The original Packard Bell Company manufactured radios and was founded in 1926 in Los Angeles by Herbert Bell and Leon Packard. Over many decades, it evolved into Packard Bell Electronics, and then later Packard Bell NEC, a retail personal computer operation. The company closed all of its U.S. offices in 2000 and focused on the European consumer market, where it continues business under the name Packard Bell Europe. The Packard Bell Easynote R4622 notebook computer was first introduced in 2003 at the fledgling stage of notebook computers.
The notebook dimensions are 14 inches wide by 9.8 inches deep by 1.2 inches thick. It weighs 2.9kg. The active matrix screen size is 15.14 inches. The screen aspect ratio is 16 to 9. The internal resolution is 1280 by 800. The hard drive dimensions are .4 inches by 2.75 inches by 3.9 inches and it weighs 0.118kg.
The Packard Bell Easynote uses a lithium ion battery. It uses 49 watts of energy in one hour of use.
Memory and Operating System
The computer comes standard with 256MB of DDR RAM but can be upgraded to a maximum of 1GB. There are two RAM slots to expand memory. The notebook's factory-installed operating system is Windows XP.
Processor and Motherboard
The Intel Celeron M 360 processor that comes with the computer has a speed of 1.4Ghz. The motherboard has an Intel 852GME chipset.
The computer includes one VGA external monitor port, one 25-pin parallel port, one ninepin serial port, one game port, three 2.0 USB ports and an IEEE 1394 port. The computer can connect with ports to connect the computer to televisions or other audio and video devices.
Packard Bell Easynote R4622 notebooks are available with a rewritable CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive. It also comes with Wi-Fi ability installed.