Those, who are looking for cheap laptop computer, can take a look at HP 2000-2d19WM, available at Walmart just under $300. However, you can’t expect working with high end programs with this laptop which is equipped with 1.3GHz dual core AMD E series E-300 processor. But this 15.6” laptop can provide you performance for day to day work as well as streaming videos. You can even play older games on it. HP 2000 2d19WM comes with 4 GB memory to support multitasking and 320 GB hard drive as storage solution. However, there is no USB 3.0 port. Considering its price, the laptop offers impressive features. It comes with HD webcam and optical drive for burning CD or DVD. Here is a brief review about the laptop.
HP 2000-2d19WM Specification and performance
HP 2000-2d19WM is a very basic laptop. It is equipped with low end AMD E-300 dual core APU which operates with 1.3 GHz. Further increment in clock speed is not possible as it lacks Turbo core technology. Being a low end processor, you can’t expect much from this laptop. However, the integrated graphics, AMD Radeon HD 6310, is enough to allow you to play older games in low details and settings. Games like old Starcraft 2, Sims 3, left 4 Dead 2, COD MW2 etc can be playable in low details with reasonable frame rates. HP 2000-2d19WM is not recommended for 2D/3D designing work or for video editing.
4 GB DDR3 SDRAM helps in enhancing multitasking features. You can listen to music while browsing web with multiple tabs. The memory can be expanded up to 8GB. 320 GB hard drive comes preloaded with Windows 8 OS. It is not a touch screen laptop.
The 15.6” HD BrightView LED-backlit display offers 1366×768 resolution which supports HD playback of 720p.
Even though HP 2000-2d19WM is a budget laptop, the manufacturer has added adequate ports which include Multi-format digital media card reader for Secure Digital cards, 3 USB 2.0, one HDMI, 1 VGA, Headphone-out and one Microphone-in. To support Fast Ethernet there is a RJ 45 connector. Wi-fi network connectivity is supported by 802.11 b/g/n. There is no Bluetooth support.
HP has never been a miser when it comes to battery. The company has decided to add standard 6 cell battery pack with HP 2000-2d19WM laptop, which will give users approx. 5 hours of battery life. Usually most of the manufacturers are known to place low capacity battery in their low end segment.
Pros of HP 2000-2d19WM
Inexpensive laptop for regular computing
4 GB RAM
Cons of HP 2000-2d19WM
No 3.0 USB port