HP Pavilion tx2500z

HP Pavilion tx2500z

Summary: 12.1″ Touchscreen, AMD Dual-Core, AMD Puma, ATI Radeon HD 3200 , June 2008, Converts between regular laptop and Tablet PC.

Last Updated: December 22, 2008

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Save up to $399 instantly on HP tx2500z Customizable Notebook PC
Savings includes $200 instant rebate, Free upgrade to 3GB of memory from 1GB ($100 value), Free upgrade to 250GB hard drive from 160GB ($50 value) and FREE shipping ($49 value). Add an HP Deskjet Printer for free (after $70 paperless rebate) or save $70 on a wireless printer

Availability: Purchase at HP Home and Home Office Store

Amazon.com (US)
HP Pavilion TX2510US – Tablet PC, 2.1GHz Turion X2, 3GB RAM, 250GB HDD, Vista, $915 (After rebate)
HP Pavilion TX2635US – Tablet PC, 2.2GHz Turion X2 Ultra, 4GB RAM, 320GB HDD, Vista, $1,163
HP Pavilion TX2622NR – “Entertainment” Version, AMD RM-70, Vista Home SP1, 3GB RAM, Webcam, Fingerprint reader (Amazon)

Similar Laptops:
– Being replaced by HP Pavilion TouchSmart tx2 / tx2z
– Replaces HP Pavilion tx2000z series

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Product Name: HP Pavilion tx2500z
Official Page: HP Pavilion tx2500z series
Announced: June 10, 2008
Available: Available
Status: In Production
Price: Starts at $1049 – See page below
Markets: Consumer, Small Business, Worldwide

Models (North America):
TX2510US ($1050 after rebate at Amazon.com) – 2.10 GHz AMD Turion X2 ZM-80 CPU, 3 GB RAM, 250 GB HDD, DVD Drive, Windows Vista Premium, Black
– Available through HP Pavilion tx2500z series page at HP.com (HP Home and Home Office Store).
TX2525NR – 2GHZ RM-70 AMD CPU, 3GB RAM, ATI Radeon HD 3200, 250GB HDD
TX2525NT – Maybe variant of TX2525NR
TX2513CL – 2GHZ RM-70 AMD CPU, 3GB RAM, 250GB HDD, 802.11a/b/g/n, LightScribe DVD Writer, Vista Home Premium, Maybe recertified model only

– “Convertible” – Display twists around and lays across keyboard, forming a Tablet PC with digitizer
– High-gloss black case with “Echo” pattern inlaid.
– “HP QuickPlay” – fast starts movies, music, with a mobile TV module for internet TV streaming. Mini-Remote stores in ExpressCard slot.

Updates over previous HP Pavilion tx2000z models:
– Updated CPU
– Updated Windows Vista options
– Upgraded graphics (ATI Radeon HD 3200)
– Upgraded harddrive options

Manufacturer’s Description:
Decked out in our new “Echo” inlaid design, the ultraportable 4.59 lb1. Pavilion tx2500z is packed with features you’ll love. It has a 12.1″ (diagonal) high-definition touch screen, and it optimizes handwriting capture: you simply write on it with a dockable/rechargeable eraser pen (no batteries needed). In addition, the screen twists for easy viewing of documents and movies in cramped spaces.

CPU: AMD Turion 64 X2 Dual-Core ZM-80 (2.1GHz), ZM-82 (2.2GHz) or ZM-86 (2.4GHz)
Chipset: AMD “Puma”
Front-side Bus: Up to 1.6GHz depending on power option
Memory: DDR2
Memory Capacity: 1GB – 4GB (2 slots)

Display: 12.1″ HP BrightView
Resolution: 1280×800 WXGA
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset: ATI Radeon HD 3200
Graphics Memory:
Other: 1x S-Video Out, VGA Out

Hard Drive Type: 2.5″ Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Drive Capacity: 5400rpm: 160GB, 250GB, 320GB
Optical: CD/DVD Writer with Lightscribe is standard (8x)

Wireless: 802.11b/g, 802.11a/b/g, 802.11a/b/g/n
Modem: Yes
Ethernet: Yes
Bluetooth: Optional
Mobile Broadband: Optional Verizon Wireless V740 1x EVDO ExpressCard

Audio Chipset:
Internal Speakers/Microphone: 2x omni-directional microphones, Integrated Altec Lansing stereo speakers
Audio I/O: 2x headphone jacks (one is S/PDIF)/Line-out, 1x Line-In/Microphone-in
USB: 3x USB 2.0
Firewire: No
PC Card: 1x ExpressCard/34
Flash/Memory Card Reader: 5-in-1
Other: Optional webcam, Consumer IR

Biometric/Fingerprint: Optional
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):
Other: Computrace LoJack for Notebooks – one – two years

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 – Vista Home Premium (32-bit or 64-bit), Optional Windows Vista Business with SP1 (32-bit) or Vista Ultimate with SP1 (64-bit)
Other Software: Norton Internet Security 2008 (see below website), ArcSoft Media Converter 2.5 or Roxio Backup MyPC, Microsoft Works 9.0, Microsoft Office OneNote 2007, HP PhotoSmart essentials, CyberLink DVD, others (See support site)
Warranty: 1 year hardware parts and labor, one year toll-free 24×7 support, 30 days free limited software support
Drivers: HP.com

Battery: Lithium Ion
Options: 4-cell, 6-cell, 8-cell
Battery Life:

Width: 12.05 inches / 306.1 mm
Depth: 8.82 inches / 224 mm
Height: 1.23 – 1.52 inches / 31.2 – 38.6 mm
Weight: 4.59 pounds / 2.08 kg (with 4-cell battery)

Reviews and Articles:
LAPTOP Magazine – Review (June 27, 2008)
TabletPCReview.com – User Review (June 27, 2008)

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