HP G60 15.6″ Laptop Silently Released

HP G60Hewlett-Packard has silently released the HP G60, the company’s first laptop that features a 15.6-inch display.

A G60 model sold by Circuit City – the G60-120US – includes the AMD Turion 64 X2 RM-70 processor, NVIDIA GeForce 8200M graphics, 3GB of DDR2 memory, a 250GB hard drive, and DVD burner. The 15.6-inch display has a resolution of 1366×768 pixels and a 16:9 aspect ratio.

The G60 also incorporates a built-in web camera, HDMI and VGA outputs, 802.11n wireless module, Ethernet LAN port, modem, three USB ports, an ExpressCard slot, a 5-in-1 media card reader, and a full size keyboard with integrated numeric keypad.

According to the product image, the HP G60 looks similar to the 15.4-inch Compaq CQ50 without num pad.

The G60-120US weighs slightly more than 6 pounds and runs Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit.

Circuit City sells the laptop for $629.99 after instant savings and mail-in rebate.

Dan Z
Dan Z

On Laptoping, Dan writes about Windows-based laptop, 2-in-1, and tablet PCs.

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11 thoughts on “HP G60 15.6″ Laptop Silently Released”

  1. I still have mine, and I got it in late 2008. It’s been dropped down the stairs, had countless BSODs, the battery stopped working years ago, and I’ve even lent it out to people I didn’t think would care for it. I’ve recently installed Windows 10 on it, and it seems to still work. I can’t even fathom how.

    1. Mine is still working as well. I am putting win 10 on it right now and donating it to charity. the original power brick died and I got a new one for free that it is paired with. The sticker on the front says built to last. I think it’s an understatement.

  2. i have an hp G60 laptop for almost 8 months but i wonder what happened, coz now days when i switch it on the screen brigtness is very dark i cant see my icons clearly. i need your help

  3. Got ma Hp G60 and I must confess it is wonderful, perfect screen for movies, does not heat as much though it is AMD, and it doesn’t freeze on me. Bought mine from London, got a fast browser and beautiful shining back. I call her wezu.

  4. After close to 2 years of having this thing, my video is failing on me. This thing can’t really handle surviving a small drop.

  5. Bought the hp g60-945dx from bestbuy.com for around $400 ( $20 back from paypal) . I must say it works great, does not heat up, freeze or anything.
    Has 4GM memory, HDMI, Windows 7, an OK camera and hard drive (250 MB), an INTEL processor, and a great high def screen. The mic needed a new driver, that has been the only thing I had to adjust. Highly recomend it.

  6. I recently bought a HP G60:very bad choice!!when I compare the performance of my old toshiba or my Acer to connect to internet with the HP G60,I realize i have thrown my money.This G60 is a calamity.I sincerely regret this purchase.It was my worst choice for year 2009 !!

  7. I bought the D60-120US 32 bit version last October from Circuit City in Plantations, Miami. In December the screen just went blank and will not boot up. I noticed the hibernation light keeps blinking and will not go off even if unit is turned off and back on again. I was told it’s possible the graphics card failed.
    The problem is I am in Trinidad W.I., I spoke to HP help desk and they told me that there are no HP repair centers in Trinidad. I was alos told the unit needs to be returned to ther US for the warranty to be effected.
    Please advise.

    Nicholas Stampfli
    868-680-4271
    email: nstampfli@gmail.com

  8. I am having a great time using my G-60. It’s great for watching movies with the widescreen ratio! The widescreen allows room for the number keypad.
    Mine came with 32-bit Windows Vista, but I didn’t buy it at circuit city. I needed the 32-bit version because my Handycam required it.

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