Three HP Zbook 15 reviewers concluded that this laptops was good looking. Three years ago expert review site Notebookreview.com said in their review “Light 15.6-inch Ultrabook features a beautiful touch display with IPS technology, great backlit keyboard and a stylish design”. Notebookreview.com also said “The extra bright IPS display is gorgeous and has plenty of resolution for work; the touch capability works seamlessly with Windows 8”. Notebookreview.com also mentioned “Beautiful touchenabled display”.
One customer who bought the HP Zbook 15 said that it was a good design. Notebookreview.com mentioned “Sleek design” in their HP Zbook 15 review.
HP Has Good Laptop Reviews
HP has good average ratings for its many processor core laptops as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.
One HP Zbook 15 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made. Notebookreview.com said in their review of this laptops “Good build quality”.
Good Technical Features
One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features. expert review site Notebookreview.com wrote in their review “This thin and light 15.6-inch Ultrabook features a beautiful touch display with IPS technology, great backlit keyboard”.
Good Product Quality
One HP Zbook 15 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Notebookreview.com mentioned “Good build quality” however gave it a rating of 3 stars.
Easy to Use
One HP Zbook 15 reviewer who purchased the HP Zbook 15 considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Notebookreview.com said “Spacious comfortable keyboard” in their review.
+16 More reasons for
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the Zbook 15 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Zbook 15.
The worst display resolution across comparable types of laptop is 1366 x 768 pixels.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available including the Asus N56VJ which has a better Rating.
Quite Long Battery Life
The battery lifes of laptops that are a comparable age to the Zbook 15 range from 2.5h to 22h, and the average battery life is 6.9h. With a battery life of 14.25 hours, the Zbook 15's battery life is one of the longest amongst many processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Zbook 15.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops of this age and type.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Zbook 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Zbook 15 also have a full-size keyboard.
We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think because of it's better review score, the N56VJ, and the U500VZ (£649.99) both from Asus is also worth considering.
Has a Front Camera
The Zbook 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Zbook 15.
Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed
Notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Zbook 15 have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,000 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Zbook 15 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other many processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Zbook 15.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on many processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.
4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
The biggest memory slots of the HP Zbook 15 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 2x SO-DIMM portable PC, which is the most frequently found memory slots.
This notebook PC's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots across all comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Zbook 15.
The worst memory slots amongst similar types of notebook PC is 1x SO-DIMM.
AC Cable Included
This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity
The Zbook 15 has one of the bigger battery capacities (83 watt-hours) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The smallest battery capacity of portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 30Wh and the biggest is 100Wh.
Eight Battery Cells
The Zbook 15 is a eight battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Zbook 15 have between two and eight battery cells.
802.11a WiFi Standard
This portable PC has 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g and 802.11n WiFi standards, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops of this spec and age.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for more than two years.
7 Reasons Against
Only 133MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
This laptop supports 1333, 1600, 1333 and 1600MHz processor memory clock speeds, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as 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.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP Pavilion 17, or the Asus N56VJ.
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz. At only 1,150 megahertz, the Zbook 15 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Zbook 15.
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
The HP Zbook 15 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Zbook 15. The average total storage capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Zbook 15 is 660GB.
Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the HP Zbook 17 (750GB).
+4 More reasons against
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most laptops of a similar spec and age to the Zbook 15 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP Zbook 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity
The Zbook 15 has one of the smaller hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. The average hard drive capacity of laptops of this age and type is 720GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 100GB to 1.5TB.
The lightest similar spec notebook PC that has been around for around the same time as the Zbook 15 is 430g heavy, the heaviest is 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. At 2.8 kilograms, the Zbook 15 is quite heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Zbook 15.
4 Other reasons to consider the HP Zbook 15
Released Over Two Years Ago
HP released the Zbook 15 over two years ago.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Zbook 15 has a relatively average processor clock speed (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Zbook 15.
Average Screen Size
The Zbook 15 has a fairly average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Zbook 15.
+2 Other reasons
Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Zbook 15 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x1, 1x16, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA Quadro K1100M
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
DVD Super Multi, DVD Super Multi DL
DTS Studio Sound
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Windows 7 Professional
HP Recovery Manager,HP Performance Advisor,HP Remote Graphics Software,HP Support Assistant,HP Client Security,HP Hotkey Support,HP Wireless Hotspot,Buy Office,Microsoft Security Essentials,Cyberlink Power DVD,Cyberlink Media Suite,Cyberlink Photo Director,Cyberlink Power Director,Cyberlink Power2Go
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
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 Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D 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 Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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, Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
AC Adapter Power
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
Operating Relative Humidity Range
10 - 90
Storage Temperature Range
10 - 90
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 35
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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