HP Pavilion DM1Z

  • HP Pavilion DM1Z
82
Based on 14 scores, 21 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    7
  • Good:
    4
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    2

The HP Pavilion DM1Z features a dual-core 1.6GHz E350 Zacate processor and AMD Radeon HD 6310 GPU on the same chip. It also boasts an 11.6-inch widescreen with a 1,366-by-768 resolution and ships with a full size, chiclet-style keyboard. The DM1Z also includes a free upgrade to 3GB of RAM, a 6-cell battery and 320GB of storage, while also supporting extras like GPS mapping and an external Blu-ray drive. In terms of connectivity, the dm1z has 3 USB ports, VGA, Ethernet, a multimedia card reader and HDMI out.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Digital Trends on 95

The HP dm1z is what netbooks originally claimed to be but never were - an affordable and enjoyable Windows PC in a portable...

By Computer Shopper on 85

Good-looking and long running, the HP Pavilion dm1z is a well-rounded ultraportable that delivers high style at a low price....

By cnet on 81

There have been plenty of 11-inch AMD-powered ultraportables this year, but HP's Pavilion dm1z was the first, and this updated version puts it back in the lead in this crowded...

By Gear Diary on -

When you have a mini-laptop with a ~$420 price tag (+$100 for Blu-Ray player), you naturally scale back your expectations – you don’t expect to be playing max’d out 3D games, watching Blu-Ray movies, hearing great sound as you stream...

By InfoWorld on 60

The common denominator is small size and light weight. Otherwise, the usual tradeoffs apply. Be on the alert for lousy ergonomics, poor...

By ConsumerSearch on -

The HP Pavilion dm1z netbook achieves a nearly impossible task: inspiring consensus among virtually all review sites that report on it, while racking up an impressive array of Editors' Choice or Recommended ratings along the way. Powered by an AMD...

By TechTree on 80

After spending a few weeks with the HP Pavilion dm1z, I can tell that AMD's Fusion has lived up to the hype. HP has succeeded in providing a nice design and sturdy build quality. The HD video playback is flawless, and the netbook is good to go when...

By Online Notebook on -

There still are a lot a lot of PC manufacturers in the market who believes that the Netbooks arent completely dead and that there still is a little life left in this segment, and hence keeps launching new products in the segment. One such manufacturer...

By Wired on 90

Don’t tell HP that netbooks are dead, that tablets are the future.Like so many old-guard PC companies, HP continues to hang on to the little ‘puter that could. And you know what, it’s doing a fine job of proving there’s life left...

By Maximum PC on 90

We’re not living so close to the cutting edge here at Maximum PC that we can’t see the utility of a no-frills, budget portable that’s capable of performing all the common day-to-day computing tasks. Whether it serves as a secondary...

By Chip Chick on -

For low $400s, the HP Pavilion dm1z with the AMD E-350 Fusion Processor is quite versatile and powerful for what it is. It blows any current netbook out of the water. As for the pricier ultra-portables, it stacks up pretty darned well. The gaming and...

By liliputing.com on -

The HP Pavilion dm1z is probably one of the best thin and light laptops you can find for under $450. The AMD E-350 processor and Radeon HD 6310 give the laptop more kick than you’d get from any Intel Atom powered laptop, but the chipset...

By Kitguru.net on 95

This is the finest ultraportable we have tested to date, and a wonderful showcase for AMD Fusion, in the mobile...

By AnandTech on -

HP's been on board AMD's ultraportable bandwagon since the chipmaker first shipped the underwhelming Congo platform, and HP continued to produce reasonably compelling not-quite-netbooks with the Athlon/Turion II Neo-equipped Nile platform. But...

By MobileTechReview on 70

The HP Pavilion dm1z with AMD Fusion impresses us as a better than netbook alternative for those looking for a relatively affordable portable that can handle video playback and even light gaming. We found it capable of multitasking responsively with...

By TechReviewSource on 90

AMD's newest line of Fusion CPUs have landed inside one of HP's newest laptops: the Pavilion dm1z. This 11.6-inch laptop has fantastic battery life, excellent performance ratings and a really sleek design. The screen has an HD resolution and the...

By Engadget on 80

Is this really happening? After years of waiting has AMD finally done it? Provided a netbook / ultraportable platform that melds really solid performance and graphics with solid battery life? Something that can kick Intel's Atom to the curb, but...

By PC Mag on 90

The HP Pavilion dm1z is next step in netbook evolution, as its new AMD Fusion APU proved you can have great battery life without sacrificing speed....

By PCWorld on 60

The Pavilion dm1z makes for a mediocre, if inexpensive, ultraportable laptop, but it's really a fantastic netbook without the usual netbook compromises....

By Notebook Review on 80

At the end of the day, it's hard not to like the new HP Pavilion dm1z. HP and AMD resolved all of the main complaints that people had with the previous generation of AMD-based ultraportbales: Poor battery life, high temperatures, and only adequate...