HP 15 r245TX (Core i3/4GB RAM/500GB Hard Disk/2GB Graphics/DOS operating system)
The HP R-series Laptops are meant to be budget machines to cater to a select audience. However, that is no excuse for poor performance and HP keeps that in mind. The HP 15-R245TX Notebook is no sluggish machine. With spec sheeting, boasting performance and a price tag of Rs. 30,000 (approx.) this is bound to be a strong contender.
The HP 15-r245TX is a simple looking laptop it is not something you might want to brag about in the looks department. However, at the price tag, you cannot complain much. Yet, it does carry a simple and elegant look that we have been accustomed to from HP. With a weight of 2.2kgs and a thickness of 25.4 mm, this is not exactly a sleek machine.
The HP laptop carries a 15.6-inch LED display that has a resolution measured in 1366 by 768 pixels. The screen is vibrant and rich in color comes with an HD LED Backlit Widescreen technology. Reading text, browsing and watching movies is pleasant on the eyes.
The big dimensions mean a good layout of the keyboard. The keys are well spaced and comfortable in speed typing. You also get an old school Numpad towards the right of the keyboard.
The Laptop has various ports on both sides. There is a USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports, HDMI port, a multi card reader and a standard microphone and headphone jack combo. There is also a DVD-RW optical drive.
The Laptop runs on the 5th generation of Intel’s Core i3 processor clocked at 2.1 GHz along with 4GB RAM. For storage, you get a 500GB SATA HDD. In the graphics department, the laptop includes NVIDIA GeForce 820M processor with a dedicated graphic memory of 2GB. Needless to say, the HP r245TX is a powerful machine.
All the daily tasks including web browsing (with multiple tabs open), music, videos, document editing, etc. can be handled without a flinch. The NVIDIA GeForce 820M is an entry-level graphic chipset. The current line-up of games will run smoothly with minimal frame drop at low-resolution settings.
The laptop comes with DOS OS, so you will have to invest in an operating system. This means that if you decide to go with original Windows OS you will have to shell out something between Rs.5000-10000.
The Laptop comes with a four-cell li-ion battery with a battery backup of 2.5 hours. Which is not much and you will have to carry the power cable along with the laptop everywhere you go.
- Good performance
- Well built
- Dedicated graphics
- Strong configuration
- Affordable price tag
- No Windows OS
- Average battery life
- Only 500 hard disk whereas nowadays trend is for 1TB HDD
The HP 15-R245TX Notebook is meant for a budget conscious audience. The machine without a doubt delivers yours money worth in terms of performance and built quality. Now, in this price range, there are many competitors including the Lenovo G50-80 Notebooks, which offer almost identical specifications and performance. And, it also includes Windows 8.1 out of the box, which puts it a spot higher. The decision to leave out an operating system by HP might not be a good one considering the competition.
HP 15 AC098TU Notebook
(Intel Core i3 Processor, 4GB RAM, 1TB Hard Drive, Intel HD Graphics, DOS)
This HP laptop is one of the latest portable computing devices with superb built, dynamic multitasking performance, and stunning look. The device is not just suitable to the student population, but also can be happily preferred for corporate professionals.
Stiff Body and Premium Built
One of the top most reasons I prefer HP devices are quality, style, service, and durability. Coming to this multitasking laptop, it is certainly stylish and elegantly smoothen around edges present much better appeal than its predecessors HP laptop. This laptop maintains its brilliance in premium looks and the quality built with a slight matt finish, which keeps moisture and fingerprint away on one easy wipe.
Advance Keyboard with Number keypad
The HP laptop brings a high-quality keyboard with soft-touch keys and numeric keypad. In addition, the direction arrows and direct function keys are all duly separated in order to achieve better typing experience for the end user.
Weight and Size
Since the screen size is 15.6 inches, the laptop is forced carry bulky appearance, which can be measured as 384.30 x 254.50 x 24.3mm. However, HP’s artisanship shows in spite of big shape size. Indeed, this is a lightweight machine has the gross weight only 2.19Kg. You can carry it easily on a trip or to daily office in a laptop bag.
720P Wide LED Screen
The HP Ac098TU laptop model sports 15.6-inch HD LED screen, which supports the resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. Such fine clarity on the display helps the user to work longer without hurting eyes. In addition, the HD LED display renders sharpest images, boldest colors, and smoothest video playback. It also allows the user to see clearly even in the brightest of the sun.
A Long list of Connectivity
The laptop model AC098TU belongs to the premium series HP 15 and remains true to its name at all fronts. In terms of port connectivity, it provides (two) USB 3.0, (one) USB 2.0 and (one) 3 in 1 card reader ports along with Bluetooth V4.0 port for transferring and receive contents easily. Other connectivity options on this HP laptop are LAN (RJ45) and HDMI v1.4.
Latest SATA Hard Disk
With a massive (5400 rpm) SATA Hard Drive (HDD), this HP device has the storage capacity up to 1TB. For the user consumption, the laptop keeps free memory up to 995 GB.
Camera and Video calling
Since high-speed 4G network has become a reality in India, your new laptop must have video calling capabilities, which essentially requires an HD webcam. This HP product comes with an HP True Vision HD Webcam with integrated digital microphone. This hardware feature enables you to hold meetings with your colleagues/family online from anywhere, which justifies its portability even further.
Long Lasting Battery
Powering this beast is its four Cells Lithium-ion battery, which allows it to run longer than its nemeses.
Enjoy superior performance and easy multitasking with this best HP device. Equipped with a 2.1 GHz, Intel core i3 5th Gen-5010U processor and 3MB Cache reduces the processing time and helps you work faster. Its 4GB DDR3 RAM, which is expandable up to 8GB, allows you to hassle-free hard multitasking. You can open more than 50 tabs at one time.
The HP Pavilion 15 AC098TU laptop comes with the latest Microsoft operating system the Windows 10. With previously mentioned quality and performance, driven ability makes this cool gadget the latest and the best in highly crowded laptop market.
Certainly, we recommend HP AC098TU for the current market price. It can perform much better than most of the other gadgets available in the same price band. Good features making it robust that goes further with an ample storage drive inside. In addition, the power of four cell batteries, 4GB DDR3 RAM, and Intel Core i3 processor making it lasts longer and work faster.
If you like to play games or multimedia contents most of the time, then also it is a decent product, which does have decent Intel 5500 graphics that handles HD games with ease.
While all is good, we would advise caution if you travel much with a laptop. It’s bulky shape size is not quite suitable to be a right companion in long travel.