The Compaq Presario CQ40-401AU still use the same shell as the other Compaq Presario CQ-40 AU series. That means it still looks as good as the others, modern look with the sleek silver casing.
The specification also does not differ much from other Compaq Presario CQ-40 AU series.
The default specification for Compaq Presario CQ40-401AU are as follow:
Looking at the specification of the Compaq Presario CQ40-401AU, the only difference from the previous Compaq Presario CQ40-115AU specifications is the size of the Hard Disk Drive. Compaq Presario CQ40-115AU come with 160GB of Hard Disk Drive, meanwhile Compaq Presario CQ40-401AU is equipped with 250GB Hard Disk Drive.
- AMD Turion X2 Dual Core (2.0 Ghz)
- 14″1 WXGA Widescreen LCD
- ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics
- 250GB Hard disk drive
- 1024MB DDR2 Ram
- DVD+/-RW Double Layer Drive
- 802.11 b/g Wireless Adapter
- 5 in 1 Card Reader
- Built in webcam
- 6 Cell Lithium-Ion battery
- FreeDOS Operating System
- Compaq carrying bag
- Price at the time of writing: RM1849.00
There isn’t much to talk about the Compaq Presario CQ40-401AU except that it won’t give you any trouble if you decide to use it as a personal computer, and run normal applications and tasks. Although the Compaq Presario CQ40-401AU is equipped ATI Radeon HD, the 3200 series is not meant for serious gaming.
As with all Compaq Presario CQ40 AU series, the keyboard is comfortable to use, but I do find the slippery touchpad is odd to my liking.
Some retailers are offering sweet deals for the Compaq Presario CQ40-401AU such as free upgrade to 2048MB (2GB) of RAM, free pendrive and other accessories such as optical mouse. You might want to find such retailers if you are thinking of getting the Compaq Presario CQ40-401AU.