•  Date Published: 29 Aug 2019
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (R2000/3000, 15W)
  • 15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
  • 256GB SSD
  • 16GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • 2.04 kg (4.5 lbs)


  • Budget-friendly
  • Cool and quiet
  • The screen doesn't use aggressive PWM for brightness adjustment (BOE NT156FHM-N41 (BOE0687))
  • Tactile keyboard with a long key travel
  • Decent upgradability options and an SD card reader


  • Poor build quality
  • Squeaky body
  • Poor viewing angles and contrast ratio (BOE NT156FHM-N41 (BOE0687))
  • Only 50% of sRGB is covered (BOE NT156FHM-N41 (BOE0687))
  • Terrible touchpad


  • 256GB SSD
  • RAM
  • 16GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Dimensions
  • 376 x 246 x 22.5 mm (14.80" x 9.69" x 0.89")
  • Weight
  • 2.04 kg (4.5 lbs)
  • Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A
  • 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-A
  • 2.0
  • HDMI
  • 1.4b
  • Card Reader
  • Ethernet LAN
  • 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi
  • 802.11n
  • Bluetooth
  • 4.2
  • Audio jack
  • 3.5 mm combo
  • Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • HP TrueVision HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Single digital microphone
  • Speakers
  • Dual speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

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CPU Performance: AMD Ryzen 5 3500U

Some games you can play on this laptop

Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (R2000/3000, 15W) 55 FPS PLAY VIDEO 19 FPS PLAY VIDEO