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Design and features
Piano black is the order of the day for HP's dv6-1128tx — piano black with silver concentric circles, and a fingerprint-style design on both the lid and wrist rest. Just like Apple has been doing for years, the HP logo in the bottom right of the lid lights up, courtesy of the 16-inch, 1366x768 screen's backlight.
Inside the laptop itself you're greeted with a silken silver touch pad and mouse buttons, recessed to make tapping a little easier. It's the same mousepad HP has used for some time, and just like the keyboard with its included numpad, is excellent to use. A button above the pad can be pressed to disable it if you desire.
Just below the screen is a set of touch buttons for mute, volume control, media playback and turning wireless on and off.
This is surrounded by a speaker grille for the SRS capable Altec Lansing speakers included — which are about on par for the quality expected at this form factor.