Summary: Whether the Pavilion dv2 is classified as a netbook, notebook, or budget ultraportable matters little. The system is certainly small enough, light enough, and thin enough to be considered an ultraportable, in my view.
Excerpt: AMD sent over an HP Pavilion dv2 for us to evaluate and I wanted to share some photos of it and my first thoughts. The HP Pavilion dv2 fits somewhere between a premium ultraportable and a netbook, sharing some characteristics of each.
Summary: In terms of design and performance, the HP Pavilion dv2-1030us represents a step up from most netbooks. Also, the LED display is sharp and the notebook handles high-definition content well both on the screen itself and when output via HDMI. You can even play some 3D games at a decent clip.
AMD's Yukon Platform and the HP Pavilion dv2 Unveiled!
14 June 2011
Conclusion: No doubt that HP Pavilion dv2 is quite a beauty despite being a fingerprint magnet, and its slim build only furthers its appeal. Given the AMD Yukon platform specifications and the chipset's integrated Radeon X1250 graphics engine, we're more than certain that it's more powerful than the Intel Atom...
Excerpt: HP has launched a new ultra-thin HP Pavilion dv2 Laptop that is powered by 1.6 GHz Single-Core AMD Athlon Neo Processor MV-40 with 1-MB L2 Cache, 800 MHz FSB featuring ATI Xpress 1100 chipset motherboard, 4-GB PC5300 677 MHz DDR2 SDRAM, 320-GB Serial-ATA 5400 rpm (150 Mbps) hard disk drive and 8X...
HP's slimline laptop is equipped with an AMD Athlon 64 X2 Neo CPU
Good Gear Guide.au
27 March 2010
Summary: If netbooks are too small for you and regular 15in laptops are way too big, then the HP Pavilion dv2-1132AX could be just what you're looking for. It runs an AMD Athlon 64 X2 Neo CPU, has an HDMI port, and is perfect for office work as well as watching videos and editing photos.
Pros: Slim and light, reasonably good performance, good price, HDMI output
Excerpt: The HP Pavilion dv2601TU Laptop is powered by 1.46 GHz Intel Pentium Dual Core Processor T2310 with 1-MB L2 Cache, 533 MHz FSB featuring Mobile Intel mobile 945GM chipset motherboard, 1-GB PC5300 633 MHz DDR2 SDRAM, 160-GB Serial-ATA 5400 rpm (150 Mbps) hard disk drive and 8X double layer DVD Writer...
Excerpt: The HP Pavilion dv2519AU Laptop is powered by 1.5 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5250 with 2-MB L2 Cache, 800 MHz FSB featuring Mobile Intel mobile 965GM chipset motherboard, 1-GB PC5300 533 MHz DDR2 SDRAM, 160-GB Serial-ATA 5400 rpm (150 Mbps) hard disk drive and 8X SuperMulti LightScribe Double...
Summary: Design The Pavilion dv2 is Windows Vista Home Premium (sorry, no XP option) machine designed to deliver great multimedia experiences while making a style statement. Weighing 1.8kg and measuring 292×240x237mm, the Pavilion dv2 is certainly portable and is one of the best looking netbooks I’ve seen.