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HP 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Feb 2015
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14 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 3,456 owner and expert reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the 15 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. When compared to other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 15 that we have assessed, the HP 15's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the HP 15 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 15. The average processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 15 is 2.2GHz.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the Toshiba A50[plb_2984407_price] (2.7GHz and higher rated).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

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

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Quite Big Screen Size

The HP 15 has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the 15. The smallest screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 11" and the biggest is 18".

We compared all the other 15.6" portable PCs to this laptop and we think cheaper laptops such as the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50[plb_2781363_price], and the HP ProBook 450[plb_2719874_price] is also worth considering.

If this portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5758[plb_2942103_price] (17.3") which is also cheaper.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The HP 15 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most portable PCs of this spec and age. The worst processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 15 is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the 15, the HP 15 has a full-size keyboard.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard and we think the E550[pl_2965755_price], and the X250[pl_2979064_price] both from Lenovo or the HP Pavilion 17[plb_2725280_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 15 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the 15 also have a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the ProBook 450[pl_2747169_price], or the Pavilion 17[pl_2725280_price] both from HP or the Lenovo E550[plb_2965755_price].

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The HP 15 is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the 15 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the HP 15 has one of the biggest processor caches amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the 15 is 1MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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Four Battery Cells

The HP 15 is a four battery cell count notebook PC.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs of this age and type.

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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 portable PC.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of this age and spec. 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.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including the HP ProBook 440[plb_2351422_price] which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a laptop with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Z40[plb_2984397_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The HP 15 has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the 15. The smallest internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 15 is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including the ProBook 440[pl_2351422_price], or the ProBook 450[pl_2719874_price] both from HP or the Lenovo L450[plb_2800036_price] which is cheaper.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us[plb_3010778_price] (6GB), or the Lenovo E550[plb_2965755_price] (8GB) which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs of this type and age do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this portable PC and we think the Lenovo X250[plb_2928644_price], or the HP ProBook 11[plb_2837133_price] is also worth considering.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the HP 15 has one of the smaller hard drive capacity amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 15 is 5GB and the biggest is 2TB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP 15

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the 15.

There are a number of alternative 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available that you might want to consider including cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP ProBook 440[plb_2351422_price], the DELL Latitude 14 E5450[plb_2701206_price], or the Lenovo L450[plb_2800036_price].

If this HP laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Inspiron 15 5000[pl_2851056_price] (1TB), or the Inspiron 17 5758[pl_2913726_price] (1TB) both from DELL or the MSI CX61[plb_2900145_price] (1TB).

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Average Weight

The HP 15 has a fairly typical weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50[plb_2781363_price] (2.3kg and cheaper), or the DELL Latitude 15 3550[plb_2698953_price] (2.2kg and cheaper).

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Intel Visual Technology
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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

(85)
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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15r209, 15r209n, hp k610, 15r209ns, hp k610m, hp f0u59, hp i74700, hp f0u59e, hp p232317, hp p232423, hp i74700m, hp f0u59ea, hp p243644, hp i74700mq, hp f0u59ear, hp p243644p, hp p232317p, hp p232423p
Barcodes 00889296145189, 00889296233077, 00889296511038, 00889296620464

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2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 1,269.95 £554.34
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