HP Pavilion HDX Entertainment Notebook PC

HP Updated: 2007-09-17
HP Pavilion HDX Entertainment Notebook PC

Do you demand premium audio/video, screaming performance, and unsurpassed style? Redefine your home PC experience with our cinematic HDX series, a brand-new class of notebook PC that merges awesome 20.1", dual-lamp displays with 15.5 lb. of portable performance.

The best of Windows Vista
Get more done, stay better connected, and enjoy a wide variety of entertainment in a more secure environment on the go. Windows Vista Ultimate, optional on the HDX, is the most comprehensive edition available. It combines all the management and efficiency features of a mobility-focused operating system and all the digital entertainment features of a consumer-focused operating system. An HP Pavilion HDX Entertainment Notebook PC preinstalled with Windows Vista Ultimate makes it easier, safer, and more entertaining to use your PC virtually anytime, anywhere.

Premium dual-core processor
The Pavilion HDX features a dual-core processor for mobile computing—Intel's most energy-efficient performance processor, with enhanced multitasking responsiveness that is 64-bit enabled. The HDX comes with 2GB memory to support this powerful processing, or you can upgrade to 4GB for the ultimate in performance.

Stylish design
The HDX features a dramatic, high-gloss exterior with the latest HP Imprint finish and our exclusive Dragon design.

Easy fingerprint security
There's no need to memorize multiple passwords anymore. Simply swipe your finger across the integrated fingerprint reader to log on to your HDX, as well as log on to password-protected Web sites and files. If multiple people use one computer, each can use their fingerprint to log on to their own account.

Mega entertainment
The ATI Mobility Radeon HD2600 XT, which supports DirectX 10 graphics, delivers exceptional performance with visually intense applications and 3-D games. It uses ATI HyperMemory memory management technology to support 512MB graphics memory for superior visuals. The spacious, 20.1" WSXGA+ dual-lamp Ultra BrightView widescreen supplies brilliant, high-def playback and Web surfing at the same time. A dual hinge lets you tilt the screen and move it forward or backward for optimal comfort.

Four discrete Altec Lansing speakers and an integrated triple bass reflex subwoofer supply best-in-class audio; integrated amplifiers provide approximately 20W total output while supporting a full range of treble and bass for outstanding stereo. And the integrated audio processor supports the latest external PC speaker solutions for true HD audio with surround sound. Lastly, there's an integrated dock for the mobile remote.

Great for games and movies
The built-in HD DVD-ROM drive provides ultra-realistic high-def playback. You'll get astonishing 1080p resolution when viewing on an HD TV with an HDMI notebook connection. HD DVD resolution is far superior to that of regular DVDs, and even superior to what you'll see on most HD TVs.

TV, music, photos, videos
The integrated hybrid TV tuner lets you watch, record, and pause live TV. You can use ATSC to receive broadcast HDTV transmissions, or switch to analog for access to cable or satellite TV programming. You can use HP QuickPlay for access to DVDs, videos, photos, music, karaoke, streamed or recorded TV, and games–all at the touch of a button. And you can drag and drop to add music to slide shows or videos.

Excellent for self-expression
The HDX series includes full versions of the tools and software needed to capture, create and share your life experiences. muvee autoProducer lets you make great home movies and slide shows. Roxio Creator 9 supplies DVD authoring so you can preserve digital memories. And Serif WebPlus 10 lets you publish outstanding interactive Web sites.

Wide array of connections
The HDX comes with 4 USB 2.0 ports, an Express Card/54 slot (which also supports Express Card/34), an HDMI port, an S-Video, a VGA, an RJ-11, an RK-45, an IEEE 1394 FireWire, and a Consumer IR. A 5-in-1 digital media Card reader supports Secure Digital, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, MultiMediaCard, and xD-Picture Cards. You get an eSATA port for high-speed data transfer to external storage devices up to six times faster than existing solutions, which is perfect for high-def video content recording. There's an integrated 802.11a/g/b/pre-N plus Bluetooth for highest-speed wireless connections. And the adjustable webcam with integrated microphones lets you capture still photos and short videos and for live video chat.