Black Friday Laptop: HP G72-227WM 17.3″ Dual Core Laptop for $398 at Walmart

Almost all of the Black Friday Laptop deals have been released, and according to reports from CNN there are several Black Friday Laptop deals from Walmart for Black Friday 2010. One of the deals is what we expect to be the HP G72-227WM 17.3″ dual core laptop for $398; it is part of the HP G72 series.

The HP G72-227WM that is reported to be available on Black Friday at Walmart will likely have an Intel Pentium  Dual Core processor, 3GB RAM and a 320GB hard drive. The 17.3″ display comes with a 1600  x 900 resolution and is likely powered by integrated Intel HD graphics that will be find for watching online video or a DVD, but not for intense gaming.

This notebook should meet the needs of most home users who are looking for a general use notebook to surf the web, keep in touch with family and friends and edit documents. You won’t be gaming on it, but you should be alright to watch videos as well as do some light photo editing.

You can also find similarly configured HP G72 models on Black Friday, like the HP G72-B63NR from Radio Shack for $449 and the HP G72-B62US from Office Depot for $399 (after a $50 mail in rebate).

Check back on our Black Friday Laptops page closer to Black Friday for our top picks in several price categories.

Video of a Similar HP G72 Notebook from Walmart:

HP Pavilion G72-227WM Detailed Specifications from HP:

Product Name G72-227WM
Product Number XN517UA#ABA
Microprocessor Dual Core) Intel Pentium Processor T4500
Microprocessor Cache 2.30GHz
Memory 3GB
Memory Max 8GB
Video Graphics Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500M
Video Memory Up to 1309MB
Hard Drive 320GB (5400RPM)
Multimedia Drive SuperMulti 8X DVD±R/RW with Double Layer Support
Display 17.3” diagonal High Definition+ HP BrightView LED Display (1600 x 900)
Network Card Integrated 10/100 Ethernet LAN
Wireless Connectivity
  • 802.11b/g/n WLAN
  • Altec Lansing speakers
Keyboard 101-key compatible with full-size keyboard with integrated numeric keypad
Pointing Device Touch Pad with integrated On/Off button and 2-way scroll pad support
External Ports
  • 5-in-1 integrated Digital Media Reader for Secure Digital cards, MultiMedia cards, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, or xD Picture cards
  • 3 Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0
  • 1 HDMI
  • 1 VGA (15-pin)
  • 1 RJ -45 (LAN)
  • 1 Headphone-out
  • 1 Microphone-in
Dimensions 16.22″ (W) x 10.59″ (D) x 1.27″ (min H)/1.47″ (max H)
Weight 6.60 lbs
  • Kensington MicroSaver lock slot
  • Power-on password
  • Accepts 3rd party security lock devices
  • 65W AC Adapter
  • 6-Cell 47WHr Lithium-Ion Battery
What’s In The Box integrated microphone