HP Pavilion 18-5010 Highlights
Pros: Low power consumption.
Cons: No touchscreen.
The best thing we like about All-In-One (AIO) desktops is that they take very little space and reduce clutter as compared to traditional desktops. HP Pavilion 18-5010 is one of these AIO desktops, similar to the Dell Inspiron 20 - io2020-3341BK. It is powered by AMD E1-2500 processor with 4GB of memory and 500GB of storage space. The design of HP Pavilion 18-5010 is slim and elegant. The front features black bezel along the sides and a silver finish at the bottom. The back is made of a matte black plastic. Also, the 18.5 inch display is just the right size for everyday tasks.
Performance - HP Pavilion 18-5010 is powered by an AMD E1-2500 Accelerated processor. It is a dual-core processor based on Kabini architecture with a clock speed of 1.4GHz. The processor is optimized for low power consumption and made specifically for low end notebooks and desktops. It is not the most powerful processor but it is more than enough for light home-office and media tasks.
Storage & Memory - The desktop comes with 4GB of memory (expandable to 16GB) and 500GB (7200RPM) hard drive. The storage space is enough for keeping a large number of documents and files. Also, the memory is sufficient for carrying out daily home-office tasks.
Display, Graphics & Sound - HP Pavilion 18-5010 features a 18.5 inch diagonal widescreen high definition LED backlit display (1366 x 768 pixels). It is not a touchscreen. It comes with an integrated AMD Radeon HD 8240 graphics card, which is not suitable for playing high end games. The desktop also comes with a built-in stereo speakers.
Operating System - Windows 8.
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HP Pavilion 18-5010 comes with HP TrueVision HD Webcam (720p HD), optical mouse and a USB keyboard with volume control. Other features include 7-in-1 media card reader, 2 USB 3.0 ports, 3 USB 2.0 ports, wireless connectivity and a slim tray SuperMulti DVD burner. Additionally, HP Pavilion 18-5010 meets strict energy efficiency standards. It measures 18.51 x 1.84 x 12.96 inches and weighs 12.1 pounds.
As with most All-In-One desktops, the HP Pavilion 18-5010 is not meant for high end computing. It is perfect for running basic computer tasks. It is ideal for students who want to do some research and complete assignments, or users who just wants to surf the web, play movies and run other basic applications. If you're looking for an AIO desktop with a bigger screen, consider the Dell Inspiron 20 - io2020-3341BK.