HP Pavilion 15 (15-ak020nr) - Specs

HDD/SSD
up to 128GB SSD + up to 2000GB HDD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 SATA III (M key)
RAM
up to 8GB
Battery
48Wh, Li-Ion, 4-cell
Dimensions
384 x 261 x 25.2 mm (15.12" x 10.28" x 0.99")
Weight
2.32 kg (5.1 lbs)
Body material
Plastic
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Card reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11bgn
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Audio jack headphone/microphone
Features
  • Web camera
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Security Lock slot

All HP Pavilion 15 (15-ak020nr) configurations

 

HP Pavilion 15 (15-ak020nr) in-depth review

Well, you don't see that every day. HP revealed its gaming variant of the well-known Pavilion 15 notebook some time ago, but now we finally have the chance to see what all the fuss is about. Basically, the Pavilion 15 Gaming Notebook looks and feels like the normal Pavilion 15, but adds some extra finishing touches in the design department and, of course, packs more powerful hardware that can handle some gaming. However, this notebook comes at an oddly high price. The basic variant is cur[...]

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Pros

  • Unique design and good build quality
  • Relatively thin (28.96 mm) and light chassis (2.32 kg)
  • Excellent keyboard experience
  • Good cooling system that keeps the internals and outer chassis cool
  • М.2 SSD slot

Cons

  • Unsatisfying GPU performance for the asking price and the use of DDR3 RAM instead of DDR4
  • Underwhelming battery life
  • Low sRGB coverage, low contrast ratio, low maximum brightness
  • Main cooling vent placement is impractical
  • PWM from 0 to 99% screen brightness

 

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