Redesigned with you in mind, the colourful HP Pavilion keeps getting better. Our best-selling notebook is now more powerful so you can watch more, play more, and store more, all in style. Windows...
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HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews
HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs HP is one of the better rated manufacturers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
Across all the comparable spec laptops that were released more than a year ago the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB. The HP Pavilion 15-ab043sa has a fairly big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Pavilion 15-ab043sa.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Pavilion 15-ab043sa supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. This HP notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs of this age and spec support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Pavilion 15-ab043sa processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Pavilion 15-ab043sa has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 15-ab043sa also have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the Pavilion 15-ab043sa has a front camera.
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L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.
8 Reasons Against
Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.
Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family
The Pavilion 15-ab043sa has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this age and type. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family, whereas 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. The processor family of all laptops of this spec and age ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).
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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The HP Pavilion 15-ab043sa does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other laptops of this age and type also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Pavilion 15-ab043sa is a one USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 15-ab043sa have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.
Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
The Pavilion 15-ab043sa has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This portable PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. Across all laptops of a similar age and spec to the Pavilion 15-ab043sa the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n and the worst is IEEE 802.11a.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.
6 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 15-ab043sa
Released Over a Year Ago
This notebook PC was released over a year ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 2.1 gigahertz, the Pavilion 15-ab043sa has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.
Average Internal Memory
The Pavilion 15-ab043sa has a relatively standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Pavilion 15-ab043sa.
We compared this notebook PC to all the other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 E5250[plb_2900334_price] is also worth considering.
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Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP Pavilion 15-ab043sa has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Pavilion 15-ab043sa.
If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the G70-80[pl_2969809_price] (17.3"), or the Z70-80[pl_3429896_price] (17.3") both from Lenovo.
At 2.3 kilograms, the HP Pavilion 15-ab043sa has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Pavilion 15-ab043sa.
Average Battery Life
At 7.5 hours, the HP Pavilion 15-ab043sa has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Pavilion 15-ab043sa.
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Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start 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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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)
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
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium Polymer (LiPo), Lithium, Polymer
External Power Adapter
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Adapter Power
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Quick Start Guide
0 - 4570
0 - 3050
Storage Relative Humidity Range
10 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity Range
10 - 90
Storage Temperature Range
-15 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 35
Energy Star Certified
Built-In Optical Drive
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel Virtualization Technology
3.5 mm jack
Compatible Operating System
Windows 8.1,Free upgrade to Windows 10 from 29th July
Ethernet Interface Type
385 x 261 x 25
Integrated stereo speakers
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