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HP 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Dec 2014
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12 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

On average HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings as do all portable PCs produced by HP.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops that have been around for more than a year. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops that have been available for more than a year is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The HP 15 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the 15 have screen sizes of between 11" and 18".

If this medium processor core notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5758[plb_2913726_price] (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At 16 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 15. Across all the similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the 15 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the 15 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 15.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The HP 15 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year, the HP 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The HP 15 is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this age and type.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP 15

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the 15.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the HP 15 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the 15.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the DELL Latitude 14 E5450[plb_2841727_price] (2.3GHz).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad W550[plb_2783796_price] (508GB).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the HP 15 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the 15.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba C55[plb_2942232_price] (6GB), or the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us[plb_3010778_price] (6GB).

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Specification

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Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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Optical Drive
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Intel Fast Memory Access
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Execute Disable Bit
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OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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10 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(169)
5 January 2016

This thin and light 15-inch convertible laptop has a lot to offer with four rocking speakers and a brilliant 4K screen...

27 November 2015

Sometimes computer companies feel like they're taking the mickey, producing devices that are technically yesterday's news, but with a price and slight refresh befitting of today.The thing about...

22 November 2015

There is a lot to like about the HP ZBook 15 G2. It is a solidly constructed, relatively lightweight mobile workstation with very good battery life, and both a decent CPU and NVIDIA's top mobile...

Great battery life, ultrahighresolution screen, rugged construction
Highend processor
Discrete ISVcertified graphics
Numerous ports and a wellmade exterior
Customisable specification
Moderate performance for the price
Bland looks
Heavier and thicker than rivals
Middling screen quality
Irritating ergonomic niggles
20 November 2015

The shiny touchscreen is a pointless ostentation raising price and weight besides sapping power, and network connectivity is limited. Otherwise the HP Omen 15 is a nicely built, stylish and speedy...

23 October 2015

HP has used its "Envy" line across a variety of devices to denote a luxury design and feeling. This seems to be a predominant model amongst laptop makers of late. The idea is that consumers will... Read more…

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User Reviews

(134)
Reviewed 21 November 2015 by TechnologyChallenged
TechnologyChallenged would recommend the HP Omen 15 (Verified Purchase)

It comes with Windows 10 which doesn't get along with Google chrome and Mozilla Firefox so you are forced to use internet edge (formerly explorer). It is easy to set up. The first thing you should... Read more…

Reviewed 28 October 2015 by Skroe
Skroe would recommend the HP Omen 15 (Verified Purchase)

When I first got it, I had to make it to where games identified the Nvidia graphics card instead of the intergrated one, a real pain in the butt if you don't know what you're doing. After that the... Read more…

Reviewed 29 November 2015 by NoviceGamer
NoviceGamer would recommend the HP Omen 15 (Verified Purchase)

This little laptop is started and signed in, within 20 seconds on a slow day. The Omen will run Gta 5 with ease and rarely lags. There are some bugs, that are easy to work around. It could really... Read more…

Reviewed 2 November 2015 by Indienink
Indienink would recommend the HP Omen 15 (Verified Purchase)

This is a perfect laptop for your academic and work needs. This far exceeded my expectations on quality and performance...

Reviewed 31 July 2013 by Megan L.
(Verified Purchase)

Once you familiarize with navigating it, Windows 8 is actually enjoyable with a touchscreen. All in all you can't beat the performance for the price with this laptop! I strongly recommend the... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15r208, r230nd, 15r253, 15r202, 15r228, 15r225, 15r211, 15r219, 15r215, 15r214, 15r212, 15r210, 15r209, r250nb, r208ns, 15r257, 15r211n, 15r219n, 15r215t, 15r214n, 15r212n, 15r214t, 15r210n, 15r209t
Barcodes 00888793835425, 00889296039587, 00889296039815, 00889296039822, 00889296052494, 00889296073819, 00889296138273, 00889296138327, 00889296145158, 00889296145165, 00889296145196, 00889296145202, 00889296145226, 00889296145233, 00889296168072, 00889296168751, 00889296192770, 00889296192794, 00889296204923, 00889296204947, 00889296204985, 00889296205067, 00889296205074, 00889296206064, 00889296206088, 00889296206101, 00889296206163, 00889296220473, 00889296282877, 00889296283690

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