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HP 15 2 Core AMD E 1.35GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 AMD E 1.35GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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6 Reasons For

HP Laptops 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.

16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the 15, the HP 15 has 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 15.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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16 Reasons Against

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

Most laptops of this age and type 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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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of this spec and age. 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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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 15, the processor clock speed of the HP 15 of only 1.35 gigahertz is one of the slowest. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 15 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

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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 portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Only AMD E Processor Family

The HP 15 has an AMD E processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of a similar age and spec to it. Across all portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the 15 the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The HP 15 has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the 15. Across all the portable PCs that are a comparable age to the 15 the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Very Small Processor Cache

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 15 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. The HP 15 has a fairly small processor cache (only 1 megabyte) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most portable PCs of this age and spec have between two and three processor threads, including the HP 15 which has two processor threads.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The HP 15 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 15 have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh. The HP 15 has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 41 watt-hours) amongst medium processor core notebook 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, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 15 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the 15 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The HP 15 has a L2 processor cache which is better than most laptops that were released more than two years ago. Most portable PCs that are a similar age to it have a L3 processor cache.

This laptop's processor cache level (L2) is actually the worst processor cache level amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

A L3 processor cache is the best processor cache level amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 15 is 590GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the HP 15 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP 15

Average Screen Size

The HP 15 has a pretty typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the 15.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The HP 15 has a pretty average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the HP 15 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 15.

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Specification

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Processor Cache
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
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Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
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LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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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
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
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Cable Lock Slot
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Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
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EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified

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Expert Reviews

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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

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13 October 2015

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2 October 2015

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User Reviews

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 15g004, 15g024, 15g099, 15g021, 15g013, 15g011, 15g044, 15g010, 15g041, 15g170, 15g005, 15g039, 15g000, 15g044a, 15g013s, 15g011s, 15g010s, 15g041a, 15g170n, 15g005n, 15g039c, 15g000n, 15g004n, 15g024n, 15g099n, 15g021n, 15g013e, 15g011e, 15g099s, 15g039ca
Barcodes 00715663720850, 00888793175941, 00888793238455, 00888793276143, 00888793304761, 00888793318560, 00888793318805, 00888793320143, 00888793320198, 00888793405451, 00888793406182, 00888793417676, 00888793435984, 00888793650141, 08887936501410
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