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Hp Pavilion TouchSmart 11

alaTest has collected and analyzed 138 reviews of Hp Pavilion TouchSmart 11. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Comments about the size and battery are on the whole positive. The screen and portability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the image quality and reliability.

usability, portability, screen, battery, size

performance, reliability, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Hp Pavilion TouchSmart 11 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Lars Schmidt (

Review HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11-e000sb Notebook


The beauty and the beast? The HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11 looks nice, but can it offer enough performance with the AMD A4-1250? ...

High quality workmanship; Very long battery life; Integrated SD card reader; Premium service extends warranty by one year; The cable and plug are very robust

Hard-to-access USB ports; Modest brightness; Limited performance

The long-lasting battery of the notebook.

Nov, 2013

Expert review by : Timothy Torres (

HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11 Review and Ratings


This 11.6-inch laptop won't break the bank at $399 or thereabouts, and offers the full Windows 8 experience with a responsive touch screen and comfortable keyboard. But slow performance and a dim screen hold it back.

Good touch screen and touch pad ; Decent battery life ; Respectable sound ; Low price

Sluggish performance ; Heavy for its small size ; Low screen quality

Despite the HP's performance issues, its battery life turned out to be decent. The system trails the Lenovo IdeaPad U430 Touch by a fair amount, but it still has enough juice to power an afternoon's worth of typing and Web browsing. Just don't keep too...

Nov, 2013

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HP Pavilion 11 TouchSmart Review


The logical successor to the Pavilion dm1, the Pavilion TouchSmart 11 is a most attractive buy at its price. The excellent battery life and the responsive 11.6-inch touchscreen add to the compact and very portable design. This is a perfect laptop for...

Excellent battery life, Well built, Good display with consistent touchscreen response, Comfortable keyboard

Multi-tasking performance is average, Glossy display

Sep, 2013

Expert review by : Nick Odantzis (

HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11 review


Cheap and cheerful, but the performance of this entry-level laptop is underwhelming

Brilliant touch screen ; Good battery life ; Full version of Windows 8 ; Quite portable ; Excellent connectivity

Very poor overall performance ; Screen quality isn't great ; Keyboard can be slightly tricky to use ; Heavy, considering its small size

The TouchSmart 11 would make a good buy for students on a tight budget, but business users will want more power. If we were making the decisions at HP, we would have left the touch capabilities out and spent the money on a faster processor or a better...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Katharine Byrne (

HP Pavilion Touchsmart 11-e030sa review


This touchscreen laptop is beautifully designed, but its slow processor and temperamental touchpad hold it back

The HP Pavilion Touchsmart 11-e030sa is an appealing laptop that's great for taking on the go, but when the superior Asus X200CA costs £30 less, even its good looks and longer battery life aren’t quite enough to win us over.

Jan, 2014

Expert review by : Techworld (

HP Pavilion 11 Touchsmart notebook


HP's Pavilion 11 Touchsmart is a good model to consider if you're after a laptop that's small, yet well featured. It's not overly fast, but it has enough grunt for basic Web, communications, and multimedia tasks.

Sep, 2013

Expert review by : Digit Laptops Vishal Mathur (

HP Pavilion 11 TouchSmart Review


The logical successor to the Pavilion dm1, the Pavilion TouchSmart 11 is a most attractive buy at its price. The excellent battery life and the responsive 11.6-inch touchscreen add to the compact and very portable design. This is a perfect laptop for...

Excellent battery life ; Well built ; Good display with consistent touchscreen response ; Comfortable keyboard

Multi-tasking performance is average ; Glossy display

Sep, 2013

Expert review by : Reseller News (

Expert Review


Lightweight 11.6-inch laptop that sports a slow, slow processor

Aug, 2013

Consumer review (



Purchased this laptop today and it's going back in the morning. It is so slow and just stops working in the middle of doing something.


Quality, Performance

Jul, 2014

Consumer review (

slow processor


I brought this laptop about 3 weeks ago on sale for $329.99. witch was a great deal, but when I started to use the internet it was very slow. if this had a larger processor I would have given a higher rating. but I had to take it back, and I got a...

value, Easy to Use, Display Screen, Lightweight, Easy to Set Up

Performance, slow processor

Apr, 2014

Product Specifications


Audio system:DTS Sound / DTS Sound+
Built-in Microphone:Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2


Battery Capacity:36
Battery capacity (Watt hours):36
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3 / 6


Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720


Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Silver
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes


Color of product:Black, Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Notebook


3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:11.6 / 12
Display number of colors:16.77
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Matt
Full HD: No
HD type:HD / Not supported
LED backlight:Y / Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:45 / 65
Power auto-sensing: Yes


Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon HD 8000
On-board graphics adapter memory:3.887
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 8210


Full-size keyboard: Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y
Numeric keypad:N / No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes


Internal memory:4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 4 / 1 x 8
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM


3G:N / No
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 179921.3
Operating altitude:0 - 120078.7
Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-15 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-15 - 60

Optical Drive

Disc types supported: No
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:N / No

Other Features

Audio system:DTS Sound / DTS Sound+
Intel visual technologies: No

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Manual:Y / Yes
Package depth:10.2 / 3.15
Package height:10.2 / 3.15
Package weight:5.29 / 5.64
Package width:17.1
Power cord included:Y / Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes


Accelerometer: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:45 / 65
Power auto-sensing:Y


Processor cache:1
Processor cache type:L2
Processor cores:2
Processor family:AMD A
Processor frequency:1
Processor model:A4-1250
Processor threads:2

Processor special features

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: No
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel visual technologies: No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No


Cable lock slot:No / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: No
Password protection:Y


Bundled software:HP Utility Center\nHP Recovery Manager\nDTS Sound+\nHP Connected Music\nHP Connected Photo\nHP CoolSense\nHP ProtectSmart\nHP Connected ePrint\nCyberLink PowerDVD\nWindows Live Essentials\n7-Zip / Symantec Norton Internet Security 2013,\nDTS Sound+,\nHP Connected Music,\nHP Connected Photo,\nHP Coolsense,\nHP ProtectSmart,\nHP Connected ePrint,\nCyberLink Power DVD,\nWindows Live Essentials,\n7-Zip
Drivers included:Y
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8 / Windows 8.1
Trial software:Symantec Norton Internet Security 2013


Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.5 / 9
Height:0.878 / 1.41 / 2
Weight:2 / 3.09 / 3.31
Width:11 / 11.4