Pros

  • Large and lovely touchscreen display
  • Eye-catching, brushed-aluminum design

Cons

  • Terrible battery life
  • Poor-sounding speakers
  • Heavy for its size

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.hp.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number C2M71UA#ABA
Processor
Processor type Intel i7-3517U
Processor speed 1900.0 MHz
Requirements
Operating System Compatibility Microsoft Windows 8
Display
Display size 15.6 inches
Display type Multitouch
Touchscreen Capacitive
Aspect ratio 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel HD Graphics 4000
Storage
Drives included 1.0
Raid type RAID 1
Drive size 500.0 GB
Hard Drive Speed 5400.0 RPM
Drive type Hard Disk Drive
General Information
UPC Code 887111824073
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Charging Interface Proprietary Connector
Ports and Connections
Audio Output Audio - 1/8
Available Interfaces
  • Bluetooth
  • HDMI
  • Mini HDMI
  • Thunderbolt
  • USB 2.0
  • USB 3.0
Wireless connection
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Memory
Memory size 8000.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Dimensions
Width 14.87 inches
Depth 10.01 inches
Height 0.87 inches
Weight 4.96 pounds
Warranty
Warranty information 1 Year Limited Warranty
Storage Media
SD card SD Memory Card
Other Features
Input devices
  • Touch Screen
  • Touchpad

Warranty Information

1 Year Limited Warranty

Performance

Product Type
Subcategory Ultra Portable
Overall Performance
Worldbench Score 61.0
Worldbench Version 8
Battery
Battery Life 2:52   (hh:mm)
Start Up
Start Up 13.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMark 7 Productivity Suite 2085.0   score (higher is better)
Web Browsing
Peacekeeper 1999.0   score (higher is better)
Storage Performance
PCMark 7 Storage Test 4074.0   score (higher is better)
File Compression 146.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 400.3   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 259.0   seconds (lower is better)
Audio Encoding 261.0   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Working power usage 0.6   Watt hours
Idle power usage 12.0   Watts
Gaming
3DMark 11, 1280x720 Performance 659.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark 11, 1920x1080 Extreme 224.0   score (higher is better)
Civilization V, Leader Benchmark, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 8.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Leader Benchmark, High Quality, 1920x1080 10.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Leader Benchmark, Low Quality, 1366x768 720.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 5.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, High Quality, 1920x1080 5.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, Low Quality, 1366x768 10.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, High Quality, 1920x1080 13.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Low Quality, 1366x768 36.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
TouchXPRT
Beautify Photo Album 1.19   Photos/sec (Higher is better)
Beautify Photo Album 42.11   seconds (lower is better)
Prepare Photos for Sharing 0.49   Collages/sec (Higher is better)
Prepare Photos for Sharing 14.16   seconds (lower is better)
Convert Videos for Sharing 7.3   X (higher is better)
Convert Videos for Sharing 11.6   seconds (lower is better)
Export Podcast to MP3 106.9   X (higher is better)
Export Podcast to MP3 16.73   seconds (lower is better)
Create Slideshow from Photos 3.15   Photos/sec (Higher is better)
Create Slideshow from Photos 15.88   seconds (lower is better)

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