HP Compaq Business Notebook Nx6110

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HP Compaq Business Notebook Nx6110

The HP Compaq nx6110 Notebook PCs combine mobility, affordability and connectivity, offering a smart mobile office notebook for cost-conscious profess...

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Review of "HP Compaq Business Notebook Nx6110"

published 05/06/2006 | kreig
Member since : 26/01/2006
Reviews : 5
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Super
Pro WiFi, Design, Firewire, Very Quiet, Long Battery life
Cons Again Volume Dial, Screen Brightness
very helpful
Speed
Look & Feel
Memory / capacity
Comfort & Portability
Robustness & Durability

"Solid Laptop, perfect for using on the move"

Ive been using this laptop now for about 6months and I have to say ive been very impressed by it. This laptop isnt perfect but overall Its a nice solid laptop cable of performing the tasks which I require from it.

Design
Not really much to say on the design front, pretty typical of HP laptops its clean, simple and compact. Its a laptop with the design edge which just gives it that bit of sophistication exactly what you want nothing more nothing less.

The Screen
This could do with some improvement the lack of brightness on the screen makes the enviroment you choose to work in limited as in bright conditions the screen is difficult. On the other hand working in standard conditions in a normal room there is no problem. Themaximum resolution is supports is 1024 X 768. This is ok but i would of prefered 1280 X 1024 although higher models support this.

Input Devices

Keyboard
Not something you can go into great depth but i like the keyboard on this its nice and wide unlike some laptops, I prefer this keyboard to my keyboard on my desktop.

TouchPad
The laptop comes with a nice touchpad, it has a white line on the right hand side which can be used for easy scrolling down waeb pages or documents, which is a nice touch.

Inputs/ Outputs
The laptop comes with limited Inputs or outputs it has
1 X Firewire
2 X USB
1 X VGA
1 X RJ11
1 X RJ45
1 X PCMIA Slot
And wireless 11mbps

The higher models do come equiped with a few more gadgets and gizmos. Its perfect for light use and for just surfing/printing the number of USB ports provided are fine.
The VGA port is a VGA port and i frequently use it for connecting it to my TV. Thats another plus about this laptop the intel graphics options set the TV up easisly by selection what mode you want it in e.g Duel, Extended etc and you can change the refresh rate if your tv doesnt support the default or if it can support higher.

Sound
The speaker projects the sound though the grill at the front and i find the sound quite impressive, at least compared with other laptops. You can comfortably relax to some music or watch a film on it and still manage to annoy everyone in a fairly large radius.

Performance
This laptop wont play the latest games as its not designed to it has the required power to run what it comes with and some word processing application. My laptop has a 1.4ghz processor and 256mb of RAM. One thing I would suggest is that you buy some more RAM as Windows XP requires this as a minimum, by the time nortons is running etc you start using this up pretty rapidly making some application loading times slow.
It comes with a CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive and some intel 915gm graphics engine. This machine also comes with a 5,400 RPM 40gb harddrive which again for basic usage is both plenty of space and is of adiquate speed.

The Package
Comes with some pretty basic stuff Windows XP Professional, Some cd burning software for the CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive, a DVD player and some great little HP applications primarily aimed at improving security.

Battery
The Battery life on this laptop is Superb, I get 3 hours out of it without any problem with standard use. When i say standard I mean word processing with the internet application running in the background. This is a real plus point for this laptop as it gives the laptop its mobility. No one likes running to a power point every 1hr.

Customer Service
Ive never used this so im not going to write much here but Ive heard its excellant. WIth a 1year warranty and toll free phone support.

Overall
This is a great laptop, its light, compact and has all the nessasary stuff to get you mobile. Although your not going to be able to play BattleField 2 on this thing thats not what its for. You can surf the net and finish those important word documents as well as any other laptop. There are a few things i would reccomend however, possibly get a higher model for the extra features like the higher screen resolution and for the RAM, If you feel you will want these. Dont forget this thing has some great battery life.


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Just a few additions thanks to a comment left by a member

Advantages
- battery life - can clear 3 hours
- Intergrated Wifi
- Very Quiet

Disadvantages
-Screen isnt bright enough in lighter conditions
-Missing volume dial

Price - Its currently priced at around £450

Reasons to buy
If you looking for a nice laptop which does the job of basic home user.
And yes its very easy to clean, i havnt actually collected much dirt on to the laptop. Only the screen which with a quick wipe with a cloth its clean.

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Comments on this review

  • taustin28 published 06/06/2006
    Just bought one because of your review, nice one!
  • Sofe published 05/06/2006
    This is a very good review, but I would have liked to see some comments on "userfriendliness". Sofe
  • Nar published 05/06/2006
    A good review here but only let down by techno acronym speak which for every member on here isnt helpful. Simplify the advantages and disadvantages of this lap top and it may well prove to be a better review for future consumers. Im in the market for one but Im not going to consider this if the RAM is small and XP beckons a bigger additional RAM unit to run it properly. How much did you buy your laptop for and does it come with any additional accessories? My family have just bought an Advent (PC World's Own brand) which came with an additional wireless mouse as well as the touchpad located on the keypad. Is it light to carry? Is it easy to clean? Why did you consider it over other brands and models?
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Product Information : HP Compaq Business Notebook Nx6110

Manufacturer's product description

The HP Compaq nx6110 Notebook PCs combine mobility, affordability and connectivity, offering a smart mobile office notebook for cost-conscious professionals. This thin and light notebook provides the right balance of key features to help handle your versatile business needs, combining proven technology and long battery life so you can achieve maximum productivity without compromising your budget.

Product Details

Product Description: HP Compaq Business Notebook nx6110 - 15" - Celeron M 360J - MS DOS - 256 MB RAM - 40 GB HDD

System Type: Notebook

Operating System: MS DOS, Win XP Home, Win XP Pro, FreeDOS

Processor: Intel Celeron M 360J / 1.4 GHz / 1 MB Cache, Intel Celeron M 360 / 1.4 GHz / 1 MB Cache, Intel Celeron M 1.4 GHz / 1 MB Cache

Memory: 256 MB DDR

Storage: 40 GB HDD / 5400 rpm, 40 GB HDD / 4200 rpm, 40 GB HDD

Optical Drive: CD-RW / DVD

Display: 15" 1024 x 768 / XGA

Graphics: Intel GMA 900

Networking: 10/100 Ethernet , fax / modem

Battery: 6-cell - up to 4.25 hours, Up to 4.25 hours, 6-cell, 6-cell - up to 4.5 hours, 6-cell - up to 5 hours, 6-cell - up to 4 hours

Dimensions (WxDxH): 32.9 cm x 26.7 cm x 3 cm, 32.9 cm x 26.7 cm x 3.7 cm, 32.8 cm x 26.7 cm x 3 cm

Localisation: English, Arabic / Europe

Environmental Standards: ENERGY STAR Qualified

Weight: 2.7 kg, 2.8 kg

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty

Colour: Grey

General

MPN: PY435ES#ABV, PY496ET#ABU, PY497ET#ABU, PY496ET, PY497ET, PT600ET, PT600AA, PT601ET, PG843ES#ABU, PG843ES, PT601ET#ABU, PY497EA#ABB, PY496EA#UUZ, PT600AA#UUZ, PT601AA#ABF, PT601AA#B1A, PT601AA#ABB, PY496EA#ABB, PY510EA#ABU, PY510EA, PY497EA#UUZ, PT600AA#B1A, PT600AA#ABB, PT600AA#AK8, PT600AA#ABF, PT601AA#UUZ, PT601AA#AK8, PY497EA#ABF, PY496EA, PY497ET#ABF, PT601AA#ABN, PT600AA#ABN, PT600ET#ABF, PY496EA#B1A, PY496ET#ABF, PY497EA#B1A, PY435ES#ABU, PY496ET#AK8, PT600ET#AK8, PY496ET#ABH, PY496EA#ABN, PY435ES#ABF, PY497EA, PY496EA#ABF, PT600AA#ABU, PY497EA#ABU, PY496EA#ABU, PT601AA, PT600ET#ABU

System Type: Notebook

Operating System: Microsoft DOS, Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Professional, FreeDOS

Processor / Chipset

CPU: Intel Celeron M 360J / 1.4 GHz, Intel Celeron M 360 / 1.4 GHz, Intel Celeron M 1.4 GHz

Cache: L2 - 1 MB

Front Side Bus: 400 MHz

Chipset: Mobile Intel 910GML Express, Mobile Intel 915GM Express

Features: Power-optimized processor system bus, Execute Disable Bit capability

Memory

RAM: 256 MB

Max RAM Supported: 2 GB

Technology: DDR SDRAM

Speed: 333 MHz / PC2700, 333 MHz

Form Factor: SO DIMM 200-pin

Slots Qty: 2

Empty Slots: 1

Storage

Main Storage: 40 GB HDD / 5400 rpm, 40 GB HDD / 4200 rpm, 40 GB HDD

Optical Drive: CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo - fixed

Read Speed: 24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)

Write Speed: 24x

CD / DVD Rewrite Speed: 24x

Display

Type: 15"

Resolution: 1024 x 768 ( XGA )

Widescreen: No

Colour Support: 24-bit (16.7 million colours)

Audio & Video

Graphics Processor: Intel GMA 900

Memory Allocation Technology: Dynamic Video Memory Technology 3.0

Sound: Stereo speakers

Compliant Standards: AC '97, Sound Blaster Pro

Input

Type: Keyboard, touchpad

Keyboard Layout: English QWERTY, Swiss QWERTZ

Communications

Network Interface: 10/100 Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet

Compliant Standards: IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3i, IEEE 802.3x

Wireless Controller: Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN, Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG

Wireless: 802.11b/g

Remote Management Protocol: RMON, SNMP, RMON, DMI

Modem

Protocols & Specifications: ITU V.21, Bell 212A, ITU V.22, ITU V.22bis, ITU V.29, ITU V.32, ITU V.32bis, ITU V.34, ITU V.17, ITU V.23, ITU V.27ter, ITU V.8bis, Bell 103J, ITU T.30, ITU T.4, ITU V.250, ITU V.251, ITU V.80

Fax Compatibility: G3

Max Transfer Rate: 56 Kbps

Battery

Technology: 6-cell Lithium Ion, Lithium Ion

Installed Qty: 1

Max Supported Qty: 2

Capacity: 4000 mAh

Run Time: Up to 4.25 hours, Up to 4.5 hours, Up to 5 hours, Up to 4 hours

Run Time With Included Additional Battery: Up to 10 hours

AC Adapter

Input: AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )

Connections & Expansion

Slots: 1 x CardBus ( 1 free ) ¦ 2 x memory ( 1 free )

Interfaces: 1 x microphone - input - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x audio - line-out/headphones - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ¦ 1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX - RJ-45 ¦ 1 x modem - phone line - RJ-11 ¦ 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) ¦ 2 x USB 2.0 - 4 PIN USB Type A

Miscellaneous

Features: Security lock slot (cable lock sold separately), system password, power-on password, DriveLock, Smart Card security, wake on LAN, memory change alert, HP ProtectTools Embedded Security, ownership tag

Compliant Standards: ACPI, APM 1.2, UL, BSMI, GOST, SABS, SASO, CCC, MIC

Localization: English, Arabic / Europe

Colour: Grey

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 32.9 cm, 32.8 cm

Depth: 26.7 cm

Height: 3 cm, 3.7 cm

Weight: 2.7 kg, 2.8 kg

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature: 0 °C, 10 °C

Max Operating Temperature: 35 °C

Humidity Range Operating: 10 - 90%

Shock Tolerance: 125 g @ 2ms half-sine pulse (operating) / 200 g @ 2ms half-sine pulse (non-operating), 125 g @ 2ms (operating) / 200 g @ 2ms (non-operating)

Vibration Tolerance: 0.75 g @ RMS (random) (operating) / 1.5 g @ RMS (random) (non-operating)

Software

Software Included: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Intervideo WinDVD, Sonic RecordNow, HP ProtectTools Security Manager, Norton AntiVirus (60 days of live updates), HP Client Manager Software (free download), HP Help and Support, HP One-Touch Button, HP Mobile Print Driver, HP Wireless Assistant, HP Local Recovery provided by Altiris, Synaptics Touchpad Driver

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - 1 year, Limited warranty - parts and labour - 1 year, Limited warranty - 1 year ¦ Technical support - phone consulting - 1 year

Service & Support: 1 year warranty

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