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Hewlett Packard 6830s Laptop with Blu-ray 83351234

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As one of the most affordable Blu-ray laptops you can currently buy, its excellent battery life and Blu-ray compatibility make the 6830s well worth considering." - What Laptop, February 2009

This 6830s is a Laptops Direct exclusive and is a superb all rounder from HP, with a great range of features at a price point that is unbeatable for the meaty spec that you get here!

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With a powerful Intel Dual-Core processor you can run multiple programmes at once, without sacrificing any speed....So, if you need to use all the office applications at once and you want to listen to music or a burn a dvd you`ll see no slow down at all.  Backed up by a massive 3GB Ram as standard the 6830s is happy to have lots on the go!

The real clincher here though is the built in Blu-Ray drive, utilising all the latest technology to give you a comprehensive entertainment experience and never seen before level of detail with High Definition movies.  This is rare in a laptop at this price!

You have plenty of room here to store important files and documents, whether its the latest videos and music or your important work documents, you`ll struggle to fill the 250GB Hard drive thats inside this machine.

Full wireless and Bluetooth technologies are also in-built, making acessing the internet and communicating a piece of cake!  In addition theres plenty of other connectivity options for when you’re out and about, such as the integrated webcam, card readerand 4 USB ports.

Remember, all this comes beautifully presented in a super stylish chassis, and the 17" screen is ideal to use on a daily basis, and a superb way to watch Blu-Ray films. 

If you want all of the entertainment essentials wrapped up in an extremely stylish exterior you need look no further than the Hewlett Packard 6830s.

Please note a recovery disc cannot be produced for this model.

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  • Communication: Wireless LAN, Bluetooth
  • Multimedia: Built-in Wecam
  • Battery: 8 Cell
  • Operating System: Windows Vista Home Premium

    Questions & Answers

    05/04/2009 Hafiz: Hi, i'd like to know what the battery life of this laptop is?

    SteveF: Its around 1.5 to 2 hours.

    02/04/2009 Souvik Paul: Whats the megapixel of the integrated webcam of this laptop?

    SteveF: Its a 1.3mp.

    01/04/2009 Colm: Can you use it as a Blue player and redirect the output to a TV? If so how can you do this without HDMI?

    David J: Yes, you can use a VGA connection although this does not transfer sound

    01/04/2009 Colm: What warranty/guarantee/support comes goes with it?

    David J: This coumes with 12 months warranty

    27/03/2009 Don: Do you sell this model without a blueray player? if so, whats the model number and the price?

    dave: No

    19/03/2009 david: would i need to buy a dongle to access the wireless router i have. would the vga port still give hd playback qualitywise or would it be inferior. thanks.

    dave: You Don't need a wireless dongle as the Unit has a Built in Wireless Receiver,Also the VGA Port Does Not Give a HD Signal.

    09/03/2009 Greg: Hi, great website. Does this laptop take sd cards form digital cameras? Im going to get either this or the Acer 5920G. Which is a better overall machine do you reckon? Many thanks. Greg

    SteveF: Yes it has a card reader. Both machines are good models but it depends what else you're going to use it for. Please give sales team a call who can go through your needs and match them to the correct model.

    08/03/2009 CH: What leads and accessories come with the laptop?

    SteveF: Power lead and transformer.

    07/03/2009 Chris: Does it have the Express Card slot? Want to put in a Firewire Express Card, would that work?

    david s: Yes on the left hand side

    03/03/2009 Mully: Is there a way to connect this laptop to a TV to utilise the Blu Ray player without having a HDMI port?

    SteveF: There are other ways of connecting the laptop such as DVi or VGA, but it depends what ports you have on your TV. Check those and then compare them against the outputs on the laptop to see if they're compatible.

    26/02/2009 rhysp: can you play football manager 2009 on it?

    David J: Yes, that game should be fine on this laptop

    01/02/2009 tanushree: Is there a HP laptop with same specs as 6830S with additional HDMI port

    SteveF: Sorry, not in that range although you maybe able to buy an extension card which will give you a HDMI output. Give HP a call on that one.

    01/02/2009 malvika: Does this laptop have a s-video,ethernet & IEEE1394 ports

    David J: This laptop has an ethernet port but not the others you enquired about

    01/02/2009 pratiktbose: Can I connect this laptop to a LCD TV to watch BluRay movies running on this laptop?

    David J: Yes, you could connect it via VGA

    01/02/2009 M: Does this laptop have any firewire ports?

    David J: No this doesn't have firewire connectivity

    30/01/2009 harry: can i connect the laptop with my sony bravia tv for viewing photos or playing games?

    David J: Yes, this will be able to connect vis VGA cable to that TV

    30/01/2009 harry: can i install additional graphic card?can i play games like fifa 09 or cricket 07 on currently installed graphic card?what about antivirus?do i need to install it?will i get service centre in india(mumbai)?

    SteveF: The graphics card is a ATI Mobility RadeonTM HD 3430, with 256mb of dedicated memory and will play most games well although, as with many laptops, not on top setting.

    28/01/2009 David F: the Q&A says there is no HDMI port but the photos appear to show one and other websites selling same model do have HDMI. So can you please confirm if there is or isnt a HDMI port. Thanks.

    SteveF: The pictures maybe representative of the range and so may show ports that are on other models. This model doesn't come with a HDMI out unfortunately.

    21/01/2009 Marie: whats the warranty that comes with this product, is there is a money back guarantee, What comes with the laptop

    SteveF: The laptop has a one year warranty, mo money back guarantee and comes with a battery and charger.

    18/01/2009 Aboyi: Good day, Could you please tell me if this product is fully HP product both internal and external components of it or just HP outlook (assembled). Thank you.

    SteveF: Hp components.

    16/01/2009 D: Can you get the downgradeable CD to XP Pro?

    SteveF: Sorry, Vista Home can't be downgraded to XP, not by us anyway. If you call Hp, they might be able to supply thew drivers to do so, buy you'll need to check with them first.

    SteveF: Sorry, Vista Home can't be downgraded to XP, not by us anyway. If you call Hp, they might be able to supply thew drivers to do so, buy you'll need to check with them first.

    12/01/2009 Anna: does this laptop have webcam included?

    SteveF: Yes it does.

    11/01/2009 Bob: How much does the laptop itself weigh it Kilograms?

    SteveF: Its 3KG.

    08/01/2009 CiaranHogarty: Can you please gives details of the graphics card? There is no reference to it on the specification list, why is this? It is the only thing that is stopping me from buying it.

    SteveF: Its a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3430.

    07/01/2009 Guy F: Hi, is there a DVI or XVGA output - suitable for a data projector feed for near HD level images? thanks Guy

    SteveF: It just has the standard VGA output.

    07/01/2009 Margaret: Can I get the same specifications but with a 15.4" screen?

    SteveF: Not with that model but give our sales team a call and they'll run through some alternatives with you.

    06/01/2009 daria: what is the difference between the £549.96 inc. vat hp laptop with Blue Ray 6830s and the other you advtertise at £479.98 inc. vat or are they the same laptop

    dave: The only difference is the blu ray drive.

    28/12/2008 Nelm4: Does this laptop have TV-Out capability?

    SteveF: Sorry this product is now sold out.

    28/12/2008 chang: hi, can this be conected to a tv with a tv out put. cheers

    SteveF: It depends on what inputs the TV has. With flatscreen there maybe several different ways of hooking it up.

    28/12/2008 G: Hi, Does this laptop have the option of having an HDMI output so the Blue Ray DVD's can be viewed through a 1080p TV screen?

    SteveF: Sorry, this product is now sold out.

    19/12/2008 Brian McCann: Hi Dave, Is the graphics card in this machine suiatble for playing 3d games such as World of warcraft. Thanks. Brian.

    dave: yes

    19/12/2008 DoM: Is it possible to upgrade the processor before buying the laptop?

    Matt: No, we cant upgrade that sorry.

    07/12/2008 Cyrussir: Q: Does this laptop "Rewrite the DVD" ?

    Matt: Yes, the Blu-Ray drives also have full DVDRW comptibility.

    02/12/2008 seariah: hi, does this laptop have a microphone, and could you tell me please how long is the runtime of the battery, if that is charged, and what kind of vebcam and card reader this laptop have,
    thank you

    SteveF: yes it has a microphone, the battary lasts around 2 hours, the webcam is 0.3 mp and the card reader is a 5 in 1

    23/11/2008 Jan M: Does this laptop have a HDMI port?

    David J: No, this laptop does not have a HDMI port

    17/11/2008 Dave: What's the spec of the graphics card please?

    David J: This laptop comes with a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3430 with up to 256MB of dedicated memory

    08/11/2008 Linz: Does this laptop have a card reader?

    SteveF: Yes it does.