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HP 15 4 Core Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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8 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Many processor core portable PCs manufactured by HP have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just many processor core portable PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 15 has a front camera. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the 15 also have a front camera.

We compared this portable PC to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite L50-C is also worth considering.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP 15 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of this age and type do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

Comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 15 have maximum processor memory bandwidths of between 10GB/s and 77GB/s. The HP 15 has one of the slower maximum processor memory bandwidths (only 21.32 gigabytes per second) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 896 megahertz, the HP 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the 15 is 840MHz, the fastest is 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The HP 15 is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that have been around 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 typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The HP 15 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. Most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family. The processor family of all comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 15 ranges from Intel Celeron (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Very Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With an on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.65 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a quite small on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. The smallest on-board graphics adapter memory of many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the 15 is 1.6GB and the biggest is 4.3GB.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels, the HP 15 has one of the lower front camera resolutions amongst laptops of this age. Portable PCs of this age and type have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 2MP, and the average front camera resolution is 0.86MP.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The HP 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 20GB.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The HP 15 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the 15. The average maximum internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the 15 is 17GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP 15

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.16 gigahertz, the HP 15 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 15 9530 (2.2GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP 15 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the HP Pavilion 17 (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The HP 15 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the 15.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the HP Omen (512GB).

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the HP 15 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the 15.

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Average Internal Memory

The HP 15 has a pretty standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 5 hours, the HP 15 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 15.

If this portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire ES1-531 (£292.80) (5.5h).

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Specification

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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
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Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
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Video
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Audio
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Built-In Speaker
Camera
Front Camera
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4G
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3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
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Expert Reviews

(114)
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...

13 October 2015

We've compared the HP Omen to MSI's GT80 in some aspects, but the two are very different animals meant for very different buyers. Doing so just serves to illustrate that "gaming laptop" doesn't...

1 October 2015

HP Omen is priced at Rs 1,59,990 and even by gaming laptop standards, the price is on the higher side. But then again, HP Omen does not look like any other gaming laptop. And this design will...

26 August 2015

At the end of the day the HP Omen Pro is indeed the best-looking mobile workstation on the market ? but that's because it's barely a mobile workstation. HP took its successful Omen gaming...

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User Reviews

(57)
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 22 January 2016 by Doma93
Doma93 would recommend the HP Omen 15 (Verified Purchase)

It feels very light and small. it's insanely fast the only thing I don't like about this laptop is the SD card slot, and the touch pad I think it's bigger than it should be...

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15f024, 15r181, 15r036, 15r255, 15r131, 15r270, 15r214, 15r013, 15r038, 15r106, 15r201, 15r040, 15r178, 15r035, 15r230, 15r132, 15r122, 15r268, 15r209, 15r011, 15r208, 15r002, 15r102, 15r121, 15r044, 15r025, 15r220, 15r010
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