HP 2000-2d80nr 15.6-Inch Laptop Review

15.6 inch Black Licorice HP 2000-2d80nr

HP 2000-2d80nr is a practical and basic 15.6 inch laptop that offers features that you would only need.. For surfing the net, playing songs and videos, doing word processing and assignments- usual daily computing stuff. It is fast and capable enough to handle these tasks, an overall good computer with a stylish appearance at a starter level price.


AMD E series dual core E2-3000 accelerated processor at 1.65 GHz speed (1MB L2 Cache), 4 GB DDR3L SDRAM (1 DIMM) capable of running several things simultaneously without delays or freezing and that can be upgraded to a maximum of 8GB, 500 GB hard drive at 5400 rpm rotational speed plus 25 GB lifetime free of charge cloud based storage space from Box and the user friendly Windows 8.1 operating system.

HP 2000-2d80nr comes with a 15.6" diagonal HD BrightView LED-backlit display at 1366 x 768 maximum pixel resolution and AMD Radeon HD 8280 graphics coprocessor for sharp and clear images with vibrant colors, Altec Lansing dual speakers for deep bass and rich sound as well as an HP Truevision HD Webcam for great live Skype chats with good clear image even in dim light. In terms of graphics capabilities, this is not a gaming computer or an advanced multimedia editing machine and you won't get it anywhere at this price range.

It comes with a good variety of connectivity options, like 802.11bgn Wireless WLAN Network card, 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN with RJ-45 connector, 3 x USB 2.0 ports, a SuperMulti DVD burner/ optical drive, 1 x Audio-out port, Multi-format digital media card reader for Secure Digital cards, 1 HDMI port, 1 VGA (15-pin) port, Kensington MicroSaver lock slot for security, 1 Microphone-in, 1 Headphone-out, a front facing HP TrueVision HD Webcam with integrated digital microphone. What's missing here is a USB 3.0 port for much faster data transfers than a USB 2.0 and Bluetooth for wireless linking to other Bluetooth enabled devices.


HP Imprint finish in black licorice HP 2000 weighs a bit under 5.4 pounds and has the dimensions of 9.72 x 14.80 x 1.41 inches. It has a full size comfortable keyboard and a modern subtle hyper graphic that helps the laptop look kinda young and nice. It 3-cell 23WHr lithium-ion battery will give you about 4 hours of battery life in average use, being an Energy Star qualified machine.

It is also EPEAT Silver registered, is low halogen and has arsenic-free screen glass and mercury-free screen backlights and comes in recycled packaging. So it is cool for those of you that are environmentally conscious. You'll also get 1 year limited hardware warranty and the 24 hrs a day / 7 days a week customer service from HP.

Conclusion: HP 2000-2d80nr is a no-frills low cost but a relatively powerful and fast computer with adequate technical specs, features and connectivity options that will help you with your day-to-day tasks. It looks modern and pretty, has a decent battery life, is fairly light and portable at 5.39 lbs weight, offers decent sound and graphics, has adequate amount of RAM for multitasking and hard drive for storage of all your files. It is definitely a good buy at the price it is currently offered.