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HP 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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Good Brand

Based on 3,963 owner and expert reviews, HP has good ratings for its laptops. HP also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores portable PCs range compared to other brands.

Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The HP 15 has a quite big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 15.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the 15 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the 15.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops of this spec and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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15 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC 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 Ports Quantity

The HP 15 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 360MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the HP 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the 15 range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 3.2GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the HP 15 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz. At only 1.7 gigahertz, the HP 15 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 15.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.7GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including the DELL Inspiron 15 3542 which has better reviews.

If this portable PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Samsung ATIV Book 9 (1.8GHz and higher rated).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The HP 15 has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 15. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo G500 (6GB) which is also higher rated.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The HP 15 has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s (only 41 watt-hours) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the 15 range from 5Wh to 100Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the HP 15 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The HP 15 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The average processor boost frequency of laptops of a similar type and age to the 15 is 3GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The HP 15 has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys (only 500 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of this age and type is 590GB.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Laptops of this spec and age have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM. The HP 15 has one of the slower hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 15.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the HP 15 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the 15.

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Specification

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Compatible Memory Cards
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Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Camera
Front Camera
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4G
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Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
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Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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Pointing Device
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Power
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Security
Password Protection
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Warranty Card
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Power Cord Included
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Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(157)
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...

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…

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...

2 October 2015

Looking for a premium laptop that won't eviscerate your savings? With the Envy 15, HP thinks it has just the device for you. This alluring 15.6-incher has the high-end materials and stylish... Read more…

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User Reviews

(69)
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 15r004, 15r129, 15r103, 15r148, 15r125, 15r042, 15r016, 15r157, 15r067, 15r038, 15r019, 15r063, 15r062, 15r101, 15r123, 15r122, 15r034, 15r013, 15r130, 15r029, 15r107, 15r021, 15r111, 15r112, 15r022, 15r012, 15r006, 15r106, 15r020, 15r096
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