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Compaq Presario 1200

Compaq Presario 1200
alaAverage 2.9

8 reviews

Dec, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Compaq Presario 1200. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Opinions about the screen and price are on the whole positive. The battery and portability are also mentioned favorably.

design, portability, battery, price, screen

On average, users rate this product 47/100 and experts rate this product 70/100.

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Compaq Presario 1200-XL110


Internet-centric portable offers good battery life but could use a speed boost.

With its silver Internet buttons and bundled Microsoft Word 2000 CD, the Presario 1200-XL 110 would make a fine choice for budget-minded consumers or small businesses in need of a basic portable for e-mail and word processing.

Jun, 2000

Expert review by: yuga (

Compaq Presario B1200


Since I first bought the Compaq Presario V3000 over a year ago, I've been a fan of HP's line of laptops. So, after selling off that old model, I went back and got an almost similar but lighter version - the Compaq Presario HP B1256TU.

Mar, 2008

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Hewlett-Packard Compaq Presario B1200


Stylish slim design, built-in microphone and webcam

Performance is a little disappointing, no biometric security

A solid notebook, the HP Compaq Presario B1200 isn't a powerhouse machine, but it does come with an array of strong features and a smooth design that makes it a reasonable choice.

Sep, 2007

Product Specifications

The Compaq Presario notebooks are fully integrated PCs that feature the ideal blend of technology for your on-the-go lifestyle. These powerful notebooks offer a convenient go-anywhere design, an exceptional multimedia and Internet experience, and legendary Compaq quality. Grab the Presario 1200-XL110 Internet notebook! Maximize your on-the-go lifestyle with plenty of power, a stunning 3D experience and an outstanding value. Surf on the road with a speedy 56K modem. Download music from the Web or your personal collection to create your custom digital music library. Breeze through e-mail, answer questions about your PC, connect to a popular search engine or go e-shopping with the Compaq Internet Zone. Add an optional adapter for wireless Internet access and home networking. With all these features and more, the Presario 1200-XL110 Internet notebook is the one companion no road warrior should be without.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Technology:Lithium ion/Nickel metal hydride

Cache Memory

Installed Size:128KB/1MB/512KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:16-bit (64K colors)/24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:16-bit (64K colors)/24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:12.1in/13.3in/13in
Diagonal Size (metric):30.7cm/33.8cm/33cm
Max Resolution:800 x 600
Technology:HPA passive matrix/TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No


Country Kits:France/Latin America/United States/Worldwide
Model:1200/1200-XL 126/1200-XL119/1200XL103/1200XL104/1200XL106/1200XL110/1200XL111/1200XL118/1200XL119
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Compaq Presario

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / TrackPoint


Data Bus Speed:100MHz/95MHz




Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:Bell 103 / Bell 212A / ITU V.17 / ITU V.21 / ITU V.22 / ITU V.22bis / ITU V.23 / ITU V.27ter / ITU V.32 / ITU V.32bis / ITU V.34 / ITU V.90/Bell 212A / ITU V.17 / ITU V.21 / ITU V.22 / ITU V.22bis / ITU V.23 / ITU V.27ter / ITU V.32 / ITU V.32bis / ITU V.34 / ITU V.90/ITU V.17 / ITU V.21 / ITU V.22 / ITU V.22bis / ITU V.23 / ITU V.27ter / ITU V.32 / ITU V.32bis / ITU V.34 / ITU V.90/ITU V.21 / ITU V.22 / ITU V.22bis / ITU V.32 / ITU V.32bis / ITU V.34 / ITU V.34bis / ITU V.90/ITU V.90
Type:Fax / modem


Type: None

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x/6x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 98/Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition/Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition


Clock Speed:450MHz/475MHz/500MHz/533MHz/800MHz


Installed Size:128MB/32MB/64MB/96MB
Max Supported Size:160MB/192MB/320MB

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5" 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5 1.44 MB floppy

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:10GB/5GB/6GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business/Home use/Home use / Small business

Video Memory

Installed Size:4MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI RAGE LT PRO/Trident Blade 3D/Trident CyberBlade e4/Trident CyberBlade i1/Trident CyberBlade i7