HP has claimed multiple wins in the prestigious Red Dot Design Awards and the CNET Asia Editor’s Choice Awards. HP Notebooks have also received consistently positive reviews and ratings from CNET Asia.
Sophistication and innovative design
For their sleek and unique Imprint design, the HP Pavilion dv6000, HP Compaq Presario v3000 and HP Compaq Presario v6000 won the 2007 Red Dot Design Award, one of the largest and most acclaimed design competitions in the world.
The international award attracts up to 6,000 submissions every year. Products with an exacting sophistication and innovative design are awarded with a seal of quality and are placed alongside the best in design and business by a jury of internationally renowned designers and design experts.
CNET Asia highlighted the performance and value of the HP Compaq Presario b1900 and HP Pavilion dv9100. Both notebooks were given the CNET Asia Editor’s Choice Award. The HP Compaq Presario b1900 was lauded for its very reasonable price and impressive specifications, like the good display screen, ultraportability, and separate graphics processor. For these features, CNET Asia gave the Presario b19000 a 9/10 overall rating. CNET Asia also praised HP Pavilion dv 9100 for its competitive pricing and gave it an 8/10 rating for its HDMI output, excellent graphics performance, remote control, integrated Webcam, and dual hard drive bays.
Most viewed and top rated
Three HP Notebooks –the HP Pavilion dv 2000, HP Compaq Presario B1900 and the HP Pavilion dv 9100 –simultaneously ranked in CNET Asia Reviews’ Top Five Most Popular Laptop Computers, which is based on feedback from online viewers. Meanwhile, three other HP Notebooks made it to CNET Asia Reviews’ Top Five Upcoming Laptops list: the HP Pavilion dv 2200, HP Pavilion 9200, and HP Pavilion 6200.
The HP Pavilion HDX, nicknamed “The Dragon”, placed fourth in CNET Asia’s list of Top Five DirectX 10 Gaming Notebooks. The Dragon was noted for its massive 20-inch display, pioneering Core 2 Extreme Mobile CPU, pop-out remote control, and touch-sensitive controls. It was given an 8.1/10 rating by CNET Asia.
Consistently great reviews
HP Notebooks have consistently earned high ratings in CNET Asia’s various categories. In December 2006, the HP Compaq Presario v3000 ranked second and fourth, respectively, in CNET Asia’s Top Five Budget Notebooks and Top Ten Notebooks categories. In the same month, the HP Pavilion dv2000 ranked first in CNET Asia’s Top Five Thin and Light Notebooks category and took the eighth spot on CNET Asia’s list of Top Ten Notebooks.
In April 2007, four HP Notebooks made it to CNET Asia’s list of Top Ten Notebooks: the HP Compaq Presario v3200 (third), HP Pavilion dv2200 (fifth), HP Compaq Presario b1900 (eigth), and HP Pavilion dv9100 (ninth). In May 2007, CNET Asia’s Top Ten Notebooks list showcased the following HP Notebooks: the HP Compaq Presario c500 (third), HP Compaq Presario v3400 (eigth), and HP Pavilion dv9100 (ninth). Another three HP Notebooks made it to the Top Ten in June 2007: the HP Compaq Presario v3500 (third), Compaq Presario b1900 (seventh), and HP Pavilion dv9500 (ninth).