• CPU: Intel Core i5-8250U
  • GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • Display: 15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
  • Storage: 1000GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 4GB DDR4, 2400MHz
  • Weight: 1.92 kg (4.2 lbs)

Pros

  • Upgradability is on point
  • GeForce MX250 and an IPS display at a great price
  • Great keyboard
  • One of the good gaming performances from an energy-efficient GPU
  • Great IPS display with comfortable viewing angles and good contrast ratio (CMN15E8)
  • It doesn't use harmful PWM to adjust brightness levels (CMN15E8)
  • Very accurate color representation, especially when our Gaming and Web design profile is applied (CMN15E8)

Cons

  • Plasticky body
  • Noticeable unevenness in luminosity in the bottom left corner of the display (CMN15E8)

HP Pavilion 15 - Specs

CPU Performance #82
  • Intel Core i7-8550U 3.8%
  • Intel Core i7-8650U 0.6%
  • Intel Core i5-8250U
GPU Performance #204
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 0.4%
  • Intel UHD Graphics 630 0.3%
  • Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • Intel UHD Graphics 615 1.3%
  • Intel HD Graphics 620 0.9%
Display
15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
HDD/SSD
1TB SSD + 1TB HDD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 M.2 NVMe slot See photo
RAM
4GB DDR4, 2400MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
41Wh, 3-cell
Dimensions
361 x 245 x 18 mm (14.21" x 9.65" x 0.71")
Weight
1.92 kg (4.2 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
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm combo
Features
  • Web camera
  • 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)

 

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-8250U

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$3999.11
price
774.00+9.8%
performance
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$3999.11
price
14455.00+14.5%
performance
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)
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price
11.63-11.9%
performance

GPU Performance: Intel UHD Graphics 620

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$1305.00
price
1234.00-9.4%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$1305.00
price
229.00-21%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$1305.00
price
178.00-37.1%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$1305.00
price
315.00-18%
performance

Some games you can play on this laptop

DOTA 2
quality
average
86 fps
39 fps
X
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
61 fps
33 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
quality
average
129 fps
X
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 19
quality
average
35 fps
30 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
quality
average
144+ fps
117 fps
90 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
quality
average
31 fps
20 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Fortnite
quality
average
67 fps
28 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
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