HP launched the G42-240US Notebook PC

by Dev Duff on June 1, 2010

HP launched the all new G42-240us Notebook PC this Sunday (May 30th, 2010). It is a brand new addition to the HP’s G series notebook computers which are much popular for latest technology and enhanced security, plus a clean design with textured imprint finish. You’ll get excellent performance, connectivity, and worry-free computing with the G42-240US Notebook PC. The new machine is powered by Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and with the powerful P520 AMD Turion II Dual-Core Processor P520 (2.3GHz).

HP G42-240US Notebook Review

HP G42-240US Notebook PCPowered with the genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and the P520 AMD Turion II Dual-Core Processor P520 (2.3GHz), the HP G42-240US Notebook offers a magnificent 14 inch (diagonal) LED BrightView high-definitionA display (1366 x 768) with 16:9 image ratio. Get High Definition video and fast file conversion for media players and 3D gaming with AMD’s Vision Premium. The powerful 4GB DDR3 SDRAM (2 DIMM) memory allows you to run multiple applications at the same time and the 320GB (5400 rpm) Hard Drive allows you to store your favorite movies, songs, games, documents and a lot more. The HP G42-240US notebook is not only for the workaholics, but also for notebook entertainment lovers who enjoy watching movies in HD quality right on their notebook computers. What you can do with this wonder notebook: Watch movies in HD, experience the best of the web, connect an external monitor or HDTV via HDMI port, enjoy great sound with Altec Lancing speakers, integrated web cam, one-click access to your photos, music, games, internet TV, etc. with the HP MediaSmart and lots more. The HP G42-240US notebook is available at the HP store for $699.99 only.

HP launched the HP G42-240US Notebook PC – Windows 7 home premium 64-bit, P520 AMD Turion II Dual-Core Processor P520 (2.3GHz), 14 inch (diagonal) LED BrightView high-definitionA display (1366 x 768) with 16:9 image ratio, AMD’s Vision Premium, 4GB DDR3 SDRAM (2 DIMM), 802.11b/g/n WLAN, 320GB (5400 rpm) hard drive. For rebates, discounts or warranty information, please check the HP G42-240US Notebook page.

HP G42-240US Notebook Specifications

Operating system – Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Processor – VISION Technology from AMD – Premium with AMD Turion II Dual-Core Mobile Processor P520
Processor speed – 2.30GHz
Memory – 4GB DDR3 System Memory (2 DIMM), Max supported = 8GB
Accessible memory slots – 2
Display – 14.0 inch diagonal High-Definition HP BrightView LED Display (1366 x 768)
Video graphics – ATI Mobility Radeo HD 4250 Graphics with up to 1917MB total graphics memory
Audio – Altec Lansing speakers
Primary CD/DVD drive – LightScribe SuperMulti 8X DVD+/-R/RW with Double Layer Support
Hard drive – 320GB (7200RPM) Hard Drive (SATA)
Networking – Integrated 10/100BASE-T Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 connector)
Wireless options – Wireless LAN 802.11b/g/n WLAN
PC card slot – N/A
Software, productivity – Microsoft Office 2007 Home & Student 60-day Trial; Microsoft Silverlight
I/O ports – 3 Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0; 1 HDMI; 1 VGA (15-pin); 1 RJ -45 (LAN); 1 Headphone-out; 1 Microphone-in
Finish – White HP Imprint, finish and fingerprint-resistant textured pattern
Software, security and support – Symantec Norton Internet Securit 2010 60-day Trial; HP Support Assistant; HP Recovery Manager; Sun Java; HP Advisor; HP Set Up
Software, multimedia – Rhapsody Music Store; eBay; Windows Live Photo Gallery; Cyberlink Power DVD; Cyberlink YouCam; Cyberlink MediaShow; Cyberlink DVD; Adobe Reader; Adobe Flash; HP Games Powered by Wild Tangent; Roxio CinemaNow; Snapfish Picture Mover; HP Photo Creations
Software, internet solutions – ISP Partners (in HP Setup); Windows Live Movie Maker; Windows Live Messenger; Windows Live Mail; Windows Live Writer; Skype; MSN Toolbar; Microsoft Portal; Internet Explorer; Accellor: Broadband Aggregator in HP Setup
Warranty and support – 1-Year Limited Hardware Warranty with Toll Free Support (NA); 1-Year Free Hardware Technical Support; 30-Days Free Limited Software Support with 1-Year (from date of purchase); Free Limited Software Support with Product Registration.
Dimensions (unpackaged) – Unpackaged: 13.46 in (L) x 8.97 in (D) x 1.24 in (min H) / 1.43 in (max H)
Weight (unpackaged) – Unpackaged: 4.85 lbs
Power – 65W AC Adapter; 6-Cell 47WHr Lithium-Ion Battery

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