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Compaq Presario X1040US Laptop (1.50-GHz Pentium M (Centrino), 512 MB RAM, 80 GB, DVD+R/RW/CD-RW Combo Drive)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 review of Compaq Presario X1040US Laptop (1.50-GHz Pentium M (Centrino), 512 MB RAM, 80 GB, DVD+R/RW/CD-RW Combo Drive). The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and price. The design and usability are also appreciated, whereas there are some negative opinions about the battery and portability.

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Consumer review by: Stanley (

Good value entry level notebook...


Low price, excellent features, great little package

No extra software, short battery time, weak built in speaker

Mar, 2004

Product Specifications

Discover the joy of being mobile and having access to breakthrough performance and integrated wireless connectivity. The Compaq Presario x1040us notebook has everything you need for a productive life on the go. Do more on the move with Intel Centrino Mobile Technology, which combines the Intel Pentium M processor with power-conserving features and integrated wireless connectivity. Get easy wireless access with the integrated Intel Pro/Wireless 2100 802.11b wireless LAN (Wi-Fi compliant). See clearly with the stunning 15.4" wide screen that offers viewing angles 33 percent wider than standard displays, plus provides greater contrast, sharper images, and truer colors. Watch DVD movies and create multimedia presentations with the advanced ATI MOBILITY RADEON 9200 graphics processor. View photos and data files with the integrated Secure Digital (SD) memory card slot. Make connections with digital cameras, scanners, and photo printers using the IEEE 1394 FireWire port or three USB 2 ports.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15.4in
Diagonal Size (metric):39.1cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Country Kits:United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Compaq Presario

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad




Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90 / ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition


Clock Speed:1.5GHz
Type:Pentium M


Installed Size:512MB
Max Supported Size:1GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:80GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino

Video Memory

Installed Size:64MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon 9200