• CPU: Intel Core i3-7100U
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics 620
  • Display: 15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
  • Storage: 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4
  • Weight: 1.91 kg (4.2 lbs)

Pros

  • Excellent price/performance ratio
  • Supports M.2 PCIe NVMe SSDs
  • Various color options
  • No PWM from 40 to 100% screen brightness
  • Decent battery life

Cons

  • Shallow keyboard, stiff touchpad
  • Too dim screen

HP Pavilion 15 - Specs

CPU Performance #118
  • Intel Core i5-4310U 0.1%
  • Intel Core i5-3210M 0.1%
  • Intel Core i3-7100U
  • AMD FX-9800P
  • Intel Core i5-5200U 0.1%
GPU Performance #186
  • AMD Radeon 530 (2GB GDDR5) 0.1%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 0.1%
  • Intel HD Graphics 620
  • AMD Radeon R5 M430 (2GB DDR3)
  • AMD Radeon R5 (Carrizo-L)
Display
15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
HDD/SSD
1TB SSHD, 5400 rpm
RAM
8GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
41Wh, 3-cell
Dimensions
378 x 252 x 20 mm (14.88" x 9.92" x 0.79")
Weight
1.91 kg (4.2 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1), Power Delivery (PD), DisplayPort
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI 1
  • Card reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN 10/100/1000
  • Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n/ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm jack
Features
  • Web camera 720p Wide Vision
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 2x Bang & Olufsen
  • 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 Pavilion 15 in-depth review

The mainstream Pavilion lineup from HP is one of the series that received a somehow subtle overhaul. Without drawing too much attention to the outer chassis, the Pavilion 15 and 17 received a major overhaul on the inside taking place as mainstream everyday notebooks up to mid-range gaming notebooks with Core i7-6700HQ CPUs and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M GPUs. Of course, the design and build don't scream "gaming material" at your face but the mid-range-ish plastic and design of the notebook keep the[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i3-7100U

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)
22.40-2.7%

GPU Performance: Intel HD Graphics 620

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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