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HP Pavilion DV5 Series

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Overall 7
7.0

HP Pavilion dv5-1015nr

CNET
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: A Blu-ray drive highlights the feature-packed HP Pavilion dv5-1015nr, while subpar battery life prevents a higher rating for this 15-inch mainstream laptop.
  • Pros: Modern design, including HP's "frameless" display option; touch-sensitive controls are convenient and attractive; decent application performance; HDMI and eSATA ports; comes with remote control.
  • Cons: Subpar battery life; glossy keyboard and touch pad don't provide the best feel; no Bluetooth.
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Overall 7
7.0

HP Pavilion dv5-1235dx

CNET
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: HP's attractive multimedia-friendly Pavilion dv5-1235dx has a great battery life, but at the cost of having one of the biggest, ugliest battery packs we've seen.
  • Pros: Attractive design skips the usual gray and black; long battery life; touch-sensitive multimedia controls.
  • Cons: Huge battery adds to weight and size.
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Overall 7
7.0

HP Pavilion dv5-2045dx

CNET
28 May 2010
  • Summary: The HP Pavilion dv5-2045dx is a respectable mainstream laptop, but it's only a good deal if you need Microsoft Office and antivirus software.
  • Pros: Nice looking; backlit keyboard; full Microsoft Office Home & Student 2010, Webroot AV software included.
  • Cons: Value of included software is questionable; no discrete media controls or quick-launch keys; touch pad a little jumpy.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 10
10
Performance 8
8.0

HP Pavilion dv5-1050ee

ITP.net
3 January 2009
  • Summary: Verdict: A couple of minor issues aside, the dv5-1050ee is a well balanced notebook that does almost everything HP says it will.
  • Pros: Good DirectX 9 gaming performance, lots of entertainment options including Blu-ray compatibility, slick looks, HDMI output, great for application use.
  • Cons: Body retains fingerprints, trackpad doesn’t feel too great.
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Overall 8
8.0

HP Pavilion dv5-1011ea 15.4in Blu-ray Notebook

Trusted Reviews
26 May 2011
  • Summary: We take our first look at HP's new consumer notebook range with this Blu-ray equipped multimedia machine.
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Overall 8
8.0

HP Pavilion dv5046EA

Trusted Reviews
5 February 2011
  • Summary: You don't have to pay the earth for a decent notebook, but the competition is stiff in the budget sector.
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Overall 8
8.0

Powerful, feature-packed and very shiny

Good Gear Guide.au
16 August 2010
  • Summary: If you don’t mind your laptop attracting more attention than you, the HP DV5-1010TX_01 is a fast but heavy unit that comes with a built-in TV tuner and Blu-ray player for a reasonable price.
  • Pros: Built-in TV tuner, Blu-ray player, HDMI port, eSATA port, good screen, good processor
  • Cons: Heavy, divisive design, low battery life, heat
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Overall 8
8.3
Performance 5
5.0

HP Pavilion dv5

PC Authority
6 August 2010
  • Summary: An extremely well built and comfortable machine, blessed with striking looks and a great price.
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Overall 7
7.0

A Ferrari body with a Datsun engine.

Good Gear Guide.au
23 July 2010
  • Summary: Although this device offers a wide variety of expansion options and features a modern and alluring design, the ineffective CPU is a major deterrent.
  • Pros: Looks great, wide variety of expansion ports, e-SATA port, HDMI port, good keyboard
  • Cons: Slow CPU performance, heavier than average, lower battery life than average
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Overall 8
8.0

HP Pavilion dv5-1110em notebook review

Pocket Lint
9 February 2009
  • Pros: Style, quality, keyboard, features
  • Cons: Slower than key rivals, poor battery life
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