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HP Pavilion dm4 series
6.0 out of 10

HP Pavilion dm4 series

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Overall 8
8.3
Performance 9
9.1
Battery performance 8
8.3
Display 8
7.6
Weight 9
8.8
Noise 9
8.9
Gaming performance 7
6.7
Connectivity 7
7.1
Keyboard 9
9.0
Temperature 9
9.0

HP Pavilion dm4-3090se Laptop Review

Notebookcheck
13 April 2012
  • Summary: Stylish Beats Audio. The 14-inch Pavilion dm4 Beats Edition is the most stylish Beats Audio notebook to date.. but how does it perform in a market that is increasingly favoring similarly-priced Ultrabooks?
  • Pros: Stylish red and black design, Excellent CPU and HDD/SSD performance all-around, Rubber texture, Quiet fan noise and optical drive, Low temperatures when stressed, High resolution matte display, Backlit keys, The red and black theme together with the curvaceous chassis and showy backlight are goin...
  • Cons: Starting price, Plastic case, Fingerprint magnet, Shallow keys, Small touchpad, Tight port placement, Average outdoor usability, The notebook could have expanded upon its Beats Audio focus with more audio inputs and an analog volume controller. A larger touchpad would aid greatly in multi-touch f...
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Overall 8
8.3
Performance 9
9.1
Battery performance 8
8.3
Display 8
7.6
Weight 9
8.8
Noise 9
8.9
Gaming performance 7
6.7
Connectivity 7
7.1
Keyboard 9
9.0
Temperature 9
9.0

HP Pavilion dm4-3090se Laptop Review

Notebookcheck
13 April 2012
  • Summary: Stylish Beats Audio. The 14-inch Pavilion dm4 Beats Edition is the most stylish Beats Audio notebook to date.. but how does it perform in a market that is increasingly favoring similarly-priced Ultrabooks?
  • Pros: Stylish red and black design, Excellent CPU and HDD/SSD performance all-around, Rubber texture, Quiet fan noise and optical drive, Low temperatures when stressed, High resolution matte display, Backlit keys, The red and black theme together with the curvaceous chassis and showy backlight are goin...
  • Cons: Starting price, Plastic case, Fingerprint magnet, Shallow keys, Small touchpad, Tight port placement, Average outdoor usability, The notebook could have expanded upon its Beats Audio focus with more audio inputs and an analog volume controller. A larger touchpad would aid greatly in multi-touch f...
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

ComputerShopper
2 March 2012
  • Conclusion: Other than our display quibbles, there's not much else to complain about. This laptop looks great, performs well, and has a slew of ports and features, including the impressive SimplePass fingerprint-recognition system.
  • Pros: Superior sound system, Strong performance for price, bolstered by SSD cache, Striking, unique appearance, High-resolution display
  • Cons: Screen could be slightly brighter, Fingerprint-prone
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Overall 8
8.0

HP Pavilion dm4-3050US Laptop

Examiner
20 February 2012
  • Excerpt: The HP Pavilion dm4-3050US is a high performance entertainment laptop weighing about 4 pounds making it a easily portable device. The 14.0-inch diagonal HD(8) BrightView LED-backlit display (1366 x 768) provides clear high definition display for viewing HD movies and videos.
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Overall 7
7.0

HP Pavilion dm4-3090se Beats Edition Review

LAPTOP Magazine
10 February 2012
  • Excerpt: HP has given its popular Pavilion dm4 the Beats treatment, painting the entire chassis black and giving the keyboard a menacingly cool red backlight. But good looks aren't the only reason to pick up this unique laptop.
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Overall 8
8.0

HP Pavilion dm4t (2011) Review

LAPTOP Magazine
27 July 2011
  • Summary: Shoppers looking for a stylish, long-lasting laptop for everyday use will enjoy the HP Pavilion dm4. For $579, you get a 14-inch screen with good audio and 7 hours of battery life.
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Overall 7
7.0

HP Pavilion dm4-2015dx

PC Magazine
7 July 2011
  • Conclusion: The HP Pavilion dm4-2015dx is a sturdy Core i3 mainstream laptop with a sizable hard drive and better than average battery life, but it's missing a few key features.
  • Pros: Durable aluminum chassis. Great battery life. Big hard drive.
  • Cons: No USB 3.0. No Bluetooth. Bloatware.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 8
8.0

HP Pavilion dm4

ITP.net
20 December 2010
  • Summary: Verdict: The Pavilion Dm4 boasts ‘look-at-me’ styling, is great to travel with and in this configuration, is a solid applications machine that can also tackle the odd game.
  • Pros: Great looks, easy to travel with, decent battery life, can tackle applications with ease, DirectX 11 support.
  • Cons: USB design flaw, GPU can’t tackle every game on the market.
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Overall 7
7.0

HP Pavilion dm4-1050ea

CNET
30 July 2010
  • Summary: The HP Pavilion dm4-1050ea is a well-built laptop that'll serve you well for everyday computing purposes, although the lack of a dedicated graphics card means it's not as powerful as some of its rivals
  • Pros: Excellent build quality; corking design; bright screen.
  • Cons: No dedicated graphics card.
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Overall 7
7.0

HP Pavilion dm4-1060us

PC Magazine
23 June 2010
  • Conclusion: The HP Pavilion dm4-1060us is a touchpad tweak away from greatness, as it's one of the prettiest, lightest, and most powerful 14-inch laptops in the market.
  • Pros: Gorgeous metallic design. Lightest in its class. Core i5 processor is a good performer. Fast hard drive. Very good battery life.
  • Cons: Finicky touchpad. No ExpressCard slot
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