff or intense tasks notebooks and are required to doing basic work, this gadget might meet their requirement fully under reasonable budget. Hp Pavilion G4-1318dx Features Body And Design Well, in terms of its dimensions it measures about 13.43” x 9.09″ x 1.18” and weighs roughly around 4.7 pounds which his approximately 2.1 kg. If you are a frequent traveler then also it might suit you and doesn’t have to carry big heavy laptops. Although it is not that too light as compared to an ultra-book but still you won’t feel much problem in carrying it anywhere you want. Display HP Pavilion G4-1318dx has great display of 14.0-inch diagonal HD Bright View with LED-backlit display and offering you the high resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. The screen has got resolutions despite being containing low graphics. Processor And Cpu HP pavilion g4-1318dx is powered by dual core Intel Premium B950 processor along with 2.1 GHz and features 2MB L3 cache memory. It comes with pre-loaded Windows 7 home premium operating system. It also features Intel HD graphics coupled with Up to 1696MB total graphics memory. Unlike its Intel’s previous graphics, it comes loaded with second generation Intel HD graphics which helps you to decode much higher definition and you can also do some gaming stuff too but not too much. This configuration just allows you to do you basic business related stuff with low graphics. If you are thinking to play heavy graphic games on this notebook like call of duty, fifa 2012 and other games like this, then this is not the one for you and you should move to other costly laptops with much more solid processor and graphics. Memory And Storage HP pavilion g4-1318dx comes with built-in 4GB (DDR3 SDRAM) memory which can be maximum expandable up to 8 GB and 320 GB (with 5400RPM) hard drive. You can use it to store your basic documents and files but will not be good if you wants to use intense memory which can make it work slow or getting hanged every time and then. Camera The notebook comes with support for HP webcam for video chat and integrated digital microphone. If you are always on the go and travel much, then this webcam support let you to be in touch with your family and friends via Skype or any other video chat support software. Connectivity For external connectivity to pen drives or external hard drives, g4-1318dx offers you 3 USB 2.0 ports only but it doesn’t contain any USB 3.0 ports. It also has built-in high-speed wireless LAN (802.11b/g/n); Built-in 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN. There is also digital media card reader for Secure Digital and Multimedia cards. Other ports include: 3 Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0, 1 HDMI, 1 VGA (15-pin), 1 RJ-45 (LAN), 1 Headphone-out and 1 Microphone-in. But there is no Bluetooth support available in this notebook which one of the major drawbacks in this laptop. Also Read HP Envy Sleekbook 4T-1000 Price & Review HP ProBook 4530s 15.6 Inch Laptop Price & Review HP Envy 14 Spectre Price & Review Additonal Features Above it all has some more features which might ease down your work and saved your quality time. It comes preloaded with HP’s quick Web application which is an HP’s own Instant-on web browser with some great widgets to give you quick access over the network. If we talk about security features, it comes with a free 60 day trial Norton Internet Security 2012 Subscription. Other than this HP provides some of its other basic software’s to its users for high security purposes which include HP Recovery Manager. With the help of this useful software one can easily Recover, restore, and create recovery folders for your PC, HP Security Assistant: One-stop access to preloaded security solutions to save your important data from viruses and other threats and protects your data to the utmost security and you can back up your lost data easily. Multimedia HP provides you its very own HP Movie Store powered by Rovi so that you can easily rent or buy latest movies and TV shows around the world have never miss a single chance to watch your favorite movies anytime anywhere. It also provides you some in built games for your fun and enjoyment which includes 10 free small and loved games on trial basis which include Plants vs. Zombies”, and 1 free game Farm Frenzy. Both the games are wide popular. It also offers you Microsoft starter kit which includes word and excel only for your basic functionalities and if you require other features than you have to upgrade the office from their original site. Battery Power The HP PAVILLION-1318DX contains 6-Cell 47WHr Lithium-Ion Battery and comes with a 65W AC Adapter. It has got strong battery and a good battery back up so that you can easily do your work on your way to office without the headache of charging it again and again. Verdict Having a look at all of the features of the HP PAVILLION-1318DX, we surely suggest it for the people who wants to do their basic work on this. It has got 14inches good screen along with good memory availability, good battery life and light weight, it can be easily carried everywhere and is the best one suites for travelers. It more just than a basic machine. Although it has low graphics and not a very powerful processor but under this budget what you can expect for more from the company in this high competition for notebooks. So for low budget and basic needs, this is the right choice people. For those who want latest and high configuration move to other ones. Price Of Hp Pavillion-1318dx HP PAVILLION-1318DX is prices for around $330. Well calculating its price/specs ratio, it has got amazing excellent features this price and is the best one available in the market with these specs and at this much price.