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HP Pavilion ze5270

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of HP Pavilion ze5270. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviews about the keyboard and design are generally positive. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the usability and image quality.

performance, price, design, keyboard

portability, screen, size, image quality, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Pavilion ze5270 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of HP Pavilion ze5270 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers are impressed by the price and performance, but many are less positive about the size and usability.

performance, price

portability, screen, image quality, usability, size

50% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Pavilion ze5270 Laptop (2.40-GHz Pentium 4, 512 MB RAM, 40 GB Hard Drive)HP Pavilion ze5270 Laptop (2.40-GHz Pentium 4, 512 MB RAM, 40 GB Hard Drive)

Jul, 2015

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HP Pavilion ze5270


This well-made mainstream notebook includes many top components but sacrifices performance and battery life. Turn to it only as a low-cost alternative.

Many top components; attractive case; good speakers and keyboard

Slow; big and heavy; short battery life

Sep, 2014

Product Specifications

Get desktop performance plus notebook style with this multimedia powerhouse for work and home. If high-level desktop performance and mobility are both key for you, look no further than the HP Pavilion ze5270. As you race from meeting to meeting and across the globe, this leading-edge machine will be racing through multiple applications and keep up with your every computing need. Enjoy great photo and movie images courtesy of the ATI Mobility Radeon; AGP 4X and 3D architecture and crisp 15" display. Make easy connections with ports for digital cameras, scanners, printers, PDAs, and MP3 players.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:15in
Diagonal Size (metric):38.1cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No


Country Kits:United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP Pavilion

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:400MHz




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


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:8x
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo
Write Speed:8x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition


Clock Speed:2.4GHz
Type:Pentium 4/Pentium 4-M


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

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:40GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Home use/Home use / Small business

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon