HP Regal Purple 15.6″ 15-d079wm TouchSmart Laptop

HP Regal Purple 15.6″ 15-d079wm TouchSmart Laptop  is an inexpensive laptop with an Intel Core i3-3110M processor, 6GB of RAM and  500GB hard drive,  available at Walmart. Even though it is a 15.6 inches laptop, it can’t be carried out easily on a regular basis because of its weight, which is around 6.07 lbs. Still this laptop is pretty good considering its price-feature ratio. The price of HP 15-d079wm is around $500. The Intel Core i3 processor offers decent performance and has all necessary ports arranged along the edges.  HP 15-d079wm TouchSmart Laptop is appropriate for both – home and small office. It can be used for working with word/excel, typical Web browsing, watching videos and communication tasks. It supports light photo editing, music and video encoding as well. Casual PC gamers will be happy with this laptop. The battery life of the laptop is average. It comes with a DVD burner and HDMI port. Here is a brief review about specifications and performance of the machine.

HP Regal Purple 15.6″ 15-d079wm TouchSmart Laptop Specification and Performance

The configuration of HP 15-d079wm TouchSmart Laptop consists of an Intel Core i3-3110M processor. It is a dual core processor with Hyper-Threading enabled and operates at 2.5GHz. If you are going to use this laptop for games, the integrated Intel HD 4000 graphics will be able to handle less demanding games in low-resolution and low-details. Games such as F1, Fifa 14, Legends of Pegasus, World of Tanks etc. are playable in this machine. You can play games which are available at Windows App as well; for instance Riptide GP2, Dungeon Hunter 4 and Asphalt 8: Airborne. The laptop can stream high definition video contents as well. However, the 15.6” display supports up to 720p HD playback as the touchscreen of this laptop supports only up to 1366 X 768 pixels resolution.

HP Regal Purple 15.6″ 15-d079wm TouchSmart Laptop comes with 500GB hard drive which is pretty basic. It operates with 5400rpm and is preloaded with Windows 8.1 64 bit operating system along with a bunch of other software. The laptop offers 6GB DDR3L SDRAM in two slots which is the maximum amount of supported memory by it.

In addition to HDMI, there are two USB 2.0 ports, one USB 3.0 ports, a DVD burner, an SD card slot, RJ 45 Jack, headphone and microphone combo ports and speakers. User will get a webcam and built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi. It supports Fast Ethernet when it comes to wired network connectivity.

The 4-cell 41WHr 2.8Ah lithium-ion battery offers battery life of 2.5- 4 hours,  depending upon usage.

Pros of HP Regal Purple 15.6″ 15-d079wm TouchSmart Laptop  

Inexpensive touch screen laptop with decent speed for regular computing and office tasks

USB 3.0 and HDMI

Cons of HP Regal Purple 15.6″ 15-d079wm TouchSmart Laptop  

It is heavy

No Bluetooth


2 Responses to HP Regal Purple 15.6″ 15-d079wm TouchSmart Laptop

  1. Bonnie Pellegrin says:

    Does the DVD burner also burn CDs to play music?

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