Close

Loading image...
HP Pavilion 15-n278sa
2 Images

HP Pavilion 15-N278sa 3 Core AMD a 1.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

3 AMD a 1.6GHz 8GB Jan 2014
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
Bring peace of mind and style to your everyday tasks. Whether you re sending an email, sharing photos, online banking, or listening to music, this reliable notebook now with a thinner, lighter... More
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

7 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 3,963 owner and expert reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its many processor cores notebook PCs range.

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 730GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Pavilion 15-n278sa has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Pavilion 15-n278sa, the Pavilion 15-n278sa has a full-size keyboard.

Chart Edit

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago, the Pavilion 15-n278sa has a front camera.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 15-n278sa is 800GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP Pavilion 15-n278sa has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Pavilion 15-n278sa.

Chart Edit

802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

Chart Edit

Silver EPEAT Compliance

This portable PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

Chart Edit

5 Reasons Against

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

Chart Edit

Very Slow Processor Frequency

The HP Pavilion 15-n278sa has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.6 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The processor frequencys of laptops of this age and type range from 1GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Pavilion 15-n278sa, the Pavilion 15-n278sa does not have a touchscreen.

Chart Edit

Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of only 2.4 gigahertz, the Pavilion 15-n278sa has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The processor boost frequencys of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Pavilion 15-n278sa range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.2GHz.

Chart Edit

6 Other reasons to consider the HP Pavilion 15-n278sa

Released Over Three Years Ago

HP released the Pavilion 15-n278sa over three years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Pavilion 15-n278sa has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Pavilion 15-n278sa.

Chart Edit

Average Display Diagonal

The HP Pavilion 15-n278sa has a pretty standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Pavilion 15-n278sa.

Chart Edit

AMD a Processor Family

The Pavilion 15-n278sa has a better processor family than most many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. This HP laptop has an AMD A processor family, whereas most laptops of a similar type and age to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

Chart Edit

Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Pavilion 15-n278sa has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

Chart Edit

HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on laptops that have been around 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.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Samsung NP905S3G[plb_1609044_price] (SSD) which is also higher rated.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Accelerometer
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Battery
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15n278, 15n278s, 15n278sa, hp 15n278, hp 15n278s, hp 15n278sa
Barcodes 00888182378458

Save Money with These Great Laptop Vouchers & Offers

£25 Off
Voucher
£25 Off all Apple Macs over £350
Valid 20 Apr 16 - 21 Apr 17
15% Off
Voucher
15% Off for new customers
Valid 17 Mar 16 - 17 Mar 17
10% Off
Voucher
Dell are Offering 10% Off selected laptops
Valid 12 Jan 17 - 1 Feb 17
Fold-away Desk in Oak-Effect Finish for £39.98 With Free Delivery
Offer
This practical desk can be a convenient solution for a computer or laptop and can be easily folded away when not in use
Valid 16 Jan 17 - 16 Apr 17

See How Other Laptops Compare to the HP Pavilion 15-n278sa

Aspire E1-522 vs Pavilion 15-n278sa

Acer Aspire E1-522 vs HP Pavilion 15-n278sa
Acer Aspire E1-522
4 core AMD A 1.5GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
HP Pavilion 15-n278sa
3 core AMD A 1.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
£ 305.99
One More USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Four Processor Coress
Bluetooth
Microphone in
2MB Smaller Processor Cache
Smaller Internal Memory
Feedback