Among the first notebooks Sandy Bridge proposed by Hewlett-Packard Pavilion dv7-4290us.
Powered by an Intel Core i7-2630QM 2 GHz coupled with 6 GB of DDR3 RAM (expandable to 8 GB, two slots), the equipment dimensions 41.5 x 27.4 x 3.2 to 3.7 centimeters and a weight of 3.11 pounds with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
It includes a chipset AMD Mobility Radeon HD 6570 for feeding a large LCD 17.3 inches in 1600 x 900 pixels or any display device connected to VGA / HDMI, part high-definition audio, a Gigabit Ethernet wired network controller network module and a wireless Wi-Fi 802.11n.
It also offers a hard disk with a capacity of 1 TB working at 5400 rpm, a combo Blu-ray DVD burner supports LightScribe, a memory card reader 5-in-1, three USB 2.0 ports, hybrid port eSATA II / USB 2.0, a webcam + microphone pair for video, keyboard with numeric keypad and a multi-touch. All powered by a rechargeable Lithium-Ion 9 cell for up to 5 hours .
This laptop has been sighted on the U.S. market, with a 149.99 dollars . Remains to be seen if it crosses our borders. And if so, how and at what price reference.