• CPU: Intel Core i5-8250U
  • GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • Display: 15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
  • Storage: 128GB SSD
  • RAM: 12GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • Weight: 2.04 kg (4.5 lbs)

Pros

  • Budget friendly
  • Cool and quiet
  • The screen doesn't use PWM for brightness adjustment (AUO B156HTN03.8 (AUO38ED))
  • Tactile keyboard with a long key travel
  • Decent battery life

Cons

  • Poor build quality
  • Bendy base
  • Poor viewing angles and contrast ratio (AUO B156HTN03.8 (AUO38ED))
  • Only 50% of sRGB is covered (AUO B156HTN03.8 (AUO38ED))

HP 15 - Specs

CPU Performance #34
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 0.4%
  • Intel Core i7-6920HQ 0.6%
  • Intel Core i5-8250U
  • Intel Core i7-6820HK 0.8%
  • Intel Core i7-6820HQ 0.9%
GPU Performance #159
  • Intel Iris Graphics 540 0.1%
  • Intel HD Graphics 4400 0.2%
  • Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge) 0.1%
  • AMD Radeon R7 (Bristol Ridge) 0.1%
Display
15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
HDD/SSD
128GB SSD
RAM
12GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
OS
Windows 10
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
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 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI 1.4b
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Audio jack combo audio / microphone jack
Features
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN

Name 15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 100.45 ppi
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1366 x 768
Becomes "Retina" from 34 inches (87 cm)

 

HP 15 in-depth review

Recently, we showed you a review of a very budget-friendly laptop, that features a decent processor. That was the HP 250 G7 with its Core i5-8265U. However, today, we are looking at a similar laptop - the HP 15 (15-da0000), but paired with a more down to earth processor - the Pentium Silver N5000. Of course, you can get it with a more powerful CPU - like the Core i5-8250U or the Core i7-8550U. Honestly, though, this laptop is certainly going to be sold mainly with the Pentium N5000 on board, si[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-8250U

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$5352.28+696%
price
731.00+3.7%
performance
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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performance
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)
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GPU Performance: Intel UHD Graphics 620

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$1999.11+197%
price
1403.00+3%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$1999.11+197%
price
0.00-100%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$1999.11+197%
price
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performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$1999.11+197%
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Some games you can play on this laptop

GTA V
quality
average
32 fps
X
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
61 fps
35 fps
22 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
quality
average
88 fps
40 fps
X
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
quality
average
122 fps
X
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 19
quality
average
37 fps
30 fps
20 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
quality
average
144 fps
108 fps
80 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
quality
average
31 fps
X
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Fortnite
quality
average
76 fps
28 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
quality
average
110 fps
88 fps
65 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
quality
average
76 fps
24 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
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