The industry of gaming laptops in HP has been moving with a competition to bring various gaming-laptop series in HP Pavilion to maintain its identity. The performance of this laptop depends upon the availability of different configurations. HP Pavilion series has always reached every class of users because of its build quality, performance, and budget.
HP Pavilion 15 Overview
HP Pavilion 15 has the best design as well as build quality which is specially designed for gaming. HP Pavilion 15 is a 15.6″ laptop with a Full HD IPS touch screen, 512GB fast SSD, Ryzen 5-3500U processor, and 8GB RAM. This laptop has a reasonable price and has a no-frills PC for gaming, office work, and content making.
Design and Display
The design of the Pavilion 15 is very cool. The laptop is designed with a black color scheme and a shiny green hp logo with its pentagonal shape. The laptop is made mostly of plastic with a lid matte black. This gaming laptop has AMD’s new Ryzen CPU.
HP Pavilion 15 laptop is 361mm x 246mm and is 20mm thick if its feet are considered. It has speakers integrated at the back on top of the keyboard, a 720p webcam with dual mics, a Full-size island-style backlit keyboard, and Bluetooth. The laptop’s trackpad is narrower, with a width of 115mm x 60mm. Air exhaust vents are placed for cooling at the back towards the corner of a laptop.
Port & I/O
There are different ports available in the series of HP Pavilion 15. On the left side, the laptop consists of an HDMI port to ensure that you will be able to tap into a big screen without any issues, an Ethernet port, a USB type-c port, a card reader, and a headphone or a microphone jack. Similarly, it has a Kensington security slot, 2 standard USB type-A ports, and a charging port with its accompanying LED on the right side.
|Left Side||Right Side|
|Full-size HDMI port||Memory card reader|
|A Gigabit Ethernet port with accompanying status LEDs||A Kensington security slot
|USB Type-C port||2 standard USB type-A ports|
|A combo headphone microphone jack (Audio Jack)||Charging port with its accompanying LED|
Performance and Memory
The AMD version of HP Pavilion gaming 15 has a similar design to the previous series. But the performance is made faster and more affordable with the AMD Ryzen 5 3500U with Radeon Vega 8 Graphics. This laptop has quite good battery life as it is estimated for 9 hours and 30 minutes.
HP Pavilion 12 has a 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5-8300H processor with 8 GB of RAM, making this device perform efficiently in multitasking. Activities like streaming videos, watching movies, and browsing can be done simultaneously using different tabs. This Pavilion 15 remains cool to touch, running the demanded software and comfortable handling as it doesn’t get heated quickly.
HP Pavilion 15 Specifications
The weight of a Pavilion 15 is around 2.27kg or 5lb if installed a hard drive else under 6.5lb or 3kg so if cables are used for charging with a 200w power brick. Pavilion 15 has a 15.6” 1080p, 144Hz screen. USB 3.1 Gen 1 are all the USB ports available that support 5 Gbps max.
|CPU||Intel® Core™ i5-8300H
(2.3 GHz, up to 4 GHz)
(8 MB cache, 4 cores)
|Display||15.6″ IPS (1920 x 1080)
FHD, IPS, anti-glare, micro-edge
WLED-backlit, 250 nits
|GPU||GeForce GTX 1050Ti 4GB GDDR5
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
|RAM||8 GB DDR4-2666 SDRAM (1 x 8 GB)|
|Storage||1 TB 7400 RPM HDD
16 GB PCIe NVMe Optane memory
|Ports||1 HDMI 1.4
1 headphone/microphone combo
1 USB 3.1 Type-C™ Gen 1 (Data Transfer up to 5 Gb/s)
2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Data transfer only)
|Dimension||(14.88W X 9.93D X 0.95inH)|
HP Pavilion 15 Price in Nepal and Availability
Observing the price of the gaming laptop, it is comparatively cheap as it comes under 1000$. The laptop’s price gets updated daily and varies according to the shop. As of today’s date, it costs NPR 82,500 in Nepal.
|HP Pavilion 15 Variant||Price in Nepal|
|HP Pavilion 15 2020||NPR 82,500|