HP Dreamscreen 400 – Price , Specification and Review

Written on:June 2, 2011
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The new HP DreamScreen 400 is a 18.5-inch all-in-one touchscreen desktop computer . It is pre-loaded with a Linux based operating system .
The “developed in India, for India” tabletop product is designed to enhance education, deliver news and entertainment, link families, enrich spiritual life and provide access to the web via a touch interface“What was once elusive is now within reach – a tap of a finger lets everyone in the household reach the information they cherish,” said Satjiv S. Chahil, advisor, Global Markets, Personal Systems Group, HP. “With such an easy way to access the internet, Indian families now can participate more fully in the global community and reach their dreams.”

To deliver information that is tailored for the market, HP collaborated with leading Indian content and service providers to create an experience for all members of the family, including first-time technology users. Thanks to an intuitive user interface, information ranging from school curricula to Bollywood TV and music is instantly accessible(2) – in English or Hindi. Video calls can be initiated by tapping an onscreen number keypad or touching a photo. Real-time religious services are brought into the home from webcams stationed in faraway temples, bringing spiritual satisfaction to the comfort of the home.

 

 

Specifications Of HP DreamScreen 400

DISPLAY –

  • 18.5 inches (diagonal) widescreen Touch display
  • 1366-by-768-pixel resolution
  • Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously

PROCESSOR –

  • Powered by Intel’s innovative technology

NETWORKING –

  • Wired: RI 45 Ethernet
  • Wireless: Wi-Fi (802.11b/g)

STORAGE CAPACITY –

  • 250 GB (1GB = 1 billion bytes; user accessible capacity is approximately 140 GB)
  • Approximately 43,000 – 64,000 photos or 26,000 – 32,000 MP3 songs

SIZE / WEIGHT –

  • Height: 14.4 inches (36.5 cm)
  • Width: 18.7 inches (47.6 cm)
  • Depth: 1.9 inches (4.9 cm)
  • Weight: 7.20 Kgs

INPUT & OUTPUT –

  • Built-in stereo speakers (5W x 2)
  • Built-in microphone
  • 3.5 mm stereo headphone jack
  • 3.5 mm microphone jack
  • 4 USB 2.0 ports (USB printer, USB mass storage devices, USB keyboard/mouse supported)
  • DVD / CD optical drives
  • SD card slot

ADDITIONAL ACCESSORIES –

  • KEYBOARD
  • MOUSE

VIDEO PLAYBACK –

  • H.264 videos up to 480p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, flv and .f4v file formats; Flash video up to 480p,30 frames per second, with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48 kHz, stereo audio or mp3 audio flv or .f4v file formats; MPEG 1/MPEG 2 (VCD/DVD), with audio in Dolby AC3, MP2, MP3, or PCM stereo audio.
  • DVD (Dual Layer support) playback DVD
  • VCD
  • Web video support is in browser with Flash

AUDIO PLAYBACK –

  • Frequency responses: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
  • Audio formats supported: HE-AAC (V1), AAC (16 to 320 Kbps), MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, WAV, Dolby Digital AC3

CAMERA –

  • 1.3 Megapixel Webcam

LANGUAGES –

  • Language support for English and Hindi
  • Keyboard support for English

PHOTOS –

  • Formats supported: JPEG, PNG

INTERNET ACCESS / SUPPORTED INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS –

  • A wired Internet connection from Airtel or a wireless Internet connection from Tata Communications is required for several features of the HP DreamScreen to work. Both Airtel and Tata Communications have special plans for the HP DreamScreen.

DOCUMENT SUPPORT –

  • Open PDF from Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Text Documents
    • Microsoft Word 6.0/95/97/2000/XP (.doc and .dot)
    • Microsoft Word 2003 XML (.xml)
    • Microsoft Word 2007 XML (.docx, .docm, .dotx, .dotm)
    • Microsoft WinWord 5 (.doc)
    • OpenDocument (.odt, .ott, .oth, .odm, .sxw, .stw, and .sxg)
    • WordPerfect Document (.wpd)
    • WPS 2000/Office 1.0 (.wps)
    • Text and Rich Text (.rtf, .txt, and .csv)
    • StarWriter formats (.sdw, .sgl, .vor)
    • DocBook (.xml)
    • Unified Office Format text (.uat, .uot)
    • HTML (.html, .htm)

Spreadsheets –

  • Microsoft Excel 97/2000/XP (.xls, .xlw, and .xlt)
  • Microsoft Excel 4.x-5.0/95 (.xls, .xlw, and .xlt)
  • Microsoft Excel 2003 XML (.xml)
  • Microsoft Excel 2007 XML (.xlsx, .xlsm, .xltx, and .xltm)
  • Microsoft Excel 2007 binary (.xlsb)
  • OpenDocument (.ods, .ots, .sxc, and .stx)
  • Lotus 1-2-3 (.wk1, .wks, and .123)
  • Data Interchange Format (.dif)
  • Rich Text Format (.rtf)
  • Text CSV (.csv and .txt)

 


5 Comments add one

  1. WHICH OPERATING SYSTEM IN HP DREAM SCREEN 400

  2. karan says:

    Here no connection of tata & no cable line of airtel .
    so, Can we acess internet through BSNL cable Or BSNL WLAN

  3. Chirag says:

    What is a dreamscreen actually is it more then a laptop?
    Can it run high graphics games? And Other Things a normal Laptop or pc can?

    • administrator says:

      Dream screen is not meant for high graphics gaming.Its mainly an multimedia entertainment device.But it can do a lot of things that normal laptops can do.

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