The HP Pavilion Notebook provides all of the benefits of a desktop in a sleek, portable package. Astounding sound from BeatsAudio and a crisp, clear HD display are just some of the benefits you...
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HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops HP is one of the better rated brands.
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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.
Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Pavilion 15 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB. The Pavilion 15 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (16 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.
Very Big Total Storage Capacity
The Pavilion 15 has a very big total storage capacity (2,000 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Pavilion 15 is 16GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.
Very Big Internal Memory
The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Pavilion 15 is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. At 12 gigabytes, the Pavilion 15 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Pavilion 15.
If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the HP ZBook 15u G2 (£1,799.46) (16GB).
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Pavilion 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this age and type. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Pavilion 15 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.
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Fairly Big Screen Size
The HP Pavilion 15 has a fairly big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Pavilion 15. The screen sizes of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Pavilion 15 range from 11" to 18".
Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth considering include the Toshiba L75 (17.3") which also has a higher rating.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Pavilion 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Pavilion 15 also have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year, the HP Pavilion 15 has a front camera.
Very Big Hard Drive Capacity
Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the hard drive capacity range from 5GB to 2TB. The hard drive capacity of the HP Pavilion 15 of 2,000 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 15.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of this age and type.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.
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Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on laptops of this age and spec.
Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The Pavilion 15 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of this age and type. 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.
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Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family
The Pavilion 15 has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this age and spec. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all portable PCs that have been around for more than a year the processor family ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Pavilion 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 15 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The HP Pavilion 15 is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 15 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.
Only Two USB 3.0 Ports
The Pavilion 15 is a two USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Pavilion 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that came out around the same time as it.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this HP laptop was released.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.1 gigahertz, the Pavilion 15 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 15.
At 2.3 kilograms, the HP Pavilion 15 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.
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