Unlike the g6t, based on the previous generation Intel Core and Pentium “Arrandale” CPUs, the g6s comes with the 2nd gen Core i3, i5 and i7 “Sandy Bridge” dual-core chips.
Other specs are apparently the same in all Pavilion g6 budget-class laptops, such as 15.6″ 1366×768 LED-backlit display, up to 6GB of RAM, up to 750GB hard drive, DVD burner or Blu-ray Combo, up to 4.25 hours of battery life, chiclet-like keyboard, webcam, Altec Lansing stereo speakers, HDMI, and Windows 7 Home Premium OS.
HP has provided customers with various color choices: gray, blue, purple, red and rose.
The Pavilion g6s is customizable laptop and starts at $550 on HP.com, while the previous-gen g6t has a base price of $430.
The PC maker also has in its Pavilion g lineup AMD-based pre-configured models.