Choosing a new laptop means that you will have to decide between several models.Our analysis was made according to 6 user typologies.So we ran tests on HP Pavilion 14-dh1011ns to find out what it was worth.
This article is therefore composed according to functions; What is the purpose of this model?
Pavilion 14-dh1011ns to surf the Internet?
Just because your use of a laptop is limited to e-mail and web browsing sessions, doesn’t mean you should buy any model.This laptop will ensure that the tasks you perform will be reliable and trouble-free for years to come.In fact, it’s all about finding a product with the right price/quality ratio. You only have to take it in your hand to see that the material is of quality.
With this Pavilion 14-dh1011ns, HP is well positioned in relation to other competing models.With a 14 inches size, it is in the average, and you can carry it relatively easily. Also note that this model is equipped with a touch screen; always interesting for when you get tired of the slippery mouse pad or when no flat surface is available when you have this Pavilion 14-dh1011ns on your lap. The overall design is of quality and is made to last. A product made to last a long time. Knowing that the visible parts are generally less important than the internal components of the computer, we can guess that a lot of care HP has been taken in the overall design of this model.
The manufacturer has chosen to equip this model with a processor Intel Core i3-10110U. HP basic idea that you’re not going to put too much strain on that laptop. A logical decision in relation to the intended use of this computer: surfing the Internet and sufficient computing power. The amount of RAM provided is 8 Gb. A large quantity, more than you will need for strictly web browsing use.
For hard drive sizing, HP decided to put 500 Gb. This is the standard model. In any case, it should be enough for a use like surfing the web. And when you reach the limit, if you get there, you can always buy an external hard drive or a local file server like Synlogy NAS.
Finally, an important point for a laptop: autonomy; here you will have 8 hours of freedom before you have to plug it back into the socket. With this laptop Pavilion 14-dh1011ns it will therefore be necessary to always keep the power cable within easy reach. It’s annoying, because the interest of a laptop is still to be able to use it everywhere, without it being plugged in.
Pavilion 14-dh1011ns for videos?
High quality, the engineers of HP have chosen to make this Pavilion 14-dh1011ns the top of the range for leisure uses: movies, music, photos. You will benefit from an unparalleled comfort of use. We discovered through the tests we put it to, that it is one of the best on the market. The sound reproduction level and the display quality of this top-of-the-range model won’t be lacking.
HP decided to make this laptop a very versatile product. A model with a standard template, 14 inches, and good resolution. 1920×1080. The image quality is bright and colorful, and provides an immersive experience. Clearly, big enough to tire your eyes when watching movies, but also rather light (1.6 kg) when you have to carry it.
Glossy screens are best suited to the indoor environment. Pavilion 14-dh1011ns will be ideal for movies, photos and games in a dark or half light environment because you will have the means to control light intensity. Also note that potentially this screen will be more stressful to the eyes, after 2-3 hours of use in a row.
On the sound side, it Pavilion 14-dh1011ns has good components: board and integrated speakers. We tested it with movies and music at maximum volume. Even if the result is good, be aware that even the best laptops will never beat a hi-fi system on this point. If necessary, you can later supplement with external elements if you consider the results too insufficient.
The processor installed on this model is a Intel Core i3-10110U sufficient one for audio and video. Although it is in the middle of the range, this processor will be able to evolve according to your future needs, and in the immediate future will allow a good compatibility with all your peripherals. This will result in fluid video and audio sessions.
With Intel UHD Graphics 600, ahigh-performance graphics card, a dedicated memory of 8 Gb of RAM, you can watch movies, with smooth images, possibly retouch photos or edit video. Not good enough for 3D imaging professionals, but good enough for most of us.
Concerning the connections, this model has available 3 ports. Much better than most of the competition. You will be able to connect all your peripherals to it.
Finally concerning the battery life, you will have time before you have to think about reconnecting the power cable. You have 8 hours of autonomy in unplugged mode, which is in the average.
The Pavilion 14-dh1011ns- the right model to stay connected while travelling ?
Easy to carry, and usable wherever you go. We therefore analysed this Pavilion 14-dh1011ns from the point of view of nomadic use. Is it made to be taken on trips, packed in your luggage ? Will it be designed for your home-to-work transfers? Should you only consider it for weekend trips with your family? Or ultimately will it have the function of staying at home?
A priori, for holidays and home-to-work travel, it is one of the best of the moment.
It Pavilion 14-dh1011ns is in the average, neither too light nor too heavy: 1.6 Kg. You can transport it easily, without too much effort. On the other hand, it is also pleasant to use it to surf the internet or write e-mails. One of the reasons is its 14 inches screen.
HP has decided to provide a touch screen on the Pavilion 14-dh1011ns. Here you will be in a familiar environment; an ease of use that is identical to your smartphone. The selections are precise in the cursor movement, making navigation seamless.
No backlit keyboard on this Pavilion 14-dh1011ns. But, unless you work in the dark, you won’t see the point.
Equipped with a glossy slab, it provides very good visual comfort. The rendering on screen is good. The disadvantage will come in the event of using it outdoors with a lot of light.
No anti-reflective tile is provided on this model. You will have to limit uses when the sun is too bright.
The manufacturer offers the processor Intel Core i3-10110U on this laptop; in average in terms of power compared to other products in the same range, and also in terms of energy consumption.
The manufacturer estimates a possible range that you can reduce. This is an estimate for average current use; you can consider that the actual range will be around 75%.
As for the autonomy , the batteries will allow you to use it for about 8 hours.
Because of its probable use for travel, this laptop was thought to be thin and light with a SSD hard drive of 1 500 Gb. SSDs are much faster and lighter, and have no moving parts. With no moving mechanical parts, there is less risk of brittleness and produced heat .For those who will need more space, this Pavilion 14-dh1011ns will require the purchase of an external drive, as a permanent home for photos, music and your movie collection.
Even if a portable laptop stays at the hotel 80% of the time, it is relevant to have a screen that is not too big so as not to be disturbed, but big enough to enjoy the image. Because of its size, 14 inches this laptop represents a good compromise.
On the connector side, it Pavilion 14-dh1011ns has 3 ports. Convenient for travelling when you will need it, it ranks among those with the most.
With the bluetooth functionality of this model you can also simply connect with your loved ones’ devices.
In conclusion, it can be considered that this Pavilion 14-dh1011ns can be used for travel purposes.
Pavilion 14-dh1011ns the right choice for audio or video editing ?
For this type of use, it seems necessary to turn to a high-performance product. With this Pavilion 14-dh1011ns, you can be sure you have the right machine. Since the last generation designed by HP, there have been many improvements on the components. The parallel processing of tasks with Windows 10 are perfectly suited for audio or video editing.
Possibly for occasional use, the processor Intel Core i3-10110U will allow you to perform certain tasks, if they are initiated individually. Having 8 Gb of RAM, the rendering speed is sufficient for image processing. As standard, you will have the applications to make your video editing or your photo or music modifications. If you decide to install pro applications, you may need to add more memory or you may experience performance degradation.
The designers of HP have chosen a single disk, an SSD, for this laptop. The advantage is the speed of starting and execution, but the disadvantage is the shorter lifetime of the disk. The Pavilion 14-dh1011ns allows a price reduction with this choice, with an available space of 500 Gb. This computer, even if it is not intended for this use, is still a good product in terms of storage.
As far as autonomy is concerned, it’s not extraordinary. Indicated for an autonomy of 8 hours by the manufacturer, it is preferable to keep your charger close by if you need to make changes while on the move or if you use a lot of resources for your audio or video editing. That’s pretty much what the other laptops do.
Well thought out in terms of connections, it Pavilion 14-dh1011ns receives the USB3 connection. An interesting format for transfers when you want to move your large audio-video files. This standard allows transmission speeds of up to 5 Gbit per second, about ten times faster than USB 2.0.
With the Pavilion 14-dh1011ns, you’re moving towards a very good product. Audio and video editing will be easier than ever. In summary an excellent choice in this price range.
The Pavilion 14-dh1011ns- the right model to play with?
There are very few laptops today that do not allow you to play video games. The tests we ran showed that the choices of HP in terms of components – the chip, the processor generation, or the quality of cooling – make this an average laptop for gaming. On the other hand, if you have to go through several hours, these same components will seem weak.
Simply put, the higher the screen resolution, the more accurate the details in a game. With a resolution in 1920×1080 this laptop fis one of the best of its class.
Each year the power of the components increases, so this model is now far behind the others. Ideal for old design games, it has difficulty restoring the images and colors of the latest online games. Finally, if you want to play often, we recommend a model with more power.
Our tests have shown that for HP this computer is not intended for playing video games. An exception to this is if you play on games that are more than 5 years old.
With its 500 Gb of space, this Pavilion 14-dh1011ns is on a level playing field with its competitors. A feature that interested those, and there are still many, who want to install and play locally.
For online gaming, it Pavilion 14-dh1011ns has high quality Wi-Fi. Interesting when you can play outside with full broadband.
As far as space requirements are concerned, this computer weighs 1.6 Kg and is 14 inches sized; it is in the average range of other laptops.
Please note that with an autonomy of 8 hours, you will have enough time to play video games requiring few resources.
It Pavilion 14-dh1011ns is finally an interesting compromise for those who want performance without spending too much on the purchase. And if necessary, you can use it for internet browsing and e-mail.
Pavilion 14-dh1011ns for office automation ?
Which operating system to choose? In fact, there are no bad choices any more today. The OSes available on the market are all different technical ecosystems with their own applications. This Pavilion 14-dh1011ns is clearly intended for those who will use it for office use.
If you’re already a Linux or Apple user, your choice will probably head for this laptop. It’s the latest version of Windows 10 that’s running it.
In contrast to other larger models, this model is in the middle of the pack in terms of space requirements. Average weight, with 1.6 Kg.
For office use, chances are that the absence of the numeric keypad will annoy you over time. In fact, if you want one, it will be necessary to buy a pad connected via the usb port.
Equipped with a slab without specific treatment, we unfortunately see many reflections on this Pavilion 14-dh1011ns. The disadvantage of this is that the same light may tire you out over time. For bright areas, they are clearly cut out, the colours are intense, with a high degree of brightness and image sharpness.
Under normal conditions of use, i.e. during the day, you will have no difficulty with the absence of a backlit keyboard.
Storage in this model is in the middle of what is available elsewhere. Equipped with a hard drive of 500 Gb, it will give you the possibility to store all your documents locally.
In short, it Pavilion 14-dh1011ns is perfectly suited for word processing and spreadsheet use. Well thought out in terms of ergonomics.
Finally, the Pavilion 14-dh1011ns….
This laptop is finally the one that allows you to enjoy its excellent performance whatever the use you will make of it. It performs well in almost everything, the Pavilion 14-dh1011ns remains reasonable in terms of price.
You can still, at the very least, use it to:
– playing video games
And we highly recommend this laptop for :
– surfing on the internet
– listening to music and watching videos
– travel use
– making audio and video editing
– office tasks