• CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 3200U
  • GPU: AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 1000GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB (1x 8192MB) - DDR4, 2400MHz
  • Weight: 1.74 kg (3.8 lbs)

Pros

  • Good input devices
  • MicroSD card slot and a fingerprint reader on board
  • Great battery life
  • Comfortable viewing angles and a good contrast ratio
  • Thin and light design

Cons

  • Covers only 52% of sRGB (BOE NV140FHM-N49) and has mediocre color accuracy
  • We've got some overheating issues, where the laptop switched itself off during gameplay
  • Uses aggressive PWM below 70 nits (our Health-Guard profile fixes the issue)
  • Not the best build quality out there

HP 15s (15s-eq0000) - Specs

CPU Performance #101
  • Intel Core i7-7500U 1%
  • Intel Core i3-8145U 0.2%
  • AMD Ryzen 3 3200U
  • Intel Core i3-8130U 2%
  • Intel Core i5-7200U 2.2%
  • Intel Core i5-L16G7 18.8%
GPU Performance #211
  • Intel UHD Graphics 630 0.1%
  • Intel UHD Graphics 0.4%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 3
  • AMD Radeon 530 (2GB DDR3)
  • Intel UHD Graphics 620 0.4%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
NCP0040
Color accuracy 4.3 -> 3.4
HDD/SSD
1TB SSD
RAM
8GB (1x 8192MB) - DDR4, 2400MHz
Battery
41Wh, 3-cell
Dimensions
358.5 x 242 x 17.9 mm (14.11" x 9.53" x 0.70")
Weight
1.74 kg (3.8 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI 1.4b
  • Card reader SD
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Audio jack 3.5 Combo Jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Dual Array Digital Microphone
  • Speakers 2 Speakers
  • Optical drive

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name NCP0040
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 272 cd/m2
sRGB 54%
PWM frequency 200 Hz
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1340:1
dE Color Checker 4.3 3.4
PWM Rating 5.2: (undesirable)
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CPU Performance: AMD Ryzen 3 3200U

GPU Performance: AMD Radeon RX Vega 3

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