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HP G62-340 Review – affordable Laptop

January 18th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

HP G62-340 laptop comes under notebook category and offers full PC functionality along with reliable performance. This notebook is a perfect choice for basic computing needs. This laptop is powered through proper processor along with graphics capacity.

Watching photos and videos would be pretty fine with this laptop. It can satiate every computing task purpose for a user.

General Information of this Laptop:

Its platform is AMD Vision. Sizes of this laptop are width 14.7-inches, depth is 9.7-inches, height is 1.5-inch and weight is 5.5 lbs. This laptop is recommended for home usage and got localization with English and United States.

Processor Information:

AMD Athlon II P340/ 2.2 GHz processor is equipped with this notebook. This processor is of Dual-core Multi-Core technology. This laptop is of 64-bit computing capacity.

RAM and System Storage:

This laptop is equipped with 3 GB DDR3 SDRAM and can be extended up to 8 GB successfully. This 3 GB RAM is configured as 1 x 1GB + 1 X 2 GB. This RAM factor is SO DIMM 204-pin.

This laptop is equipped with 320 GB-serial ATA-150-hard disk which runs at 5400 rpm.

Optical Storage:

It has one optical drive with a capacity to Read and Write DVds. Its Disc labeling technology is of LightScribe Technology.

Card reader:

This laptop comes with a 5 in one card reader. This card reader can support flash memory cards such as SD Memory Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Multimedia card, and xD Picture card.


This laptop got 15.6-inch TFT display of 1366 x 768 pixels capacity. It is a widescreen display. Its display features are Brightview, and LED-backlit.


For better video experience, this laptop is equipped with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250. Its maximum allocated RAM size is 1405 MB.


The audio quality of this laptop is quite decent through its built-in audio out sound card. It has one audio out microphone jack. This audio is featured through Altec Lansing speakers.


This laptop comes with a built-in webcamera for video chats over the internet.

Input devices:

A full size keyboard and responsive touchpad are arranged with this laptop as input device. Touchpad and keypad are excellent with this laptop.


This laptop comes with network adapter along with Wireless LAN support. Its Data Link protocols are Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b/g/n. Its compliant standards are IEEE 802.11 b/g/n.


This laptop will come with few interfaces such as 1 x display / video – VGA – 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ¦ 1 x audio / video – HDMI – 19 pin HDMI Type A ¦ 1 x headphones – output – mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x microphone – input – mini-phone 3.5 mm ¦ 3 x Hi-Speed USB – 4 pin USB Type A ¦ 1 x network – Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX – RJ-45.


This laptop comes with 6-cell lithium-ion battery of capacity 47Wh. This battery offers decent battery back for the laptop.


This laptop will be supplied along with Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition. There are few more software supplied along with this laptop such as

Cyberlink PowerDVD , Cyberlink Medi@Show, Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Reader, HP Wireless Assistant, ebay, Norton Online Backup, Microsoft Silverlight, CyberLink DVD Suite, Windows Live Messenger, CyberLink Youcam, Windows Live Photo Gallery, Windows Live Mail, HP Recovery Manager, HP Support Assistant, Bing Toolbar, Windows Live Movie Maker, HP Games Powered by WildTangent, Snapfish PictureMover, HP Photo Creations, HP Power Manager, HP Advisor, HP Barnes and Noble e-Reader, Norton Internet Security 2011 (60 days trial).

You may like to uninstall some of these software, including the Norton Internet Security ( of course just before the trial version). You may like to, instead, install the Free AVG Anti virus software.


This laptop is quite worth to its money spent over it. This notebook is successful at offering full PC functionality for a user. This laptop will serves well for the home and business purpose along with entertainment.

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