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HP 15 4 Core AMD a 1.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 AMD a 1.5GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We checked 4,416 expert and user reviews for HP notebook PCs and found that on average HP has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its many processor core portable PCs range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 15 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 15 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The HP 15 is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the 15 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This laptop has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is the most commonly found EPEAT compliance on portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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14 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the HP 15 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.5 gigahertz, the HP 15 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the 15 have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.2GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the HP 15 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Portable PCs of this age and spec have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 730GB. With a total storage capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the HP 15 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of portable PCs of this age and type range from 30Wh to 100Wh. The HP 15 has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 31 watt-hours) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 15 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Very Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the HP 15 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The smallest processor cache of many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 2MB and the biggest is 8MB.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The HP 15 is a three battery cell count laptop.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 15 is 780GB. When compared to other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago, the hard drive capacity of the HP 15 of only 500 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the 15 that we have checked, the HP 15's hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest. Comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 15 have hard drive speeds of between 5,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Only Four Processor Threads

Most similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 15 have between four and seven processor threads, including the HP 15 which has four processor threads.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Screen Size

The HP 15 has a pretty standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the 15.

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AMD a Processor Family

The HP 15 has a better processor family than most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it. This notebook PC has an AMD A processor family, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Weight

The HP 15 has a relatively standard weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been available 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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Specification

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Display
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Full HD
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Graphics
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Optical Drive
Disc
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Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
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
Battery
Battery Capacity
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Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
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AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
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Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(170)
5 January 2016

This thin and light 15-inch convertible laptop has a lot to offer with four rocking speakers and a brilliant 4K screen...

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...

22 November 2015

There is a lot to like about the HP ZBook 15 G2. It is a solidly constructed, relatively lightweight mobile workstation with very good battery life, and both a decent CPU and NVIDIA's top mobile...

Great battery life, ultrahighresolution screen, rugged construction
Highend processor
Discrete ISVcertified graphics
Numerous ports and a wellmade exterior
Customisable specification
Moderate performance for the price
Bland looks
Heavier and thicker than rivals
Middling screen quality
Irritating ergonomic niggles
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…

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User Reviews

(120)
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 31 January 2016 by Mercedes12

We originally saw this computer on black friday sale. It was $250 off and had exactly the specs we were looking for (6th gen processor, 1080p screen, lots of RAM etc) all inside of a great-looking... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15g050, 15g055, g029wm, g010la, 15g501, 15g022, 15g022n, 15g050n, 15g055n, 15g501n, 15g050nl, 15g055nl, 15g501nr, 15g022np, hp 15d020, hp 15d020n, f4h86laakh, k1h00eaabz, f4h86la#akh, k1y70ea#abz, hp 15d020nr, hp quadcore4gb500g, hp quadcore4gb500gb, hp quadcore4gb500gbd, hp quadcore4gb500gbdv, hp quadcore4gb500gbdvd
Barcodes 00888182325339, 00888182370391, 00888793712436, 00888793816028, 00888793881392, 00889296160977, 08881825083810
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